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Jairus Byrd

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Saints | Jairus Byrd placed on PUP list

Fri, 25 Jul 2014 13:47:32 -0700

The New Orleans Saints placed FS Jairus Byrd (back) on the team's Active/Physically Unable to Perform list Friday, July 25.

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Saints | Three sitting

Fri, 25 Jul 2014 06:36:27 -0700

New Orleans Saints FS Jairus Byrd (back), OT Tavon Rooks (back) and DT John Jenkins (pectoral) are running with trainers on the sidelines and doing individual drills Friday, July 25.

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Saints | Jairus Byrd update

Mon, 21 Jul 2014 08:10:08 -0700

New Orleans Saints FS Jairus Byrd's (back) recovery from back surgery has gone as expected. However, it's unknown if he'll be limited at the start of training camp.

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Saints | Jairus Byrd does not practice

Tue, 10 Jun 2014 09:12:11 -0700

New Orleans Saints FS Jairus Byrd (back) did not participate in practice Tuesday, June 10.

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Saints | Jairus Byrd present at practice

Thu, 05 Jun 2014 10:04:44 -0700

New Orleans Saints FS Jairus Byrd (back) was present at practice Thursday, June 5. Byrd did not participate but watched from the sideline.

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Saints | Jairus Byrd has back surgery

Thu, 29 May 2014 11:02:51 -0700

New Orleans Saints head coach Sean Payton said FS Jairus Byrd (back) underwent back surgery Thursday, May 29, and will return to the team in a week. Payton said the surgery did not need to be done, but the team wanted to get this cleared up now. Payton said Byrd will be ready to go for training camp.

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Saints | Jairus Byrd contract breakdown

Wed, 12 Mar 2014 18:01:20 -0700

New Orleans Saints FS Jairus Byrd's contract breaks down to a $1.3 million base salary in 2014. His salary cap charge will be $3.5 million. He has a $2 million base salary in 2015, with a roster bonus of $6 million, giving him a total cap charge of $10.3 million. Byrd will be paid $7.4 million in base money in 2016, and he has a cap hit of $9.7 million. His base pay will be $8.6 million each of 2017, 2018 and 2019, with salary cap hits of $10.9 million, $10.9 million and $8.7 million, respectively. Each year of the deal includes a $100,000 workout bonus.

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Broncos | Had interest in Jairus Byrd

Wed, 12 Mar 2014 12:06:58 -0700

The Denver Broncos had interest in New Orleans Saints FS Jairus Byrd before he ultimately signed with the Saints on the first day of free agency.

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Saints | Jairus Byrd cap charge update

Tue, 11 Mar 2014 22:13:32 -0700

Updating earlier stories, New Orleans Saints FS Jairus Byrd will have a 2014 salary cap figure of approximately $4 million.

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Saints | Jairus Byrd signing bonus update

Tue, 11 Mar 2014 21:25:06 -0700

Updating a previous report, New Orleans Saints FS Jairus Byrd reportedly received an $11 million signing bonus.

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Saints | Financials for Jairus Byrd

Tue, 11 Mar 2014 19:01:27 -0700

Updating a previous report, the deal between the New Orleans Saints and FS Jairus Byrd is for a six-year contract worth $54 million, with $28 million in guaranteed money, according to a source.

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Saints | Jairus Byrd agrees to six-year deal

Tue, 11 Mar 2014 18:30:36 -0700

The New Orleans Saints have agreed to a six-year contract with unrestricted free-agent FS Jairus Byrd (Bills). The financial terms of the deal are undisclosed.

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Saints | Jairus Byrd set to visit

Tue, 11 Mar 2014 14:45:11 -0700

The New Orleans Saints will host unrestricted free-agent FS Jairus Byrd (Bills) for a visit.

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Redskins | Not expected to pursue Jairus Byrd

Tue, 11 Mar 2014 11:09:56 -0700

The Washington Redskins are not expected to pursue free-agent FS Jairus Byrd (Bills) once free agency begins.

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Bills | Jairus Byrd could return

Tue, 11 Mar 2014 11:09:23 -0700

The Buffalo Bills may still be able to re-sign free-agent FS Jairus Byrd even after free agency begins.

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Redskins | Showing interest in Jairus Byrd

Mon, 10 Mar 2014 09:08:32 -0700

The Washington Redskins are showing interest in impending free-agent FS Jairus Byrd (Bills).

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Browns | Showing interest in Jairus Byrd

Mon, 10 Mar 2014 09:07:29 -0700

The Cleveland Browns are showing interest in impending free-agent FS Jairus Byrd (Bills).

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NFL | Jairus Byrd sets price tag

Mon, 10 Mar 2014 06:56:16 -0700

Free-agent S Jairus Byrd (Bills) is seeking $9 million per season.

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Dolphins | Jairus Byrd a target

Sun, 09 Mar 2014 18:27:36 -0700

The Miami Dolphins have shown interest in free-agent FS Jairus Byrd (Bills).

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Browns | Have not reached out to Jairus Byrd

Sun, 09 Mar 2014 10:28:24 -0700

The Cleveland Browns have not made any contact with free-agent FS Jairus Byrd (Bills) at this point.

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Bills | Da'Norris Searcy could top depth chart

Sat, 08 Mar 2014 18:54:15 -0800

Buffalo Bills SS Da'Norris Searcy could find himself starting opposite FS Aaron Williams if the team is unable to re-sign FS Jairus Byrd, or land a free agent to fill the void.

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Bills | Malcolm Jenkins could be possibility

Sat, 08 Mar 2014 18:46:58 -0800

The Buffalo Bills might pursue free-agent FS Malcolm Jenkins (Bills), if they are unable to strike a deal to bring back free-agent FS Jairus Byrd.

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Rams | Inquired about Jairus Byrd

Sat, 08 Mar 2014 17:45:37 -0800

The St. Louis Rams were among the teams to inquire about free-agent FS Jairus Byrd (Bills) Saturday, March 8, according to a source.

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Bills | Teammate says Jarius Byrd wants to return

Thu, 06 Mar 2014 17:23:51 -0800

Buffalo Bills FS Aaron Williams said he talked with impending free-agent FS Jairus Byrd Wednesday, March 5, and that Byrd wants to return to the Bills this offseason. Williams said he is not sure about Byrd's contract negotiations with the team and if a deal could be reached.

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Browns | Interested in Jairus Byrd

Wed, 05 Mar 2014 18:11:09 -0800

The Cleveland Browns have an interest in free-agent FS Jairus Byrd (Bills).

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Bills | Jairus Byrd still in play

Wed, 05 Mar 2014 18:10:24 -0800

The Buffalo Bills are still in the mix to re-sign free-agent FS Jairus Byrd, although there are several other teams interested in his serves.

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Bills | Jairus Byrd remains in contact with team

Tue, 04 Mar 2014 09:25:24 -0800

Buffalo Bills impending free-agent FS Jairus Byrd said he remains in contact with the team and has no hard feelings towards the team. "The door is not closed on anything. I'm not closing the door on any opportunities at all. The lines of communication are still open," Byrd told ESPN.com. "I've talked to [CEO] Russ [Brandon] and [general manager] Doug [Whaley] a couple days ago. We're talking. "So it's not anything that's hard feelings or anything like that. The conversations that we've had, we know what's going on. We're all on the same page. We'll go from here."

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Falcons | Might pursue Jairus Byrd

Mon, 03 Mar 2014 20:41:05 -0800

Buffalo Bills impending free-agent S Jairus Byrd could be a target of the Atlanta Falcons, as they look to upgrade their secondary.

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Bills | Still open to deal with Jairus Byrd

Mon, 03 Mar 2014 13:16:32 -0800

The Buffalo Bills remain "open" to discussing a long-term deal with impending free-agent FS Jairus Byrd after deciding not to place the franchise tag on him. Byrd turned down a lucrative offer from the team earlier this offseason.

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Bills | Will not place tag on Jairus Byrd

Mon, 03 Mar 2014 12:04:11 -0800

The Buffalo Bills will not place the franchise tag on impending free-agent FS Jairus Byrd.

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Bills | Made offer to Jairus Byrd

Sun, 02 Mar 2014 18:10:54 -0800

The Buffalo Bills' latest offer to impending free-agent FS Jairus Byrd would have made Byrd one of the top paid safeties in the NFL within the first two years of the deal, but he has turned down that offer.

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Bills | Expected to part ways with Jairus Byrd

Sun, 02 Mar 2014 12:01:37 -0800

The Buffalo Bills are unlikely to place the franchise tag on FS Jairus Byrd or sign him before he becomes a free agent, according to a source.

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Bills | Talks with Jairus Byrd pleasant

Thu, 27 Feb 2014 18:20:56 -0800

The Buffalo Bills' contract talks with impending free-agent FS Jairus Byrd have been pleasant this offseason. The two sides did not have much success in contract talks last offseason.

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Bills | Met with Jairus Byrd's agent

Sun, 23 Feb 2014 23:30:46 -0800

The Buffalo Bills met with FS Jairus Byrd's agent Saturday, Feb. 22, to discuss what it will take to re-sign the Pro Bowl safety. Bills general manager Doug Whaley wouldn't say whether the club has decided to use the franchise tag on Byrd for a second straight year. "In that situation, you're going to use every option open," Whaley told reporters at the NFL scouting combine. "We don't want to put ourselves in a corner, and I don't want to say to you guys, 'We're going to do this,' and then something changes and we don't something different. Then you guys look at me different when you ask me a question."

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Bills | Plan to use franchise tag on Jairus Byrd

Sat, 22 Feb 2014 10:48:59 -0800

The Buffalo Bills plan to place the franchise tag on impending free-agent FS Jairus Byrd if they are not able to reach a contract agreement with him before the start of free agency.

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Browns | Interested in Jairus Byrd

Fri, 21 Feb 2014 12:27:47 -0800

The Cleveland Browns would love to sign Buffalo Bills impending free-agent FS Jairus Byrd this offseason to reunite him with head coach Mike Pettine. However, the Bills could complicate things by placing the franchise tag on Byrd.

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Bills | Coach wants Jairus Byrd back

Thu, 20 Feb 2014 16:27:32 -0800

Buffalo Bills head coach Doug Marrone said he hopes impending free-agent FS Jairus Byrd will be back with the team next season. Marrone said the front office knows he wants Byrd to return.

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Bills | Will met with Jauris Byrd's agent

Thu, 13 Feb 2014 19:22:33 -0800

The Buffalo Bills will meet with Eugene Parker, the agent for impending free-agent FS Jairus Byrd, during the NFL Scouting Combine to see if they can make any progress in contract talks with Byrd. The team likely will wait a few weeks before deciding if they will use the franchise tag on Byrd.

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Broncos | Have to get better at safety

Fri, 07 Feb 2014 12:06:14 -0800

The Denver Broncos have to get better at safety in the offseason, in the opinion of Mike Kils of the Denver Post. Klis points out that there are two very good safeties available in free agency, S Jairus Byrd and S T.J. Ward.

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Eagles | Expected to look for safety in free agency

Tue, 04 Feb 2014 20:25:44 -0800

Philadelphia Eagles general manager Howie Roseman indicated the team likely will address the safety position during free agency. Roseman did not rule out the possibility of going after the top free-agent safeties like Buffalo Bills impending free-agent FS Jairus Byrd and Cleveland Browns impending free-agent FS T.J. Ward.

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Bills | Willing to re-sign Jairus Byrd

Tue, 28 Jan 2014 08:31:31 -0800

The Buffalo Bills feel they can work out a long-term extension with impending free-agent FS Jairus Byrd despite coming to a stalemate in contract talks last year. "It's a process and there's no carryover. You start over again and you try to get something done," president Russ Brandon said. "We just weren't able to come up with a solution that worked for both parties, so you reset it and start again." The team remains in contact with Byrd's representatives, and there is "great communication." Byrd played under a $6.9 million franchise tag in 2013. The Bills won't rule out using the franchise tag on Byrd again, however.

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Bills | Jairus Byrd injury update

Sun, 26 Jan 2014 19:13:03 -0800

Updating a previous report, Buffalo Bills FS Jairus Byrd (back) suffered a back injury during the 2014 Pro Bowl and will not return. Byrd said on his Twitter page that he will be fine.

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Bills | Jairus Byrd injured

Sun, 26 Jan 2014 18:02:15 -0800

Buffalo Bills FS Jairus Byrd (undisclosed) suffered an undisclosed injury during the 2014 Pro Bowl and is considered questionable to return.

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Falcons | Could show interest in two safeties

Fri, 24 Jan 2014 18:39:40 -0800

The Atlanta Falcons could show interest in Buffalo Bills impending free-agent FS Jairus Byrd and Carolina Panthers impending free-agent SS Michael Mitchell if they hit the free-agent market.

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Bills | Will make offer to Jairus Byrd soon

Wed, 22 Jan 2014 09:54:35 -0800

Buffalo Bills general manager Doug Whaley said the team will make a contract offer to impending free-agent FS Jairus Byrd in the near future.

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Buccaneers | Unlikely to pursue Jairus Byrd

Fri, 10 Jan 2014 15:10:15 -0800

The Tampa Bay Buccaneers likely will not pursue Buffalo Bills impending free-agent FS Jairus Byrd if he hits the free-agent market even though his father is on the coaching staff. The team has spent a lot of money at the safety position.

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Bills | Jairus Byrd open to returning

Wed, 01 Jan 2014 11:16:19 -0800

Buffalo Bills impending free-agent FS Jairus Byrd said he is open to signing a long-term contract with the Bills this offseason. General manager Doug Whaley did not ruled out the possibility of using the franchise tag on Byrd for the second straight year.

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Bills | Will try to re-sign Jairus Byrd

Mon, 30 Dec 2013 13:24:27 -0800

Buffalo Bills general manager Doug Whaley said the team will make an offer to impending free-agent FS Jairus Byrd in hopes of re-signing him.

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Bills | Three headed to Pro Bowl

Fri, 27 Dec 2013 20:14:59 -0800

Buffalo Bills FS Jairus Byrd, DT Kyle D. Williams and DE Mario Williams were selected by fans, coaches and players for the Pro Bowl roster announced Friday, Dec. 27.

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Bills | Jairus Byrd fined

Sat, 14 Dec 2013 09:02:16 -0800

Buffalo Bills FB Jairus Byrd has been fined $15,750 for a roughing the passer penalty he received in the team's Week 14 game.

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