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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

Chudzinski, Wannstedt not making proper adjustments

Posted Oct. 22, 2012 @ 12:56 p.m. ET
Carolina's Rob Chudzinski and Buffalo's Dave Wannstedt are struggling to adjust; Adrian Peterson's incredible season; and more from Week Seven.

AFC East Spin cycle: Patriots rally after another blown lead

Posted Oct. 22, 2012 @ 11:03 a.m. ET
The Patriots took over first place in the AFC East after edging the Jets and the Dolphins moved into second while on bye.

Titans sneak past Bills on Hasselbeck's game-winning throw

Posted Oct. 21, 2012 @ 4:47 p.m. ET
Matt Hasselbeck hit Nate Washington for a 15-yard touchdown with 1:03 left in leading the Titans to a 35-34 win over the Bills on Sunday.

League fines Bills, Redskins for injury-reporting violations

Posted Oct. 19, 2012 @ 4:56 p.m. ET
The NFL fined the Bills and Redskins each $20,000 for violations of the league’s injury-reporting policy.

Bills look to rookie SLB Bradham to spark run 'D'

Posted Oct. 19, 2012 @ 9:35 a.m. ET
The Bills' made a change in the linebacking corps to help the run defense, inserting rookie Nigel Bradham as a starter.

Packers place RB Saine on I.R.

Posted Oct. 15, 2012 @ 5:23 p.m. ET
The Packers claimed RB Johnny White off waivers from Buffalo and placed RB Brandon Saine on injured reserve.

Bills bring back DE Merriman

Posted Oct. 15, 2012 @ 3:55 p.m. ET
The Bills re-signed DE Shawne Merriman and released OL David Snow and DT Jay Ross.

AFC East Spin cycle: Four-way tie at top

Posted Oct. 15, 2012 @ 1:20 p.m. ET
The AFC East has turned into one of the most intriguing divisions thanks to a wild Sunday in Week Six, as each team is now 3-3.

Byrd's pick propels Bills to OT win over Cardinals

Posted Oct. 14, 2012 @ 8:06 p.m. ET
Jairus Byrd's second interception of the game set up Rian Lindell's 25-yard field goal 3:50 into overtime that gave the  Bills a 19-16 victory over the Cardinals.

Bills add Snow, Ross to roster

Posted Oct. 13, 2012 @ 4:20 p.m. ET
The Bills promoted C-OG David Snow and DT Jay Ross from the practice squad to the active roster on Saturday. 

NFL Links: Texans' offense in no rush

Posted Oct. 12, 2012 @ 11:24 a.m. ET
The Texans aren't conforming to the NFL's hurry-up trends, Alex Smith is suddenly a savior and Pete Carroll squares off with his old team.

Mario Williams says wrist injury is hindering hand use

Posted Oct. 11, 2012 @ 11:43 a.m. ET
Bills DE Mario Williams has been a disappointment through five games and said Wednesday that he needs to use his hands better.

Bills DE Anderson to miss 'significant time'

Posted Oct. 10, 2012 @ 3:24 p.m. ET
Bills DE Mark Anderson will miss “significant time” with a knee injury, GM Buddy Nix said Wednesday.

Wednesday's 60-second rant: Fitzpatrick's deep ball troubles continue

Posted Oct. 10, 2012 @ 2:21 p.m. ET
Ryan Fitzpatrick's accuracy problems on deep passes have been a problem again this season for a reeling Bills squad.

Bills sign Wells to bolster banged-up O-line

Posted Oct. 09, 2012 @ 10 p.m. ET
The Bills have signed Reggie Wells to address an injury-depleted offensive line.

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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