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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

Referee fined for obscenity caught on open mic

Posted Nov. 16, 2012 @ 6:50 p.m. ET
The NFL fined referee Tony Corrente one game check for Corrente’s obscene language that was heard on television and at Lucas Oil Stadium.

Colts swap cornerbacks

Posted Nov. 16, 2012 @ 2:48 p.m. ET
The Colts elevated CB Teddy Williams from the practice squad to the active roster and waived CB Marshay Green.

Friday's key matchup: Colts QB Andrew Luck vs. Patriots defense

Posted Nov. 16, 2012 @ 12:55 p.m. ET
In Sunday’s marquee game between the 6-3 Colts and 6-3 Patriots, the No. 1 pick of April’s draft will help determine if Indy can pull the upset.

CB Butler's emergence comes at great time for Colts

Posted Nov. 15, 2012 @ 3:42 p.m. ET
CB Darius Butler has brought with him to Indianapolis a greater focus and hunger to reach his potential.

Colts place Powers, Nevis on I.R.

Posted Nov. 12, 2012 @ 3:41 p.m. ET
The Colts placed CB Jerraud Powers and DT Drake Nevis on injured reserve and activated rookie NT Josh Chapman off the non-football injury list.

AFC South Spin cycle: Texans win statement game

Posted Nov. 12, 2012 @ 12:49 p.m. ET
The Texans and Colts continue their winning ways, while the Titans got back on track in Miami. The Jagaurs, on the other hand, are going nowhere fast.

49ers aim to join Giants as San Francisco champs

Posted Nov. 10, 2012 @ 12:06 p.m. ET
Here’s a look at the four times the same city has won the World Series in October and the Super Bowl a few months later.

Colts' 'D' finally making impact plays

Posted Nov. 09, 2012 @ 12:06 p.m. ET
After failing to take the ball away for over a month, the Colts' "D" doubled its season takaway total in a Week 10 road win over the Jaguars.

Luck runs for two TDs to lead Colts past Jaguars

Posted Nov. 08, 2012 @ 11:43 p.m. ET
The Colts beat the Jaguars 27-10 on Thursday night behind two rushing touchdowns from rookie QB Andrew Luck.

First-time NFL head coaches impressing

Posted Nov. 07, 2012 @ 12:10 p.m. ET
The NFL’s four rookie head coaches, including Tampa Bay's Greg Schiano, are proving they belong at the top of their profession.

Week Nine Players of the Week

Posted Nov. 06, 2012 @ 11:23 a.m. ET
This week, PFW selects Andrew Luck, Charles Tillman and Trindon Holliday as its Players of the Week.

Colts 'D' stiffening when it counts

Posted Nov. 05, 2012 @ 3:57 p.m. ET
Led by defensive coordinator Greg Manusky, the Colts' 'D' has stiffened considerably in the second half during their three-game win streak.

AFC South Spin cycle: Colts' win about more than Luck

Posted Nov. 05, 2012 @ 1:56 p.m. ET
Colts rookie QB Andrew Luck was cool and collected in Indianapoiis' emotional Week Nine victory over the Dolphins.

Week 11 Patriots-Colts game flexed

Posted Nov. 05, 2012 @ 1:43 p.m. ET
The NFL announced Monday that the Week 11 game between the Colts and Patriots will be flexed to a late-afternoon time slot.

With Luck in Indy, Manning in Denver, everyone won

Posted Nov. 05, 2012 @ 12:52 p.m. ET
Peyton Manning in Denver and Andrew Luck in Indy couldn't have worked better for both clubs; three bad coaching decisions; and more from Week Nine.

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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