The objective of Jairus Byrd and his agent is to engineer a trade from the Buffalo Bills by the NFL trade deadline two league sources told The News.
The negotiating position is hardly a surprise given the impasse in contract talks between the two sides and the grim demeanor Byrd presented in his initial news conference upon reporting to the team two weeks ago.
Nevertheless the information – from an executive on another NFL club and another agent who is not employed by Byrd – lends credence to the uncomfortable situation that exists between the Bills and their Pro Bowl safety.
The NFL trade deadline is Oct. 29 after the eighth week of the regular season. Just how uncomfortable Byrd’s relationship with the Bills will get and how much interest Byrd will stimulate on the trade market figure to be persistent issues over the next two months.
A team interested in Byrd would have to want to both give him a big new contract and give the Bills an acceptable offer surely a draft pick in re...