"You watching the game and it ain't (a) no-brainer," he said, per the Houston Chronicle. "Certain situations, it's like we got to get off the field. We need a three-and-out. But you've also got to come on as an offense and move the ball. You can't go three-and-out and put your defense back on the field that quick. And then that (last scoring drive) that they had, I'm looking at it like guys are a little fatigued. Eventually they're going to figure out what you're doing if you're doing the same old things."
Reed played just 13 snaps as a backup, according to Pro Football Focus. He wasn't backing down from his criticism of his teammates and coaches.
Reed was brought in this offseason to provide veteran leadership for a playoff run. Now he's sitting on the sideline for a team whose season is spiraling.