Kevin Byard's wife gave birth early Thursday morning. He was back at practice a few hours later.

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Kevin Byard's wife gave birth early Thursday morning. He was back at practice a few hours later.
Kevin Byard's wife gave birth early Thursday morning. He was back at practice a few hours later.

The NFL's highest-paid safety is now a new father. Earlier this offseason, Titans safety Kevin Byard earned a new title for himself: highest-paid safety in NFL history. On Thursday, he earned another big one: father. Eliana Rose Byard was born at 1:07 a.m. Thursday, weighing 4 pounds,10 ounces. She's already getting comparisons to her father. “They said she looks like me," Byard said with a smile, "so I'm definitely happy about that. She's got strong genes. She's going to be a ball hawk.” Byard, the 26-year-old product of MTSU, left the team facility early Wednesday after his wife, Clarke, reached out to the Titans to let them know the baby was on the way. General manager Jon Robinson relayed

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