Safety Jairus Byrd finally signed his franchise tender Tuesday. It's a short-term solution to a long-term problem. Byrd and the Buffalo Bills could be staring down another contract standoff less than a year from now.
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Cutler Benching Prelude To Trade?
NFL Insider Mark Dominik explains how the Chicago Bears could convert QB Jay Cutler's salary and why the decision to bench Cutler and keep him healthy will pay off down the road if Chicago decides to cut or trade Cutler.
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