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Deon Butler

Deon Butler - #3 - WR

Status Active
Height/Weight 5' 10"/ 182 lbs.
Birthday 01/04/1986
Birthplace Fairfax, VA
College Penn State
Years played 5
Drafted 2009, 3rd round, 27th pick by Seahawks

Best record doesn't usually translate to title success

Posted June 13, 2012 @ 11:54 a.m. ET
Does the fact that the Packers posted a 15-1 record — best in the NFL — a season ago mean they should be Super Bowl favorites in 2012? Maybe not.

Managing expectations for Broncos this season

Posted June 11, 2012 @ 5:53 p.m. ET
The Broncos and Peyton Manning have quite a few obstacles to overcome this season. PFW's Eric Edholm takes a closer look.

Leber announces he's retiring

Posted June 09, 2012 @ 1:19 p.m. ET
Former Chargers, Vikings and Rams LB Ben Leber announced he is retiring on Minneapolis radio station KFAN on Friday.

Chargers sign veteran RB Brown

Posted June 08, 2012 @ 4:14 p.m. ET
The Chargers agreed to a one-year deal with veteran RB Ronnie Brown, the team announced on Friday.

AFC West players in the crosshairs

Posted May 22, 2012 @ 4:19 p.m. ET
Here's a look at the players on each AFC West team who will be most heavily scrutinized, including Chiefs RBs Jamaal Charles and Peyton Hillis.

The final season of Unitas

Posted May 18, 2012 @ 11:18 a.m. ET
As his career was winding down, Johnny Unitas found opportunity in San Diego, and a different world from what he was used to in Baltimore.

Turner: Gates is healthy again

Posted May 17, 2012 @ 9:57 p.m. ET
After battling injuries the past two years, Chargers TE Antonio Gates is healthy again, according to his head coach, Norv Turner.

Chargers will add RB, but it won't be Tomlinson

Posted May 17, 2012 @ 3:06 p.m. ET
The Chargers will sign a veteran running back this offseason, but we hear it won't be one of the team's all-time greats, LaDainian Tomlinson.

Chargers sign rookie S Taylor

Posted May 14, 2012 @ 8:29 p.m. ET
The Chargers have signed S Brandon Taylor, a third-round pick from LSU, the club announced Monday. 

Broncos D-line coach Nunnely retires

Posted May 14, 2012 @ 7:54 p.m. ET
Broncos defensive line coach Wayne Nunnely retired on Monday after 36 years of coaching.

Players, fans pay tribute to Seau

Posted May 12, 2012 @ 3:27 a.m. ET
Hours after Junior Seau was buried in his hometown, thousands of fans got their chance to cheer one more time for the linebacker at the stadium where he starred for 13 seasons.

Chargers ink six of seven draft picks

Posted May 11, 2012 @ 1:17 p.m. ET
The Chargers have agreed to contracts with six of their picks from the 2012 NFL draft.

Chargers cut OLB LaBoy

Posted May 07, 2012 @ 8:25 p.m. ET
The Chargers released OLB Travis LaBoy on Monday, the team confirmed.

Vikings in limbo and expansion not on NFL's radar

Posted May 05, 2012 @ 3:49 p.m. ET
The difficulty the Vikings are experiencing in getting a new stadium is similar to predicaments that are looming in other NFL cities.

Seau's death ruled a suicide

Posted May 03, 2012 @ 9:46 p.m. ET
The death of former NFL LB Junior Seau has been ruled a suicide, the San Diego County medical examiner's office said Thursday.

STATS, LLC PLAYER NEWS

Posted April 08, 2013
The Chargers agreed to terms with Butler on a one-year deal on Monday.||||||| Butler played in 35 games during four seasons with the Seattle Seahawks, catching 57 passes for 611 yards (10.7 average) and four touchdowns.
Posted Dec. 12, 2010
Butler will be placed on injured reserve, as expected, after suffering a broken leg against San Francisco. He was injured in the final minutes of Sunday's 40-21 loss to the 49ers.||||||| Seattle coach Pete Carroll said Monday that Butler underwent surgery Sunday night at Stanford Hospital and a rod was inserted into his lower leg to stabilize the break. Carroll said only one bone in his lower leg broke - he did not specify which - but there were two breaks.
Posted July 24, 2009
The Seahawks have signed Butler, their third-round draft choice, to a multiyear contract.||||||| The team announced Friday that Penn State's career receptions leader became the fifth of Seattle's seven draft picks to sign. Butler was the 91st overall pick in the April draft. He had 179 receptions at Penn State, finished second in school history with 2,771 receiving yards, and third with 22 touchdowns.

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