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Saints Nation Podcast: Saints are 2-3!

The boys break down the comeback win vs. Tampa plus Why isn’t Drew Brees kicking ass with this running game? The Drew Brees in decline talk Robert Meachem problem Does the TE signing this week mean Jimmy Graham will be out a while? Jairus Byrd Injury and the Saints 2014 rotten luck Khairi Fortt getting released Is pass rush hopeless? NFC South tire fire Your Twitter Questions...
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15 days ago  |  Discuss

New Orleans Saints march into bye week with noticeable limp

On Friday we learned that Safety Jairus Byrd was being put on season-ending IR. Mark Ingram was, and still is, out indefinitely with a broken hand. Ramon Humber left the game on Sunday. And somehow an even more newsworthy injury occurred. On a reception in the second quarter, Jimmy Graham bulldozed his way down the field, careening his right shoulder perfectly into a defender’s...
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16 days ago  |  Discuss

Five things to look for in Buccaneers at Saints

Going into this game with the news of Jairus Byrd gone for the season just isn’t the same. The Saints are 1-3 and now they no longer have what the salary cap suggests is one of the team’s top 5 players. So where does that leave the Saints? I know we all like to look into our crystal ball and figure out what the final record will be, how the divisional games shake out and which...
Via The Saints Nation
18 days ago  |  Discuss

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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18 days ago  |  Discuss

Chicago Bears: Updates On 2014 Opponents

Part of winning in the NFL is keeping apprised of the schedule.  There were some interesting updates regarding the Chicago Bears opponents. All-Pro Safety Jairus Byrd Done For The Year In New Orleans People have been trying to figure out for weeks what the problems is with the New Orleans Saints defense.  After finishing 4th overall in 2013, everybody fully expected the young unit...
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19 days ago  |  Discuss

Byrd’s lateral meniscus tear typically results in conservative approach

Entering the season, the primary concern regarding Saints safety Jairus Byrd related to a back injury that required surgery after he signed a big-money contract with the team. But it’s a knee injury that ended Byrd’s season after only three games. Former athletic trainer Mike Ryan, a contributor to NBCSN’s Pro Football Talk, explained the decision to shut Byrd down only a...
Via Pro Sports Daily
19 days ago  |  Discuss

Saints' Payton speaks to injured Byrd as a parent, not as a coach

It was a seemingly benign moment during Saints practice Thursday in Metairie. The Saints top free agent acquisition, safety Jairus Byrd, turned to try and catch a ball. Something seemed amiss though as the veteran safety crumpled to the ground. For an initial moment, Byrd and his teammates thought he had dinged his knee.    "It wasn't a contact play," head coach Sean...
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19 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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19 days ago  |  Discuss

The good news continues: Jairus Byrd placed on IR

For those of you who still are not ready to panic on the Saints 2014 season, here is the latest update with the team: Sean Payton announced on Friday afternoon that safety Jairus Byrd has been placed on injured reserve for the remainder of the season. He tore his lateral meniscus in a non-contact play in practice on Thursday. He apparently was turning to catch a ball down-field when...
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19 days ago  |  Discuss

Saints safety Byrd has season-ending knee surgery

METARIE, La. (AP) New Orleans Saints coach Sean Payton says starting free safety Jairus Byrd has had season-ending knee surgery. Payton said Friday the three-time Pro Bowler injured his lateral meniscus Thursday during a workout. Payton, who doesn't normally announce injuries, says Byrd had informed his father, Gil, an assistant with the Saints' Sunday opponent, the Tampa...
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19 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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19 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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19 days ago  |  Discuss

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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19 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 http://t.co/l0fUklSMB0 pic.twitter.com/2SYwMhUq9l — New Orleans Saints (@Saints) October 3, 2014 var ACE_AR = {Site: '898551', Size: '468060', CallType: 'IFRAME...
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19 days ago  |  Discuss

Saints Jairus byrd Out For Remainder Of Season

The New Orleans Saints received some terrible news when star safety Jairus Byrd was injured on a non-contact drill during practice. Byrd will miss the remainder of the season with a torn lateral meniscus. jairus byrd has been placed on season-ending IR, Payton announced #Saints — New Orleans Saints (@Saints) October 3, 2014 Saints HC Sean Payton announces S Jairus Byrd is out...
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19 days ago  |  Discuss

Saints Place S Jairus Byrd On Season-Ending Injured Reserve

The New Orleans Saints announced Friday that they have placed S Jairus Byrd on season-ending injured reserve with a torn lateral meniscus. jairus byrd has been placed on season-ending IR, Payton announced #Saints — New Orleans Saints (@Saints) October 3, 2014 The post Saints Place S Jairus Byrd On Season-Ending Injured Reserve appeared first on NFL Trade Rumors -.
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19 days ago  |  Discuss

Saints Jairus byrd Out For Remainder Of Season

The New Orleans Saints received some terrible news when star safety Jairus Byrd was injured on a non-contact drill during practice. Byrd will miss the remainder of the season with a torn lateral meniscus. jairus byrd has been placed on season-ending IR, Payton announced #Saints — New Orleans Saints (@Saints) October 3, 2014 Saints HC Sean Payton announces S Jairus Byrd is out...
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19 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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19 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...
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19 days ago  |  Discuss

Saints defense bracing for dynamic Dallas offense

METAIRIE, La. (AP) Saints safety Jairus Byrd is certain New Orleans' defense has corrected costly early season errors. If he's wrong, the Saints could be in for a long Sunday night against a Dallas offense driven by Tony Romo, Dez Bryant, Jason Witten and DeMarco Murray. Byrd says proof of New Orleans' defensive improvement ''showed up'' on coaches'...
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28 days ago  |  Discuss

Mailbag: New Orleans Saints player that needs to play better in Week 2

Nick, I’m still struggling through the five stages of grief after Sunday’s loss in Atlanta. To help me reach acceptance, can you please tell me who needs to step up in Cleveland this weekend? – Depressed Dan, Deville Well Dan one thing is for sure, we aren’t at a lack for options. Marques Colston had a fantastic game … before he made the critical error that led to the...
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September 10, 2014  |  Discuss

11 New Orleans Saints on the path to the Pro Bowl

Every player on this list would rather play in the Super Bowl this year than the Pro Bowl, but they can still be credited with the nomination without actually appearing in it.  Even so, if by some tragedy the New Orleans Saints do not make it to the big game the Pro Bowl is a satisfying reward for the roster’s best players. Photo credit:  Kyle Terada-USA TODAY Sports. Defense...
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August 21, 2014  |  Discuss

Byrd eager to test back, mesh with Saints defense

MANDEVILLE, La. (AP) Saints safety Jairus Byrd has rarely been so eager to hit and be hit, if only to reassure himself that his surgically repaired back is a healed as doctors believe. Byrd, the top free agent acquisition by New Orleans this past offseason, was cleared for contact this week, allowing him to practice at full speed and with no limitations for the first time since...
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August 20, 2014  |  Discuss

Top offseason acquisition for New Orleans Saints will debut Saturday

When the New Orleans Saints signed free safety Jairus Byrd to a six-year, $53 million contract in March, they imagined that they’d be getting an instant difference maker in their defensive backfield. As it turned out, they’d have to wait several months to see him in action as Byrd recovered from back surgery. Yesterday Byrd finally saw the practice field and it didn’t take...
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August 20, 2014  |  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...
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July 31, 2014  |  Discuss
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