On one hand, it's relatively easy to see why the Buffalo Bills assigned the franchise tag to free safety Jairus Byrd.nfl jerseys from china,MLB Jerseys For Sale
The 26-year-old has amassed 18 interceptions over his four NFL seasons, graded out as Pro Football Focus' second-ranked safety in 2012 and his position carries with it a relatively palatable $6.9 million tag number.
On the other hand, using the tag on Byrd precluded the Bills from assigning it to guard Andy Levitre, and while $10 million is a lot to pay an interior lineman, they are much harder to replace than safeties are. nfl jerseys for sale,NBA Jerseys Wholesale
It was a good move, but one that brings with it some risk is if it costs them an excellent young lineman.