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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 inside...
Via Phoenix Sports-Kings
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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
1 day ago  |  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

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

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

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

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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