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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

League reacts to lockout's end

Posted July 25, 2011 @ 3:56 p.m. ET
Owners, coaches and executives from around the league reacted Monday to the news that the lockout was over and that the 2011 season is about to begin.

Report: Jackson withdraws request for compensation

Posted July 23, 2011 @ 10:40 a.m. ET
It appears one of the biggest hurdles left for the NFLPA is gone, as Chargers WR Vincent Jackson has agreed to withdraw his claim for compensation.

Weddle hopes to re-sign with Chargers

Posted July 21, 2011 @ 3:50 p.m. ET
FS Eric Weddle, expected to be one of the top players on the free-agent market, told a newspaper he'd like to re-sign with the Chargers when the lockout ends.

Expect 2011 to be Jackson's last as a Charger

Posted July 21, 2011 @ 11:43 a.m. ET
Frustrated with not being able to work out a long-term contract, Chargers WR Vincent Jackson is finally going to get his chance to hit the open market — in 2012.

Report: Mankins and Jackson ask for free agency or money

Posted July 19, 2011 @ 9:46 a.m. ET
Patriots OG Logan Mankins and Chargers WR Vincent Jackson, two of the plaintiffs in the "Tom Brady vs. NFL" antitrust lawsuit, have asked for special deals as part of the suit's settlement.

Gates finds the positives in being locked out

Posted July 08, 2011 @ 11:57 a.m. ET
Chargers TE Antonio Gates, who ended last season on injured reserve, has found some benefits to being locked out.

Oliver could be Chargers' odd man out

Posted June 24, 2011 @ 8:53 p.m. ET
Too many defensive backs on the Chargers' roster could mean Paul Oliver will have to find a new team to call home next season.  

Readers think Jaguars most likely to move to L.A.

Posted June 20, 2011 @ 2:58 p.m. ET
Readers believe that the Jaguars will be leaving Jacksonville and heading to the West Coast after responding to the poll question, "Which NFL franchise is most likely to move to Los Angeles."

AFC West best bets to break through in 2011

Posted June 20, 2011 @ 9:35 a.m. ET
PFW identifies four players from the AFC West who are ready for coming-out parties in 2011 (clockwise from left) — Knowshon Moreno, Brandon Carr, Ryan Mathews and Lamarr Houston.

Former Chargers DE Grossman named 2011 NFL Teacher of the Year

Posted June 15, 2011 @ 6:57 p.m. ET
Former Chargers and Eagles DE Burt Grossman has been named the 2011 NFL Teacher of the Year. Grossman is a teacher at Hoover High School in San Diego, Calif.

AEG CEO talks to five teams about move to L.A.

Posted June 11, 2011 @ 1 p.m. ET
Tim Leiweke, CEO of the group trying to build a stadium in downtown Los Angeles, has spoken with representatives of the Vikings, Chargers, Raiders, Rams and Jaguars about the proposed venue.

Lockout limbo: Chargers report

Posted June 04, 2011 @ 10:08 a.m. ET
There are changes in San Diego following a disappointing 2010 season, including two new coordinators and the likely departure of some familiar faces.

McNeill healthy, ready to go for Chargers

Posted June 01, 2011 @ 6:34 p.m. ET
The contract holdout that caused OLT Marcus McNeill to miss the first five games last season hurt the Chargers, but he's ready to contribute from the start in 2011.

Second-year Chargers needed to step up

Posted May 25, 2011 @ 8:43 p.m. ET
The Chargers didn't get many contributions from their rookie class last season, but the team hasn't given up on those players in 2011.

Chargers OLB English says he had foot surgery in March

Posted May 21, 2011 @ 4 p.m. ET
Chargers OLB Larry English, coming off a disappointing, injury-plagued 2010 season, had surgery on his injured left foot in early March.

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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