After not being franchise tagged for the second straight season, Jarius Byrd is 'unlikely' to return to the Bills next season.

Citing a team source on 'The Sportsbash' today Jeremy White, WGR Radio, told Mike Gill that Byrd's time in Buffalo is finished about he's figured to hit the open market next week.

He might be all about the money, but he will be a difference maker to whatever team signs him," White told Mike Gill.

As it stands right now, the Bills and Byrd are at a standstill in talks, although the Pro Bowl safety said on ESPN today that he is 'open' to a reunion with the Bills.

"It's not anything that's hard feelings or anything like that. The conversations that we've had, we know what's going on," Byrd told the network.

If it's all about the money as White pointed out then the Eagles are at the top of the list of teams who can afford to break the bank and make him the highest paid safety in the NFL. After releasing Jason Avant today, the Eagles will save an extra $4 million on the cap.

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