Bills will hire Gill Byrd as new secondary coach

The Bills will hire Gill Byrd as their new secondary coach, per multiple reports.

Byrd was a two-time Pro Bowl cornerback and is a member of the Chargers Hall of Fame. He started his coaching career with the Rams in 2003, then worked under Lovie Smith both with the Bears and later with the Buccaneers. He most recently spent 2014-15 as the secondary coach in Tampa Bay.

In Buffalo he will work under new head coach Sean McDermott and defensive coordinator Leslie Frazier, who was also the defensive coordinator in Tampa Bay for Byrd’s two seasons there.