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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

Eagles CB Samuel, Bills WR Johnson pick up fines

Posted Nov. 24, 2010 @ 2:35 p.m. ET
Eagles CB Asante Samuel has been fined $40,000 for his helmet-to-helmet hit on Giants WR Derek Hagan.

Merriman out again for Bills

Posted Nov. 22, 2010 @ 6:51 p.m. ET
Shawne Merriman hurt his leg in practice on Monday to knock him out of Week 12 action, and it seems that the linebacker may never suit up and play a down for the Bills.

Trio of Bills turning fantasy heads

Posted Nov. 22, 2010 @ 5:52 p.m. ET
While a boatload of stars fail to provide owners with the stats they had hoped for, three Bills have developed into consistent fantasy players who could help carry managers to league titles.

Bills make furious comeback in 49-31 win over Bengals

Posted Nov. 21, 2010 @ 4:42 p.m. ET
Ryan Fitzpatrick matched his career high with four touchdown passes during Buffalo's biggest comeback in 13 years, and the Bills won their second straight game Sunday, 49-31 over the bumbling Cincinnati Bengals.

Bills promote RB Caulcrick

Posted Nov. 19, 2010 @ 4:30 p.m. ET
The Bills promoted RB Jehuu Caulcrick from the practice squad to the 53-man roster on Friday.

Fitzpatrick may be Bills' QB of the present, future

Posted Nov. 18, 2010 @ 2:19 p.m. ET
Determining who the quarterback of the future will be has been a hot topic among Bills fans, but that player may be the man under center right now.

Bengals facing first blackout in seven years

Posted Nov. 18, 2010 @ 9:48 a.m. ET
The Bengals are expected to announce Thursday that their Week 11 game against the Bills is not a sellout.

Sparano joins the QB flip-floppers

Posted Nov. 16, 2010 @ 12:42 p.m. ET
When Dolphins head coach Tony Sparano flip-flopped and benched QB Chad Henne in favor of Chad Pennington for their Week 10 game against the Titans, he gave the NFL its 49th starting quarterback this season. Sparano joined a group of ...

Spiller, Merriman out for Bills

Posted Nov. 16, 2010 @ 11:32 a.m. ET
RB C.J. Spiller and LB Shawne Merriman will both be sidelined for the Bills' Week 11 game vs. the Bengals.

Jackson, Posluszny lead Bills to first win

Posted Nov. 15, 2010 @ 6:43 p.m. ET
RB Fred Jackson did the bulk of the work on offense and LB Paul Posluszny carried the Bills' defense to a Week 10 victory.

Jackson set to be second-half workhorse

Posted Nov. 15, 2010 @ 1:49 p.m. ET
  Fred Jackson already was carrying the load in the Buffalo backfield, but now with C.J. Spiller out indefinitely, he is going to be even more of a bell cow down the stretch.  

Bills RB Spiller out indefinitely with hamstring injury

Posted Nov. 15, 2010 @ 12:23 p.m. ET
Bills rookie RB C.J. Spiller injured his hamstring in Sunday's 14-12 win over the Lions and is out indefinitely.

Bills hang on for first victory

Posted Nov. 14, 2010 @ 5:05 p.m. ET
Fred Jackson ran for a season-best 133 yards and scored twice in leading the Bills (1-8) to a 14-12 win over the Lions on Sunday. Detroit (2-7) lost its 25th straight road game to break the record the Lions set ...

Takeaway troubles hurt Bills

Posted Nov. 12, 2010 @ 11:44 a.m. ET
No team has thrown for more than 255 yards in a game vs. Buffalo this season, but the team's pass defense is not as good as the numbers indicate, as the Bills have been unable to intercept passes this ...

Buffalo and Tampa Bay blacked out

Posted Nov. 11, 2010 @ 3:29 p.m. ET
A lack of ticket sales have led Week 10 games in Buffalo and Tampa Bay to be blacked out.

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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