In college at USC, Dominique Byrd was a top-tier tight end, earning him the 93rd overall pick of the 2006 NFL Draft. In the six seasons since then, Byrd has exactly six receptions for 83 yards in a touchdown, in 15 career games.
Last Sunday against the Patriots was his first game action since Week 1 as a member of the Seahawks, where he was trying to rekindle some of the success he had in college with Pete Carroll. Unfortunately for him, he wasn’t in the cards, and was cut only a week later.
Now on his second stint with the Redskins this season, Byrd has processed all of his trials and tribulations that have brought him to Washington. Although the NFL experience may not have been what he expected, as he told AM 750 The Game in Oregon, the book is still unwritten:
I’ve had some growing pains, so in revamping myself and my work ethic and rebuilding myself as a player, I had to take an honest look at myself as a player and give myself the best opportunity to succeed. I hav...