Rex Ryan is ecstatic to have Hall-of-Fame wide receiver Andre Reed be a part of his Buffalo Bills coaching staff for the preseason.
“When I heard he was interested we jumped all over that opportunity," the Bills' coach said. "Bringing in a Hall of Fame receiver, one of Buffalo’s own, we are really excited about it."
Reed is joining Ryan's staff via a Walsh coaching internship, a program named after Hall-of-Fame coach Bill Walsh.
Reed, who did a similar internship with the Kansas City Chiefs, wants to become a full-time coach in the NFL.
"He was really enthused about getting this opportunity and working here," Ryan said. "It is special. This is his team. I think that will be great." The Bills' receivers "will learn from one of the best.
"Anytime you can bring that expertise to your team, we jumped at it. Really excited to have Andre Reed to help our guys out this summer. The funny thing is that when I saw him I could not believe what he looked like. He looks like he could still play."