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Mon, 24 Apr 2017 06:15:33 -0700
New England Patriots restricted free-agent CB Malcolm Butler appears unlikely to be traded to the New Orleans Saints, who are leaning towards keeping their draft picks on top of having to sign Butler to a long-term deal.
Sun, 23 Apr 2017 08:06:43 -0700
New England Patriots CB Malcolm Butler is either going to get traded to the New Orleans Saints this week or probably not at all, according to ESPN.com's Mike Reiss, who believes a deal will essentially come down to whether the Saints are willing to trade their late first-round pick (No. 32) or a different package of a high second-rounder (No. 42) combined with another pick.
Fri, 21 Apr 2017 09:04:18 -0700
New England Patriots CB Malcolm Butler continues to be at the center of trade talks with the New Orleans Saints, but the teams have yet to agree on trade compensation, according to CBS Sports' Jason La Canfora.
Tue, 18 Apr 2017 16:19:36 -0700
New England Patriots CB Malcolm Butler has no intention of participating in workouts despite signing his exclusive rights tender.
Tue, 18 Apr 2017 13:56:22 -0700
New England Patriots restricted free-agent CB Malcolm Butler signed his tender Tuesday, April 18. He could still be traded, however.
Wed, 29 Mar 2017 07:08:54 -0700
New England Patriots restricted free-agent CB Malcolm Butler has interest from the New Orleans Saints, who are willing to trade for him. Saints head coach Sean Payton said the team wouldn't sign him to an offer sheet and risk the 11th pick in the NFL draft.
Tue, 28 Mar 2017 13:02:03 -0700
New England Patriots CB Malcolm Butler is no longer being considered in a possible trade by the New Orleans Saints, according to general manager Mickey Loomis. Loomis said the Saints are "kicking the tires" on Butler.
Mon, 27 Mar 2017 12:54:49 -0700
New England Patriots CB Malcolm Butler will not be traded if owner Bob Kraft has his way. Butler has been linked in a possible trade with the New Orleans Saints.
Mon, 20 Mar 2017 19:11:53 -0700
New England Patriots CB Malcolm Butler and the New Orleans Saints are getting closer to an agreement, as the "parameters" of a deal are "mostly" in place. There's just "some quibbling" over guaranteed money, and once the two sides agree to terms, the Patriots will have the option of matching the offer or letting him go to New Orleans at the cost of the Saints' first-round draft pick in the 2017 NFL Draft. They can also work out a trade, which would be contingent on Butler signing the contract New England tendered to him before free agency.
Thu, 16 Mar 2017 13:50:55 -0700
New England Patriots CB Malcolm Butler left his visit with the New Orleans Saints Thursday, March 16, without a trade agreement, according to a source. The meeting went well, however, and both sides are motivated to complete a trade.
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