Source: Free agent Byrd wants $9M a year Free-agent safety Jairus Byrd is aiming to become one of the NFL's highest-paid safeties when he hits the open market Tuesday, seeking a long-term deal in the range of $9 million per season, a source told ESPN.com.
Clayton: How will teams utilize cap increase? Stars from the 2010 and 2011 draft classes are set to command big money after their rookie deals expire, leaving teams to debate how much of the extra 2014 salary cap to carry over to future seasons, writes John Clayton.
Jags, ex-Seahawk Bryant reach 4-year deal Jacksonville Jaguars coach Gus Bradley has reached back into his Seattle past to help the defense, agreeing to terms with former Seahawks defensive end Red Bryant on a four-year contract.
Jacksonville is going to be fighting to stay in the race for a wildcard spot, while Buffalo is out to prove it is headed in the right direction and should be a legitimate contender next year. The Jaguars have slipped down to 15th in the league in total offense, and average 21.1 points per game.
The Bill have improved on defense. Buffalo is coming off a big come-from-behind win against Houston, riding the passing of J.P. Losman, who threw for 340 yards against the Texans. Jacksonville is coming off a statement win, beating the New York Giants with an efficient passing game to go with a strong running attack.