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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

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Patriots-Colts matchup of the day: Wednesday

Posted Nov. 17, 2010 @ 3:55 p.m. ET
Here's a matchup to watch in the Week 11 game between the Patriots and Colts: Patriots TEs Rob Gronkowski and Aaron Hernandez vs. Colts safeties Aaron Francisco and Antoine Bethea

Patriots-Colts matchup of the day: Tuesday

Posted Nov. 16, 2010 @ 6:28 p.m. ET
Here's a matchup to watch in the Week 11 game between the Patriots and Colts: Colts' third-down offense vs. Patriots' third-down defense.

Opportunistic 'D' carries Colts past Bengals

Posted Nov. 15, 2010 @ 3:44 p.m. ET
Indy's opportunistic "D" forced five turnovers Sunday, picking up the slack for Peyton Manning and a number of second-string players on the offensive side of the football en route to a 23-17 victory over the Bengals.

Brown blows chance to seize Colts’ RB job

Posted Nov. 15, 2010 @ 1:02 p.m. ET
The opportunity was there for Donald Brown to become a fantasy force, but he let it slip through his fingers.

Colts' defense sends Bengals to 2-7

Posted Nov. 14, 2010 @ 4:34 p.m. ET
Kelvin Hayden returned an interception for a touchdown and Javarris James ran for his third TD in two weeks and the Indianapolis Colts held on to beat the Cincinnati Bengals 23-17 on Sunday.

Colts claim RB Bell

Posted Nov. 11, 2010 @ 12:07 p.m. ET
The Colts claimed RB Joique Bell off waivers from the Eagles, the team announced Thursday.

AFC South midseason reports

Posted Nov. 11, 2010 @ 9:15 a.m. ET
As the Texans' biggest surprise of 2010, RB Arian Foster has brought stability to a position that was a liability last season. Read our midseason reports on AFC South teams.

Poll: Peyton Manning is most valuable

Posted Nov. 11, 2010 @ 12:04 a.m. ET
Peyton Manning is the NFL's most valuable player this season, according to the respondents to a just-concluded poll on ProFootballWeekly.com.

Help on the way for battered Colts

Posted Nov. 10, 2010 @ 8:06 p.m. ET
The way we hear it, the Colts could get several key starters, including SS Bob Sanders and RB Joseph Addai, back by Week 12 or 13.

Colts rule Collie, Sanders out for Tuesday

Posted Nov. 09, 2010 @ 8:07 p.m. ET
The Colts released their Tuesday injury report, and S Bob Sanders (biceps) and WR Austin Collie (concussion) have been ruled out for Sunday's game against the Bengals.

Early signs positive on Collie's concussion

Posted Nov. 08, 2010 @ 11:14 p.m. ET
Initial reports indicate that the concussion suffered by Colts WR Austin Collie on Sunday is not as serious as first feared. Doctors cleared Collie to travel home with his teammates following a 26-24 loss at Philadelphia. He was resting at ...

Too much Vick for shorthanded Colts

Posted Nov. 08, 2010 @ 6:36 p.m. ET
The shorthanded Colts fought back from a 13-0 first-quarter deficit to the Eagles to take a 17-16 lead into the locker room at halftime, but it was too much Michael Vick in the second half, and the Colts eventually fell ...

Tamme the new ‘it’ man in Indy

Posted Nov. 08, 2010 @ 3:20 p.m. ET
No Dallas Clark, no problem. All the Colts need to do is plug somebody into the lineup and he'll produce. Right now, that guy is Jacob Tamme.

Vick leads Eagles to victory in return

Posted Nov. 07, 2010 @ 8:11 p.m. ET
Michael Vick threw for 218 yards and one touchdown, ran for 74 yards and a score, and the Eagles beat Peyton Manning and the Indianapolis Colts 26-24 Sunday.

Colts WR Collie taken off on stretcher with head injury

Posted Nov. 07, 2010 @ 5:46 p.m. ET
Colts WR Austin Collie was carted of the field in the Week Nine game vs. the Eagles with an apparent head injury.

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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