Reed will miss his second straight game after he injured his hamstring during Week 1. He had one catch for 4 yards in the season opener. As a rookie last season, he had 45 catches for 499 yards and three touchdowns.
Backup tight end Niles Paul leads the team with 12 catches for 185 yards and a touchdown this season.
Quarterback Robert Griffin III was also hurt against the Jaguars when he dislocated his ankle during the first quarter, and backup Kirk Cousins will start for Washington. Griffin will not be placed on injured reserve.
Washington plays the Eagles at 1 p.m. on Sunday in Philadelphia.
- Paul Palladino