Chris Reed joins the Vikings after spending the 2021 season with the Indianapolis Colts, playing in 14 games and earning six starts along the interior line. Reed has played in 61 games and earned 29 starts during his career, with his most single-season starts (14) coming with the Carolina Panthers in 2020. Prior to his time in Carolina, Reed had stints with the Miami Dolphins (2019) and Jacksonville Jaguars (2015-18), the team he got his start with as an undrafted free agent out of Minnesota State. While at Minnesota State, Reed appeared in 47 games (46 starts) on the offensive line and also set school records in indoor shot put, outdoor shot put, indoor weight throw and outdoor hammer throw. Reed and WR Adam Thielen were teammates at Minnesota State from 2010-12.