Jairus Byrd

TORONTO, ON - OCTOBER 30: George Wilson #37 of the Buffalo Bills celebrates his interception with Jairus Byrd #31 during NFL game action against the Washington Redskins at Rogers Centre on October 30, 2011 in Toronto, Ontario, Canada. (Photo by Tom Szczerbowski/Getty Images)

AP Sources: Bills Talks With Byrd Reach Standstill

Contract talks between the Bills and safety Jairus Byrd were at a standstill on Sunday, a day before Buffalo faces a deadline to apply the franchise tag on the three-time Pro Bowl selection.

97.1 The Ticket–03/03/2014

ORCHARD PARK, NY - NOVEMBER 15: Jairus Byrd #31 and Kelvin Sheppard #55 of the Buffalo Bills celebrate Byrd's interception in the fourth quarter against the Miami Dolphins at Ralph Wilson Stadium on November 15, 2012 in Orchard Park, New York. Buffalo won 19-14. (Photo by Rick Stewart/Getty Images)

Bills Granted 2 Preseason Game Exemption For Byrd

The NFL isn’t going to stand in safety Jairus Byrd’s way to open the regular season.

97.1 The Ticket–08/22/2013

ARLINGTON, TX - DECEMBER 16: Anthony Spencer #93 of the Dallas Cowboys celebrates a sack against Ben Roethlisberger #7 of the Pittsburgh Steelers at Cowboys Stadium on December 16, 2012 in Arlington, Texas. (Photo by Ronald Martinez/Getty Images)

8 NFL Players Receive Franchise Tags

The NFL deadline for placing franchise tags on players has passed, with only eight given the tag by their teams for next season.

97.1 The Ticket–03/05/2013