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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

Questions remain at Bills backup QB spot

Posted Sept. 21, 2012 @ 8:48 p.m. ET
Newly acquired Tarvaris Jackson is not up to speed to be the No. 2 QB, yet, and the team's confidence in Tyler Thigpen is certainly questionable.

AFC East Spin cycle: Week Two

Posted Sept. 17, 2012 @ 1:23 p.m. ET
This week, it was the Bills and Dolphins turning the tables by winning big and the Patriots and Jets suffering ugly losses.

Bills send Chiefs to 0-2 in 35-17 rout

Posted Sept. 16, 2012 @ 4:32 p.m. ET
C.J. Spiller scored twice and had 123 yards rushing in sparking the Buffalo Bills' 35-17 rout over the Kansas City Chiefs on Sunday.

NFL Links: Should Rams have drafted RG3?

Posted Sept. 14, 2012 @ 11:49 a.m. ET
Sam Bradford over RG3 was the right choice, the Green Bay defense makes a statement and the Giants lose a treasured mustache.

Spotlight on Bills WRs Jones, Graham in Nelson's absence

Posted Sept. 13, 2012 @ 8:53 p.m. ET
Bills third-year WR Donald Jones will get an extra opportunity to prove his worth after David Nelson suffered a torn ACL.

Wednesday's 60-second rant: Bills' problems start with D-line

Posted Sept. 12, 2012 @ 4:59 p.m. ET
The disappointing Week One performance by the Bills' defensive line had a ripple effect on the team's other units.

Bills DT Dareus excused after brother killed

Posted Sept. 12, 2012 @ 12:47 p.m. ET
Bills DT Marcell Dareus has been excused to be with his family after his younger brother was shot and killed last weekend.

Bills stadium lease talks stall with state, county

Posted Sept. 12, 2012 @ 11:40 a.m. ET
Ralph Wilson Stadium lease negotiations between the Bills and state and county officials have stalled.

Bills re-sign RB White

Posted Sept. 11, 2012 @ 11:53 a.m. ET
The Bills re-signed RB Johnny White on Tuesday and placed WR David Nelson on injured reserve.

Bills RB Jackson out at least three games

Posted Sept. 10, 2012 @ 3:44 p.m. ET
Bills head coach Chan Gailey confirmed that RB Fred Jackson will miss at least three weeks after suffering a knee injury in Sunday’s loss to the Jets.

Report: Bills WR Nelson out for season

Posted Sept. 10, 2012 @ 1:59 p.m. ET
Bills WR David Nelson tore his ACL and will miss the rest of the 2012 season, ESPN’s Adam Schefter first reported. 

AFC East Spin cycle: Week One

Posted Sept. 10, 2012 @ 12:43 p.m. ET
The Patriots and Jets dominated in Week One, while the Bills are close to panic mode and the Dolphins have a long way to go.

Shorts and Shells: Week One

Posted Sept. 10, 2012 @ 2:55 a.m. ET
Welcome to Overreaction Sunday, where RG3 can do no wrong, the Bills and Saints do little right and Peyton Manning is back in business. We think.

Howell's play keeps Bills from adding a vet

Posted Sept. 07, 2012 @ 11:06 a.m. ET
Rookie Delano Howell made the Bills' roster as their No. 4 safety, as his preseason performance kept Buffalo from adding a veteran. 

Raiders sign WR Hagan

Posted Sept. 06, 2012 @ 11:26 a.m. ET
The Raiders announced Thursday that they have signed veteran free-agent WR Derek Hagan.

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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