One of the media rules of the offseason: Every surgery is reported to be "minor" and every injured player reportedly will be ready for the start of training camp.
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Defensive coordinator Wade Phillips admitted he's a "little concerned" with Reed's surgery because of the timing. Reed didn't undergo surgery right after the season, presumably because it wouldn't be a good look as he searched for a new team in free agency. The delay could wind up costing Reed the entire OTA/minicamp season in addition to a chunk of the preseason.
"We didn't expect it, but it started bothering him," coach Gary Kubiak said. "That's when we got aggressive in what we needed to do."
Reed has been a very durable player throughout his career, but there's reason to think he'll only last one season in Houston.