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Darius Butler

28-Year-Old Cornerback – Indianapolis Colts

2014 Defensive Stats

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2014 Defensive Projections

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2014 Fantasy Football Outlook

Butler struggled in pass coverage last season, but he could emerge as the No. 3 cornerback after the Colts failed to boost the secondary's depth in the offseason....

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2014 ADP:

Bye Week:  10

STATUS:  Questionable     INJURY:  Ankle      WED PRACTICE:   Limited
HT: 5' 10"   WT: 188   DOB: 3/18/1986
College: Connecticut  DRAFTED: 2nd Rd   Show ContractHide Contract

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Darius Butler Contract Information:

Agreed to a two-year contract with the Colts in March of 2013.

October 8, 2014  –  Darius Butler News

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Butler (ankle) has been ruled out for Thursday's game against Houston.

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Darius Butler NFL Stats
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  Tackles Defensive Stats Fumbles Kick Ret Punt Ret
Year Age Team G Tackles Solo Assist Sacks PDef Int TD Forced Recovered Yds TD Yds TD
2009 23 14 - 35 - 0 - 3 1 - 0 - - - -
2010 24 NE 15 23 22 1 0 6 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
2011 25 Car 13 32 27 5 0 7 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
2012 26 Ind 11 28 20 8 0 7 4 2 1 1 0 0 0 0
2013 27 Ind 16 55 45 10 0 15 4 1 0 1 0 0 9 0
2014 28 Ind 5 16 15 1 0 3 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0

Age is determined on September 1st of each season.

Darius Butler – Playing Time Overview

Depth Chart Status   (See Full Depth Chart)

#2 Cornerback
  1. Vontae Davis
  2. Darius Butler
  3. Jalil Brown
Indianapolis Colts

Snap Count Stats

195

Defensive Snaps in 2014

Darius Butler was on the field for 195 of his team's snaps on defense in 2014.

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Special Teams Snaps in 2014

Darius Butler was on the field for 8 of his team's snaps on special teams in 2014.

Year Def ST
2012 86 34
2013 604 92
2014 195 8
Darius Butler 2014 Game Log
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  Snap Count Tackles Defensive Stats Fumbles Kick Ret Punt Ret
Week Opp Def ST Tackles Solo Assist Sacks PDef Int TD Forced Recovered Yds TD Yds TD
1 @Den 39 0 4 4 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
2 Phi 63 0 5 5 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
3 @Jax 39 0 2 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0
4 Ten 30 8 3 2 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
5 Bal 24 0 2 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
6 @Hou
7 Cin
8 @Pit
9 @NYG
10 BYE Bye Week
11 NE
12 Jax
13 Was
14 @Cle
15 Hou
16 @Dal
17 @Ten

A blank stat line is used above whenever a player was not on the field for any plays in the game that week.

Measurables Overview for Darius Butler
As Compared To Other Cornerbacks
Height:   5' 10"
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Weight:   188 lbs
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Darius Butler: Past News Updates   ( ▲ View most recent update )

Butler had four total tackles and defended one pass in Sunday's loss at Denver.

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Butler injured his ankle Saturday against the Saints, Kevin Bowen of the Colts' official site reports.

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Butler started at cornerback with Greg Toler (groin) out and had eight total tackles in Sunday's win over Tennessee, the Indianapolis Star reports.

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Butler had five total tackles and defended three passes in Sunday's win over Denver.

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Butler had six total tackles and returned an interception 41 yards for a touchdown in Sunday's win over Jacksonville.

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Butler is the No. 1 nickel corner with Josh Gordy and Cassius Vaughn backing him up, defensive coordinator Greg Manusky told the Anderson Herald Bulletin.

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Butler practiced as a reserve cornerback during Indy's recent minicamp, the Indianapolis Star reports.

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Butler agreed to a two-year contract with the Colts on Tuesday, NFL.com's Ian Rapoport reports.

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Cassius Vaughn and not Butler will start at cornerback with the return of Vontae Davis from a knee injury, the Indianapolis Star reports.

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RotoWire's Preseason Outlooks

2014

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2013

Butler is expected to serve as the Colts' primary backup at cornerback and play consistently at nickel. He logged a career-high four interceptions in 2012, taking two of them the distance for touchdowns.

2012

Expected to backup Chris Gamble at cornerback.

2011

The third-year cornerback had just 23 tackles last season and seems destined for reserve duty in the Pats' secondary this season.

2010

In his second year with the Pats, Butler will likely start at left cornerback opposite Leigh Bodden. He should easily surpass his rookie numbers (35 tackles, three picks) given the added responsibility.

2009

Butler is an athletic cornerback with decent size, who will be the latest draft pick made by the team to correct the mistake of letting ball-hawk Asante Samuel go via free agency. With the way the Pats have blown through DBs the past few years (due mostly to injuries), there is an opportunity for upward mobilty -- and thus an expanded role -- for Butler, who was considered a second-round steal this past April.