first_img“He’s not going to come into the office. His priorities will be his family for that period of time, but he will be available to have a couple of calls with us and collaborate and if he needed to be here for a visit of a free agent,” Eagles president Joe Banner said Monday. “He will retain final say over whatever we do.” Reid, who is also the team’s head of football operations, will miss the NFL scouting combine and the start of freeagency. Garrett Reid, 23, tested positive for heroin after he caused a traffic accident Jan. 30, police said. No charges have been filed, but prosecutors are looking at the case. Police have said he could be charged with driving under the influence of a controlled substance, a misdemeanor. Britt Reid, 21, was arraigned on drug and weapons charges. He is accused of pointing a handgun at another driver following a dispute and faces a felony charge of carrying a firearm without a license as well as misdemeanor charges of lying to authorities, simple assault, making terroristic threats and possession of a controlled substance. Titans hire GM: Mike Reinfeldt, Seattle’s vice president of football operations, was hired as general manager for the Tennessee Titans. He replaces Floyd Reese, who resigned on Jan. 5, a month before his contract expired. Reinfeldt, who was with the Seahawks for seven years, was a defensive back from 1976-83 for the Houston Oilers, who left Texas for Tennessee in 1997. Philadelphia Eagles coach Andy Reid will leave the team for a month to deal with developments that have rocked his family the past two weeks – one son tested positive for heroin, another was arraigned on drug and weapons charges. The team said the leave will last until mid-March. center_img He has worked in the front office for the Los Angeles Raiders, the Green Bay Packers and most recently with the Seahawks. Reinfeldt was the Los Angeles Raiders’ chief financial officer between 1985 and 1987, then associate athletic director at USC. Arrington among Giant releases: The New York Giants released linebacker LaVar Arrington and two other starters in the first major shake-up under new general manager Jerry Reese. New York also cut linebacker Carlos Emmons and offensive tackle Luke Petitgout, both of whom were slowed by injuries over the past two seasons. The release of Arrington ended a brief and unsatisfying tenure with the Giants for the former Pro Bowler, who was signed last year for $49 million over seven years but suffered an Achilles injury against Dallas on Oct. 23 and played in only six games. 160Want local news?Sign up for the Localist and stay informed Something went wrong. Please try again.subscribeCongratulations! You’re all set!last_img read more