• 'Winning culture' attracted Byrd to Saints

    Summary of 6 articles · Updated Mar 14, 2014
    Jairus Byrd said it was the "winning culture" that drew him to the New Orleans Saints in free agency. The numbers jump dramatically the next several seasons, but it's how the Saints were able to land Byrd. Buffalo Bills safety Jairus Byrd breaks up a pass intended for New Orleans Saints wide receiver Marques Colston during the game between the Buffalo Bills and New Orleans Saints at the Superdome on Sunday, October 27, 2013. New Orleans Saints strong safety Kenny Vaccaro sacks Chicago Bears quarterback Jay Cutler for a 8-yard loss in the second quarter during the game between the New Orleans Saints and Chicago Bears at Soldier Field in Chicago on Sunday, Oct. "If you're a guy on defense and you know a team is able to get leads on people, jump out to early leads, that bodes well for guys like me who want to get turnovers and create turnovers because it makes another team one dimensional.
    Source: ESPN.com
    • Great bloodlines: Byrd latest in Saints trend

      If the NFL ever arranges some sort of father-son exhibition, the New Orleans Saints will dominate. Newly signed safety Jairus Byrd is the latest in a wave of Saints acquisitions whose fathers also had standout careers in the NFL. Byrd’s father, Gill, wa…
      Source: ESPN.com
    • Saints finagle $3.13 million 2014 cap number for Byrd

      When the Saints signed safety Jairus Byrd to a six-year, $54 million deal, plenty of league insiders were stunned by the team’s ability to cram the contract into a cap crunch. PFT has obtained the full details of the agreement, which shows how G.M. Mick…
    • Salary breakdown for New Orleans Saints' Jairus Byrd

      Jairus Byrd holds a salary cap figure of $3.5 million in 2014 season
      Source: nola.com
    • Jairus Byrd continues New Orleans Saints' impressive defensive makeover

      All-Pro safety could have domino effect on secondary
      Source: nola.com
  • New Orleans Saints fielding their own 'Legion of Boom' | Commentary

    Trio of Jairus Byrd, Keenan Lewis, Kenny Vaccaro ripe to challenge Seahawks' supremacy
    Source: nola.com

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