Brother of Ravens safety Ed Reed reportedly missing in Louisiana
Updated at 6:01 p.m.
A man believed to be the 29-year-old brother of Baltimore Ravens free safety Ed Reed is missing after jumping into the Mississippi River in Louisiana in order to avoid police.
Members of the St. Charles Parish Sheriff's Office, according to WWLTV.com, were chasing a man they believed to be Brian Reed, who was seen jumping into the river in St. Rose, La., at around 10 a.m.
Brian Reed is Ed Reed's younger brother and, according to their mother, Karen, has had problems with drugs and alcohol.
The police, Coast Guard and Port of South Louisiana continue to search for the man, whose identity has not been confirmed by police.
The Ravens play the Chiefs in an AFC wild-card game Sunday in Kansas City.
| January 7, 2011; 4:22 PM ET
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