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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

San Diego Chargers re-sign MLB Donald Butler

This deal has a max value of 51.8 million over 7 seasons, but Butler is highly unlikely to see all that money. Only the 11.15 million dollar signing bonus is guaranteed so the Chargers could conceivably get out of this after 1-year and 11.9 million. However, the Chargers are highly unlikely to give up on him that quickly. That’s a lot of money for one year anyway. More likely,...
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March 30, 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

Chargers sign LB Donald Butler to multi-year deal

There is no doubt that San Diego Chargers' inside linebacker Donald Butler is talented. The versatile linebacker is a tackling machine for the Baby Blues, and has turned into a real menace for opposing offenses. Expect Butler to patrol the waters of the AFC West for years to come, as the fourth year stud signed a multi-year contract to remain in Southern California with the Bolts...
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February 28, 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

Re-Signing ILB Donald Butler Remains Chargers’ “Top Priority”

Michael Gehlken of the Union-Tribune San Diego writes that the San Diego Chargers aren’t hiding their interest in re-signing free agent ILB Donald Butler. “He’s our starting Mike linebacker, and he played at a pretty good level this year,” GM Tom Telesco said on Thursday. “I thought he played really well in the playoffs. He’s young. I think his game is still continuing...
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February 20, 2014  |  Discuss

Chargers Resume Contract Talks With ILB Donald Butler

Eric Williams of reports that the Chargers and impending free agent ILB Donald Butler have resumed contract discussions. The two sides have been discussing a possible deal for some time now, but talks did stall towards the end of the season. Chargers GM Tom Telesco mentioned that he expected the two sides to resume discussions following the Super Bowl. The real problem...
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February 13, 2014  |  Discuss

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