NFL Hall of Famer Ed Reed Says Controversial Raiders LB Vontaze Burfict 'Needs to Be Evaluated' for Behavior

As a longtime safety for the Baltimore Ravens, Ed Reed is very familiar with linebacker Vontaze Burfict due to playing the Cincinnati Bengals twice a season. Based on this knowledge, Reed believes that he can speak capably on the controversy surrounding the suspending linebacker, and he thinks that Burfict should have some tests done.


TMZ Sports recently caught up with the 12-year veteran at the airport and asked him about Burfict's latest suspension for an illegal hit. What Reed found frustrating with the play in which the Raiders linebacker hit Indianapolis Colts tight end Jack Doyle in the head is that he was blowing kisses to the crowd and waving as he jogged off the field.

"After all the years ... dude actually needs to be evaluated," Reed said to TMZ Sports. "I think he needs to be evaluated for playing like that."