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Damiere Byrd

WR

#14

Experience: 4 years

Height: 5-9

Age: 26

Weight: 180 lbs

College: South Carolina

2019 SEASON

  • REC
    17
  • YDS
    178
  • AVG
    10.5
  • TDS
    0

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WK OPP RESULT REC YDS AVG LNG TD ATT YDS AVG LNG TD FUM LOST
10 @Buccaneers L 27 - 30
9 49ers L 25 - 28
8 @Saints L 9 - 31 2 18 9 9 0
7 @Giants W 27 - 21 1 4 4 4 0
6 Falcons W 34 - 33 2 60 30 58 0
5 @Bengals W 26 - 23
4 Seahawks L 10 - 27
3 Panthers L 20 - 38 2 9 4.5 11 0
2 @Ravens L 17 - 23 6 45 7.5 13 0
1 Lions T 27 - 27 4 42 10.5 19 0

Career Stats

WR TE Career

SEASON TEAM G GS REC YDS AVG LNG TD ATT YDS AVG LNG TD FUM LOST
2016 Carolina Panthers 1 0 1 16 16 16 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
2017 Carolina Panthers 8 3 10 105 10.5 31 2 1 12 12 12 0
2018 Carolina Panthers 8 0 1 8 8 8 0
2019 Arizona Cardinals 6 3 17 178 10.5 58 0
TOTAL 23 6 29 307 11.25 58 2 1 12 3 12 0 0 0

Biography

PRO CAREER:

Signed by the Panthers as an undrafted rookie free agent on 5/8/15. Released on 9/5/15 and signed to Carolina’s practice squad on 9/7/15. Released on 9/19/15 and signed to the Panthers practice squad on 9/22/15. Re-signed with Carolina on 2/9/16. Released on 10/13/16 and signed to the Panthers practice squad on 10/15/16. Elevated to Carolina’s active roster from the practice squad on 12/29/16. Re-signed with the Panthers on 4/16/18. Signed a one-year contract with the Cardinals on 3/26/19.

2018: Returned 11 punts for 104 yards and two kickoffs for 34 yards, adding an eight-yard reception in eight games … inactive for three games and missed the final five contests on injured reserve (arm) … returned three punts for 47 yards, including a 30-yarder to the Cowboys 35-yard line which setup a TD drive vs. Dal (9/9) … caught an eight-yard pass for a first down, extending a fourth quarter TD drive in the 21-17 win @ Phi (10/21); also returned a punt nine yards … had a 12-yard punt return into Buccaneers territory, resulting in a TD four plays later vs. TB (11/4) … took the opening kickoff 22 yards to setup a TD drive vs. Det (11/18); returned two kickoffs for 34 yards … suffered a broken arm vs. Sea (11/25) and was placed on injured reserve on 11/27.

2017: Set career highs in every receiving category with 10 catches for 105 yards and two TDs in eight games (three starts) … also notched career highs with seven kickoff returns for 229 yards and a franchise-record 103-yard TD … spent Weeks 5-12 on injured reserve (arm) … returned to the active roster for Weeks 13-16 before being placed on injured reserve (leg) in Week 17 … set career highs with five receptions for 37 yards in first-career start vs. Min (12/10) … gained 25 yards and scored a career-high two TDs on three catches vs. GB (12/17); had his first-career TD catch on a nine-yard Cam Newton pass in the third quarter and added his second on a 13-yarder in the fourth quarter … caught a career long 31-yard reception and returned a kickoff a franchise-record 103 yards for a TD vs. TB (12/24).

2016: Spent time on the Panthers active roster and practice squad … inactive for the first five games of the season and spent Weeks 6-16 on the practice squad … had a 16-yard reception in his NFL debut @ TB (1/1/17).

COLLEGE:

Played 47 games (20 starts) and totaled 68 catches for 1,265 yards and 10 TDs, including a career-long 94-yard reception on his first career TD … had nine career receptions of 40 or more yards along with 22 carries for 141 yards and returned three kickoffs for 46 yards … caught 20 passes for 308 yards and three TDs in 13 games (five starts) as a senior in 2014 … gained 575 yards and scored four TDs on 33 receptions in 12 games (10 starts) as a junior in 2013 … tallied 14 catches for 366 yards (26.1-yard avg.) and three TDs in 13 games (two starts) as a sophomore in 2012 … played nine games (three starts) as a freshman in 2011, notching a 16-yard reception, 10 carries for 73 yards and a 24-yard kickoff return … also ran track.

PERSONAL:

First name pronounced “duh-MEER” … attended Timber Creek Regional (Erial, NJ) High School where he had more than 1,500 scrimmage yards as a senior … earned NUC All-World Bowl offensive MVP with five receptions for 52 yards and a TD … received first-team all-conference and Group III and second-team All-South Jersey as a junior … posted 38 catches for 605 yards and four TDs, 78 carries for 685 yards and eight TDs and two punt returns for TDs in 2009 … also a track and field standout who won the state indoor 55-meter title as a sophomore in 6.39 seconds … majored in Sport and Entertainment Management.

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