• Report: Bills unlikely to tag Byrd or sign him before free agency

    Summary of 18 articles · Updated Mar 4, 2014
    Pro Football Talk Report: Bills unlikely to tag Byrd or sign him before free agency The Bills used their franchise tag last year on Byrd, who made $6.9 million under the one-year deal. Safety Jairus Byrd of the Bills is a player the Browns could have an eye on in free agency, since Byrd and new Browns coach Mike Pettine have a history. Byrd is set to become an unrestricted free agent, and the team has until Monday at 4 pm to place the franchise tag on their star safety. The Associated Press reported that the offer would've paid Byrd about $30 million over the contract's first three seasons. Last year, Byrd finished tied for the team lead with four interceptions, and added a sack and a forced fumble despite missing the entire offseason before reporting to the team in late August, when he accepted his one-year contract. So is new Browns defensive coordinator Jim O’Neil, who served as the Bills linebackers coach.
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      Source: ESPN.com
    • If Pro Bowl safety goes, could other arrive?

      Would you trade T.J. Ward for Jairus Byrd? One Pro Bowl safety for another? In essence, that may happen as the confluence of several forces may have Ward leaving the Cleveland Browns as a free agent and Byrd becoming a free agent and joining the Browns.…
      Source: ESPN.com
    • PFT Live: Bills talk with Tim Graham, Franchise tag roundup

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