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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

Wilson giving organizational control of Bills to Brandon

Posted Jan. 01, 2013 @ 1:50 p.m. ET
Several media outlets are reporting that Bills owner Ralph Wilson is giving up organizational control of the team to CEO Russ Brandon.

Bills reportedly interested in Whisenhunt

Posted Jan. 01, 2013 @ 11:55 a.m. ET
Reports indicate that the Bills are interested in ex-Cardinals head coach Ken Whisenhunt for their head-coaching job.

Bills fire Gailey, coaching staff

Posted Dec. 31, 2012 @ 11:21 a.m. ET
The Bills fired head coach Chan Gailey after three seasons, the team announced on Monday.

AFC East Spin cycle: Patriots lone division team above .500

Posted Dec. 31, 2012 @ 3:45 a.m. ET
The AFC East may boast the No. 2 seed in the league in the Patriots, but the rest of the division remains well behind New England.

Bills top Jets behind another big day from Spiller

Posted Dec. 30, 2012 @ 4:42 p.m. ET
C.J. Spiller scored on a 66-yard catch and run in helping the under-achieving Bills end their season with a 28-9 win over the Jets on Sunday.

Bills OLG Levitre continued to show value in contract year

Posted Dec. 27, 2012 @ 4:06 p.m. ET
The Bills like OLG Andy Levitre, and anything they can do to keep the O-line in tact moving forward is key, which would include re-signing him.

Bills place TE Chandler on I.R.

Posted Dec. 24, 2012 @ 11:32 a.m. ET
The Bills placed TE Scott Chandler on injured reserve Monday. He suffered an apparently serious knee injury on Sunday.

AFC East Spin cycle: Patriots get ugly win, Dolphins aim for .500

Posted Dec. 24, 2012 @ 10:21 a.m. ET
The Patriots struggled to beat the Jaguars, the Dolphins got revenge by beating the Bills and the Jets fell in Greg McElroy's first start.

Bush's three TDs help give Dolphins win over Bills

Posted Dec. 23, 2012 @ 4:44 p.m. ET
Reggie Bush caught two touchdown passes and scored on a short run Sunday to help the Dolphins beat the Bills 24-10.

Key matchup: Dolphins QB Ryan Tannehill vs. Bills defense

Posted Dec. 21, 2012 @ 1:15 p.m. ET
The Dolphins are technically alive for a playoff spot, and will need a better game from Ryan Tannehill than he showed vs. the Bills in Week 11.

Bills get 10-year lease deal to stay in Buffalo

Posted Dec. 21, 2012 @ 12:17 p.m. ET
New York State, Erie County and the Bills agreed on a 10-year lease to keep the Bills in Buffalo for the near future.

Bills re-sign Morrison, place McKelvin on I.R.

Posted Dec. 20, 2012 @ 11:34 a.m. ET
The Bills re-signed LB Kirk Morrison to the 53-man roster. The team also placed CB Leodis McKelvin on injured reserve.

Wednesday's 60-second rant: Bills' draft strategy a year or two late

Posted Dec. 19, 2012 @ 3:53 p.m. ET
Bills GM Buddy Nix has made it no secret that Buffalo will draft a quarterback, but that would have been a better strategy in 2011 or ’12.

Bills place WR Jones, LB Moats on reserve lists

Posted Dec. 18, 2012 @ 4:34 p.m. ET
The Bills placed WR Donald Jones on the non-football/illness list and LB Arthur Moats on injured reserve.

Report: Bills agree to extension with OG Urbik

Posted Dec. 18, 2012 @ 12:11 p.m. ET
The Bills agreed to a four-year, $15 million extension with ORG Kraig Urbik, ESPN’s James Walker reported.

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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