Bills GM Doug Whaley: 'We remain open to getting a deal done' with Jairus Byrd
updated 12:38 PM , June 23, 2015
Buffalo Bills General Manager Doug Whaley has released a statement about the club's decision not use its franchise tag on safety Jairus Byrd or anyone else:
"We have negotiated with representation for Jairus Byrd for more than a year, but have yet to reach an agreement on a contract extension. We remain open to getting a deal done with Jairus, but we have chosen not to use the franchise tag on any of our impending unrestricted free agents."