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After slow start, Chargers' Donald Butler back to form

After a sluggish start, San Diego Chargers inside linebacker Donald Butler feels like he’s doing a better job of earning his keep over the past three games. A switch back to a more familiar position helped in his improved play. “It’s gotten better,” he said. “Initially, I started a little slow, which sometimes is going to happen. But it’s getting better.” Chargers...
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The top 10 ILB in the 2014 draft: Te’o and Butler lead a talented group of Bolts at the position

Inside linebacker in the 3-4 defense is another one of those crucial spots. With the nose tackle and defensive ends primarily taking up blocking, the inside backers need to find the ball carrier, and in San Diego, we have some of the leagues best. Manti Te’o and Donald Butler may be the best inside linebacking combination of any NFL team with a 3-4 defense. Bront Bird, Andrew Gachkar...
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April 07, 2014  |  Discuss

Win a signed Donald Butler jersey (hurry, time is running out)

Our guy Donald Butler is giving away a signed jersey for his 10,000th follower. The man needs to get his numbers up so give him a follow and see if you are the lucky winner. Need to get my followers up. 101 away from 10k. 10,000 follower gets signed DB56 jersey!!! — Donald Butler (@DAButler56) April 3, 2014 You may also be interested in:Win a signed Donald Butler jersey (hurry...
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April 03, 2014  |  Discuss

Weekend full of good news for the Chargers (and emerging Butler contract details)

Ever since San Diego’s season ended in mid-January, there has not been much to smile about around Murphy Canyon Rd. From the injury saga that is Danario Alexander’s knee, to Malcolm Floyd’s reportedly career-threatening neck problems, to Donald Butler’s high price tag, the offseason started ice cold in San Diego. However, in the past 72 hours, the news has been nothing but...
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March 03, 2014  |  Discuss

Agent estimates price tag out of Bolts’ reach for Donald Butler

Inside linebacker Donald Butler should remain the Chargers’ top priority this coming offseason. That is, if Donald Butler allows himself to be. The former Washington Husky is set to be a free agent once the league year begins in the month of March. But rumor has it that the 6’1”, 242 pound linebacker holds himself in high regard. David Canter, the agent for fellow San Diego...
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February 27, 2014  |  Discuss

Donald Butler talks to heat up

The effort to keep Donald Butler in San Diego will soon intensify outside it. Next week, the Chargers will be busy at the NFL Scouting Combine in Indianapolis, and per a source familiar with the situation, high on the agenda is a meeting with agent Eugene Parker. He represents Butler, the team's co-captain and weak-side inside linebacker who, among their 12 impending unrestricted...
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February 14, 2014  |  Discuss

Chargers’ Donald Butler still not practicing

San Diego Chargers’ inside linebacker Donald Butler has missed two games this season due to a groin injury and looks to be on track to miss his third against Washington. According to Michael Gehlken of the U-T San Diego, Butler missed practice on Monday. Butler said, like any player would after a bye week, that he’s feeling better but is being cautious. “I’m taking it one...
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October 30, 2013  |  Discuss

San Diego Chargers: Bye week crucial to stopping Washington

The San Diego Chargers enter their bye week at 4-3 and are in contention in AFC. They are coming off back-to-back wins and are playing very well in all three aspects, offense, defense, and special teams. Their next opponent is the Washington Redskins (2-5) who were gaining some momentum of their own the past couple weeks after a slow start. The Chargers will have the tough task of...
October 28, 2013  |  Discuss

Chargers reportedly focused on signing Donald Butler to an extension

According to the San Diego Union-Tribune, the Chargers main priority before next offseason rolls around is making sure they sign linebacker Donald Butler to an extension. Inside linebacker Donald Butler, at the forefront of the Chargers’ focus, will hit free agency next March if no prior agreement is reached. Butler is one of the young budding stars on the Chargers defense.  He’s...
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June 02, 2013  |  Discuss

Chargers’ Donald Butler is excited to play with Manti Te’o

San Diego Chargers linebacker Donald Butler told the San Diego Union Tribune that he’s excited to have the chance to play with former Notre Dame linebacker Manti Te’o. “I’m looking forward to him coming in and being excited to work. From what I’ve heard, that is what he likes to do: humble guy who wants to come in and just work and really hone his craft.” Butler says...
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May 04, 2013  |  Discuss
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