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Donald Butler

Donald Butler - #56 - LB

Status Active
Height/Weight 6' 1"/ 242 lbs.
Birthday 10/17/1988
Birthplace Sacramento, CA
College Washington
Years played 4
Drafted 2010, 3rd round, 15th pick by Chargers

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Dominance of Manning shows Bolts belong in title talk

Posted Nov. 29, 2010 @ 4:35 p.m. ET
Any questions about whether the Chargers are a legitimate Super Bowl contender were answered Sunday night — they are one of the league's most dangerous teams.

Chargers pick Manning four times, dominate Colts 36-14

Posted Nov. 28, 2010 @ 11:53 p.m. ET
The Chargers picked off the four-time league MVP four times, returning two for scores, as they handed Indianapolis its most lopsided home loss in the Manning era on Sunday night.

Jackson leaves first game back with calf injury

Posted Nov. 28, 2010 @ 9:14 p.m. ET
Chargers WR Vincent Jackson left Sunday night's game in the first half against the Colts with a calf injury and he will not return, according to NBC's Andrea Kremer.

Chargers still committed to Mathews, but concerns linger

Posted Nov. 26, 2010 @ 1:09 a.m. ET
While the Chargers remain committed to RB Ryan Mathews despite his disappointing rookie season, they do have some concerns about their first-round pick.

Chargers WR Crayton undergoes wrist surgery

Posted Nov. 25, 2010 @ 11:48 a.m. ET
Chargers WR Patrick Crayton underwent surgery on his left wrist Wednesday after having been injured in San Diego's 35-14 win over Denver on Monday night.

2011 AFC West free-agent preview

Posted Nov. 24, 2010 @ 11:58 a.m. ET
Can the Raiders afford to keep free-agent-to-be Nnamdi Asomugha, who's one of the elite cornerbacks in the league? Here is our exclusive team-by-team list of AFC West players likely to become free agents in March.

Chargers activate WR Jackson, release PK Brown

Posted Nov. 23, 2010 @ 6:38 p.m. ET
The Chargers officially activated WR Vincent Jackson on Tuesday and released PK Kris Brown.

Rivers' four TD passes spark Chargers' win

Posted Nov. 22, 2010 @ 11:58 p.m. ET
Philip Rivers tied his career high with four touchdown passes and the San Diego Chargers beat the Denver Broncos 35-14 on Monday night for their third straight victory.

Gates, Mathews both inactive for Chargers

Posted Nov. 22, 2010 @ 7:42 p.m. ET
The Chargers will be without some of their top playmakers for tonight's clash with AFC West rival Denver.

Chargers OLT McNeill regains dominance

Posted Nov. 20, 2010 @ 9:13 p.m. ET
After sitting out the first five games and struggling a bit in his first game back, San Diego OLT Marcus McNeill has been a key factor in the offensive line providing much-improved protection for QB Philip Rivers.

Chargers blackout lifted

Posted Nov. 19, 2010 @ 8 p.m. ET
The Chargers announced Friday evening that they have sold enough tickets to lift the local TV blackout, allowing Southern California to see the Broncos at Chargers game Monday night at Qualcomm Stadium.

Cason making Bolts forget about Cromartie

Posted Nov. 17, 2010 @ 7:02 p.m. ET
When the Chargers shipped CB Antonio Cromartie to the Jets in the offseason, they were showing a lot of faith in replacement Antoine Cason, who hadn't been charged with a great deal of responsibility in his first two years ...

Chargers sign SS Watkins

Posted Nov. 15, 2010 @ 2:41 p.m. ET
The Chargers signed SS Pat Watkins on Monday and waived WR Gary Banks.

Gut-check time in San Diego

Posted Nov. 15, 2010 @ 5:31 a.m. ET
Sure as shooting, with QB Philip Rivers setting his sights on a new single-season league record for passing yardage, the Chargers appear primed for another late-season charge to the playoffs — provided their special teams stop shooting themselves in the foot.

The passing war of 1980

Posted Nov. 12, 2010 @ 1:59 p.m. ET
Thirty years ago, Dan Fouts and Brian Sipe took advantage of favorable conditions for passers and broke the NFL record for most passing yards in a season. Fouts finished with NFL single-season records for completions (348), attempts (589) and yards ...

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Posted Aug. 04, 2010
Butler will miss the entire season after sustaining an Achilles' tendon injury.||||||| Butler, who was injured on Tuesday, said his injury was "heartbreaking. I've never dealt with something like this. Right now I'm just trying to make it through." He was a third-round draft pick out of Washington.

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