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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

Pressure rises in AFC West

Posted May 02, 2012 @ 3:50 p.m. ET
The four QBs in the AFC West — Peyton Manning, Philip Rivers, Carson Palmer and Matt Cassel — have a lot to prove this season. 

Chargers draft choice Troutman expected to miss 2012

Posted May 01, 2012 @ 9:46 a.m. ET
Just days after the draft has ended, the Chargers rookie class has already taken a hit, as OG Johnnie Troutman is expected to miss the entire 2012 season.

Chargers set for battle at SS

Posted April 27, 2012 @ 11:29 p.m. ET
Veteran Atari Bigby and rookie Brandon Taylor will both see snaps at strong safety for the Chargers until a clear starter takes hold.

Chargers boost defense with top two picks

Posted April 27, 2012 @ 9:18 p.m. ET
The additions of OLB Melvin Ingram and DE Kendall Reyes should assist the aging Chargers defense.

Chargers hope Ingram isn't second coming of English

Posted April 26, 2012 @ 10:43 p.m. ET
The Chargers went with OLB Larry English in the first round three years ago. It didn't work. They're now trying again with OLB Melvin Ingram.

Chargers re-sign FB Hester

Posted April 14, 2012 @ 11:16 a.m. ET
Chargers free-agent FB Jacob Hester agreed on a one-year deal to return to San Diego on Friday evening. 

Chargers sign three offensive linemen

Posted April 13, 2012 @ 2:17 p.m. ET
The Chargers agreed to terms with three offensive linemen on one-year deals on Friday.

Chargers' chances shouldn't be discounted

Posted April 09, 2012 @ 2:35 p.m. ET
The Chargers may be an overlooked team entering 2012, but they could be dangerous, writes PFW's Mike Wilkening.

San Diego Chargers

Posted April 05, 2012 @ 12:44 p.m. ET
Here are the San Diego Chargers top three needs going into the draft, subject to any free-agent signings it may make before then.

Chargers add KR Spurlock

Posted April 04, 2012 @ 8:13 p.m. ET
The Chargers continue to add depth to their special teams, as they have signed free agent return specialist Michael Spurlock to a one-year deal.

Chargers bring back DL Castillo

Posted April 04, 2012 @ 4:09 p.m. ET
The Chargers have reached an agreement with DE Luis Castillo, re-signing the veteran lineman on Wednesday. The deal is for one year, with financial terms not announced.

Chargers sign WR Parrish

Posted April 03, 2012 @ 7:47 p.m. ET
The Chargers have reached a one-year deal with ex-Bills free-agent WR Roscoe Parrish. Financial terms of the deal were not announced.

AFC West draft needs

Posted April 03, 2012 @ 5:44 p.m. ET
With three of the division's teams having needs at defensive tackle, they're likely to be paying close attention to Memphis DT-NT Dontari Poe.

Former NFL QB Leaf arrested

Posted March 30, 2012 @ 10:03 p.m. ET
Former NFL QB Ryan Leaf was arrested in Montana on Friday for criminal possession of dangerous drugs, felony burglary and misdemeanor theft. 

Chargers re-sign NT Garay with two-year deal

Posted March 29, 2012 @ 3:55 p.m. ET
After addressing several of their other needs in free agency, the Chargers solidified their D-line by re-signing NT Antonio Garay on Wednesday.

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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