Buffalo Bills S Jairus Byrd addresses the media

Nov. 15, 2012; Orchard Park, NY, USA; Buffalo Bills free safety Jairus Byrd (31) recovers a fumble during the first half against the Miami Dolphins at Ralph Wilson Stadium. Mandatory Credit: Timothy T. Ludwig-USA TODAY Sports

The Buffalo Bills used the franchise tag on Jairus Byrd, but a long term extension wasn’t able to be reached. Byrd instead signed his one-year franchise tender and will play under the franchise tag.

He was holding out for a longer deal but ended up giving in.

Topics: Buffalo Bills, Jairus Byrd

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