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JAIRUS BYRD RUMORS & GOSSIP

Tweet of the Game: What’s Jairus Byrd up to?

If you’re anything like me, you’re curious about just what the highest paid safety in the game is up to since he won’t be playing football for the rest of 2014. His Twitter feed would suggest he’s mostly keeping up with his Alma Mater Oregon and their football season, but there’s more to it than just that. While away from the field, #saints safety Jairus Byrd is serious...
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16 days ago  |  Discuss

Jairus Byrd out for the season with a torn meniscus

Jairus Byrd injured his meniscus (knee) at practice today and will have surgery to repair it. That means he’s headed to IR and is out for the season. While Byrd created the lone turnover the defense has to this point (a forced fumble of Julio Jones that Corey White recovered), his play was largely disappointing and certainly not worthy of what was at the time the largest contract...
Via The Saints Nation
October 03, 2014  |  Discuss

New Orleans Saints: Safety trio can be special

Recently, New Orleans Saints’ prized free agent Jairus Byrd said that he and Kenny Vaccaro as a safety duo “stand right at the top.” Saying they are number one is difficult to claim with the Seattle Seahawks still around, but as far as tandems east of Seattle he may have a strong case. Regardless, Vaccaro and Byrd, along with Rafael Bush are a nice set to have. With the addition...
Via isportsweb.com
July 31, 2014  |  Discuss

New Orleans Saints safety Jairus Byrd named top-3 in NFL

Typically speaking, sports fans tend to worry about two things – the past and the future. They’ll debate who was the greatest player of all-time, while also spending hours discussing whether or not a rookie is going to be develop into an All-Pro. Both are fun exercises, things that keep fans engaged and the beer flowing at the local tavern. But they miss out on what is most important...
Via cover32 - Saints
June 25, 2014  |  Discuss

Twitter Tuesday: Welcome Jairus Byrd to WhoDat Nation

Arguably the biggest surprise so far in NFL free agency was the landing of Jairus Byrd in New Orleans. Byrd spent the majority of the days after his signing retweeting fans welcoming him to WhoDat Nation: “@_JIMM__: @jairusbyrd welcome to the family man! #WhoDatNation” — jairus byrd (@jairusbyrd) March 12, 2014 “@The_EZ_Life_: @jairusbyrd one of my favorite players in the...
Via cover32 - Saints
March 18, 2014  |  Discuss

Jairus Byrd ranks 3rd in list of top 10 free agent defensive backs

Jairus Byrd says he will keep Buffalo in mind as an option once he hits free agency this year, and it just might be a good idea that he is. The Bills made him a “substantial” offer and for some reason Byrd seems to think that teams are going to knock down his door in order to make him the highest paid safety in the NFL and I’m not so sure that is actually going to happen. In...
Via cover32 - Bills
March 05, 2014  |  Discuss

Eagles Rumors: Don't be surprised if Philadelphia makes offer to Jairus Byrd

Earlier today, a report surfaced that the Buffalo Bills were unlikely to re-sign star safety Jairus Byrd. I mentioned the Philadelphia Eagles as a potential landing spot and it appears that they will in fact show interest if he hits free agency.Don't be surprised if the Eagles are one of the first teams to call Byrd when free agency begins March 11, according to Eliot Shorr-Parks...
Via Sports Rumor Alert
March 02, 2014  |  Discuss

Report: Jairus Byrd unlikely to re-sign with Bills, will test free agency

Buffalo Bills safety Jairus Byrd is one of the top players scheduled to hit the free agent market in free agency. He is arguably the second best safety in the NFL, behind Seattle Seahawks' Earl Thomas. On the open market, Byrd will likely draw significant interest.The Bills have discussed a contract extension with Byrd, but are unlikely to agree to one before free agency and...
Via Sports Rumor Alert
March 02, 2014  |  Discuss

Where’s Jairus Byrd rank among best free agents in the 2014 class?

With Super Bowl XLVIII in the books, the 2013 season is officially in the rearview mirror. Thus, it’s time to look ahead to 2014. But before teams gather for training camp in July, play preseason games in August and tee it up for real in September, they have some roster building to do. While the NFL Draft in May will get most of the attention, free agency, which starts on March...
Via cover32 - Bills
February 06, 2014  |  Discuss

Mailbag: Is a QB coach in the works, Coaches fired and Screw Byrd.

Will we sign a free agent WR or draft one? – Steven Munoz I don’t see us drafting another wide receiver very high in the draft this year, they already addressed what they want from developing talent at that position last year. That being said I wouldn’t completely rule them out of going after a free agent receiver only of course if the price is right. But the Bills actually...
Via cover32 - Bills
January 15, 2014  |  Discuss
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