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BDC 8/21: Byrd Signs 1-year Franchise Tender

Posted by Bills Daily Charge on August 21, 2013 – 1:10 pm

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DAILY REPORT
–The Buffalo Bills announced that the team has signed FS Jairus Byrd to a one-year franchise tender. Byrd was designated as the team’s franchise player on March 1. Head Coach Doug Marrone will be available for comment prior to today’s final training camp practice at 1:30 PM at St. John Fisher College. Click here to see a collection of photos of Byrd throughout his tenure with the Bills.

–The Buffalo Bills announced yesterday that they have partnered with Ellicott Hospitality Company, a full service hospitality company located in Buffalo, NY that is a division of Ellicott Development Company. As part of the agreement, the Wyndham Garden Hotel & Residences at the Mosey will serve as the team hotel for all home games played at Ralph Wilson Stadium.

2013 Training Camp: Today will be the team’s last practice at St. John Fisher College before they head back to One Bills Drive. Fans can catch the Bills on the practice field from 2:00-5:10pm today.

TODAY’S INTERVIEWS
7:15 – Jamie Blatnick on w/ WCMF The Break Room
7:15 – Ron Brooks on w/ WGR 550’s Howard and Jeremy
7:30  – Ron Brooks on w/ WCMF The Break Room
7:30 – Jamie Blatnick on w/ WGR 550’s Howard and Jeremy

QUOTE OF THE DAY
DOUG MARRONE, Buffalo Bills head coach:
Opening Statement:
“Obviously it was a great turnout by the fans and that’s been awesome from that perspective, you know, the amount of people that we’ve had out here supporting the team, supporting the players, rooting us on. It definitely has an effect on the players on how they go about things.”

PHOTO OF THE DAY
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The Bills defensive line runs through a set of drills during last night’s practice.

DAILY LINKS
Buffalo News - NFL rules take safety to extremes

Buffalo News – Bills linebacker ticketed for marijuana possession

Buffalo News – Gilmore’s foot OK

Buffalo News – NFL is reviewing Bradham situation

Buffalo News – Byrd returns to Bills’ nest

Rochester D&C – Stevie Johnson to play for Buffalo Bills against Washington Redskins

ESPN.com
Jairus Byrd signs franchise tender

Associated Press – Police: Bills LB Bradham facing marijuana charge

Associated Press – Bills safety Jairus Byrd signs 1-year tender

Toronto Sun
- Holdout safety Byrd signs franchise tender with Bills

Olean Times Herald – Manuel injury blunts Bills’ fans’ delight

Canandaigua Daily Messenger
- Brooks back in familiar role

Canandaigua Daily Messenger – Byrd signs franchise tender

Canandaigua Daily Messenger – Hackett brings energy to Bills’ offense

Long Beach Press Telegram – The enduring Buffalo Bills logo, designed by Stevens Wright

BuffaloBills.com
- Dustin Hopkins excited about job, grateful to Lindell

BuffaloBills.com
- OL Keith Williams released by Bills

BuffaloBills.com
- Byrd signs one-year franchise tender

BuffaloBills.com  – Practice Notes – Aug. 20th

Video/Audio/Photo
BuffaloBills.com
Doug Marrone Press Conference
Bills GM on Bradham, Byrd Situations
Nigel Bradham Statement

Bills Focus: Marcell Dareus Wired For Sound
Under Review: Manny Lawson

The John Murphy Show August 20

WGR 550
Byrd signs franchise tender with Bills
Bills’ Gilmore shut down at Tuesday’s practice
Report: Former Bills K Lindell signs with Tampa Bay
Bills, Bradham awaiting NFL ruling on incident
Bills release another offensive lineman

Kiss 98.5
Buffalo Bills RB Tashard Choice

WIVB
Bradham responds to marijuana charge
Bills still waiting on Jairus Byrd
Byrd finally signs franchise tender

WKBW
Byrd Back with Bills

WGRZ
Bills LB Bradham Says He Doesn’t Want To Be A Distraction After Marijuana Charge
Bills Sign FS Byrd to Franchise Tender

WHAM
Jairus Byrd signs franchise tender

WHEC
Police: Bills’ Nigel Bradham facing marijuana charge
The “Byrd” is the Word
Bills wrap up training camp

YNN Buffalo
Jairus Byrd Signs Franchise Tender
Bills Hold Final Night Practice Of Training Camp

Additional Clips
Inside the Bills
Bills on the radio, Report: No tag provision for Byrd, Gilmore ok after sidelined at practice, Broadcast teams for Bills games, Byrd will have “ground to make up”-Bills GM, Whaley: league is reviewing Bradham incident, Bradham: “I try not to be a distraction”, BDC 8/20: Bills Waive OL K.Williams, Bills entire specialist lineup from FSU

Buffalo News (Press Coverage)
Video: Stephon Gilmore’s injury turns out to be minor, but what if . . .
Bills weren’t expecting Jairus Byrd to sign today; 2014 franchise-tag clause not in deal

Bills sign estranged safety Jairus Byrd to franchise tender
Day 17: Stephon Gilmore fine after a scare
Stevie Johnson ready to jump into Bills’ entertaining offense
CBS Sports reveals broadcast assignments; Bills get variety
Bills release guard Keith Williams

Nigel Bradham calls marijuana possession ‘bad decision’
Doug Whaley says ‘nothing new to report’ on Jairus Byrd contract
Doug Whaley: Bills don’t condone Nigel Bradham’s actions

Pro Football Talk
PFT Live: C.J. Spiller, Warren Moon
Nothing new to report on Jairus Byrd front

PFT Live: New offense suits Spiller’s skill
Jairus Byrd signs franchise tender
Spiller ready to move, and move around, in new offense

ESPN AFC East Blog
Jairus Byrd signs tender, returns to Bills
Doug Marrone frustrated by Bills’ penalties

Buffalo Rumblings
Buffalo Bills waive injured guard Keith Williams
Buffalo Bills’ Doug Whaley: NFL reviewing Nigel Bradham marijuana incident
Bills training camp practice: Day 16 open thread
Jairus Byrd signs one-year franchise tender with Buffalo Bills

AFC East Daily
Under contract, Jairus Byrd to report this week

Buffalo Low Down
Johnson to play against Redskins

Jairus Byrd Signs Franchise Tender Q&A with Redskins Editor

National Football Post
Bills’ Jairus Byrd signs $6.9 million franchise tender

NFL.com Around the League
Byrd ends holdout from Bills, signs one-year franchise tender

All Sports WNY
Buffalo Bills Sign Jarius Byrd to One Year Deal
Bills Coach Doug Marrone Tuesday Media Session

Bleacher Report
Buffalo Bills: How Jairus Byrd Return Improves Defense
Jairus Byrd Signs 1-Year Franchise Tender with Buffalo Bills
Breaking Down What EJ Manuel Brings To The Buffalo Bills Offense

Rant Sports
Should Buffalo Bills Be Worried About Their Cornerbacks Coming in to 2013?
About Time: Buffalo Bills Safety Jairus Byrd Sings Tender, Will Return to Practice


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