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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

Manning shows lofty worth with rebound effort

Posted Dec. 13, 2010 @ 12:32 p.m. ET
After he hit a rough patch, owners were actually wondering if they should bench Peyton Manning. But the superstar showed last Thursday night why that is never a good idea.

Edgerrin not the only James who can get it done for Colts

Posted Dec. 11, 2010 @ 2:21 p.m. ET
Undrafted rookie RB Javarris James does not have the athleticism or natural ability of his cousin and former Colts great Edgerrin James, but he has made a statement that he has the determination and work ethic to carve out a ...

Readers pick Colts to beat out Jaguars in AFC South

Posted Dec. 11, 2010 @ 1:23 a.m. ET
In a recent poll in which we asked readers to pick the AFC South champion this season, Indianapolis edged current division leader Jacksonville in the voting.

Manning, Garcon help keep Colts' playoff hopes alive

Posted Dec. 10, 2010 @ 10:17 a.m. ET
With an urgent 30-28 victory over the Titans on Thursday night, the Colts knocked the Titans out of the postseason picture and kept control of their own playoff destiny heading into the momentous Week 15 showdown with the division-leading Jaguars.

Manning, Colts beat Titans 30-28

Posted Dec. 09, 2010 @ 11:59 p.m. ET
Peyton Manning threw for 319 yards and two touchdowns, and the Indianapolis Colts snapped their three-game skid by beating the Tennessee Titans 30-28 on Thursday night to stay just a half-game back in the AFC South.

Colts' Wayne, Tamme active for Titans game

Posted Dec. 09, 2010 @ 8:19 p.m. ET
Colts WR Reggie Wayne, TE Jacob Tamme and MLB Gary Brackett, all of whom had been listed as questionable, are active for the Thursday-night game between Indianapolis and Tennessee. For the Titans, DT Tony Brown will play despite having been ...

Colts place Sanders on injured reserve

Posted Dec. 08, 2010 @ 6:04 p.m. ET
The Colts announced Wednesday that they have placed S Bob Sanders on injured reserve.

Colts nominated for peace award

Posted Dec. 08, 2010 @ 4:50 p.m. ET
The Colts have been nominated for the inaugural United Nations NGO Positive Peace Awards in the Professional Sports Team category.

Colts place CB Powers on I.R., sign RB Rhodes

Posted Dec. 07, 2010 @ 3:15 p.m. ET
The Colts have placed CB Jerraud Powers on injured reserve with an arm injury and brought back veteran RB Dominic Rhodes.

Colts CB Powers has broken forearm

Posted Dec. 06, 2010 @ 2:24 p.m. ET
Colts CB Jerraud Powers will miss some time with a broken arm, according to the Indianapolis Star.

Nearing panic time for Manning, Colts

Posted Dec. 06, 2010 @ 2:13 p.m. ET
Following their third consecutive loss, in which Peyton Manning tossed four more interceptions, the Colts are mired in their worst slump of the season at the worst possible time.  

Cowboys pick Manning four times, beat Colts in OT

Posted Dec. 05, 2010 @ 8:10 p.m. ET
On Sunday, Peyton Manning had two of his four interceptions returned for touchdowns and the last one set up David Buehler's 38-yard field goal in overtime to give Dallas a 38-35 victory at Indianapolis.

Q&A with Colts DT Dan Muir

Posted Dec. 03, 2010 @ 2:55 p.m. ET
PFW recently caught up with Colts DT Dan Muir to discuss his work in the community, the Colts' stout red-zone defense, playing on the same line with Pro Bowl DEs Dwight Freeney and Robert Mathis and Muir's love for ...

Colts need new approach for acquiring O-linemen

Posted Dec. 02, 2010 @ 1:51 p.m. ET
After several failed attempts both in free agency and through the draft, the Colts need to re-evaluate their approach for acquiring offensive linemen, the way we hear it

Colts add rookie LB Triplett

Posted Dec. 01, 2010 @ 11:46 a.m. ET
The Colts have added rookie LB Nate Triplett to their roster.

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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