Scott Mersereau

Quarterback Billy Joe Tolliver of the San Diego Chargers throws the ball as New York Jets defensive lineman Dennis Byrd hits him during a game at Giants Stadium in East Rutherford, New Jersey. (Ken Levine/Getty Images)

Jets Retire Dennis Byrd’s Number 90

The Jets retired Dennis Byrd’s number 90 on Sunday. The fans at MetLife Stadium gave the inspirational Byrd a standing ovation.

10/28/2012

(Photo by Al Bello/Getty Images)

Jets Bring In Dennis Byrd To Inspire Team

Dennis Byrd wrapped up his old, torn jersey, the one cut from his body more than 18 years ago, and sent it to Rex Ryan as a gift.

WFAN–01/16/2011