By Harry Allison

Redskins quarterback Case Keenum is hoping tight end Jordan Reed can play Sunday against the Cowboys:

“He’s a special player,” Keenum said about the concussed tight end.

Reed had to sit out tune-up games and the season opener due to the concussion he suffered during the preseason. However, he announced that he is feeling better over the past couple of days, as reported by the Associated Press.

”I feel a lot different,” Reed said. ”I’ve put in a lot of hard work to play well this year and be at my best.”

Head coach Jay Gruden told reporters that Reed has joined plenty of team drills and is looking close to game shape. However, they will not risk to play him until the team doctors give him the clearance to play football.

It’s important to note that Reed is yet to play a full season for the Redskins. The most games he played in a season was in 2015, where he started nine of the 14 games he appeared in.

However, his health doesn’t affect his on-field productivity. He has notched 3,371 yards on 329 catches, scoring 24 touchdowns and averaging 10 yards per reception. He will be a great target for Keenum, who has a career pass accuracy of 62%.

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