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Victor Butler

New Orleans Saints
Linebacker

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Saints | Victor Butler ready to contribute

Fri, 30 May 2014 13:25:19 -0700

New Orleans Saints LB Victor Butler (knee) is healthy and focused on carving out a role to help the Saints' defense, not talking about whether he will start or come off the bench. Butler missed the entire 2013 season after tearing his left ACL. Saints defensive coordinator Rob Ryan lured Butler to the Saints along with him from the Cowboys last year and is excited to finally see what Butler can do to contribute to the Saints' defense.

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Saints | Victor Butler aiming for OTAs

Wed, 15 Jan 2014 18:43:19 -0800

New Orleans Saints LB Victor Butler (knee), who suffered a torn anterior cruciate ligament during organized team activities (OTAs) last June, said Wednesday, Jan. 15, that he is hopeful of returning for OTAs in 2014. "I'm trying to get some strength back in the quad and feel the way I felt coming into OTAs. I felt real good, my body felt good, so I'm just trying to get back to that and be a part of this team," Butler said.

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Saints | Victor Butler to IR

Thu, 12 Dec 2013 07:15:32 -0800

New Orleans Saints LB Victor Butler (knee) was placed on Injured Reserve.

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Saints | Victor Butler will not play in 2013

Wed, 11 Dec 2013 13:01:18 -0800

New Orleans Saints head coach Sean Payton said LB Victor Butler (knee) has make good progress in his rehab from a torn anterior cruciate ligament but will not be activated from the Physically Unable to Perform list.

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Saints | Victor Butler returns to practice

Tue, 19 Nov 2013 14:06:48 -0800

New Orleans Saints LB Victor Butler (knee) is returning to practice Tuesday, Nov. 19, although he'll remain on the Physically Unable to Perform list. The Saints have 21 days to decide he they will return him to the active roster.

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Saints | Two missing from practice

Fri, 02 Aug 2013 11:45:38 -0700

New Orleans Saints LBs Victor Butler (knee) and Martez Wilson (elbow) were not at practice Friday, Aug. 2, or working on the side.

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Saints | Two to PUP

Fri, 26 Jul 2013 06:56:52 -0700

New Orleans Saints LB Victor Butler (knee) and CB Patrick Robinson (knee) were placed on the Physically Unable to Perform list.

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Saints | Not ready to say Victor Butler out for season

Thu, 25 Jul 2013 19:24:09 -0700

New Orleans Saints general manager Mickey Loomis said the team is monitoring LB Victor Butler's (knee) rehab from a torn anterior cruciate ligament to see if he would be able to return at some point this season.

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Saints | Four entering camp with injuries

Thu, 25 Jul 2013 19:16:58 -0700

New Orleans Saints WR Kenny Stills (wrist), LB Victor Butler (knee), CB Patrick Robinson (knee) and SS Roman Harper (hernia) may miss some practice time because injuries. Butler and Robinson are expected to be placed on the Physically Unable to Perform list. Head coach Sean Payton said Stills and Harper likely will be limited if they are able to practice.

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Saints | Victor Butler to undergo surgery

Thu, 13 Jun 2013 17:49:37 -0700

New Orleans Saints LB Victor Butler (knee) is scheduled to undergo surgery Tuesday, June 18, to repair his torn anterior cruciate ligament.

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Saints | Victor Butler tears ACL

Wed, 12 Jun 2013 07:31:38 -0700

New Orleans Saints LB Victor Butler (knee) tore his anterior cruciate ligament in OTAs Tuesday, June 11.

Fantasy Tip: He was battling Martez Wilson for an outside linebacker spot. Wilson figures to be the front runner to start now.

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Saints | Two expected to compete for one OLB job

Fri, 17 May 2013 13:39:13 -0700

New Orleans Saints LBs Martez Wilson and Victor Butler are expected to compete for the starting strongside outside linebacker job during offseason workouts and training camp.

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Saints | Victor Butler's job to lose

Thu, 02 May 2013 06:22:01 -0700

New Orleans Saints LB Victor Butler has a starting job to lose in training camp.

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Saints | Victor Butler agrees to terms

Thu, 28 Mar 2013 10:16:16 -0700

The New Orleans Saints have agreed to terms with free-agent LB Victor Butler (Cowboys) on a two-year deal. Financial terms were not disclosed.

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Saints | Expected to sign Victor Butler

Thu, 28 Mar 2013 10:08:48 -0700

The New Orleans Saints plan to sign free-agent LB Victor Butler (Cowboys).

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Eagles | Victor Butler would be situational player

Wed, 27 Mar 2013 09:40:51 -0700

The Philadelphia Eagles likely would use free-agent LB Victor Butler (Eagles) as a situational pass rusher and special teams contributor if they sign him this offseason.

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Browns | Still interested in Victor Brown

Mon, 25 Mar 2013 16:12:04 -0700

The Cleveland Browns are still interested in signing free-agent LB Victor Butler (Cowboys).

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Browns | Victor Butler leaves without deal

Mon, 25 Mar 2013 13:27:39 -0700

Free-agent LB Victor Butler (Cowboys) left his meeting with the Cleveland Browns without a contract.

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Eagles | Victor Butler to visit

Mon, 25 Mar 2013 13:23:21 -0700

The Philadelphia Eagles are scheduled to meet with free-agent LB Victor Butler (Cowboys).

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Browns | Victor Butler undergoing physical

Mon, 25 Mar 2013 10:39:05 -0700

Updating a previous report, free-agent LB Victor Butler (Cowboys) is undergoing a physical during his visit with the Cleveland Browns.

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Saints | Victor Butler leaves without deal

Fri, 22 Mar 2013 17:51:46 -0700

Free-agent LB Victor Butler (Cowboys) visited with the New Orleans Saints Friday, March 22, but he left without a contract, according to a source.

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Browns | Victor Butler to visit Monday

Fri, 22 Mar 2013 17:44:54 -0700

Free-agent LB Victor Butler (Cowboys) will visit with the Cleveland Browns Monday, March 25.

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Saints | Victor Butler to visit

Wed, 20 Mar 2013 20:42:32 -0700

Free-agent LB Victor Butler (Cowboys) will visit with the New Orleans Saints Thursday, March 21.

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Steelers | Victor Butler leaves without contract

Fri, 15 Mar 2013 19:17:51 -0700

The Pittsburgh Steelers met with free-agent LB Victor Butler (Cowboys) Friday, March 15, but he left without a contract.

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Saints | Might use Victor Butler as OLB

Fri, 15 Mar 2013 19:17:17 -0700

Updating a previous report, free-agent LB Victor Butler (Cowboys) is still unsigned after a meeting with the Pittsburgh Steelers Friday, March 15. According to a source, the New Orleans Saints would be a top target for Butler if he left the meeting with the Steelers without a deal. The team is looking for an outside linebacker in their new 3-4 defensive scheme, and Butler played under defensive coordinator Rob Ryan last season with the Dallas Cowboys.

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Jets | Victor Butler on radar

Fri, 15 Mar 2013 13:55:53 -0700

The New York Jets looking at free-agent LB Victor Butler (Cowboys), who is visiting with the Pittsburgh Steelers. The Jets did not make an offer to free-agent LB Antwan Barnes (Chargers) during his visit.

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Saints | Victor Butler could be target

Thu, 14 Mar 2013 17:46:16 -0700

The New Orleans Saints would be interested in signing free-agent LB Victor Butler (Cowboys) if leaves his visit with the Pittsburgh Steelers without a contract.

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Steelers | Victor Butler to visit Thursday

Wed, 13 Mar 2013 20:34:50 -0700

Free-agent LB Victor Butler (Cowboys) is set to visit with the Pittsburgh Steelers Thursday, March 14.

Comment (0) | Share: Tweet!Share on Facebook | Source: CBSSports.com - Jason La Canfora

Eagles | Showing interest in two LBs

Wed, 13 Mar 2013 10:12:42 -0700

The Philadelphia Eagles have been talking with the representatives for free-agent LB Connor Barwin (Texans) and LB Victor Butler (Cowboys).

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Jets | Victor Butler a target

Sun, 10 Mar 2013 11:51:06 -0700

The New York Jets will be targeting free-agent LB Victor Butler (Cowboys) once free agency begins.

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Browns | Could pursue Victor Butler

Sat, 09 Mar 2013 20:13:19 -0800

The Cleveland Browns might pursue impending free-agent LB Victor Butler (Cowboys) when free agency opens Tuesday, March 12.

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Cowboys | Several UFAs could return for depth

Sun, 03 Mar 2013 20:06:47 -0800

The Dallas Cowboys could bring back impending free-agents LB Victor Butler, FS Eric Frampton, SS Charlie Peprah and DL Brian Schaefering for depth.

Comment (0) | Share: Tweet!Share on Facebook | Source: ESPNDallas.com - Calvin Watkins

Cowboys | Strongside LB a hole to fill

Wed, 13 Feb 2013 09:38:51 -0800

The Dallas Cowboys must address the strongside linebacker position in the offseason. LBs Alex Albright, Victor Butler and Kyle Wilber are candidates to fill the hole; however, the Cowboys might also look outside the organization.

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Cowboys | May let Victor Butler test free agency

Mon, 28 Jan 2013 12:37:54 -0800

The Dallas Cowboys may allow impending free-agent LB Victor Butler test the free-agent market because of his inconsistent play.

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Cowboys | Five players probable for Week 17

Fri, 28 Dec 2012 11:55:57 -0800

Dallas Cowboys RB Felix Jones (knee), DE Jason Hatcher (thigh), LB Alex Albright (knee), LB Victor Butler (groin) and LB DeMarcus Ware (elbow, shoulder) are listed as probable for Week 17. Ware did not participate in practice Friday, Dec. 28, Butler was limited and the other three fully participated.

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Cowboys | Three limited during practice

Thu, 27 Dec 2012 12:20:51 -0800

Dallas Cowboys DE Jason Hatcher (thigh), LB Alex Albright (knee) and LB Victor Butler (groin) were limited during practice Thursday, Dec. 27.

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Cowboys | Victor Butler returns to practice

Thu, 27 Dec 2012 10:07:31 -0800

Dallas Cowboys LB Victor Butler (groin) returned to practice Thursday, Dec. 27.

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Cowboys | Five players do not practice

Wed, 26 Dec 2012 14:22:39 -0800

Dallas Cowboys DL Robert Callaway (non-injury), DT Jay Ratliff (groin), LB Victor Butler (groin), LB Brady Poppinga (non-injury) and LB DeMarcus Ware (elbow, shoulder) did not participate in practice Wednesday, Dec. 26.

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Cowboys | DeMarcus Ware injures shoulder

Sun, 23 Dec 2012 22:03:06 -0800

Dallas Cowboys LB DeMarcus Ware (shoulder, elbow) suffered a strained right shoulder in the Week 16 game against the New Orleans Saints, and he missed the fourth quarter and overtime as a result. He has been playing the past two games with a hyperextended right elbow, too. LB Victor Butler replaced him.

Comment (0) | Share: Tweet!Share on Facebook | Source: ESPNDallas.com - Todd Archer

Cowboys | Two splitting reps at OLB

Fri, 12 Oct 2012 15:43:15 -0700

Dallas Cowboys LBs Alex Albright and Victor Butler split reps with the first-team defense at outside linebacker during practice Friday, Oct. 12, in place of LB Anthony Spencer (pectoral).

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Cowboys | Anthony Spencer uncertain for practice

Thu, 11 Oct 2012 09:06:06 -0700

Dallas Cowboys LB Anthony Spencer (pectoral) is uncertain for practice Thursday, Oct. 11. If the Cowboys don't have Spencer, LB Victor Butler would start in his place in Week 6.

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Cowboys | Victor Butler fails to impress with more snaps

Thu, 04 Oct 2012 08:44:57 -0700

Dallas Cowboys LB Victor Butler was on the field for 54 of 55 defensive plays in Week 4 and contributed just one tackle, even though the opposition ran the ball 29 times in the game. Butler was asking for more of an opportunity to play after seeing the field for just 35 plays in the first three games.

Comment (0) | Share: Tweet!Share on Facebook | Source: ESPNDallas.com - Jean-Jacques Taylor

Cowboys | Anthony Spencer now out for Week 4

Mon, 01 Oct 2012 08:57:19 -0700

Updating a previous item, Dallas Cowboys LB Anthony Spencer (pectoral) will not play in Week 4, according to a source. The team had planned for Spencer to play early Monday, Oct. 1. He will be replaced in the starting lineup by LB Victor Butler.

Comment (0) | Share: Tweet!Share on Facebook | Source: ESPNDallas.com - Tim MacMahon

Cowboys | DeMarcus Ware looking for ways to improve

Sat, 11 Aug 2012 07:36:59 -0700

Dallas Cowboys LB DeMarcus Ware said he is constantly looking for ways to improve his game and has learned some pass-rush moves from LB Victor Butler. "Sometimes you can't go in a situation thinking that you know it all," Ware said. "Those guys come in and they have some different type moves, and that's what I try to steal from them. If you stay young, you stay in this league a long time. And Victor shows me a lot of things and it helps me out a lot and vice versa."

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Cowboys | Victor Butler seeing time with starters

Sat, 04 Aug 2012 06:33:39 -0700

Dallas Cowboys LB Victor Butler is getting snaps with the first-team defense in place of injured LB Anthony Spencer (hamstring).

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Cowboys | Week 14 Inactives

Sun, 12 Dec 2010 16:35:10 -0800

The Dallas Cowboys have declared DL Clifton Geathers, OT Jermey Parnell, LB Kenwin Cummings, RB Marion Barber III, OL Phil Costa, OL Sam Young, QB Tony Romo, LB Victor Butler inactive for Week 14.

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Cowboys | Victor Butler practices Tuesday

Tue, 17 Aug 2010 18:11:06 -0700

The Dallas Cowboys announced LB Victor Butler (neck) returned for the team's practice Tuesday, Aug. 17.

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Cowboys | 10 miss practice Monday

Mon, 16 Aug 2010 18:33:38 -0700

The Dallas Cowboys announced OT Alex Barron (ankle), WR Dez Bryant (ankle), LB Victor Butler (neck), OT Marc Colombo (knee), S Michael Hamlin (concussion), WR Jesse Holley (hamstring), TE John Phillips (knee), TE Scott Sicko (concussion), DE Marcus Spears (knee) and S Pat Watkins (knee) missed the team's practice Monday, Aug. 16.

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Cowboys | Two miss practice Wednesday

Wed, 02 Jun 2010 13:35:32 -0700

Dallas Cowboys LB Victor Butler and OT Pat McQuistan missed the team's practice Wednesday, June 2, for personal reasons, reports Todd Archer, of The Dallas Morning News.

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Cowboys | Three could take over if Ware misses Week 15

Mon, 14 Dec 2009 12:15:28 -0800

Tim MacMahon, of the Dallas Morning News, reports Dallas Cowboys LBs Victor Butler, Curtis Johnson and Steve Octavien could be candidates to start at outside linebacker in Week 15 if LB DeMarcus Ware (neck) is not able to play.

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