Quantcast

Byrd is the word - KTBS.com - Shreveport, LA News, Weather and Sports

Byrd is the word

Posted: Updated:

March isn't just mad for basketball.  The NFL also has their version of March Madness with free agency.  For the New Orleans Saints, as cash strapped as they are, one of the biggest needs this off season was finding a safety.  They filled that void with former Bills' standout Jairus Byrd.
Byrd joins the Black and Gold following the departures of long time safeties Malcolm Jenkins and Roman Harper.  He has an impressive track record with 22 career interceptions and 11 forced fumbles, but it was the numbers put up by Drew Brees and the offense that ultimately convinced Byrd to name The Big Easy his new home.



  • FootballMore>>

  • Chiefs safety Berry leaves practice with injury

    Chiefs safety Berry leaves practice with injury

    Thursday, July 31 2014 3:45 PM EDT2014-07-31 19:45:57 GMT
    Eric Berry left Chiefs practice on Thursday after hurting his lower right leg, the second injury that the Pro Bowl safety has sustained so far in training camp.
    Eric Berry made the first trip to the injury tent. Marcus Cooper followed soon afterward.
  • Ravens' Rice: His actions 'totally inexcusable'

    Ravens' Rice: His actions 'totally inexcusable'

    Thursday, July 31 2014 2:34 PM EDT2014-07-31 18:34:30 GMT
    Ray Rice stepped to the microphone, took a deep breath and spoke for 17 minutes about what he called "the biggest mistake of his life."
    Ray Rice stepped to the microphone, took a deep breath and spoke for 17 minutes about what he called "the biggest mistake of his life."
  • Jerry Jones: Brent out of rehab, NFL question next

    Jerry Jones: Brent out of rehab, NFL question next

    Wednesday, July 30 2014 10:12 PM EDT2014-07-31 02:12:22 GMT
    Dallas Cowboys owner Jerry Jones says former defensive tackle Josh Brent is out of rehabilitation and could have his future with the NFL resolved before the team leaves training camp in California in two weeks.
    Dallas Cowboys owner Jerry Jones says former defensive tackle Josh Brent is out of rehabilitation and could have his future with the NFL resolved before the team leaves training camp in California in two weeks.
  • College FootballMore>>

  • Cop once drew gun on squirrel-hunting QB Winston

    Cop once drew gun on squirrel-hunting QB Winston

    Wednesday, July 30 2014 5:56 PM EDT2014-07-30 21:56:45 GMT
    Police say Heisman Trophy winner Jameis Winston and Florida State teammate Chris Casher were held at gunpoint by campus police nearly two years ago while hunting squirrels with a pellet gun.
    Heisman Trophy winner Jameis Winston and Florida State teammate Chris Casher were held at gunpoint by campus police nearly two years ago while hunting squirrels with a pellet gun, police say.
  • Cincinnati picked to win American

    Cincinnati picked to win American

    Tuesday, July 29 2014 9:19 AM EDT2014-07-29 13:19:15 GMT
    Cincinnati has been picked to win the American Athletic Conference, with defending champion Central Florida second.
    Cincinnati has been picked to win the American Athletic Conference, with defending champion Central Florida second.
  • Penn State hires former Cal AD to lead program

    Penn State hires former Cal AD to lead program

    Saturday, July 26 2014 3:54 PM EDT2014-07-26 19:54:18 GMT
    Penn State has hired Sandy Barbour as athletic director, a month after she stepped down as AD at the University of California-Berkeley.
    Penn State hired Sandy Barbour as athletic director, a month after she stepped down as AD at the University of California-Berkeley.
  • National SportsMore>>

  • Chiefs safety Berry leaves practice with injury

    Chiefs safety Berry leaves practice with injury

    Thursday, July 31 2014 3:45 PM EDT2014-07-31 19:45:57 GMT
    Eric Berry left Chiefs practice on Thursday after hurting his lower right leg, the second injury that the Pro Bowl safety has sustained so far in training camp.
    Eric Berry made the first trip to the injury tent. Marcus Cooper followed soon afterward.
  • Tennis star Wozniacki to run NYC Marathon

    Tennis star Wozniacki to run NYC Marathon

    Thursday, July 31 2014 3:32 PM EDT2014-07-31 19:32:50 GMT
    Tennis star Caroline Wozniacki plans to play a full tournament schedule this fall while fitting in time to train for the New York City Marathon.
    Caroline Wozniacki always feels confident she can outrun her opponent on the tennis court.
  • Repairing burst Los Angeles main could take days

    Repairing burst Los Angeles main could take days

    Thursday, July 31 2014 3:28 PM EDT2014-07-31 19:28:02 GMT
    Hundreds of cars submerged below murky water. A landmark basketball court, newly refurbished, showing signs of buckling. Soaked and stained carpets. An athletic track coated in mud.
    Repair crews on Thursday were shoring up a giant hole in the middle of Sunset Boulevard caused by a ruptured pipe, as officials at the water-logged University of California, Los Angeles, continued to assess damage from the...
Section is sponsored by:
1 AUG 8 7:00pm CDT at Rams
2 AUG 15 7:00pm CDT Titans
3 AUG 23 7:00pm CDT at Colts
4 AUG 28 7:00pm CDT Ravens
1 SEP 7 12:00pm CDT at Falcons
2 SEP 14 12:00pm CDT at Browns
3 SEP 21 12:00pm CDT Vikings
4 SEP 28 7:30pm CDT at Dallas
5 OCT 5 12:00pm CDT Tampa Bay
6 BYE
7 OCT 19 12:00pm CDT at Lions
8 OCT 26 7:30pm CDT Packers
9 OCT 30 7:25pm CDT at Panthers
10 NOV 9 12:00pm CDT 49ers
11 NOV 16 12:00pm CDT Bengals
12 NOV 24 7:30pm CDT Ravens
13 NOV 30 12:00pm CDT at Steelers
14 DEC 7 12:00pm CDT Panthers
15 DEC 15 7:30pm CDT at Bears
16 DEC 21 12:00pm CDT Falcons
17 DEC 28 12:00pm CDT at Buccaneers
  • SportsMore>>

  • Shreveport golfers shine again at Junior PGA Championship

    Shreveport golfers shine again at Junior PGA Championship

    Wednesday, July 30 2014 11:55 PM EDT2014-07-31 03:55:56 GMT
    The Junior PGA Championship continuing Wednesday in Bryan, Texas with Shreveport well represented on the leaderboard once again. 
    The Junior PGA Championship continuing Wednesday in Bryan, Texas with Shreveport well represented on the leaderboard once again. 
  • Ready for some football; NSU Victory Tour stops by Shreveport

    Ready for some football; NSU Victory Tour stops by Shreveport

    Wednesday, July 30 2014 11:09 PM EDT2014-07-31 03:09:37 GMT
    Northwestern State's Victory Tour made it's way to Superior Steakhouse in Shreveport Wednesday and football was in the air.
    Northwestern State's Victory Tour made it's way to Superior Steakhouse in Shreveport Wednesday and football was in the air.
  • Athlete of the Week: Kaden Amidon

    Athlete of the Week: Kaden Amidon

    Wednesday, July 30 2014 5:51 PM EDT2014-07-30 21:51:26 GMT
    While a day in the pool may be relaxing for some, it has a whole different meaning for Athlete of the Week Kaden Amidon. 
    While a day in the pool may be relaxing for some, it has a whole different meaning for Athlete of the Week Kaden Amidon. 
Share Your Images
Powered by WorldNow
    Powered by WorldNow
    All content © Copyright 2000 - 2014 Worldnow and KTBS. All Rights Reserved. For more information on this site, please read our Privacy Policy and Terms of Service.
    Advertising | EEO Public File | KTBS 3 Public File | KPXJ 21 Public File