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Colts claim linebacker Shaun Phillips off waivers from Titans

  The Colts have claimed outside linebacker Shaun Phillips off waivers from Tennessee. Team officials say they waived linebacker Victor Butler to clear room on the 53-man active roster. The 6-foot-3, 255-pound pass rusher attended Purdue and has 554 tackles, 81-1/2 sacks and seven interceptions during his 11-year career. He played nine seasons with San Diego, then signed with Denver...
Via AP on Fox
24 days ago  |  Discuss

Indianapolis claims Shaun Phillips off waivers

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) The Colts have claimed outside linebacker Shaun Phillips off waivers from Tennessee. Team officials say they waived linebacker Victor Butler to clear room on the 53-man active roster. The 6-foot-3, 255-pound pass rusher attended Purdue and has 554 tackles, 81 1/2 sacks and seven interceptions during his 11-year career. He played nine seasons with San Diego, then...
Via AP on Fox
24 days ago  |  Discuss

Colts Awarded LB Shaun Phillips Off Waivers From Titans, Cut LB Victor Butler

  The Indianapolis Colts claimed LB Shaun Phillips off waivers from the Titans, and cut LB Victor Butler in a corresponding move, according to Aaron Wilson. Phillips was recently cut by Tennessee after registering only two sacks this season.  Phillips signed a two-year, $5 million deal with the Titans, but it seems the team prefers to get younger at the position. The Colts could...
Via NFL Trade Rumors
24 days ago  |  Discuss

Colts bring back veteran linebacker Victor Butler

The Indianapolis Colts made a roster move yesterday to re-sign Victor Butler the former Dallas Cowboys linebacker. In the corresponding move the team cut defensive tackle Kelcy Quarles. Linebacker Victor Butler initially signed with the team in October and played two games for the team before briefly getting the boot from the roster. Butler has […] The post Colts bring back veteran...
Via NFL Draft Diamonds
25 days ago  |  Discuss

Colts Sign OLB Victor Butler, Waive DT Kelcy Quarles

The Indianapolis Colts announced Monday that they have re-signed OLB Victor Butler and placed DT Kelcy Quarles on waivers. Butler signed on with the Colts in early October, but was unfortunately waived close to a week ago. The Saints signed Butler to a two-year, $3 million contract that included $1.5 million guaranteed last season, but was unfortunately among the Saints’ final...
Via NFL Trade Rumors
26 days ago  |  Discuss

Bengals deactive injured receiver A.J. Green

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) Receiver A.J. Green is inactive for Sunday's game against the Colts with a toe injury. Green will be replaced by Brandon Tate for the second straight week. Cincinnati linebacker Jayson DiManche will replace Emmanuel Lamur, who is out with a shoulder injury. Vincent Rey will start for linebacker Rey Maualuga, who is out with a hamstring injury. Cincinnati (3-1-1...
Via AP on Fox
October 19, 2014  |  Discuss

Week 6 Inactives

  Thursday Night Game: Colts S Darius Butler, LB Victor Butler, C Khaled Holmes, DE Arthur Jones, G Hugh Thornton, T Jack Mewhort, DT Kelcy Quarles Texans DB Josh Aubrey, G Brandon Brooks, DE Jadeveon Clowney, DB Darryl Morris, WR DeVier Posey, DT Jumal Rolle, QB Tom Savage The post Week 6 Inactives appeared first on NFL Trade Rumors -.
Via NFL Trade Rumors
October 09, 2014  |  Discuss

Colts land pass rusher Victor Butler formerly of the Cardinals

The team announced this morning they had signed outside linebacker Victor Butler, waiving outside linebacker Chris Carter to clear the spot. Calvin Watkins    @calvinwatkins Colts signed former Cowboys OLB Victor Butler to the active roster and waived OLB Chris Carter. Butler was most recently in Arizona for a few weeks, after being cut by the […] The post Colts land pass rusher...
Via NFL Draft Diamonds
October 07, 2014  |  Discuss

Colts Sign OLB Victor Butler, Waive OLB Chris Carter

The Indianapolis Colts announced Monday morning that they have signed veteran OLB Victor Butler to their active roster and waived OLB Chris Carter to make room for him. Butler, 27, signed a contract with the Cardinals two weeks ago, but was released just a few days ago. The Colts brought him in for a workout just a few days, so this isn’t a huge surprise. The Saints signed Butler...
Via NFL Trade Rumors
October 06, 2014  |  Discuss

Colts Work Out OLB Victor Butler & S Winston Guy

Field Yates of ESPN reports that the Colts recently brought in veteran’s OLB Victor Butler, S Winston Guy and S Ray Ventrone for workouts. Butler, 27, signed a contract with the Cardinals two weeks ago, but was released just a few days ago. The Saints signed Butler to a two-year, $3 million contract that included $1.5 million guaranteed last season, but was unfortunately...
Via NFL Trade Rumors
October 03, 2014  |  Discuss

Cardianls re-sign linebacker following release of Butler

Bishop attempts to tackle Marion Grice, who was recently signed by Arizona. Mandatory Credit: Donald Miralle Yesterday the team announced that they had cut veteran linebacker Victor Butler. That left the team an open roster spot, and they filled that with today’s addition of Desmond Bishop. Bishop was on the roster this past offseason, and was among the last cuts, beat out by...
Via Phoenix Sports-Kings
October 01, 2014  |  Discuss

Cardinals Release OLB Victor Butler

The Arizona Cardinals have released veteran OLB Victor Butler on Tuesday, according to Darren Urban. Butler, 27, signed a contract with the Cardinals two weeks ago as they were looking to bolster their depth at outside linebacker after John Abraham left the team. The Saints signed Butler to a two-year, $3 million contract that included $1.5 million guaranteed last season, but was...
Via NFL Trade Rumors
September 30, 2014  |  Discuss

NFL Notes: Browns, Cardinals, Chiefs, Cowboys, Jets, & Redskins

  Browns TE Jordan Cameron (shoulder) put in his second straight practice on Thursday. (Mary Kay Cabot) Cardinals Recently signed OLB Victor Butler receives a one-year worth $730,000 deal, but does not include a signing bonus. (Adam Caplan) Chiefs RB Jamaal Charles (ankle) surprisingly returned to Chiefs’ practice on Thursday. (Adam Teicher) Cowboys QB Tony Romo (back...
Via NFL Trade Rumors
September 18, 2014  |  Discuss

Cardinals facing vulnerable 49ers defense

SANTA CLARA, Calif. -- The San Francisco defense dearly misses the menacing presence of suspended pass-rushing specialist Aldon Smith, and it better get used to it. Smith is just two games into his nine-game penalty from the NFL for violations of league substance-abuse and personal-conduct policies. This unit realizes it must find ways to put more pressure on the quarterback without...
Via AP on Fox
September 16, 2014  |  Discuss

Cardinals sign OLB Victor Butler, release 2 others

TEMPE, Ariz. (AP) The Arizona Cardinals have signed outside linebacker Victor Butler. Butler played four seasons for the Dallas Cowboys, appearing in 63 games, two as a starter. He was with the New Orleans Saints last season but was on the physically unable to perform list with a knee injury. Butler, a fourth-round draft pick out of Oregon State five years ago, was released by the...
Via AP on Fox
September 16, 2014  |  Discuss

Cardinals facing vulnerable 49ers defense

SANTA CLARA, Calif. -- The San Francisco defense dearly misses the menacing presence of suspended pass-rushing specialist Aldon Smith, and it better get used to it. Smith is just two games into his nine-game penalty from the NFL for violations of league substance-abuse and personal-conduct policies. This unit realizes it must find ways to put more pressure on the quarterback without...
Via Fox Sports Arizona
September 16, 2014  |  Discuss

Cardinals Sign OLB Victor Butler, Release P Drew Butler

The Arizona Cardinals announced Tuesday that they have signed OLB Victor Butler to a contract and released P Drew Butler. The team also cut  OLB Marcus Benard to create a roster spot for OLB John Abraham. Butler, 27, signed two-year, $3 million contract that included $1.5 million guaranteed with New Orleans last season, but was unfortunately among the Saints’ final roster...
Via NFL Trade Rumors
September 16, 2014  |  Discuss

Sains Nation bold predictions – Ravens – Preseason W4

Yes folks we did it again. 2 of us mentioned Bold predictions having to do with Cooks who didn’t even see a single snap. That is the second week in a row I predict something on a guy who does not play. I guess by this rate I am going to have to predict a Victor Butler sack to outdo myself for this week. Andrew Juge Austin Johnson scores again and his awful TD dance makes sportscenter...
Via The Saints Nation
August 27, 2014  |  Discuss

Saints trim preseason roster to 75 players

METAIRIE, La. (AP) Saints outside linebacker Victor Butler, who was seen as a key free agent acquisition and projected starter in 2013, has been included among eight cuts made by New Orleans as the club prepares to close out the preseason with a roster of 75 players. New Orleans brought in Butler from Dallas, where he had played his first four NFL seasons, including two seasons...
Via AP on Fox
August 26, 2014  |  Discuss

Saints pare down to 75 players on the roster

The Saints roster was already down to 86 after they had unloaded four players in RB Tim Flanders, WR Tobais Palmer, TE Je’Ron Hamm and LB Chidera Uzo-Diribe  prior to the third preseason game in Indianapolis. That left 11 more necessary roster moves to get down to the league mandated 75 limit. The biggest surprise was OLB Victor Butler, if you can call it a surprise given his...
Via The Saints Nation
August 26, 2014  |  Discuss

Saints have cut a few more players including Victor Butler

Today the New Orleans Saints waived/injured WR Andy Tanner, TE Travis Beckum, LB Victor Butler, OT Ty Nsekhe, and S Ty Zimmerman. Butler was an under-the-radar signing by the Saints prior to last season, but ended up tearing his ACL in last year’s minicamp and missed the entire 2013 campaign. Butler was a standout for […] The post Saints have cut a few more players including...
Via NFL Draft Diamonds
August 25, 2014  |  Discuss

Report: Saints Releasing OLB Victor Butler

  Kristian Garic of WWL 870am reports that the Saints are releasing veteran OLB Victor Butler as they work to get down to 75 players before tomorrow’s deadline.  Garic mentions that the Saints will free up $1.5 million in cap space following this move. Butler, 27, signed two-year, $3 million contract that included $1.5 million guaranteed. He would have made $1.4 million...
Via NFL Trade Rumors
August 25, 2014  |  Discuss

Impressions from Saints’ third preseason game

Congrats to WhoDat Nation, the preseason is now officially over. What? You think there is another game? Don’t be ridiculous; there are only three preseason games, and then an open tryout for the last five spots on the roster. I am saying that somewhat in jest, because the final preseason game is still very important to the coaches and there are still guys trying to earn a chance...
Via The Saints Nation
August 25, 2014  |  Discuss

Podcast: Breaking news from Saints Camp!

Andrew gives the full lowdown from his trip to Saints camp at the Greenbrier, including how he broke the Victor Butler injury. The boys also discuss Drew Brees injury and if his career is over! The Ryan Griffin Era, biggest moment of life if he starts? Will Sean Payton punch Gregg Williams! You Twitter questions Should the Saints keep Brandin Cooks? Make donation to play in our...
Via The Saints Nation
August 06, 2014  |  Discuss

Greenbrier Day 4 recap

This was my final full day at the Greenbrier and I’m sad to see it coming to an end. Today was very much the massacre day as the Saints are starting to drop like flies. A lot of guys are banged up. As much as I can tell, here’s the injury status right now: Drew Brees (oblique) not in pads, practicing a bit with conditioning off to the side. Champ Bailey (foot) has been out, was...
Via The Saints Nation
August 06, 2014  |  Discuss
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