DARIUS BUTLER RUMORS

Big-play Butler helping Colts

Darius Butler is showing the Indianapolis Colts what he is capable of on the field. The cornerback leads the team in interceptions and is tied for seventh in the league with four this season. In all, he has eight interceptions and has returned three for scores since joining the Colts as a free agent last year. Now in his fifth season in the league, Butler is starting to find his...
Via AP on Fox
December 20, 2013  |  Discuss

Former Husky Darius Butler Re-Signs With Colts

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...
Via Sox and Dawgs
March 12, 2013  |  Discuss

Colts Resign Darius Butler (2y/?)

The Indianapolis Colts have resigned cornerback Darius Butler to a 2 year deal.The Indianapolis Colts' leader in interceptions last year is staying. After being picked up midseason, Darius Butler had 4 interceptions in 11 games, including 2 of them for touchdowns. He had a good impact on the team, and served as a very good replacement for Jerraud Powers. Butler looked good in...
Via Everything Colts
March 12, 2013  |  Discuss

Former Husky Darius Butler Named AFC Defensive Player of the Week

A very nice honor for former UConn Huskies defensive back Darius Butler who now plays for the Indianapolis Colts. Here's the release from the Colts: INDIANAPOLIS --The NFL today announced that Indianapolis Colts cornerback Darius Butler has been named the AFC Defensive Player of the Week for Week 10. This marks the first time Butler has earned the award in his career...
Via Sox and Dawgs
November 15, 2012  |  Discuss

Darius Butler starting at CB against the Patriots this week

Colts coach Bruce Arians confirms CB Vontae Davis & TE Coby Fleener are out Sunday. Means former Patriot Darius Butler starts at CB.— Mike Reiss (@MikeReiss) November 14, 2012OK people. Don't freak out. Darius Butler still sucks. I promise. It isn't the coaching. It isn't the coaching. Trust in Bill. Trust in Bill. Trust in Bill...Bruce Arians on Darius Butler:...
Via Patriots Life
November 14, 2012  |  Discuss

Bowen: Butler Takes Matters Into His Own Hands, Forces Three Turnovers

Three games, one turnover. Indianapolis had a grand total of 3 turnovers on the season, in eight games ... worse than Kansas City (and every Colts fan just got depressed). Anyway, Darius Butler, not ever on their roster earlier in the season, decided enough was enough - according to Kevin Bowen, Butler's example lead the defense to their best game of the season. “It’s...
Via The Colts Authority
November 09, 2012  |  Discuss

Former Patriots draft pick shines in win over Jags

Butler was drafted by the New England Patriots in the second round (41st overall) of the 2009 NFL Draft. On July 10, 2009, he signed a four-year contract with the Patriots that included a total of about $2.1 million in guaranteed money. Butler got his first career start and interception against the Tennessee Titans. The following week he got his second interception against the Tampa...
Via NFL Draft Zone
November 09, 2012  |  Discuss

Panthers secondary still an issue

At the beginning of the season, cornerback was considered one of the Panthers' most pressing needs. But they never really filled that spot, much to the angst of their fan base. The only move of note was claiming Darius Butler off waivers from New England. Butler has been the team's No. 3 cornerback for most of the season, but on Sunday was victimized for two touchdowns...
Via Fox Sports Carolinas
December 13, 2011  |  Discuss

Darius Butler Gets Random Joke Text Posts It On Twitter

I don’t know what’s funnier; the joke or the fact that Butler had no idea who sent it to him. The “Who is this man? I got a new phone” makes me laugh. For those of you who don’t know who Darius Butler is, he’s a CB for the Carolina Panthers. Apparently, he’s got some pretty funny friends.
Via Unathletic
November 09, 2011  |  Discuss

Infant's health scare weighs on Butler

(By Joseph Person, jperson@charlotteobserver.com) Panthers cornerback Darius Butler stood in front of his locker still wearing a pink hospital bracelet - a reminder of what he called the scariest few days of his life.Butler was back in Charlotte on Wednesday after spending a week in south Florida worrying, praying and getting little sleep after his 3-month-old daughter, Milan, had...
Via Charlotte Observer
November 02, 2011  |  Discuss
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