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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

Fitzpatrick throws two TDs as Bills rout Jaguars

Posted Dec. 02, 2012 @ 4:36 p.m. ET
Quarterback Ryan Fitzpatrick directed five straight scoring drives in helping the Bills keep alive their slim playoff hopes with a 34-18 win over the Jaguars.

Wins don't reflect it, but Bills defense improving

Posted Nov. 30, 2012 @ 10:42 a.m. ET
Bills WLB Nick Barnett spoke with PFW's Kevin Fishbain about Buffalo's defense improving in the second half of the season.

Bills-Jaguars blacked out in Buffalo

Posted Nov. 29, 2012 @ 1:49 p.m. ET
The Bills-Jaguars game at Ralph Wilson Stadium will be blacked out on local television, the Bills announced Thursday.

AFC East Spin cycle: Pats embarrass Jets, while Dolphins rally for win

Posted Nov. 26, 2012 @ 2:20 p.m. ET
On Thanksgiving night, the Patriots handed the Jets a loss to forget, and New England finds itself close to clinching the AFC East for the fourth year in a row.

Colts hang on for 20-13 win over the Bills

Posted Nov. 25, 2012 @ 4:43 p.m. ET
T.Y. Hilton scored on a 75-yard punt return and caught an 8-yard TD pass Sunday, leading the Colts to a 20-13 victory over Buffalo.

Bills RB Jackson cleared to return

Posted Nov. 21, 2012 @ 1:03 p.m. ET
After suffering a concussion in a Week 10 loss to the Patriots, Bills RB Fred Jackson has been cleared to return and is expected to play Sunday.

AFC East Spin cycle: Three 4-6 teams looking up at Patriots

Posted Nov. 19, 2012 @ 1:19 p.m. ET
The Patriots dominated in Week 11, extending their division lead to three games over the Bills, Jets and Dolphins, who are all 4-6.

Ejected Bills fan found dead after game

Posted Nov. 17, 2012 @ 1:52 p.m. ET
A Bills fan who was ejected at halftime of Thursday's Bills-Dolphins game at Ralph Wilson Stadium was found dead Friday morning.

Friday's 60-second rant: Can the Bills circle the wagons?

Posted Nov. 16, 2012 @ 2:34 p.m. ET
You might have written off the Bills’ playoff chances long ago, but don’t be shocked if they sneak into the postseason tournament.

Bills FS Byrd putting together strong contract season

Posted Nov. 16, 2012 @ 2:02 p.m. ET
Jairus Byrd's big interception in the Bills' win over the Dolphins was yet another key play, as he makes a push for a big contract.

Bills defense stuffs Dolphins in 19-14 win

Posted Nov. 15, 2012 @ 11:52 p.m. ET
Leodis McKelvin scored on a 79-yard punt return and the Bills' defense flexed its muscles in a 19-14 victory over the Dolphins.

Bills RB Jackson to miss Thursday's game with concussion

Posted Nov. 12, 2012 @ 3:48 p.m. ET
Bills RB Fred Jackson sustained a concussion in Sunday’s loss to the Patriots and will not play Thursday night against the Dolphins.

AFC East Spin cycle: Patriots survive; Dolphins, Jets fall flat

Posted Nov. 12, 2012 @ 10:34 a.m. ET
While the Patriots escaped with a win over the Bills to extend their lead in the division, the Jets and Dolphins suffered bad losses.

Patriots survive late rally to top Bills

Posted Nov. 11, 2012 @ 4:53 p.m. ET
The Patriots kept the surprisingly tough Bills winless at Gillette Stadium with a 37-31 victory on Sunday.

Bills promote S Silva

Posted Nov. 09, 2012 @ 3:48 p.m. ET
The Bills promoted S Mana Silva to the 53-man roster and waived rookie S Delano Howell. 

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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