Found March 02, 2013 on Fantasy Football Champs:
PLAYERS: Jairus Byrd
TEAMS: Buffalo Bills
Bills safety Jairus Byrd has been given the franchise tag. SOURCE: BuffaloBills.comFantasy Spin:The tag is non-exclusive so this doesn't necessarily guarantee that Byrd will be back in Buffalo next season. The other 31 teams can still sign Byrd to an offer sheet, though Buffalo would be allowed to match any offer. We're guessing Byrd stays in Western New York after all is said and done.
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