The son of former NFL defensive back Gill Byrd, Jairus Byrd learned plenty from former Cardinals and Rams cornerback Aeneas Williams, whom Jairus calls “Uncle Aeneas.” Byrd’s big play came in the stadium where Uncle Aeneas appears in the Ring of Honor. Tags: Jairus Byrd Posted in Inside the Bills Buffalo Bills safety Jairus Byrd has quietly become one of the AFC East's best defensive playmakers. Safeties: Jairus Byrd, BUF and Madieu Williams, WAS Some defensive backs just have a knack for making plays, and the two big ones Byrd made essentially won the game for Buffalo. Byrd had another big game in Week 6, which earned him AFC Defensive Player of the Week honors. With the Bills nursing a 16-13 lead in the fourth quarter, Byrd ended an Arizona possession with an interception of Cardinals quarterback Kevin Kolb. After Kolb got hurt and the Cardinals sent the game into overtime, Byrd sealed the Bills’ win by intercepting John Skelton and running it back to the 6-yard line to set up the game-winning field goal. –On Friday, the Buffalo Bills along with ECMC, Kiss 98.5, American Cancer Society, Canadian Cancer Society, Hard Rock Café Niagara Falls, USA and Old Falls Street, USA will come together to raise money and awareness for the fight against breast cancer.
Bills DT Marcell Dareus and S Jairus Byrd were both honored for their performances in Buffalo’s Week 6 win at Arizona. ProFootballFocus named both to their Team of the Week for Week 6. Here was their assessment. Defensive Tackle: Marcell Dareus, BUF (+3