Originally written on AFC East Daily  |  Last updated 11/9/14
BY NICK ST. DENISIn the middle of an in-season week, most NFL players are learning their upcoming opponents' schemes. Buffalo Bills safety Jairus Byrd is still learning his own.Byrd, who joined his team for the first time a day after training camp ended, is still catching up on the ins and outs of new defensive coordinator Mike Pettine's intricate system, which puts a lot of adjust-and-call responsibilities on the safeties.The Bills take the field in three days to face the New England Patriots.“Coming back I just wanted to ease my way into things,” Byrd said Thursday, via BuffaloBills.com. “A lot of the faces in here are new. There’s a lot of turnover. I’m just trying to learn the new scheme and fit in where I can and just soak up everything I can from coach Pettine and the other players.”Byrd skipped all of the team's spring practices and training camp. Buffalo franchise-tagged him in the spring and failed to reach a long-term agreement with the standout defensive back before the d...
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