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James Butler

James Butler - #37 - S

Status Inactive
Height/Weight 6' 3"/ 218 lbs.
Birthday 09/07/1982
Birthplace Bainbridge, GA
College Georgia Tech
Years played 8

2011 free-agent tracker, by position

Posted Sept. 07, 2011 @ 9:31 p.m. ET
Follow the movement of the 2011 free agents in this list, broken down by position.


Posted Nov. 07, 2008
Butler will Sunday night's game against Phliadelphia with a knee injury, Giants coach Tom Coughlin said Friday. The safety was hurt in last week's 35-14 win over Dallas and didn't practice Wednesday. He returned Thursday on a limited basis, but was declared out when he did not practice on Friday.||||||| Kenny Phillips, the team's first-round draft pick, will replace Butler and make his first NFL start.
Posted Dec. 23, 2007
Butler was active for New York's game against Buffalo on Sunday.||||||| Butler, a starting safety, didn't play in the past two games because of a hamstring injury.
Posted Dec. 14, 2007
Butler will miss his second consecutive game because of a hamstring injury.||||||| Craig Dahl will likely start in his place.
Posted Oct. 23, 2007
Butler is expected to miss the Giants' practice Tuesday, according to the Newark Star-Ledger.||||||| Butler injured his hamstring and ankle during the Giants' win on Sunday. Michael Johnson could start if Butler is unable.
Posted July 31, 2007
Butler has been taking snaps with the first-team defense and could be the starter at free safety over Will Demps this season, according to the Newark Star-Ledger.||||||| This is one of the more tightly contested races in New York's training camp and will be interesting to watch.