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Can Victor Butler revive his career in 2014?

When Victor Butler signed a contract with the Saints I think there was a bit of disappointment for him in how the free agency period went. Despite being an up and coming player that was previously a reserve with great promise he just didn’t garner much interest on an open market with starter’s money. After some waiting and numerous visits, Butler re-joined his defensive coordinator...
Via The Saints Nation
May 30, 2014  |  Discuss

New Orleans Saints: State of the outside linebacker position

New Orleans Saints: State of the outside linebacker positionAfter exploring the outlook of every other position, we conclude our analysis of the New Orleans Saints with a look at the outside linebacker position. Outside linebacker was one of the more questionable positions as the Saints tried to transition to the 3-4. However, things were looking up after they had signed Victor Butler...
Via isportsweb.com
March 09, 2014  |  Discuss

Saints LB Victor Butler resumes practice ‘super limited’

Linebacker Victor Butler joined the Saints in practice for the first time since tearing his ACL back in June. But according to Butler, he understands he has a long way to go before he can think of playing again, per ESPN’s Mike Triplett. “It was fun. I was super limited, but just to get out there and get in the linebacker individuals and feel like you’re a part of a team again...
Via Sports Injury Alert
November 20, 2013  |  Discuss

Saints hoping Victor Butler can return this season

As mentioned yesterday, the New Orleans Saints are struggling to find answers on defense.  In the past week the Saints have acquired Parys Hamilton from San Francisco and claimed defensive back Jumal Rolle off waivers from the Bills just to fill the holes left from injury.  New Orleans is holding out hope that outside linebacker Victor Butler will be able to step in and help...
Via NFL Injury Report
August 28, 2013  |  Discuss

New Orleans Saints OTAs: Victor Butler tears ACL

Victor Butler The New Orleans Saints have lost outside linebacker and prized free agent Victor Butler to a torn ACL this past week in OTAs. Butler’s loss is a devastating blow to a defense that was awful this past season. Rob Ryan handpicked Butler during free agency to come in and play for the Saints. Butler was expected to bring a pass rushing presence off the edge and already...
Via isportsweb.com
June 13, 2013  |  Discuss

AP source: MRI shows torn ACL for Saints' Butler

A person familiar with the situation says an MRI indicates that New Orleans outside linebacker Victor Butler has a torn anterior cruciate ligament, but that it is too early to speculate on whether he will miss the whole season. The person, who spoke to The Associated Press on Wednesday on condition of anonymity because the Saints have not disclosed the injury, says Butler will seek...
Via AP on Fox
June 12, 2013  |  Discuss

Report: Saints’ Victor Butler tore his ACL

According to Larry Holder of the New Orleans Times-Picayune, Saints’ linebacker Victor Butler suffered a torn ACL on Tuesday. Brutal news for the #Saints: LB Victor Butler tore his ACL during Tuesday's OTA session, a source says. — Larry Holder (@LarryHolder) June 12, 2013 The Saints just signed Butler this offseason as a free agent.  He started his career with the Cowboys...
Via Pro Football Zone
June 12, 2013  |  Discuss

Saints Nation: Saints Land Victor Butler

After numerous stops to NFL cities in an effort to explore his options, linebacker Victor Butler has settled on New Orleans and the Saints as his new destination. Butler is now the third free agent to join the Saints after Keenan Lewis and Ben Watson, and the second defensive player. Butler figures to be a 3-4 outside linebacker for the Saints and he will battle Martez Wilson and...
Via The Saints Nation
March 28, 2013  |  Discuss

Victor Butler will visit with the Browns after meeting with the Saints

Free agent linebacker Victor Butler met with the New Orleans Saints and ended up leaving without a contract.  He’s now headed to Cleveland to meet with the Browns, according to the Cleveland Plain-Dealer. The Browns will host former Cowboys free agent outside linebacker Victor Butler, beginning on Sunday, a source confirmed for the Plain Dealer today. Butler (6-2, 231), was a...
Via Pro Football Zone
March 23, 2013  |  Discuss

Victor Butler: A rising star in Dallas

When it came time for the Cowboys to make their selection in the 4th round of the 2009 NFL Draft they choose defensive end Victor Butler out of Oregon State. Thoughts were to convert Victor Butler to outside linebacker in the Cowboys 3-4 defense. Three years after being drafted Butler has made a successful transition to outside linebacker and also contributes to the Cowboys special...
Via Lone Star Struck
January 06, 2012  |  Discuss
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