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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

STATS, LLC 2012 STATS

Tack FF Int
77 2 1

WR Floyd still a top target in Chargers offense

Posted Sept. 15, 2012 @ 11:58 a.m. ET
Despite all the preseason talk about free-agent additions at wideout, Chargers QB Philip Rivers relied on two pass catchers he knows well in Week One.

Mathews cleared for contact, limited in practice

Posted Sept. 13, 2012 @ 9:22 p.m. ET
RB Ryan Mathews has been cleared for contact but was limited in practice as the Chargers prepare for their home opener.

Chargers add veteran OL Wells

Posted Sept. 11, 2012 @ 6:46 p.m. ET
The Chargers signed OG-OT Reggie Wells, the team announced Tuesday.

AFC West Spin cycle: Week One

Posted Sept. 11, 2012 @ 1:42 p.m. ET
Philip Rivers and the Chargers get off on the right foot with a win over the Raiders. We take a spin around the AFC West after Week One.

Chargers' Mathews, Gaither to miss Week One

Posted Sept. 08, 2012 @ 3:53 p.m. ET
Chargers RB Ryan Mathews (clavicle) and OLT Jared Gaither (back) will miss Week One, the club said Saturday. 

NFL Links: How hot is Reid's seat in Philly?

Posted Sept. 06, 2012 @ 3:18 p.m. ET
A Philadelphia writer thinks anything short of a Super Bowl appearance could get Eagles coach Andy Reid fired.

A healthy English adds to Chargers' LB corps

Posted Sept. 05, 2012 @ 10:34 p.m. ET
Former first-round LB Larry English is healthy and looking to shed the "bust" label as a situational pass rusher for the Chargers.

Chargers use new I.R. rule for WR Brown

Posted Sept. 04, 2012 @ 3:32 p.m. ET
The Chargers will place WR Vincent Brown on injured reserve with the new “Designated to Return” label, the team announced Tuesday.

Chargers cut PK Novak, DE Cesaire, FB Hester

Posted Aug. 31, 2012 @ 9:17 p.m. ET
The Chargers cut several vested veterans on Friday, including PK Nick Novak, DE Jacques Cesaire and FB Jacob Hester.

Vikings S Smith fined for hit

Posted Aug. 31, 2012 @ 4:27 p.m. ET
Vikings rookie S Harrison Smith was fined $21,000 for unnecessary roughness, the league confirmed to Pro Football Talk. 

WR Parrish agrees to terms with Raiders

Posted Aug. 28, 2012 @ 11:58 a.m. ET
Hours after being released by the Chargers, WR Roscoe Parrish agreed to terms with the Raiders, Pro Football Talk first reported.

Parrish among Chargers' cuts to 75

Posted Aug. 27, 2012 @ 3:56 p.m. ET
The Chargers cut WR-RS Roscoe Parrish on Monday as they trimmed their roster to 75 players.

Chargers WR Brown remains on track for second-half return

Posted Aug. 26, 2012 @ 12:43 p.m. ET
The Chargers' receiving corps received a blow when Vincent Brown broke his ankle, but he is still expected to be ready to return around midseason.

Lions sign Osgood

Posted Aug. 22, 2012 @ 11:29 p.m. ET
The Lions signed special-teamer Kassim Osgood, the former Jaguar confirmed on Twitter.

Seau toxicology report reveals nothing suspicious

Posted Aug. 20, 2012 @ 4:58 p.m. ET
Junior Seau's toxicology reported that he had trace amounts of a sleep aid and a pain reliever that were "consistent with therapeutic use."

STATS, LLC PLAYER NEWS

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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