Former UConn Husky CB Darius Butler resurrected his career this past season with the Indianapolis Colts. And now the Colts have made sure he'll stick around for at least the next two seasons.
According to Mike Florio of ProFootballTalk.com, the Colts and Butler have agreed on a two-year deal. No terms were released.
Butler was signed by the Colts on September 25, 2012 and appeared in 11 games (four starts). In those 11 games he had 31 tackles, one forced fumble and one fumble recovery to go along with eight pass deflections and four interceptions.
Two of those interceptions were returned for touchdowns by Butler. One came off of Blaine Gabbert with the other coming off of Brady Quinn.
Butler was originally a second round draft pick of the New England Patriots in 2009 where he played two seasons. He was released before the 2011 season and ended up with the Carolina Panthers. He spent the rest of the season with them before being placed on injured reserve before the 2012 season.
He worked out an injury settlement with the Panthers and signed three weeks later with the Colts.
And at least newly signed OG Donald Thomas will have a few friends there with him in Butler, Donald Brown and Scott Lutrus.
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