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Darius Butler

Darius Butler - #20 - CB

Status Active
Height/Weight 5' 10"/ 185 lbs.
Birthday 03/18/1986
Birthplace Tamarac, FL
College Connecticut
Years played 5
Drafted 2009, 2nd round, 9th pick by Patriots

STATS, LLC 2012 STATS

Tack FF Int
28 1 4

Rams add former Colts DT Muir

Posted July 31, 2011 @ 6:24 p.m. ET
The Rams continued to beef up their defense, signing former Colts DT Daniel Muir to a one-year deal.

Report: Addai re-signs with Colts

Posted July 30, 2011 @ 5:21 p.m. ET
Peyton Manning gets his wish, as UFA RB Joseph Addai has agreed to a new contract with the Colts, according to ESPN's Chris Mortensen.

Report: Colts to cut CB Hayden

Posted July 30, 2011 @ 4:28 p.m. ET
Despite QB Peyton Manning accepting less than he could have received in his new long-term deal, the Colts informed CB Kelvin Hayden he will be released.

Colts give Manning five-year, $90 million deal

Posted July 30, 2011 @ 3:30 p.m. ET
The Colts reached an agreement on a five-year, $90 million contract with franchise QB Peyton Manning.

Colts sign former Texans QB Orlovsky

Posted July 30, 2011 @ 11:46 a.m. ET
Former Texans QB Dan Orlovsky has agreed to terms with the Colts, PFW correspondent and Houston Chronicle writer John McClain reported.

Colts agree to re-sign S Bullitt, PK Vinatieri

Posted July 27, 2011 @ 4:23 p.m. ET
The Colts agreed to terms to re-sign S Melvin Bullitt and PK Adam Vinatieri to three-year deals on Wednesday.

NFL releases complete 2011 preseason schedule

Posted July 26, 2011 @ 3:04 p.m. ET
The NFL released the official 2011 preseason schedule on Tuesday, finalizing times and dates for all 64 games. 

Colts relinquish rights to five RFAs

Posted July 26, 2011 @ 2:37 p.m. ET
The Colts relinquished their rights to five restricted free agents, including RB Mike Hart, according to multiple reports.

Irsay optimistic for 'positive vote' on CBA, says Manning should be 'ready' for season

Posted July 21, 2011 @ 2:04 p.m. ET
Colts owner Jim Irsay said early Thursday afternoon he's optimistic owners will approve a new CBA, and he's not concerned with whether it will be an unaminous vote or not. 

Jets hire Tom Moore as offensive assistant

Posted July 21, 2011 @ 1:36 p.m. ET
The Jets hired former Colts offensive coordinator Tom Moore as a consultant, the New York Post reported.

Manning expected to miss camp time

Posted July 20, 2011 @ 9:23 a.m. ET
Colts QB Peyton Manning is not going to be ready for the team's training camp due to the offseason surgery he underwent, according to the Indianapolis Star.

Report: Colts DE Hughes arrested

Posted July 19, 2011 @ 3:41 p.m. ET
Colts DE Jerry Hughes was among three men arrested Sunday morning for public intoxication, according to the Fort Worth Star Telegram.

Report: Brees, Manning ask for franchise tag exemption

Posted July 19, 2011 @ 12:47 p.m. ET
Two of the NFL's top quarterbacks — Drew Brees of the Saints and Peyton Manning of the Colts — have asked to be exempt from the franchise tag as part of the settlement of the "Tom Brady vs. NFL" antitrust lawsuit ...

Colts rookie RB Carter could play key role

Posted July 14, 2011 @ 9:40 a.m. ET
Colts fourth-rounder Delone Carter could be a key contributor on offense as a rookie.

John Mackey was a game-changer, on and off field

Posted July 08, 2011 @ 12:07 p.m. ET
Hall of Fame TE John Mackey changed a position, changed labor-management relations, and has helped to change how the league treats players after their careers come to an end.

STATS, LLC PLAYER NEWS

Posted March 14, 2013
Less than 24 hours after adding Pro Bowl safety LaRon Landry to the roster, the Indianapolis Colts struck two more deals, this time landing San Francisco defensive lineman Ricky Jean Francois and re-signing cornerback Darius Butler. Terms of the deals were not immediately available.||||||| Butler was New England's second-round pick in 2009 and joined the Colts in September as a free agent. He wound up playing in 11 games, making four starts, picking off a career-high four interceptions and returning two for touchdowns. He will likely be in a backup role behind Vontae Davis, the former first-round pick Indy got in a trade with Miami just before last season's opening game, and the recently signed Toler.
Posted Oct. 26, 2012
Butler returned Sunday against Miami.||||||| Butler was out the previous week at Tennessee with a bad shoulder.
Posted Sept. 25, 2012
The Indianapolis Colts have signed Butler and released offensive lineman Trai Essex.||||||| Butler was New England's second-round pick in 2009 and has made 14 NFL starts. In 42 career games, Butler, a 5-foot-10, 185-pound Connecticut alum, has recorded 89 career tackles, picked off three passes - all last season with Carolina - and forced one fumble. He was waived by the Patriots last September and was claimed by the Panthers the next day. Carolina waived him Aug. 31.
Posted Dec. 18, 2011
Butler is inactive for Sunday's game at Houston.||||||| Butler is dealing with a concussion.
Posted Dec. 18, 2011
Butler is inactive for Sunday's game at Houston.||||||| Butler is dealing with a concussion.

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