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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

Chargers sign TE Gates to five-year extension

Posted July 29, 2010 @ 11:03 a.m. ET
The Chargers announced late Wednesday that they have signed TE Antonio Gates to a five-year contract extension that will keep him in San Diego through 2015. According to ESPN's Chris Mortensen, the deal is worth $36.175 million, including ...

AFC West training-camp reports

Posted July 22, 2010 @ 9:57 a.m. ET
In the fourth installment of our series of training-camp reports, we take a look at the AFC West teams.

Coryell's quarterbacks

Posted July 19, 2010 @ 4:07 p.m. ET
The late Don Coryell managed to quickly turn a pair of quarterbacks who'd been struggling like hell into All-Pros aerialists — Jim Hart in St. Louis, Dan Fouts in San Diego.

Nose tackle should be Bolts' top camp battle

Posted July 13, 2010 @ 6:51 p.m. ET
Following the release of veteran Ian Scott, the Chargers will stage a full-fledged battle for the starting NT spot, one that we hear will be the best of camp.

NFL suspends Chargers WR Jackson for three games

Posted July 13, 2010 @ 10:18 a.m. ET
The Chargers have been notified by the NFL that WR Vincent Jackson will miss the first three regular-season games of 2010 for violating the league's substance-abuse policy.

Chargers sign rookies Butler, Thomas

Posted July 09, 2010 @ 4:31 p.m. ET
The Chargers announced Friday that they have agreed to four-year contracts with two 2010 draft picks, ILB Donald Butler and DT Cam Thomas.

Innovative Coryell deserves Hall berth

Posted July 04, 2010 @ 8:02 p.m. ET
Mike Holbrook makes a case for the selection of former Chargers and Cardinals head coach Don Coryell to the Pro Football Hall of Fame, in a column that was originally posted Dec. 13.

Chargers won't trade McNeill

Posted July 04, 2010 @ 12:09 p.m. ET
According to "Whispers," the Chargers don't have any intention of dealing OLT Marcus McNeill, whom they'd like to reward with a contract extension after they've care of several other key players next offseason.

Coryell deserves to get Hall call

Posted July 02, 2010 @ 6:47 p.m. ET
In this 2007 column by longtime PFW contributor Jerry Magee, he cites many accomplishments of former Chargers head coach Don Coryell, who died Thursday. Coryell was a finalist in the Pro Football Hall of Fame's voting for the Class ...

Passing guru Coryell dead at 85

Posted July 02, 2010 @ 1:26 a.m. ET
Former Chargers and Cardinals head coach Don Coryell died at 3:15 p.m. PDT Thursday at the age of 85 at Sharp Grossmont Hospital in La Mesa, just outside San Diego. The cause of death wasn't disclosed, but ...

Redskins' interest in Chargers' Jackson unclear

Posted July 01, 2010 @ 6:14 p.m. ET
Reports suggest that the Redskins are one of the teams that are interested in acquiring disgruntled Chargers WR Vincent Jackson, but that interest might have changed following Jackson's three-game suspension.

Reports: Chargers WR Jackson handed three-game suspension

Posted July 01, 2010 @ 11:32 a.m. ET
The NFL has suspended Chargers WR Vincent Jackson for three games for violating the league's personal-conduct policy, according to ESPN and NFL Network.

Bolts will deal Jackson for right price

Posted July 01, 2010 @ 9:56 a.m. ET
Just months after going to the Pro Bowl, WR Vincent Jackson might not be a member of the Chargers when the 2010 season begins.

Chargers WR Davis unlikely to benefit from Jackson's absence

Posted June 25, 2010 @ 2:05 p.m. ET
Since the Chargers drafted him in the first round in 2007, WR Buster Davis has often earned rave reviews for his work in practice. The only problem: His dazzling talent has never carried over into game action, as he has ...

Chargers sign rookies Stuckey, Epps

Posted June 25, 2010 @ 11:20 a.m. ET
The Chargers signed two 2010 draft picks late Thursday, S Darrell Stuckey and TE Dedrick Epps, to four-year contracts.

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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