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  1. Worst mistake of the last 10 years: 2014 Saints draftRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | WhoDatDish

    ... made by each team in the NFL over the last decade . For the Saints they named the free agency acquisition of Jairus Byrd as the team's worst. I'm going to argue that point. Byrd was a huge pick up for the Saints in the 2014 offseason. He looked like ...

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  2. Inspirational Father/Son Story Continues A Saints Family TraditionRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jun 17 | Canal Street Chronicles

    ... coach in 2006 have been Nick Toon, whose father Al Toon was an All-Pro wideout for the New York Jets. Safety Jairus Byrd's dad Gil Byrd was a ball-hawking safety for the San Diego Chargers. Wide receiver Kenny Stills' father, Ken Stills, played ...

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  3. Underhill: Not acquiring another pressure player might have been as...Read the original story w/Photo

    May 9, 2018 | Floyd County Times

    ... help the team right away. But this wasn't the same as the Saints thinking they were on the cusp and then signing Jairus Byrd, as some have argued. You can find good and serviceable safeties a lot of places. The Saints would have liked to sign one of ...

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  4. Underhill: Not acquiring another pressure player might have been as...Read the original story w/Photo

    May 9, 2018 | The Mountaineer Publishing Company

    ... help the team right away. But this wasn't the same as the Saints thinking they were on the cusp and then signing Jairus Byrd, as some have argued. You can find good and serviceable safeties a lot of places. The Saints would have liked to sign one of ...

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  5. Not acquiring another pressure player might have been as risky for Saints as trading up to draft oneRead the original story w/Photo

    May 7, 2018 | Catoosa County News

    ... help the team right away. But this wasn't the same as the Saints thinking they were on the cusp and then signing Jairus Byrd, as some have argued. You can find good and serviceable safeties a lot of places. The Saints would have liked to sign one of ...

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  6. Brees deserved Saints first round move for Marcus DavenportRead the original story

    Apr 28, 2018 | WhoDatDish

    ... on draft picks and big free agent signings during this period. Do I need to bring up C.J. Spiller and Jairus Byrd? What about Brandon Browner or Stanley Jean-Baptiste? The result was not only a lack of talent but an untenable salary cap situation ...

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  7. Do the Saints still have a shot at providing a big bang in the NFL Draft or free agency?Read the original story w/Photo

    Mar 30, 2018 | Sunherald.com

    ... a valuable lesson after acquiring fool's gold in free agency at top dollar the past few years. Does the name Jairus Byrd ring a bell? In March 2014, this alleged marquee safety signed a six-year, $54 million contract with New Orleans that included ...

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  8. Saints reportedly show interest in several players on Monday, including Jimmy GrahamRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 12, 2018 | WABG

    Seattle Seahawks tight end Jimmy Graham has words with New Orleans Saints free safety Jairus Byrd and New Orleans Saints outside linebacker Craig Robertson in the Superdome in New Orleans, La. Sunday, Oct. 30, 2016.

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  9. Saints defensive FA wish list: Maybe Aaron Colvin?Read the original story w/Photo

    Mar 10, 2018 | NOLA.com

    ... market value. Would it be wise for the Saints to go all-in on one player? You're having flashbacks of Jairus Byrd, aren't you? Adding either player would give the Saints one of the better pairs of cornerbacks in the NFL, with complementing Marshon ...

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  10. New Orleans has made good free-agent signings past two years by investing below top of marketRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 9, 2018 | KCCommunityNews.com

    ... run with players like Darren Sproles, Curtis Lofton and Ben Grubbs. Then a run of high-profile misses followed. Jairus Byrd and C.J. Spiller ended up being damaged goods; Brandon Browner never fit, and Coby Fleener's results have been mixed at best ...

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  11. Saints need to take measured approach to free agency, stay on path that got them hereRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 9, 2018 | Catoosa County News

    ... last time the Saints were in this position they let things fall apart. There were a series of bad decisions. The Jairus Byrd signing backfired, which cost New Orleans a player it valued in Malcolm Jenkins, and then there was Brandon Browner, among ...

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  12. Jeff Ireland, accepting Inside the League's award for best draft, knows Saints must focus on next oneRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 28, 2018 | The Advocate

    ... and four interceptions - the most for any Saints safety since Darren Sharper in 2009 - while fulfilling the role Jairus Byrd never could for New Orleans. Third-round pick Alex Anzalone was a starter at weak-side linebacker before a season-ending ...

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  13. Despite the gamble, Saints should pursue a defensive end in free agencyRead the original story

    Feb 17, 2018 | WhoDatDish

    ... They may well turn out to be busts. But every team in the NFL has seen this story before. There are players like Jairus Byrd, Brandon Browner, and yes I'll say it, Coby Fleener who just don't live up to the money. Some are even downright horrible ...

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  14. How the Saints are building a contender: Filling the gaps through free agencyRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 14, 2018 | Canal Street Chronicles

    ... and Graham was re-signing a home-grown talent. The only major free agent move the team made was signing Jairus Byrd to what was then the largest contract for a safety in NFL history. The cap died as a result of cutting Galette and trading Graham, ...

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  15. Former Saint Malcolm Jenkins has blossomed into one of NFL's most...Read the original story w/Photo

    Jan 31, 2018 | The Advocate

    ... Jenkins to truly shine, on and off the field. Four years after he signed with the Eagles when the Saints pursued Jairus Byrd in free agency - and eight years after Jenkins won a Super Bowl ring as a rookie - Jenkins is back on the Super Bowl stage, ...

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  16. A Saints Fan's Super Bowl Survival KitRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 27, 2018 | Canal Street Chronicles

    ... of creating turnovers. This made Jenkins expendable, once the big name Buffalo Bills ball-hawking Free Safety Jairus Byrd became available. The Saints parted ways with Jenkins. He then signed with the Eagles and he has arguably made Saints fans ...

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  17. GM Mickey Loomis on Saints future: 'Nothing's promised'Read the original story w/Photo

    Jan 24, 2018 | WTVM

    ... Seahawks a week later. But the glass was quickly seen as half-full going into the off-season. They signed safety Jairus Byrd to a big contract, and on paper with a lot of the same players coming back, they were written into the NFC Championship Game ...

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  18. Saints: A couple of stats that should cheer Marcus Williams upRead the original story

    Jan 16, 2018 | WhoDatDish

    ... have been trying to replace Darren Sharper for the past seven years. Included in that period was the failed Jairus Byrd experiment. Marcus Williams is a second round draft pick. Jairus Byrd was a high dollar and high profile free agency miss. What ...

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  19. Saints safety Marcus Williams vows to overcome miraculous Vikings TD, never let it happen againRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 14, 2018 | Loudon County News

    ... finished the season with 71 tackles and four interceptions, providing the umbrella New Orleans never had when Jairus Byrd was in that position the past three years. "He's got to keep his head up. I'm not going to say he's not feeling bad about the ...

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  20. Rookie Saints safety Marcus Williams vows to get over miraculous...Read the original story w/Photo

    Jan 14, 2018 | The Advocate

    ... finished the season with 71 tackles and four interceptions, providing the umbrella New Orleans never had when Jairus Byrd was in that position the past three years. "He's got to keep his head up. I'm not going to say he's not feeling bad about the ...

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