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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

Recap of Friday's NFL fines

Posted Jan. 01, 2011 @ 1:55 p.m. ET
Here is a recap of the fines handed out by the NFL on Friday for actions taken in Week 16 games.

Colts establishing run when it matters most

Posted Dec. 30, 2010 @ 9:16 a.m. ET
The Colts' ground game that was much-maligned earlier in the season is now being lauded for its effectiveness following its first back-to-back 150-yard rushing days since the 2006 Super Bowl season.

Colts swap corners

Posted Dec. 28, 2010 @ 4:53 p.m. ET
The Colts claimed CB Mike Richardson off waivers from the Chiefs and waived CB David Pender.

Colts finding balance at the right time

Posted Dec. 27, 2010 @ 4:21 p.m. ET
In beating the Raiders 31-26 on Sunday, the Colts' defense held a top-five rushing offense to fewer than 100 yards for a second consecutive week and the offense surpassed the 150-yard rushing mark in consecutive weeks for the first time ...

Week 17 game times changed

Posted Dec. 26, 2010 @ 10:19 p.m. ET
The NFL has announced time changes for several key Week 17 matchups.

Manning's three TDs lead Colts past Raiders

Posted Dec. 26, 2010 @ 7:44 p.m. ET
Peyton Manning threw three touchdown passes and iced the game with a 27-yard keeper to help the Colts beat the Raiders 31-26 Sunday in a game that turned out to have little playoff meaning.

Mathis, Winfield fined

Posted Dec. 23, 2010 @ 2:54 p.m. ET
Colts DE Robert Mathis and Vikings CB Antoine Winfield were fined this week for hits in Week 15 games.

Collie's season over, but he's expected to return next year

Posted Dec. 22, 2010 @ 7:50 p.m. ET
The way we hear it, barring a doctor instructing Colts WR Austin Collie that he should quit playing football, he is expected to return next season. That said, the Colts will be extremely careful in ensuring that the second-year receiver ...

Colts place WR Collie on I.R., sign DB Hamlin

Posted Dec. 22, 2010 @ 11:14 a.m. ET
Colts WR Austin Collie has been placed on I.R. after suffering his second concussion of the season in Week 15. Veteran DB Ken Hamlin was signed to fill the spot vacated by Collie on the 53-man roster.

Colts have edge over Jaguars in AFC South

Posted Dec. 21, 2010 @ 11:49 a.m. ET
Despite adversity, Colts are two wins from AFC South title.

Concussions rob Collie of epic season

Posted Dec. 20, 2010 @ 3:44 p.m. ET
When you think about what kind of season Austin Collie could have had if he had been able to stay healthy, it's fairly incredible. Unfortunately, he was caught in the wrong place at the wrong time on too many ...

Colts put Jaguars' title celebration on hold

Posted Dec. 19, 2010 @ 5:05 p.m. ET
Peyton Manning threw two TD passes Sunday, avoided throwing an interception for the second straight game, and led Indianapolis to a season-saving 34-24 victory over Jacksonville.

Collie out with another concussion

Posted Dec. 19, 2010 @ 3:02 p.m. ET
Colts WR Austin Collie suffered his third serious head injury of the season in the first half of Indianapolis' game today vs. the Jaguars.

Colts' playoff streak in prestigious company

Posted Dec. 19, 2010 @ 11:19 a.m. ET
With the Colts having made the playoffs eight straight seasons, NFList examines the longest such playoff streaks, including one by Dallas under Tom Landry.

Manning not thinking about breaking Favre's record

Posted Dec. 16, 2010 @ 3:26 p.m. ET
With Vikings QB Brett Favre's historic record of 297 consecutive regular-season starts coming to an end last Monday, Colts QB Peyton Manning now possesses the longest active streak (205). The way we hear it, Manning has the utmost respect ...

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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