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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

Hall of Fame TE John Mackey dies

Posted July 07, 2011 @ 9:51 a.m. ET
Pro Football Hall of Fame TE John Mackey died Wednesday in Baltimore of frontal temporal dementia. The former NFLPA president was 69.

Colts backup QB Painter will be under microscope

Posted June 30, 2011 @ 11:43 a.m. ET
This will be a big season for Colts backup QB Curtis Painter, who has not looked good in limited opportunities in his first two NFL campaigns.

Colts still aren't exactly underdogs

Posted June 22, 2011 @ 3:58 p.m. ET
How much do the Colts have left? The more pressing question is whether anyone in the AFC South can push them out of the way, writes PFW's Mike Wilkening. 

Great offenses successfully overcoming poor 'D'

Posted June 20, 2011 @ 1:14 p.m. ET
The 2010 Patriots had the league's best record despite boasting a poor defense. This is part of a recent trend that begs the question, can QB Matt Schaub and the Texans finally break through?

AFC South best bets to break through in 2011

Posted June 19, 2011 @ 11:19 a.m. ET
PFW identifies four players from the AFC South who are ready for coming-out parties in 2011 (clockwise from left) — Connor Barwin, Donald Brown, Jared Cook and Mike Thomas.

GM Chris Polian leaving bigger imprint on Colts this offseason

Posted June 16, 2011 @ 2:55 p.m. ET
After working mainly behind the scenes since being promoted to vice president and general manager in late 2009, Chris Polian is leaving his imprint on the Colts this offseason.

Report: Manning hasn't thrown since neck surgery

Posted June 13, 2011 @ 12:08 p.m. ET
According to the Indianapolis Star, Colts QB Peyton Manning hasn't thrown since undergoing surgery to repair a disk-related issue in his neck May 23.

Report: Colts RB James arrested

Posted June 10, 2011 @ 7:14 p.m. ET
Colts RB Javarris James was arrested Thursday night in Fort Myers, Fla. for marijuana possession, according to naplesnews.com.

Procedure on neck similar to one Manning had last year

Posted May 25, 2011 @ 8:57 p.m. ET
Dr. Sheeraz Qureshi, the co-chief of surgery and an expert on sports medicine at Mount Sinai School of Medicine, discussed Colts QB Peyton Manning's recent neck surgery.

Colts have a number of viable options for nickel CB job

Posted May 25, 2011 @ 6:09 p.m. ET
The Colts have a number of intriguing players who will compete for the nickel CB job if and when training camp opens.

PK Stover to announce retirement

Posted May 25, 2011 @ 10:47 a.m. ET
PK Matt Stover will announce his retirement on Thursday, bringing his 19-year NFL career to a close.

Manning underwent neck surgery

Posted May 24, 2011 @ 5:47 p.m. ET
Colts QB Peyton Manning underwent neck surgery on Monday to relieve pain he had been experiencing.

Lockout limbo: Colts report

Posted May 22, 2011 @ 10:55 a.m. ET
With NFL teams stuck in limbo thanks to the lockout, we are looking at where teams stand as they await the opening of the 2011 league year. Today, we take a look at the Colts.  

RB Carter fills role the Colts have been missing

Posted May 12, 2011 @ 4:42 p.m. ET
The Colts, who have struggled in short-yardage situations in recent seasons, think they have found a remedy in fourth-round RB Delone Carter.

Veteran assistant Moore no longer on Colts website

Posted May 12, 2011 @ 9:55 a.m. ET
Tom Moore, the Colts' offensive coordinator from 1998-2009, is not listed among the coaches on the Colts' website. He had no comment when reached by the Indianapolis Star, and neither did the team.

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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