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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

T.O. headed out of Buffalo

Posted Feb. 25, 2010 @ 1:59 p.m. ET
One of the more decorated wide receivers of this era, Terrell Owens did not experience the superproductive stay in Buffalo that he or the team had envisioned, and it almost certainly will end after just one season.

Improving QB, OT spots Gailey's top priorities

Posted Feb. 25, 2010 @ 12:36 p.m. ET
Chan Gailey is back in the AFC East, but it's not quite the same one he left nine years ago as Dolphins offensive coordinator.

Bills OT Butler retires at age 26

Posted Feb. 18, 2010 @ 4:38 p.m. ET
Bills OT Brad Butler informed the team Thursday that he is retiring from football at age 26.

Bills release TE Fine, six others

Posted Feb. 16, 2010 @ 5:56 p.m. ET
The Bills released seven players on Tuesday, including TE Derek Fine and DB John Wendling.

Bills hire Whaley as assistant GM

Posted Feb. 10, 2010 @ 4:20 p.m. ET
The Bills announced they have hired Doug Whaley to be the team’s assistant general manager and director of pro personnel.

Lynch's days in Buffalo may be numbered

Posted Feb. 05, 2010 @ 9:43 a.m. ET
Coming out of California as a first-round pick in 2007, RB Marshawn Lynch looked like he'd be the Bills' featured back of the future after things did not work out with Willis McGahee. Lynch did nothing to dispel that ...

Bills tab Edwards as defensive coordinator

Posted Feb. 04, 2010 @ 2:14 p.m. ET
The Bills announced Thursday that they have hired George Edwards as their defensive coordinator.

Gailey adds three coaches to Bills' staff

Posted Feb. 01, 2010 @ 12:13 p.m. ET
The Bills announced the hiring of three new assistant coaches Monday, including the return of Bruce DeHaven as special-teams coordinator.

Bills name seven coaches to new staff

Posted Jan. 27, 2010 @ 2:42 p.m. ET

Bills', Raiders' problems start at top

Posted Jan. 25, 2010 @ 5:13 a.m. ET
With the Raiders and Bills having finished another in a long string of losing seasons, NFL insiders point to the men at the top of each franchise — Al Davis and Ralph Wilson Jr. — as being most at fault for their ...

Assessing where Redskins, Seahawks, Bills stand

Posted Jan. 24, 2010 @ 1:04 p.m. ET
With only three teams having hired new head coaches since the end of the season, NFList looks at the pros and cons facing the new field bosses in Buffalo, Seattle and Washington.

Gailey will take hands-on approach with Bills' offense

Posted Jan. 21, 2010 @ 11:20 a.m. ET
Where exactly Chan Gailey was on the Bills' list of head-coaching candidates is up for debate, but what is clear is that he was one of the few people in play for the job who fit their criteria almost exactly.

Bills fire VP of pro personnel Guy

Posted Jan. 21, 2010 @ 11:03 a.m. ET
The Bills announced late Wednesday night that they have relieved John Guy of his duties as vice president of pro personnel.

Gailey just what Bills were looking for

Posted Jan. 19, 2010 @ 2:46 p.m. ET
Chan Gailey might not have been the Bills' first choice as their next head coach — in fact, he was well down their list based on the number of candidates contacted before him — but he fit the team's criteria almost ...

Report: Bills name Gailey head coach

Posted Jan. 19, 2010 @ 11:19 a.m. ET
The Bills have hired Chan Gailey to be their next head coach, according to ESPN.com. Gailey is expected to be introduced at a news conference Tuesday afternoon.

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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