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Saints need turnovers; Was Byrd their best hope?

The New Orleans Saints and Rob Ryan have yet to land an interception, and they have been struggling at creating turnovers. With Jairus Byrd who the team invested millions of dollars in, on the sidelines for the rest of the year, the team chances might be slim to none. The Saints rank dead last in […] The post Saints need turnovers; Was Byrd their best hope? appeared first on NFL Draft Diamonds.
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17 days ago  |  Discuss

Jairus Byrd out for the season with a torn meniscus

Jairus Byrd injured his meniscus (knee) at practice today and will have surgery to repair it. That means he’s headed to IR and is out for the season. While Byrd created the lone turnover the defense has to this point (a forced fumble of Julio Jones that Corey White recovered), his play was largely disappointing and certainly not worthy of what was at the time the largest contract...
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18 days ago  |  Discuss

Saints safety Byrd tears meniscus, placed on season-ending IR

The most prized free agent of this past year's class will watch the rest of the season from the sideline. New Orleans Saints safety Jairus Byrd, who signed a six-year, $54 million deal this offseason, tore his lateral meniscus and has been placed on the team's season-ending injured reserve, head coach Sean Payton announced. Byrd, sustaining the non-contact injury during Thursday...
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18 days ago  |  Discuss

Saints place Jairus Byrd on season-ending IR

The New Orleans Saints have placed starting free safety Jairus Byrd on season-ending injured reserve after he tore his meniscus in Thursday’s practice. Byrd, the team’s top free-agent acquisition, started all four games this season and has the team’s lone turnover, a forced fumble against Atlanta in Week 1. Byrd has 22 tackles this season.   The post Saints place Jairus...
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Saints Place Jairus Byrd on Season-Ending Injured Reserve

In what amounts to a tremendous blow to their struggling defense, the New Orleans Saints announced on Friday that they have placed starting free safety Jairus Byrd on season-ending injured reserve. jairus byrd has been placed on season-ending IR, Payton announced #Saints — New Orleans Saints (@Saints) October 3, 2014 Byrd, who signed a whopping six-year, $54 million free-agent...
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18 days ago  |  Discuss

Saints Jairus Byrd for the season

The New Orleans Saints have announced that they’ve placed star safety Jairus Byrd on season-ending injured reserve with torn meniscus. Jairus Byrd placed on season-ending IR with torn meniscus — New Orleans Saints (@Saints) October 3, 2014 var ACE_AR = {Site: '898551', Size: '468060', CallType: 'IFRAME...
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18 days ago  |  Discuss

Jairus Byrd done for the year; Saints place him on I/R

Well Bills fans, there you have it. Jairus Byrd had been placed on the injured reserve. @Saints: Jairus Byrd has been placed on season-ending IR, Payton announced #Saints He received a huge paycheck to watch the season. This is a huge loss for the Saints who ranks 32nd in the NFL. The Saints head coach […] The post Jairus Byrd done for the year; Saints place him on I/R appeared...
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18 days ago  |  Discuss

Saints' Jairus Byrd and his father Gill, a Bucs assistant, to be on opposite sidelines Sunday

Just like the start of every other week during the NFL season, the phone call Gill Byrd always knows is coming occurred Monday. It was his son, Jairus Byrd, and the conversation wasn't at all out of the ordinary. The two talked as father and son, shared some laughs and then came the usual line of questions from Jairus: Dad, how did I do? What could I have done better? As Gill...
Via Pro Sports Daily
18 days ago  |  Discuss

New Orleans Saints: Safety trio can be special

Recently, New Orleans Saints’ prized free agent Jairus Byrd said that he and Kenny Vaccaro as a safety duo “stand right at the top.” Saying they are number one is difficult to claim with the Seattle Seahawks still around, but as far as tandems east of Seattle he may have a strong case. Regardless, Vaccaro and Byrd, along with Rafael Bush are a nice set to have. With the addition...
July 31, 2014  |  Discuss

New Orleans Saints safety Jairus Byrd named top-3 in NFL

Typically speaking, sports fans tend to worry about two things – the past and the future. They’ll debate who was the greatest player of all-time, while also spending hours discussing whether or not a rookie is going to be develop into an All-Pro. Both are fun exercises, things that keep fans engaged and the beer flowing at the local tavern. But they miss out on what is most important...
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June 25, 2014  |  Discuss
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