There was a walker leaning against the wall next to Ed Reed's locker Wednesday. It was the exact device your great grandmother uses to get to her recliner.
Reed -- who also was presented a cake in the shape of a Hall of Fame jacket -- told the Houston Chronicle it was a "platinum" walker. In a nice bit of piling on, linebacker Brian Cushing had some fun with Reed's ever-increasing salt-and-pepper look.
"That and some hair dye and he'll be good," Cushing said, via ESPN.com.
While we're here, an update on Reed's health: The safety was a limited participant in practice Wednesday and remains day to day, according to Texans coach Gary Kubiak. Don't rule out Reed making his Houston debut Sunday against the Tennessee Titans.The "Around The League Podcast" is now available on iTunes! Click here to listen and subscribe.