Former New York Jets player Dennis Byrd, who was paralyzed on the great personal adversity after a life-altering injury on the football field.
Dennis Byrd, a former New York Jets player who learned to walk Byrd, 50, played four years in the NFL before a paralyzing on-field injury.
The images kept repeating: Jets defensive linemen Dennis Byrd and Scott Mersereau closing in. Jets Sports• Football Dennis Byrd, a Jets player who was paralyzed during a game and has made a remarkable Nearly 20 years later, Byrd will return to the New York area Sunday -- and when he enters. Lawrence Taylor breaks Joe Theismann's leg on MNF