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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

Fantasy position battles: QBs

Posted July 09, 2010 @ 12:46 p.m. ET
With Ben Roethlisberger suspended, PFW's Michael Blunda says the Steelers' QB battle between Byron Leftwich and Dennis Dixon is one to watch this preseason.

Eagles claim S Johnson from Bills

Posted June 28, 2010 @ 6:53 p.m. ET
The Eagles have claimed S Brett Johnson off waivers from the Bills.

Schobel likely done in Buffalo; looking for trade?

Posted June 25, 2010 @ 1:27 p.m. ET
Aaron Schobel has played his entire nine-year career with the Bills, but it doesn't appear that he'll play another down for the franchise.

Bills sign draft picks Moats, Brown

Posted June 10, 2010 @ 11:37 a.m. ET
The Bills announced Thursday that they have agreed to contracts with sixth-round draft pick LB Arthur Moats and seventh-round draft pick QB Levi Brown. Terms of the deals were not disclosed.

Bills sign seventh-round OL Calloway

Posted June 08, 2010 @ 4:14 p.m. ET
The Bills announced Tuesday that they have signed seventh-round draft selection OL Kyle Calloway. In accordance with team policy, terms of the deal were not disclosed.

Bills sign LB Torbor

Posted June 05, 2010 @ 7:55 p.m. ET
The Bills have agreed on a contract with former Dolphins LB Reggie Torbor, the club's official Web site reported Saturday.

Reports: Bills OT Wang suffers high ankle sprain

Posted June 05, 2010 @ 7:35 p.m. ET
Bills rookie OT Ed Wang suffered a left leg injury at the Bills' voluntary minicamp on Saturday, according to multiple published reports.

Bills sign sixth-round LB Batten

Posted June 03, 2010 @ 4:29 p.m. ET
The Bills announced Thursday that they have signed LB Danny Batten, one of their two sixth-round selections in the 2010 draft. In accordance with team policy, terms of the deal were not disclosed.

Bills may have Lynch suitor in Seattle

Posted June 03, 2010 @ 11:39 a.m. ET
The situation with RB Marshawn Lynch in Buffalo has been stagnant as of late, but last week's development in the Seattle backfield could change that.

Bills appear committed to OLT Bell

Posted May 22, 2010 @ 11:50 a.m. ET
The 2010 draft gave the Bills the opportunity to continue rebuilding their offensive line, but things didn't quite pan out the way many had expected.

Bills sign ex-Colts RB-KR Simpson

Posted May 11, 2010 @ 5:53 p.m. ET
The Bills announced Tuesday that they have signed RB-KR Chad Simpson. Terms of the contract were not disclosed.

Bills expect Troup, Williams to form effective NT duo

Posted May 07, 2010 @ 12:41 p.m. ET
As they transition to a 3-4 defense, the Bills expect rookie behemoth Torell Troup to share playing time with the undersized Kyle Williams at nose tackle.

2010 draft choices by team: Bills

Posted April 24, 2010 @ 11:48 p.m. ET
Here are the players who were chosen by the Buffalo Bills in the 2010 NFL draft.

QB Brown a late-round find for Bills

Posted April 24, 2010 @ 7:55 p.m. ET
By waiting until the seventh round to draft a quarterback, the Bills were able to fill other needs while still finding an intriguing prospect in Troy's Levi Brown.

Bills ignore big needs to reach for Troup

Posted April 23, 2010 @ 7:41 p.m. ET
Despite major needs at quarterback and offensive tackle, the Bills surprisingly selected Central Florida NT Torell Troup with the 41st overall pick Friday night.

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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