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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

AFC East Spin cycle: Pats stumble, Dolphins hanging on

Posted Dec. 17, 2012 @ 11:52 p.m. ET
The Patriots’ winning streak came to an end in a wild Sunday night loss to the 49ers and the Dolphins kept their faint playoff hopes on life support.

Wilson leads Seahawks' rout of Bills

Posted Dec. 16, 2012 @ 7:49 p.m. ET
Seattle QB Russell Wilson ran for three touchdowns and threw for another in leading the Seahawks to their second straight rout, a 50-17 win over the Bills.

CB McKelvin giving Bills reason to keep him

Posted Dec. 13, 2012 @ 2:06 p.m. ET
Bills CB Leodis McKelvin play has been up-and-down the past two seasons, but his punt-return skills and improved play at corner are gaining notice.

Bills leave too many points on the field in 2012

Posted Dec. 12, 2012 @ 12:48 p.m. ET
The Bills' failure to score more TDs in the red zone is big reason why they once again will be on the outside looking in at the playoffs.

Bills place RB Jackson on I.R.

Posted Dec. 11, 2012 @ 5:18 p.m. ET
The Bills officially placed RB Fred Jackson on injured reserve Tuesday and elevated DT Jay Ross to the active roster.

Bills RB Jackson out for season

Posted Dec. 10, 2012 @ 4:50 p.m. ET
Head coach Chan Gailey said Monday that Fred Jackson will miss at least 2-3 weeks with a knee injury suffered in Sunday’s loss to the Rams.

AFC East Spin cycle: Pats romp, Jets stay alive

Posted Dec. 10, 2012 @ 10:14 a.m. ET
The Patriots torched the Texans on Monday night, while the Jets, somehow, remain in the AFC wild-card hunt after beating the Jaguars.

Bradford's game-winner gives Rams win over Bills

Posted Dec. 09, 2012 @ 4:28 p.m. ET
Sam Bradford threw a 13-yard touchdown pass to Brandon Gibson with 48 seconds left to lift the Rams to a 15-12 win over the Bills on Sunday.

Bills SS Searcy trending upward

Posted Dec. 07, 2012 @ 12:12 p.m. ET
Bills second-year SS Da'Norris Searcy has earned extra playing time this season, setting up a potential battle to start with George Wilson.

Bills place OT Hairston on I.R.

Posted Dec. 06, 2012 @ 10:33 a.m. ET
The Bills placed OT Chris Hairston on injured reserve and signed OT Chris Scott to the 53-man roster.

Bills place DE Kelsay on I.R.

Posted Dec. 05, 2012 @ 12:06 p.m. ET
The Bills promoted CB T.J. Heath and OG Keith Williams to the 53-man roster and placed DE Chris Kelsay on injured reserve.

Key matchup: Rams' run defense vs. Bills RBs

Posted Dec. 04, 2012 @ 2:42 p.m. ET
PFW’s Dan Arkush focuses on the Rams’ run defense vs. Bills RBs C.J. Spiller and Fred Jackson in the Rams-Bills battle in Buffalo this Sunday.

Bills release LB Morrison

Posted Dec. 03, 2012 @ 4:36 p.m. ET
The Bills released veteran LB Kirk Morrison on Monday. The 30-year-old had not played in a game this season.

Bills C Wood to miss time with MCL injury

Posted Dec. 03, 2012 @ 3 p.m. ET
Bills C Eric Wood will miss at least two weeks after partially tearing his MCL in Sunday’s win over the Jaguars.

AFC East Spin cycle: Patriots again reign supreme

Posted Dec. 03, 2012 @ 1:58 p.m. ET
It's a familiar sight — the Patriots donning celebratory AFC East champion gear, with the rest of the division looking up at them.

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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