Impact of Byrd's tag 

March, 1, 2013
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Looks like franchise-tagging season has begun in earnest: our NFL Insider Adam Schefter reported Friday that the Buffalo Bills will place their franchise tag designation on S Jairus Byrd. This will produce a one-year, $6.916 million guaranteed salary, if nothing changes between now and the deadline to sign franchise taggees to multi-year deals. But it has a far-reaching impact.