The free safety won't show to voluntary workouts after being franchise tagged this offseason.
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Despite getting a guaranteed $6.9 million franchise tag, Jairus Byrd and the Buffalo Bills still have incentive to work out a long-term deal.
The Buffalo Bills have decided to franchise Jairus Byrd, and Michael Johnson is expected to get the franchise tag from the Cincinnati Bengals.
As expected, the Buffalo Bills have placed the franchise tag on free safety Jairus Byrd, preventing him from becoming a free agent this season.
The Buffalo Bills will use the 2013 NFL Combine as a convenient way to begin contract negotiations with free agent safety Jairus Byrd, per a John Wawrow report.
The Buffalo Bills are now within a two-week window with which they can negotiate with impending free agents Jairus Byrd and Andy Levitre to try to sign each to long-term deals and avoid using the franchise tag.
The Buffalo Bills have not yet begun serious contract discussions with either Jairus Byrd or Andy Levitre, who are set to become unrestricted free agents on March 12.