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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

Hughes provides depth outside for Colts' 'D'

Posted April 23, 2010 @ 12:15 a.m. ET
Colts' first-round draft pick Jerry Hughes should fill the bill nicely as an extra speedy pass rusher with a big-time burst off the edge.

Colts DT Foster accused of sexual assault

Posted April 20, 2010 @ 9:54 a.m. ET
The Chicago Sun-Times is reporting that an Indiana University-Purdue University Indianapolis hotel worker has alleged in a lawsuit that Colts DT Eric Foster sexually assaulted her before the AFC championship game.

Colts sign RFA DT Johnson

Posted April 17, 2010 @ 9:39 a.m. ET
Following in the footsteps of fellow Colts starting DT Daniel Muir, restricted free agent Antonio Johnson has signed his one-year tender of $1.644 million.

Colts RFAs Bullitt, Muir sign contracts

Posted April 14, 2010 @ 11:53 a.m. ET
The Indianapolis Star is reporting that key backup S Melvin Bullitt and starting DT Daniel Muir have signed one-year contracts with the Colts.

Colts could sorely miss versatile DL Brock

Posted April 08, 2010 @ 3:12 p.m. ET
Don't be surprised if the Colts spend a relatively high pick in the upcoming draft on a potential replacement for versatile DL Raheem Brock, whose contract was quietly terminated early in the offseason.

Christensen takes charge of Colts' play-calling

Posted March 25, 2010 @ 11:03 a.m. ET
The Colts officially announced a substantial makeover of their coaching staff, but specifics on the input and authority of the coaches remain sketchy, with head coach Jim Caldwell yet to go into detail about the changes.

Colts officially announce coaching changes

Posted March 19, 2010 @ 8:04 p.m. ET
The Colts officially announced the hirings of two coaches on Friday — WR coach Ron Turner and assistant offensive-line coach Ron Prince — in addition to altering the titles of four others on the staff.

Colts officially announce Terry signing

Posted March 15, 2010 @ 10:35 a.m. ET
The Colts officially announced the signing Monday morning of free-agent OT Adam Terry. The 6-8, 335-pound Terry adds considerable beef to an offensive line that team president Bill Polian has vowed to make bigger and stronger this offseason.

Eagles bring back WR Baskett

Posted March 12, 2010 @ 1 p.m. ET
The Eagles have re-signed WR Hank Baskett, who last played with the team in training camp in 2009 before being let go as one of the final cuts.

Lilja release latest unexpected Colts maneuver

Posted March 10, 2010 @ 4:55 p.m. ET
With insiders still scratching their heads over the hiring of former Bears offensive coordinator Ron Turner to a position on the Colts’ coaching staff that has yet to be specifically spelled out, the team continued to raise plenty of eyebrows ...

Eagles sign Marlin Jackson

Posted March 10, 2010 @ 4:46 p.m. ET
The Eagles have signed former Colts CB Marlin Jackson to a two-year deal to play free safety.

Giants sign Sorgi to back up Eli

Posted March 09, 2010 @ 3:21 p.m. ET
The Giants announced that QB Jim Sorgi, who has been Peyton Manning’s backup for the past six seasons, now will compete to be the No. 2 behind Eli Manning in New York.

Report: Colts release starting OLG Lilja

Posted March 08, 2010 @ 6:06 p.m. ET
Fox Sports is reporting that the Colts have released OG Ryan Lilja, a sixth-year pro who started every game at left guard last season. 

Colts cut backup QB Sorgi

Posted March 05, 2010 @ 6:31 p.m. ET
The Colts have released backup QB Jim Sorgi, according to the Indianapolis Star, who got the news from Sorgi’s agent, Matt Brei.

Brackett signing solidifies low-key Colts

Posted March 05, 2010 @ 3:15 p.m. ET
The Colts took care of some significant business early Friday morning, agreeing to a new five-year deal with starting MLB and team leader Gary Brackett.

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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