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June 1, 2015 02:58 PM
Giants LB Victor Butler suspended for first four games of season
by Sean D'Oliveira | CBS Sports Staff

The NFL has suspended Giants linebacker Victor Butler for the first four games of the 2015 season, reports ESPN.com.

Butler's suspension is for violating the league's performance-enhancing drug policy. 

Butler is a six-year veteran. He appeared in two games for the Colts during the 2014 season and totaled two tackles. Butler signed with the Giants in January.

June 2, 2015 05:10 AM
Colts waive one linebacker, sign another from Titans
by Marty Gitlin | CBSSports.com

The Colts have waived Victor Butler and claimed fellow inside linebacker Shaun Phillips off waivers from the Titans.

Butler was re-signed Monday after losing his roster spot six days earlier.

June 2, 2015 05:13 AM
Colts sign Victor Butler, waive Kelcy Quarles
by Sean D'Oliveira | CBS Sports Staff

The Colts announced they re-signed linebacker Victor Butler and waived defensive tackle Kelcy Quarles Monday.

After recording three tackles over two games for the Colts this season, Butler was waived Nov. 18. Quarles has played in one game this season and notched one sack.

June 2, 2015 05:21 AM
Colts announce several roster moves Tuesday
by Igor Mello | CBSSports.com

With Ahmad Bradshaw officially on the injured reserve list, the Colts signed kick returner/wide receiver Josh Cribbs and waived outside linebacker Victor Butler on Tuesday, per the team's official website. The team also signed running back Michael Hill to the practice squad and released Eric Thomas.

June 2, 2015 05:24 AM
Colts list Week 11 inactives vs. Patriots
by R.J. White | CBSSports.com

The Colts have listed the collowing players as inactive for Sunday night's matchup with the Patriots: linebackers Henoc Muamba (toe) and Victor Butler (hamstring), defensive linemen Arthur Jones (ankle) and Kelcy Quarles, guard Lance Louis, center Khaled Holmes and offensive tackle Xavier Nixon.

Jones had already been ruled out on the Friday injury report, while Muamba and Butler were two of the team's four linebackers to be listed as probable. Linebackers Josh McNary (ankle) and Erik Walden (quad) are active after earning probable tags, as is Reggie Wayne, who was on the injury report with a non-injury-related issue. Also active is offensive tackle Gosder Cherilus, who was listed as questionable to play with a groin injury.

June 2, 2015 05:27 AM
Colts unveil Week 11 injury report
by Igor Mello | CBSSports.com

The Colts unveiled its final injury report leading up to Sunday's Week 11 clash against the Patriots. Arthur Jones (ankle) is the only player on the list ruled out for the game. Among the notable players on the report, Reggie Wayne (rest) was able to practice back-to-back days and was ruled probable. Victor Butler (hamstring), Gosder Cherilus (groin), Josh McNary (ankle), Henoc Muamba (toe) and Erik Walden (quad) were all labeled probable. 

June 2, 2015 05:59 AM
Colts place just two injured players on Sunday inactive list
by Marty Gitlin | CBSSports.com

Linebacker Darius Butler and defensive tackle Arthur Jones are the lone injured scratches for the Colts on Sunday. Both are dealing with ankle injuries.

The healthy scratches are linebacker Victor Butler, offensive linemen Jamon Meredith, Khaled Holmes and Lance Louis and defensive tackle Kelcy Quarles.

June 2, 2015 06:10 AM
Colts release Week 6 inactives
by Igor Mello | CBSSports.com

The following players were ruled inactive for the Colts Week 6 at Houston: Darius Butler, Victor Butler, Khaled Holmes, Hugh Thornton, Kelcy Quarles, Jack Mewhort and Arthur Jones.

June 2, 2015 06:15 AM
Colts sign LB Victor Butler, waive LB Chris Carter
by Michael Hurcomb | CBS Sports Staff

The Colts announced Monday they signed linebacker Victor Butler. To clear a roster spot, linebacker Chris Carter was waived.

June 2, 2015 06:22 AM
Cards release Victor Butler
by Larry Hartstein |

The Cardinals released linebacker Victor Butler after signing him two weeks ago.

June 2, 2015 06:33 AM
Cardinals list Week 3 inactives
by Michael Hurcomb | CBS Sports Staff

Cardinals punter Dave Zastudil, linebacker Victor Butler, linebacker Glenn Carson, linebacker Alex Okafor, defensive tackle Alameda Ta'amu and tight end Rob Housler were all ruled inactive Week 3 vs. San Francisco.

June 2, 2015 06:38 AM
Cardinals sign Victor Butler, release two players
by Michael Hurcomb | CBS Sports Staff

The Cardinals announced Tuesday they signed outside linebacker Victor Butler. Arizona also announced it released linebacker Marcus Benard and punter Drew Butler.

June 2, 2015 07:00 AM
Saints pare roster to 75
by Larry Hartstein |

The Saints waived or released cornerback Rod Sweeting, linebackers Victor Butler, Rufus Johnson and Kevin Reddick, quarterback Logan Kilgore, tight end Travis Beckum, offensive tackle Manase Foketi and defensive tackle George Uko. The moves bring New Orleans' roster to the mandated 75-man limit.

June 2, 2015 07:01 AM
Report: Saints to release Victor Butler
by R.J. White | CBSSports.com

The Saints will release linebacker Victor Butler, WWL.com reports. Butler missed last season while recovering from a torn ACL.

June 2, 2015 07:10 AM
Saints unveil inactives for Week 2 of preseason
by Igor Mello | CBSSports.com

The Saints will be without the following players for Friday's preseason game against the Titans: Drew Brees, Marques Colston, Champ Bailey, Rod Sweeting, Erik Lorig, David Hawthorne, Kyle Knox, Ben Grubbs, Jahri Evans, Ty Nsekhe, Victor Butler, John Jenkins, Kenny Stills, Je'Ron Hamm, Patrick Robinson and Jairus Byrd.

June 2, 2015 07:12 PM
Victor Butler placed on PUP list
by Michael Hurcomb | CBS Sports Staff

The Saints placed linebacker Victor Butler on the reserve/PUP list Tuesday. Although Butler can return after six weeks, he's expected to miss the 2013 season because of a torn ACL.

June 2, 2015 07:55 PM
Saints place Victor Butler, Patrick Robinson on PUP list
by Dave Richard | Senior Fantasy Writer

In addition to Marques Colston, the Saints placed linebacker Victor Butler and cornerback Patrick Robinson on the Physically Unable to Perform list. 

Butler tore his ACL in June and is a longshot to play at all this season. Robinson had arthroscopic knee surgery this offseason and "has been outstanding" in his progress according to coach Sean Payton. He should be off the list soon. 

June 2, 2015 10:05 AM
Saints' Butler has torn ACL
by Dave Richard | Senior Fantasy Writer

Saints pass rusher Victor Butler tore his ACL at practice on Tuesday and is expected to miss the 2013 season according to the New Orleans Times-Picayune. Butler was expected to start opposite Will Smith.

June 2, 2015 10:06 AM
Butler hurts knee at OTAs
by Dave Richard | Senior Fantasy Writer

Saints linebacker Victor Butler left practice Tuesday after colliding with running back Mark Ingram and suffering a knee injury. He was helped off the field and out of the indoor practice facility. Coach Sean Payton told the New Orleans Times-Picayune he thinks Butler will be okay.

June 2, 2015 10:10 AM
Saints sign Butler
by Jamey Eisenberg | Senior Fantasy Writer

The Saints announced Thursday that they have agreed to terms on a two-year contract with unrestricted free agent linebacker Victor Butler. He was originally drafted in the fourth-round (110th overall) in the 2009 NFL Draft by the Cowboys, playing in 63 games with two starts and posting career totals of 64 tackles (49 solo), 11 sacks, two stops for a loss, five passes defensed, three forced fumbles and one fumble recovery. On special teams, he’s registered 40 tackles and one forced fumble.

 

Player Info

Height/Weight:
6-2/245
Birthdate:
07/29/1987
Age:
34
Hometown:
Los Angeles, CA, USA
School:
Oregon State
NFL Experience:
6
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