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James Butler

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Rams | James Butler could be on bubble

Tue, 26 Jul 2011 19:46:39 -0700

The addition of S Quintin Mikell by the St. Louis Rams could make S James Butler a salary cap casualty. Butler counts nearly $3.3 million against the salary cap and is now one of five safeties on roster.

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Rams | Steve Spagnuolo confident in safeties

Thu, 24 Feb 2011 08:30:08 -0800

St. Louis Rams head coach Steve Spagnuolo said he remains confident in the remaining safeties on the roster - FS Darian Stewart, FS Craig Dahl and SS James Butler, according to CBSSports.com. Although the Rams released FS Oshiomogho Atogwe, Spagnuolo said the team can still bring him back at some point.

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Rams | Week 11 Inactives

Sun, 21 Nov 2010 12:09:55 -0800

The St. Louis Rams have declared WR Danario Alexander, DL Darell Scott, TE Derek Schouman, DL Eugene Sims, SS James Butler, OG John Greco, CB Kevin Dockery, CB Quincy Butler inactive for Week 11.

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Rams | James Butler practices Friday

Fri, 19 Nov 2010 13:36:22 -0800

St. Louis Rams S James Butler (ankle) practiced Friday, Nov. 19, and is probable for Week 11. Butler will play.

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Rams | Three practice Thursday

Thu, 18 Nov 2010 13:10:05 -0800

St. Louis Rams S James Butler (ankle), FB Brit Miller (head) and OT Rodger Saffold (ankle) practiced in full Thursday, Nov. 18.

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Rams | Five players limited during practice

Wed, 17 Nov 2010 13:52:07 -0800

St. Louis Rams FB Brit Miller (head), WR Danario Alexander (knee), OT Rodger Saffold (ankle), SS James Butler (ankle) and P Donnie Jones (calf) were limited during practice Wednesday, Nov. 17.

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Rams | Week 10 Inactives

Sun, 14 Nov 2010 12:13:54 -0800

The St. Louis Rams have declared WR Danario Alexander, LB David Vobora, DL Eugene Sims, TE Fendi Onobun, SS James Butler, OG John Greco, CB Justin King, CB Quincy Butler inactive for Week 10.

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Rams | Two will not play in Week 10

Fri, 12 Nov 2010 16:47:13 -0800

St. Louis Rams WR Danario Alexander (knee) and SS James Butler (ankle) did not participate in practice Friday, Nov. 12, and have been ruled out for Week 10.

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Rams | Six limited in Thursday practice

Thu, 11 Nov 2010 17:15:01 -0800

St. Louis Rams S James Butler (ankle), DE James Hall (hand), RB Steven Jackson (finger), RB Brit Miller (calf), TE Fendi Onobun (back) and OT Rodger Saffold (shoulder) were all limited in practice Thursday, Nov. 11.

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Rams | Four miss Wednesday practice

Wed, 10 Nov 2010 18:35:37 -0800

St. Louis Rams WR Danario Alexander (knee), S James Butler (ankle), RB Brit Miller (calf) and TE Fendi Onobun (back) all missed practice Wednesday, Nov. 10.

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Rams | James Butler injury update

Wed, 03 Nov 2010 11:46:53 -0700

St. Louis Rams FS James Butler (ankle) does not have a high ankle sprain and is not expected to miss as much time, reports StLouisRams.com.

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Rams | James Butler believed to have high ankle sprain

Mon, 01 Nov 2010 12:44:13 -0700

St. Louis Rams FS James Butler (ankle) is believed to have a high ankle sprain and will undergo an MRI Monday, Nov. 1, according to StLouisRams.com.

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Rams | Four players probable for Week 8

Fri, 29 Oct 2010 16:53:03 -0700

St. Louis Rams WR Mardy Gilyard (hamstring), LB David Vobora (hamstring), LB James Laurinaitis (knee) and SS James Butler (knee) fully participated in practice Friday, Oct. 29. They are listed as probable for Week 8 and are expected to play.

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Rams | Four limited Thursday

Thu, 28 Oct 2010 13:39:54 -0700

St. Louis Rams SS James Butler (knee), CB Ron Bartell (neck), LB James Laurinaitis (knee) and OT Jason Smith (illness) were limited in practice Thursday, Oct. 28.

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Rams | Six players miss practice

Wed, 27 Oct 2010 13:34:01 -0700

St. Louis Rams TE Fendi Onobun (back), DTs Fred Robbins (toe) and Darell Scott (ankle), CB Justin King (hamstring), SS James Butler (knee) and SS Darian Stewart (hamstring) did not participate in practice Wednesday, Oct. 27.

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Rams | James Butler could miss some time

Mon, 25 Oct 2010 10:08:17 -0700

St. Louis Rams SS James Butler (knee) could miss several weeks after spraining the medial collateral ligament in his left knee in Week 7, reports Jim Thomas, of the St. Louis Post-Dispatch.

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Rams | James Butler probable for Week 1

Fri, 10 Sep 2010 14:05:25 -0700

St. Louis Rams S James Butler (knee) was limited during practice Friday, Sept. 10, but is listed as probable for Week 1. He may try to play, but would be a backup if he is active for the game, reports Jim Thomas, of The St. Louis Post-Dispatch.

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Rams | James Butler limited Thursday

Thu, 09 Sep 2010 10:53:19 -0700

St. Louis Rams FS James Butler (knee) was limited during practice Thursday, Sept. 9.

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Rams | James Butler's status for Week 1 uncertain

Thu, 09 Sep 2010 10:16:03 -0700

St. Louis Rams FS James Butler's (knee) status for Week 1 is uncertain because of a knee injury he suffered in the preseason, reports Jim Thomas, of the St. Louis Post-Dispatch. Butler will not start the game, but head coach Steve Spagnuolo hopes to have him on the active roster for the game.

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Rams | James Butler limited Wednesday

Wed, 08 Sep 2010 10:40:46 -0700

St. Louis Rams FS James Butler (knee) was limited during practice Wednesday, Sept. 8.

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Rams | Five from the secondary sit out Saturday

Sun, 22 Aug 2010 17:33:56 -0700

St. Louis Rams CB Kevin Dockery (hip), CB Justin King (calf), CB Jerome Murphy (ankle), S James Butler (knee) and S Kevin Payne (knee) all sat out the team's preseason game Saturday, Aug. 21, reports Jim Thomas, of the St. Louis Post-Dispatch.

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Rams | Nine sat out second preseason game

Sat, 21 Aug 2010 21:55:58 -0700

St. Louis Rams CB Kevin Dockery (hip), CB Justin King (calf), CB Jerome Murphy (ankle), S James Butler (knee), S Kevin Payne (knee), WR Brandon Gibson (hamstring), OG John Greco (chest), DE George Selvie (leg) and DE Eugene Sims (hamstring) did not play Saturday, Aug. 21, reports Jim Thomas, of The St. Louis Post-Dispatch.

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Rams | Several to miss practice this week

Sun, 15 Aug 2010 10:04:45 -0700

St. Louis Rams CB Justin King (calf), PK Josh Brown (hip), OG John Greco (pectoral), SS James Butler (knee) and DE Eugene Sims (hamstring) will not participate in practice this week, reports Nick Wagoner, of StLouisRams.com.

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Rams | Craig Dahl to start at strong safety

Thu, 12 Aug 2010 23:00:17 -0700

St. Louis Rams S Craig Dahl will start at strong safety in place of James Butler (knee) Saturday, Aug. 14, reports Kathleen Nelson, of The St. Louis Post-Dispatch. Dahl has been working with the first-string defense since Butler, who is expected to miss a few weeks, suffered a sprained MCL.

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Rams | James Butler out for extended period

Sat, 07 Aug 2010 06:09:33 -0700

St. Louis Rams SS James Butler (knee) will miss an extended period of time with a sprained knee, according to head coach Steve Spagnuolo, the team announced Saturday, Aug. 7.

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Rams | James Butler suffers knee injury

Fri, 06 Aug 2010 12:33:17 -0700

St. Louis Rams SS James Butler (knee) suffered a knee injury in practice Friday, Aug. 6, and will undergo an MRI Saturday, Aug. 7, to determine the extent of the injury, reports StLouisRams.com's Nick Wagoner.

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Rams | Butler probable for Week 7

Fri, 23 Oct 2009 14:00:31 -0700

St. Louis Rams SS James Butler (knee) fully participated in practice Friday, Oct. 23. He is listed as probable for Week 7 and will be able to play.

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Rams | Butler practices Thursday

Thu, 22 Oct 2009 15:23:42 -0700

St. Louis Rams SS James Butler (knee) fully participated in practice Thursday, Oct. 22. He is expected to start in Week 7.

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Rams | Bartell, Butler practice Wednesday

Wed, 21 Oct 2009 13:31:26 -0700

St. Louis Rams CB Ron Bartell (concussion) and SS James Butler (knee) fully participated in practice Wednesday, Oct. 21.

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Rams | Butler works out Monday

Mon, 19 Oct 2009 12:49:35 -0700

The St. Louis Rams' Twitter page reports St. Louis Rams SS James Butler (knee) looked good during running drills Monday, Oct. 19, and could return in Week 7, according to head coach Steve Spagnuolo.

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Rams | Week 6 Inactives

Sun, 18 Oct 2009 08:43:58 -0700

The St. Louis Rams have declared FS Anthony Smith, SS James Butler, OG John Greco, QB Keith Null, WR Nate Jones, OG Roger Allen, WR Ruvell Martin, DL Victor Adeyanju inactive for Week 6.

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Rams | Butler misses practice Friday

Fri, 16 Oct 2009 17:40:51 -0700

St. Louis Rams S James Butler (knee) missed the team's practice Friday, Oct. 16. He is listed as doubtful for Week 6 and will not play.

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Rams | Martin, Butler misses practice Thursday

Thu, 15 Oct 2009 19:50:21 -0700

St. Louis Rams WR Ruvell Martin (hamstring) and S James Butler (knee) missed the team's practice Thursday, Oct. 15, and both are expected to miss the team's Week 6 game.

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Rams | Four players limited Wednesday

Wed, 14 Oct 2009 14:15:42 -0700

St. Louis Rams QB Kyle Boller (concussion), SS James Butler (knee), CB Justin King (knee) and FS Anthony Smith (Achilles') were limited during practice Wednesday, Oct. 14.

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Rams | Spagnuolo hope J. Smith, Butler can play Week 6

Tue, 13 Oct 2009 13:57:20 -0700

R.B. Fallstrom, of The Associated Press, reports St. Louis Rams head coach Steve Spagnuolo said he hopes OT Jason Smith (knee) and SS James Butler (knee) will be able to play in Week 6.

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Rams | Week 5 Inactives

Sun, 11 Oct 2009 08:48:56 -0700

The St. Louis Rams have declared FS Anthony Smith, DL Dorell Scott, SS James Butler, OG John Greco, OG Roger Allen, WR Ruvell Martin, DL Victor Adeyanju inactive for Week 5.

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Rams | Butler out for Week Week 5

Fri, 09 Oct 2009 14:09:55 -0700

St. Louis Rams SS James Butler (knee) did not participate in practice Friday, Oct. 9. He has been ruled out of the team's Week 5 game.

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Rams | Butler misses practice Thursday

Thu, 08 Oct 2009 14:48:47 -0700

St. Louis Rams SS James Butler (knee) did not participate in practice Thursday, Oct. 8. He is expected to miss a few weeks.

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Rams | Butler misses practice Wednesday

Wed, 07 Oct 2009 15:41:37 -0700

St. Louis Rams FS James Butler (knee) did not participate in practice Wednesday, Oct. 7.

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Rams | Week 4 Inactives

Sun, 04 Oct 2009 12:57:52 -0700

The St. Louis Rams have declared DL Dorell Scott, SS James Butler, OT Jason Smith, QB Marc Bulger, WR Nate Jones, OG Roger Allen, CB Ron Bartell, DL Victor Adeyanju inactive for Week 4.

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Rams | Butler out for Week 4

Fri, 02 Oct 2009 14:40:11 -0700

St. Louis Rams SS James Butler (knee) did not participate in practice Friday, Oct. 2. He has been ruled out of the team's Week 4 game.

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Rams | Butler out 2-4 weeks

Thu, 01 Oct 2009 15:36:54 -0700

St. Louis Rams SS James Butler (knee) will miss two to four weeks after suffering medial collateral ligament damage in his left knee in Week 3. S Craig Dahl will start in Butler's place in Week 4.

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Rams | Two miss practice Wednesday

Wed, 30 Sep 2009 18:09:42 -0700

St. Louis Rams S James Butler (knee) and OT Jason Smith (knee) missed the team's practice Wednesday, Sept. 30.

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Rams | Butler could miss a month

Tue, 29 Sep 2009 06:19:04 -0700

The Associated Press reports St. Louis Rams SS James Butler (knee) could miss a month of action with a sprained left knee.

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Rams | Safeties working together

Sat, 06 Jun 2009 17:43:49 -0700

Bill Coats, of The St. Louis Post-Dispatch, reports St. Louis Rams SS James Butler and FS Oshiomogho Atogwe have been spending a lot of time this offseason working together. Butler has played in head coach Steve Spagnuolo's system the last two years and has been helping the other defenders tips on the defense. Spagnuolo said the better the two safeties know each other, the better the defense will function.

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Rams | Butler officially signed

Wed, 11 Mar 2009 09:09:24 -0700

Updating a previous report, the St. Louis Rams have announced they have signed unrestricted free-agent FS James Butler (Giants). Terms of the contract were not disclosed but an earlier report stated it is a four-year deal worth as much as $17 million.

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Rams | Butler agrees to terms

Mon, 09 Mar 2009 16:51:04 -0700

Josina Anderson, of FOX 31 in Denver, reports free-agent S James Butler (Giants) has agreed to terms on a four-year deal with the St. Louis Rams. The team is reportedly worth $14 million that includes $3 million in incentives that escalate it to a $17 million dollar package, according to league sources.

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Browns | Have not met with Butler

Mon, 02 Mar 2009 11:53:25 -0800

Mary Kay Cabot, of the Cleveland Plain Dealer, reports the Cleveland Browns have not met with unrestricted free-agent SS James Butler (Giants) as of Sunday, March 1, according to his agent.

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Rams | Trying to get deal done with Butler

Sun, 01 Mar 2009 08:57:41 -0800

Jim Thomas, of the St. Louis Post-Dispatch, reports St. Louis Rams general manager Billy Devaney said the team is still talking with unrestricted free-agent FS James Butler (Giants) and are trying to agree on a contract. Devaney said the two sides are a little bit apart contract-wise.

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Browns | Butler to visit

Sat, 28 Feb 2009 23:50:17 -0800

Mary Kay Cabot, of The Cleveland Plain Dealer, reports free-agent S James Butler (Giants) is scheduled to meet with the Cleveland Browns.

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