Byrd was a high-priced free-agent addition by New Orleans in 2014, but wound up an injury-plagued disappointment who finished last season as the league's 47th-ranked safety, per Pro Football Focus. The 30-year-old backstop was cut by the Saints in February.
Week 13 NFL injury report for 2023 season
NFL.com is tracking injury status for each game in Week 13 of the 2023 NFL season.
Steelers WR Diontae Johnson owns up for effort on fumble vs. Bengals: 'It won't happen again'
Steelers wide receiver Diontae Johnson on Wednesday addressed a play during Sunday's game vs. the Bengals in which he appeared to show little effort to recover a fumble.
Jets opening QB Aaron Rodgers' 21-day practice window
New York Jets head coach Robert Saleh told reporters on Wednesday that the team is opening QB Aaron Rodgers' 21-day practice window.
Chiefs QB Patrick Mahomes, Rams RB Kyren Williams highlight Players of the Week
Los Angeles running back Kyren Williams, Kansas City quarterback garnered top offensive honors for the week.
Former Eagles receiver, three-time Pro Bowler DeSean Jackson retires after 15 seasons
Former Philadelphia Eagles wide receiver DeSean Jackson is retiring after 15 seasons in the NFL, the team announced. The three-time Pro Bowler will be an honorary captain for Sunday's game against the 49ers.
Eagles DC Sean Desai: We will have to have a good plan to corral 'slippery' Brock Purdy
With a rematch of the 2022 NFC Championship Game in Week 13, Philadelphia Eagles defensive coordinator Sean Desai is preparing a plan for a 49ers quarterback Brock Purdy in Sunday's rematch.
NFL news roundup: Latest league updates from Wednesday, Nov. 29
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Steelers HC Mike Tomlin: T.J. Watt is 'best defensive player on the planet right now'
Steelers head coach Mike Tomlin had high praise for star defender T.J. Watt when talking with reporters on Tuesday.
Seahawks HC Pete Carroll: Geno Smith (elbow) 'night and day' difference heading into Cowboys showdown
Seattle Seahawks quarterback Geno Smith played at less than 100 percent in the Thanksgiving night loss to the San Francisco 49ers, battling an elbow injury suffered in Week 11. Head coach Pete Carroll said "the difference was night and day" from Smith in practice.
'Hard Knocks' spotlights Dolphins DB Jevon Holland's play 'that everyone will remember'
In the second episode of HBO's "Hard Knocks: In Season with the Miami Dolphins," safety Jevon Holland receives the game ball after he stole the show with a 99-yard pick-six to close out the first half of the Dolphins-Jets matchup on Black Friday.
Steelers head coach Mike Tomlin 'expects nothing but' Cardinals RB James Conner's 'absolute best' in Pittsburgh return
Mike Tomlin's familiarity with just how good James Conner is stands as the foremost reason he doesn't want Conner to have a happy homecoming Sunday when the Arizona Cardinals face the host Pittsburgh Steelers.