Longtime NFL Reporter Announces He's Retiring Before Season

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A longtime NFL reporter is calling it a career in sports writing before the start of the 2022 season.

Longtime NFL reporter John Reed announced Monday that he is retiring after 34 years in the business.

Reid, who covers the Jaguars for the Florida Times Union, is embarking on a new career path.

"I have officially announced my retirement with Tee-U after 34 years as a sports writer.

I have another calling, accepting a job teaching social science at a charter school on the Northside where I grew up.

My emphasis is to take the youth towards their potential."

Meanwhile, Jaguar,

This fall will mark the beginning of the Doug Pedersen era in Jacksonville.

Best wishes for your new career, John.