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Saints to release Jairus Byrd

The New Orleans Saints will release Jairus Byrd when the new league year begins on March 9. NFL Media’s Ian Rapoport shares the news on Byrd and the Saints.Byrd is the latest former big free agent DB signing who bites the dust, as Darrelle Revis is also being released.Byrd was signed by the Saints to a 6-year, $54 million contract in 2014 but failed to help turn around the team’s...
Via Larry Brown Sports
February 28, 2017  |  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...
Via The Saints Nation
October 03, 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...
July 31, 2014  |  Discuss

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