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Jeff Reed #03
POSITION PK
HEIGHT (WT) 5-11 (225 lbs.)
BIRTHDATE: 4/9/79
NFL EXP: 6
COLLEGE North Carolina
 
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3 JEFF REED

 

2006 (16-0): Made all 41 of his PATs and 20-of-27 FG attempts…finished the season with a team-best 101 points, eclipsing the 100-point mark for fourth straight season…9/7 vs. Miami: Was a perfect 4-for-4 on his extra-point attempts…missed his only field goal attempt (44 yards)9/18 at Jacksonville: Dressed but did not try an extra point or field goal…9/24 vs. Cincinnati: Connected on 2-of-3 field goals, his only miss being blocked (48 yards)…nailed field goals of 37 and 36 yards, his 37th and 38th consecutive field goals from inside of 40 yards…converted both extra points…finished with the eight points…10/8 at San Diego: Was perfect on the day converting both field goal attempts (39, 44) and his only extra point try…the 39-yarder was his 39th consecutive field goal from inside of 40 yards10/15 vs. Kansas City: Connected on 6-of-6 extra point attempts and converted a 32-yard field goal, his 40th consecutive field goal from inside of 40 yards…missed a 28-yard attempt, snapping his streak10/22 at Atlanta: Had a perfect day, going 5-fof-5 on PATs and converting his only field goal attempt (28 yards)…also made a touchdown saving special teams tackle on an Allen Rossum kick return…10/29 at Oakland: Was perfect on the day, hitting two field goals (29, 39) and one PAT for seven points…has converted 43 of his past 44 attempt from inside of 40 yards…his second field goal (39) was the 100th converted field goal of his career, becoming one of only four Steelers kickers to reach the milestone…11/5 vs. Denver: Connected one 2-of-3 field goal attempts…nailed both PATs…hit field goals of 29 and 46 yards…hit a 46-yarder as time expired in the first half…his 29-yard field goal in the fourth quarter gave him 453 career points, surpassing Norm Johnson (452) for fifth place on the Steelers' all-time list…11/12 vs. New Orleans: Scored eight points on one field goal and five PATs…converted a 32-yard field goal in the second quarter and has made 45 of his 47 attempts from inside of 40 yards…helped prevent a touchdown when he tackled Michael Lewis on a kick return…11/19 at Cleveland: Had a perfect day…converted his only field goal attempt (43 yards) and three PATs for six points…11/26 at Baltimore: Did not attempt a field goal or PAT…12/3 vs. Tampa Bay: Converted a 50-yard field goal, the longest field goal made at Heinz Field by an NFL player…also connected on a 39-yard try and added two PATs…finished with eight points…has converted 106 field goals in his career, passing Norm Johnson (105) for third place on the Steelers' all-time list…12/7 vs. Cleveland: Connected on 2-of-3 field goals (only miss was blocked) and 3-of-3 PATs…hit 23- and 28-yard field goals and collected nine points…with 28-yard field goal, moved into fourth place on the Steelers' all-time scoring list with 484 points, passing Jerome Bettis (482)…12/17 at Carolina: Converted all three field goal attempts…made field goals of 19, 45 and 26 yards…hit three PATs and collected 12 points on the day…12/24 vs. Baltimore: Converted his only PAT attempt…12/31 at Cincinnati: Was a perfect 2-fo-2 on PATs and converted his only field goal attempt from 35 yards…35-yarder tied the game at 17-17 with 1:03 left in regulation…finished the season a perfect 10-for-10 in field goals on the road…broke the 100-point mark for the fourth consecutive season…broke the 500-point mark in his career, becoming one of only four Steelers to achieve that feat.

2005 (16-0/4-0): Made 24-of-29 field goals and all 45 of his PATs for 117 points…was a perfect 20-for-20 in field goals of less than 40 yards…set team record by making 22 straight field goals, dating back to last season, breaking the previous record of 19 set by Gary Anderson in 1994…9/11 vs. Tennessee: Converted 2-of-2 field-goal attempts from 44 and 27 yards…tied Gary Anderson's (1994) team record of 19 consecutive successful field-goal attempts…converted all four PAT attempts…9/18 at Houston: Converted both field-goal attempts from 37 and 35 yards to set a new team record with 21 consecutive successful attempts…converted all three PAT attempts…scored nine points including two field goals and three PATs…9/25 vs. New England: Connected on field goals of 33 and 24 yards…missed a 52-yard field goal attempt to snap his Steelers' record of consecutive converted field goals at 22…kicked two PATs and finished with eight points…10/10 at San Diego: Kicked game-winning 40-yard field goal with six seconds remaining in the fourth quarter to give the Steelers a 24-22 win on Monday Night Football…converted all three of his PATs…kicked off five times and placed one kick into the end zone…10/16 vs. Jacksonville: Converted both extra point attempts…made a 29-field goal to tie the game but missed a 46-yard attempt that sailed wide right…finished the game with five points10/23 at Cincinnati: Was perfect on field goal attempts of 27 and 39 yards…went 3-for-3 on PATs…finished the game with nine points…also registered a solo special teams tackle…10/31 vs. Baltimore: Booted the game-winning 37-yard field goal with 1:36 remaining in the fourth quarter…finished a perfect 2-for-2 in field goal attempts and 2-for-2 in PATs…extended his streak of consecutive games with at least one field goal to 18 games…11/6 at Green Bay: Tallied eight points on two field goals and two extra points…nailed field goals of 32 and 24 yards…missed on a 51-yard attempt that was partially blocked…converted his 28th and 29th straight field goals inside of 40 yards…19th straight game with at least one field goal…11/13 vs. Cleveland: Converted his 30th straight field goal inside of 40 yards (33)…20th straight game with at least one field goal…was a perfect 4-for-4 on PATs…also made a 42-yard field goal…was 2-for-3 on field goals with his only miss being blocked…11/20 at Baltimore: Converted two field goals of 47 and 37 yards and one extra point for seven points…has gone 21 straight games with at least one field goal conversion and has made 31 straight field goals inside of 40 yards (37)…11/28 at Indianapolis: Missed his only field goal attempt (41), snapping his streak of 21 straight games with at least one field goal…scored his only point of the game on a PAT…12/4 vs. Cincinnati: Was perfect on the day going 4-for-4 on PATs and converting his only field goal attempt (23 yards) for a total of seven points…12/11 vs. Chicago: Went 3-for-3 on PATs…12/18 at Minnesota: Totaled 10 points on three field goals and one PAT…converted all three field goal attempts from 21, 41 and 26 yards…converted his 33rd and 34th straight field goal inside of 40 yards…moved into sixth all-time on the Steelers' scoring list ahead of Hall of Fame receiver John Stallworth with 386 career points…12/24 at Cleveland: Was perfect on the day…went 5-for-5 on PATs and 2-fof-2 on FGs for a season high 11 points…hit field goals of 26 and 31 yards, his 35th and 36th consecutive field goal from inside of 40 yards…1/1 vs. Detroit: Was a perfect 5-for-5 on PATs for five points…did not attempt a field goal…AFC Wild Card Game 1/8 at Cincinnati: Kicked a 21-yard FG and converted all four PAT attempts for a total of seven points…AFC Divisional Game 1/15 at Indianapolis: Was perfect on the day, going 3-for-3 on PATs…did not attempt a field goal…AFC Championship Game 1/22 at Denver: Converted his only two FG attempts from 47 and 42 yards…47-yard kick was the longest of his career in the postseason…converted all four PAT attempts…forced one touchback on a deep kickoff…Super Bowl XL 2/5 vs. Seattle: Was a perfect 3-for-3 on PATs…did not attempt a field goal.

2004 (16-0/2-0): Scored 100 points for the second consecutive year…named the AFC Special Teams Player of the Month for Dec.-Jan., the second time in his career that he earned that award in that month (2002)…ended the year strong, with a string of 17 straight field goals…converted all 40 PATs and 28 of 33 field goals (84.8 percent)…9/12 vs. Oakland: Kicked the game-winning field-goal (42 yards) on his only field-goal attempt with seven seconds remaining…converted all three PATs...9/19 at Baltimore: Missed his only field-goal attempt from 48 yards (wide left)…connected on his only PAT attempt...9/26 at Miami: Came up big when it counted again in miserable weather…rebounded from two missed field goals (one which he had to re-kick after making the first because of penalty) to make a 51-yard field goal, which was the eventual game-winner…tied his career long with the 51 yarder…scored seven points...10/3 vs. Cincinnati: Converted all four PAT attempts...10/10 vs. Cleveland: Scored 10 points, converting both field-goal attempts (47 and 26) and all four PAT attempts...10/17 at Dallas: Connected on another key field goal, tying his career long with a 51-yard field goal in the first half to give the Steelers a 10-7 lead…converted all three of his PAT attempts for a seven-point game...10/31 vs. New England: Finished with 10 points, including 2-for-2 in field-goal attempts and 4-for-4 in PAT attempts...11/7 vs. Philadelphia: Converted 2-of-3 field goal attempts and added three PATs for 11 points…missed his first field-goal attempt of 33 yards but rebounded by nailing his next two...11/14 at Cleveland: Scored six points, converting all three PAT attempts and 1-of-2 field goal attempts...11/21 at Cincinnati: Nailed his only field-goal attempt of the day (32 yards) and both PAT attempts...11/28 vs. Washington: Scored 10 points, converting three key field goals and his only extra-point attempt...12/5 at Jacksonville: Kicked a game-winning 37-yard field goal with 1:37 remaining…also converted two PATs...12/12 vs. N.Y. Jets: Was perfect again, converting both PAT attempts and a 34-yard field goal...12/18 at N.Y. Giants: Had a 15-point day, converting all four field-goal attempts and three PATs...12/26 vs. Baltimore: Scored eight points, two field goals and two PATs—his field-goal string to 12 straight converted...1/2/05 at Buffalo: Continued his torrid pace, converting 5-of-5 field-goal attempts and both PATs for a 17-point performance…was selected as the AFC Special Teams Player of the Week for his performance...AFC Divisional Playoff Game 1/15 vs. N.Y. Jets: Kicked his fourth game-winning field goal of the season, his third to end the game, from 33 yards in overtime…connected on an earlier 45-yard attempt…also converted both of his PAT attempts...AFC Championship Game 1/23 vs. New England: Converted both of his field-goal attempts of 43 and 20 yards and all three PAT attempts for a nine-point performance.

2003 (16-0): Finished with 100 points for the first time in his brief career…converted 31-of-32 PAT attempts and 23-of-32 (71.9 percent) field-goal attempts…9/14 at Kansas City: Kicked a career-long 51-yard field goal in his eight-point effort…added a 20-yard field goal and connected on two PAT attempts...9/21 at Cincinnati: Missed his first field goal in his previous 11 attempts…missed a 24-yard attempt on the Steelers' first offensive series—his first miss from inside the 30-yard line…converted a 33-yard field goal...11/2 at Seattle: Had a big day, converting all three field goal attempts and his only PAT attempt for a 10-point day…had a long of 49 yards...11/9 vs. Arizona: Had a string of seven straight field goals end with his 23-yard miss early in the game…converted all four of his PAT attempts...12/7 vs. Oakland: Had a tough day in difficult weather conditions…converted 2-of-4 field-goal attempts and all three of his PAT attempts…made two 40-plus-yard attempts but missed from 47 and 48 yards...12/14 at N.Y. Jets: Had a tough day in severe weather conditions…missed both field-goal attempts from 43 and 20 yards in a heavy snow…was held scoreless for the first time during the season...12/21 vs. San Diego: Rebounded from a disappointing performance the previous game by converting both field-goal attempts, including a long of 47…tarnished an otherwise perfect day by missing his final of five PAT attempts, his first miss of the season.

2002 (6-0/2-0): Had an excellent season, converting 17-of-19 field goals (89.5 percent) and 25-of-26 PAT attempts…11/24 vs. Cincinnati: Scored 11 points in his pro debut and hit the eventual game-winning 45-yard field goal…his only mistake on the day was a missed PAT attempt…also had a 51-yard field goal attempt sail wide...12/1 at Jacksonville: Had a record-setting performance in just his second appearance…tied a Steelers' record with six field goals, including the eventual game-winning 50-yarder…tied for second-highest field goal total in NFL history…scored 19 of the team's 25 points...12/8 vs. Houston: Connected on 2-of-3 field goal attempts…had a string of 11 straight end when he missed a 43-yarder in the fourth quarter...12/15 vs. Carolina: Was perfect on six kicks—three PATs and three field-goal attempts—for 12 points…converted field goals of 36, 41 and 23 yards...12/23 at Tampa Bay: Converted both PAT attempts and his only field goal attempt of 26 yards for a five-point day...12/29 vs. Baltimore: Continued his remarkable season…connected on all four of his kicks—two field goals (23 and 48) and both PAT attempts…finished with eight points...AFC Wild Card Game 1/5 vs. Cleveland: Missed his only field goal attempt (46 yards), but converted all four of his PAT attempts...AFC Divisional Playoff Game 1/11 at Tennessee: Converted 3-of-4 field-goal attempts, missing a 44-yard attempt…made both PAT attempts.

College: Had never kicked in a college game until the 2000 season, but emerged as one of the most consistent kickers in the country over his two college seasons…entered the 2000 season as a walk-on, but earned a scholarship with his results…connected on 28-of-36 field goal attempts and 66-of-67 extra point tries in his career…set a UNC record with 66-consecutive extra points…2001: Was an honorable mention All-Atlantic Coast Conference pick…established a career best as a senior with a 49-yard field goal against East Carolina with 2:48 remaining to help seal UNC's 24-21 win…connected on 12-of-16 field goal attempts…was also first-team Academic All-ACC…2000: Was a second-team All-ACC player as a junior…made 16-of-20 field goal attempts and 30-of-30 extra point attempts and was one of 20 semifinalists for the Lou Groza Award, given annually to the nation's top kicker…majored in journalism with a minor in communications.

Personal: Earned all-conference and all-county honors at East Mecklenburg High School in Charlotte…kicked a 54-yard field goal, the longest in school history and the second longest in state history…played four years of soccer and set school records for assists in a game, season and career…earned all-conference honors and led his team to the state finals…was a member of the National Honor Society and Spanish National Honor Society…his father, Morris, played basketball for Wichita State and his mother, Pam, was a cheerleader for Wichita State…his sister, Kristen, played soccer at UNC-Charlotte and one year professionally for the Carolina Speed…Full name: Jeffrey Montgomery Reed.