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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

Former QB Paulus has high praise for Bills' Marrone

Posted Jan. 30, 2013 @ 5:20 p.m. ET
Doug Marrone's first QB at Syracuse, Greg Paulus, describes how Marrone put his stamp on the program in his first year.

Bills extend Toronto series

Posted Jan. 29, 2013 @ 12:22 p.m. ET
The Bills and Rogers Media announced a five-year extension for the Bills to play in Toronto's Rogers Centre.

Bengals sign OLB Maybin

Posted Jan. 25, 2013 @ 1:04 p.m. ET
The Bengals signed former first-round OLB Aaron Maybin on Friday, the team announced.

QB Nassib talks desire to play for Bills

Posted Jan. 18, 2013 @ 3:10 p.m. ET
Is Syracuse QB Ryan Nassib going to follow Doug Marrone and Nathaniel Hackett to Buffalo?

Bills add three assistants

Posted Jan. 17, 2013 @ 3:16 p.m. ET
The Bills announced the addition of three assistant coaches on Thursday, including former NFL WR Ike Hilliard.

Bills add 10 to coaching staff

Posted Jan. 15, 2013 @ 4:25 p.m. ET
The Bills added 10 coaches to Doug Marrone’s new staff, the team announced on Tuesday.

Bills hire Crossman as special-teams coordinator

Posted Jan. 14, 2013 @ 5:02 p.m. ET
The Bills hired Danny Crossman as their special-teams coordinator on Monday.

Pettine to put Bills defense on the attack

Posted Jan. 11, 2013 @ 1:53 p.m. ET
New Bills defensive coordinator Mike Pettine plans to bring his aggressive style from the Jets' defenses to Buffalo.

Bills hire former Jets DC Pettine

Posted Jan. 09, 2013 @ 10:52 a.m. ET
Buffalo hired former Jets defensive coordinator Mike Pettine to run the Bills’ defense, ESPN’s Chris Mortensen first reported. 

Hackett hired as Bills offensive coordinator

Posted Jan. 08, 2013 @ 10:22 p.m. ET
Doug Marrone hired Nathaniel Hackett to be the Bills’ new offensive coordinator, according to The Buffalo News.

Bills hire Marrone as head coach

Posted Jan. 07, 2013 @ 12:21 p.m. ET
The Bills hired Syracuse coach Doug Marrone as their new head coach, the team officially announced on Monday.

Insider: Brandon makes great hire in Marrone

Posted Jan. 06, 2013 @ 5:08 p.m. ET
An NFL insider tells PFW that Bills decision maker Russ Brandon is making strong moves, including the hiring of Doug Marrone as head coach.

Bills fortunate to have Whaley amidst changes

Posted Jan. 06, 2013 @ 1:43 p.m. ET
The Bills made sweeping changes on the coaching staff, and have a new power structure, but GM-in-waiting Doug Whaley is one advantage they have.

Report: Kelly to interview with Browns, Eagles, Bills

Posted Jan. 02, 2013 @ 6:58 p.m. ET
Oregon head coach Chip Kelly has interviews set up with the Browns, Eagles and Bills, according to Mike Garafolo of USA Today.

Wednesday's 60-second rant: New year, same AFC East

Posted Jan. 02, 2013 @ 4:32 p.m. ET
The Bills and Jets gave the Patriots an early New Year's gift, making front-office changes, further cementing New England as the class of the AFC East.

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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