The Seahawks suffered a big hit to their defensive line on Monday as the NFL suspended defensive tackle Jarran Reed for six games for violation of the league’s personal conduct policy, per NFL Network’s Ian Rapoport.
Sources: #Seahawks standout DL Jarran Reed is being suspended 6 games for a violation of the NFL’s personal conduct policy for an incident from early 2017. He was not charged or arrested. His appeal was denied Friday morning. Huge on-field impact.
— Ian Rapoport (@RapSheet) July 22, 2019
The incident in question was from May 2017 when Reed was investigated for assault. He was not charged or arrested in the incident. Reed’s appeal was denied on Friday and he will miss the first six games of the season.
Reed is coming off a solid 2018 season including amassing 50 tackles and 10.5 sacks. The Seahawks open training camp on Thursday.