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Jairus Byrd

Jairus Byrd - #31 - S

Status Active
Height/Weight 5' 10"/ 203 lbs.
Birthday 10/07/1986
Birthplace Clayton, MO
College Oregon
Years played 5
Drafted 2009, 2nd round, 10th pick by Bills

STATS, LLC 2012 STATS

Tack FF Int
76 4 5

NFL investigating phone prank

Posted March 12, 2013 @ 4:57 p.m. ET
The NFL is investigating the hacking of a phone conversation between GMs Buddy Nix of the Bills and Mark Dominik of the Buccaneers.

Bills release QB Fitzpatrick

Posted March 12, 2013 @ 4:48 p.m. ET
The Bills released QB Ryan Fitzpatrick after the signalcaller turned down an offer to restructure his deal.

Bills bring back McKelvin

Posted March 09, 2013 @ 1:45 p.m. ET
The Bills on Saturday announced the re-signing of CB-RS Leodis McKelvin to a four-year deal.

Buffalo Bills: 2013 team needs

Posted March 04, 2013 @ 12:29 p.m. ET
We highlight the top three needs on offense and defense for the Buffalo Bills, and take a look back at their 2012 draft class.

Bills place franchise tag on FS Byrd

Posted March 01, 2013 @ 1:29 p.m. ET
The Bills placed the franchise tag on FS Jairus Byrd, the team announced Friday. The tag for a safety is worth $6.916 million for 2013.

Bills DE Kelsay announces his retirement

Posted Feb. 27, 2013 @ 7:33 p.m. ET
Bills DE Chris Kelsay announced his retirement on Wednesday after 10 NFL seasons. 

Bills' 'D' in need of playmaking linebacker

Posted Feb. 26, 2013 @ 7:08 p.m. ET
While there are flashier needs on offense, the Buffalo defense is sorely lacking an impact player on the second level.

Bills extend assistant GM Whaley

Posted Feb. 23, 2013 @ 9:20 p.m. ET
The Bills signed assistant general manager Doug Whaley to a contract extension, the team announced Saturday.

Titans sign SS Wilson

Posted Feb. 22, 2013 @ 5:04 p.m. ET
The Titans signed former Bills SS George Wilson to a two-year deal on Friday.

Marrone stresses importance of competition when talking Bills' QBs

Posted Feb. 22, 2013 @ 2:45 p.m. ET
Like the other coaches who are inheriting questions at QB, Doug Marrone offered little in terms of clarity as to who will be Buffalo's starter.

Bills re-sign OL Brown

Posted Feb. 19, 2013 @ 11:12 a.m. ET
The Bills re-signed OL Colin Brown, the team announced Tuesday.

Bills re-sign QB Jackson to compete with Fitzpatrick

Posted Feb. 15, 2013 @ 2:37 p.m. ET
The Bills on Friday announced that they have re-signed QB Tarvaris Jackson.

Bills release veteran CB McGee

Posted Feb. 14, 2013 @ 4:50 p.m. ET
The Bills released veteran CB Terrence McGee, the team announced on Thursday. 

Bills release LB Barnett, SS Wilson

Posted Feb. 11, 2013 @ 2:51 p.m. ET
The Bills released veterans LB Nick Barnett and SS George Wilson on Monday, the team announced.

Bills choose not to re-sign WR Jones

Posted Feb. 07, 2013 @ 5:59 p.m. ET
The Bills announced Thursday that they will not tender WR Donald Jones, which makes him a free agent.

STATS, LLC PLAYER NEWS

Posted March 01, 2013
The Buffalo Bills have retained the rights to Byrd by placing a franchise tag on him before he was eligible to become an unrestricted free agent.||||||| In making the move Friday, the Bills have essentially offered Byrd a one-year contract worth $6.9 million. Byrd isn't required to accept the offer, and he's also not prevented from negotiating with other teams. The Bills, however, will have the right to match any offers made to Byrd. Byrd has 57 starts in 62 career games. He has 18 career interceptions, including five last season.
Posted Feb. 18, 2013
A person familiar with the status of contract negotiations between the Buffalo Bills and Byrd has told The Associated Press the two sides are expected to meet at the NFL combine, which opens this week in Indianapolis.||||||| The person says there have previously been no formal contract talks between the Bills and Byrd, who is eligible to become an unrestricted free agent next month.
Posted Oct. 17, 2012
Byrd has been named AFC defensive player of the week, the NFL announced Wednesday.||||||| Byrd registered four tackles, two interceptions and two passes defensed in the Bills’ 19-16 overtime win at Arizona.
Posted Oct. 15, 2012
Byrd's second interception of the game set up Ryan Lindell's game-winning field goal in Sunday's 19-16 OT win over Arizona.||||||| Byrd has already matched his INT total from last season (3).
Posted Sept. 21, 2012
Byrd is expected to play at Cleveland (0-2) on Sunday despite being listed as questionable because of a sore right ankle.||||||| Coach Chan Gailey anticipates Byrd will play Sunday. He added on Friday that the player's progress was better than anticipated after the injury prevented Byrd from practicing Wednesday.

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