Butler spent the last two seasons with Dallas, finishing 2016 with 16 receptions for 219 yards and a career-high three touchdowns in 16 games. He was the team's fourth option at wideout last season and will likely see a similar role in the offense in 2017.
Butler finished the regular season with 16 catches on 32 targets for 219 yards and a career-high three touchdowns in 16 games.
Despite Dez Bryant's ongoing problems staying healthy, Butler didn't get many opportunities in 2016, seeing more than three targets in a game only once all season. He's a free agent this offseason, but unless he gets an offer to start from another team, he's just as likely to return to the Cowboys -- especially if Terrance Williams heads elsewhere.
Butler caught both his targets for 49 yards in Sunday's 27-17 win over the Ravens.
He's only seen more than three targets in a game once this season, and that was when Dez Bryant was sidelined, so there's little reason to suspect Butler will become a reliable fantasy asset any time soon.
Butler caught one pass on three targets for a 20-yard touchdown in Sunday's win over the Packers.
He hasn't seen a huge boost in value with Dez Bryant (knee) out of the lineup, catching eight passes on 12 targets for only 81 yards, but Butler has made them count by catching his second TD in three weeks. Bryant is expected back in the lineup after the Cowboys' Week 7 bye though, so look for Butler to return to the fringe role that saw him receive a mere four targets through the first three games of the season.
Butler caught two of three targets for 20 yards in Sunday's win over the Bengals.
Was Week'4 five-catch outing an aberration? It seems like it as Butler has just three catches in the other four games of the season. Butler could breakout again at some point in the next few weeks with Dez Bryant likely to remain on the shelf for a bit longer, but targets aren't necessarily going to pile up. Dallas has been particularly run-heavy in the two weeks since Bryant's injury and the breakout of Ezekiel Elliott - a 55:45 ratio.
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