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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

AFC South Spin cycle: Week Four

Posted Oct. 01, 2012 @ 1:38 p.m. ET
The AFC South continues to look like a one-horse race, as the Texans outclassed the Titans, and the Jaguars failed to take advantage of the Bengals' injury woes.

Pagano has treatable leukemia

Posted Oct. 01, 2012 @ 9:26 a.m. ET
Colts head coach Chuck Pagano has revealed that he has been diagnosed with a treatable form of leukemia.

Other than Freeman, Colts backups struggling

Posted Sept. 27, 2012 @ 9:17 p.m. ET
The Colts have gotten terrific contributions from former CFL standout Jerrell Freeman, but other backups haven't been as successful.

Colts sign CB Butler

Posted Sept. 25, 2012 @ 10:26 a.m. ET
The Colts signed CB Darius Butler on Tuesday, the club announced. 

Colts WR Collie tears patellar tendon, placed on I.R.

Posted Sept. 24, 2012 @ 7:39 p.m. ET
In his first game of the 2012 season, Colts WR Austin Collie suffered a torn patellar tendon and was placed on injured reserve.

AFC South Spin cycle: Week Three

Posted Sept. 24, 2012 @ 1:25 p.m. ET
Here is our team-by-team take on the state of the AFC South following Week Three.

Gabbert throws 80-yard game-winner for the Jags

Posted Sept. 23, 2012 @ 5 p.m. ET
Jacksonville's Blaine Gabbert connected with Cecil Shorts III on a 80-yard TD pass with 45 seconds left to beat the Colts 22-17 on Sunday.

Finally healthy, Colts' Avery making presence felt

Posted Sept. 20, 2012 @ 10:33 p.m. ET
We hear WR Donnie Avery is gaining the trust of QB Andrew Luck and could be in position to be a big contributor in 2012.

Week Two Players of the Week

Posted Sept. 18, 2012 @ 11:47 a.m. ET
This week, PFW selects Reggie Bush, Clay Matthews and Adam Vinatieri as its Players of the Week.

AFC South Spin cycle: Week Two

Posted Sept. 17, 2012 @ 12:27 p.m. ET
Here is our team-by-team take on the state of the AFC South following Week Two.

Vinatieri kicks Colts, Luck to first victory

Posted Sept. 16, 2012 @ 4:37 p.m. ET
Adam Vinatieri made a 53-yard field goal with 8 seconds left Sunday to give Andrew Luck and Indianapolis a 23-20 victory over Minnesota.

Key matchup: Colts QB Andrew Luck vs. Vikings secondary

Posted Sept. 13, 2012 @ 3:20 p.m. ET
In Thursday's key matchup, we break down two units set to face off in Indianapolis that struggled in Week One.

Colts WR Collie cleared to practice

Posted Sept. 12, 2012 @ 1:57 p.m. ET
Colts WR Austin Collie will practice this week and could play in Week Two’s game against the Vikings.

Colts add OT Sowell

Posted Sept. 11, 2012 @ 12:10 p.m. ET
The Colts signed OT Bradley Sowell off the Buccaneers’ practice squad, the team announced Tuesday.

Colts add veteran OG Essex

Posted Sept. 10, 2012 @ 5:38 p.m. ET
The Colts signed veteran OG Trai Essex and waived OT Mike Person and C A.Q. Shipley, the team announced Monday.

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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