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Top Vernon Butler News

  • Vernon Butler: Reaches settlement

    Butler (undisclosed) was released from injured reserve by the Giants with an injury settlement Wednesday, Aaron Wilson of KPRC 2 Houston reports.

    Butler missed all of camp with the injury, but his settlement will now allow him to play this season, as soon as he proves himself healthy and he can find a team to sign with.

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  • Giants' Vernon Butler: Moved to IR

    Butler (undisclosed) was reinstated from the reserve/did not report list and placed on injured reserve by the Giants on Saturday, Dan Salomone of the team's official site reports.

    Butler did not report to the start of the Giants' training camp Tuesday. While the reasons for his absence were not revealed, the 29-year-old is apparently dealing with an undisclosed injury significant enough to land him on IR at this early point in the preseason. Barring an injury settlement with the team, Butler will now be forced to miss the entirety of the 2023 season.

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  • Giants' Vernon Butler: Not at training camp

    The Giants placed Butler (undisclosed) on the reserve/did not report list Tuesday, Tom Pelissero of NFL Network reports.

    Butler isn't with the team to start training camp, but he can be activated off the list at any time. The veteran defensive tackle spent most of 2022 on the Giants' practice squad and appeared in one regular-season game, totaling four tackles (two solo) across 11 defensive snaps.

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  • Vernon Butler: Joins Giants' practice squad

    The Giants signed Butler to their practice squad Tuesday, Art Stapleton of The Bergen Record reports.

    Butler is now in line to serve as added depth for New York's defensive line following Tuesday's transaction. The 28-year-old was drafted by the Panthers in the first round in 2016 but has yet to play a snap on an active roster this season. In 2021, Butler amassed 11 tackles across 11 games played for Buffalo.

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  • Vernon Butler: Let go Tuesday

    Butler was released by the Raiders on Tuesday, Field Yates of ESPN reports.

    Butler signed a one-year contract with Las Vegas in March after spending the previous two seasons in Buffalo. The 28-year-old began camp on the active/non-football injury list, but passed a physical July 26 and began practicing with the team. Butler will now work to earn an opportunity elsewhere.

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  • Raiders' Vernon Butler: Ready to compete

    Butler (undisclosed) passed a physical and was activated from the active/non-football injury list Tuesday, Aaron Wilson of reports.

    Butler was placed on the list last Thursday for unknown reasons. Last year with Buffalo, he collected just 11 tackles in 10 games, Now with the Raiders, the 2016 first-round selection will work to make a bigger impact on his new team.

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  • Raiders' Vernon Butler: Lands on NFI list

    Butler (undisclosed) was placed on the active/non-football injury list by the Raiders on Thursday.

    It's unclear exactly why Las Vegas added Butler to the team's NFI list, but he will continue to count against the team's 90-man roster throughout the course of training camp. The 28-year-old defensive tackle collected just 11 tackles over 10 games in a reserve role with Buffalo last season.

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  • Raiders' Vernon Butler: Heading to Vegas

    Butler signed a one-year contract with the Raiders on Tuesday, Mike Garafolo of NFL Network reports.

    Butler spent the past two seasons in Buffalo and will now continue his career in the AFC West. The 27-year-old filled a reserve role in the defensive line rotation and should work similarly with the Raiders.

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  • Bills' Vernon Butler: Sits for third straight

    Butler was inactive for Monday's game in Tennessee.

    The 2016 first-rounder signed a handsome free-agent deal with the Bills in March 2020, but he's clearly fallen out of favor as the team has stacked its defensive line while coming at teams in waves of rotations. With the Bills playing so well and Butler a healthy scratch for three straight contests, it looks like he'll need an injury in front of him to re-prove his worth.

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  • Bills' Vernon Butler: Returns from COVID list

    The Bills activated Butler (undisclosed) from the reserve/COVID-19 list Friday.

    Butler has fully cleared the league's COVID protocols and can immediately return to practice. The veteran defensive tackle will be available for Saturday's preseason finale against the Packers, if the Bills choose to play him, and there are no concerns about his availability for Week 1 against Pittsburgh.

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  • Bills' Vernon Butler: Lands on COVID list

    Butler (undisclosed) was placed on the reserve/COVID-19 list Tuesday.

    Butler has entered the health and safety protocols and must clear said protocols before rejoining the team. He has more than two weeks to return before the season opener Sept. 12 against the Steelers.

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Player Bio

HT/WT: 6-4, 325 lbs
Birthplace: District 4, Pike Co., MS
Age: 29
School: Louisiana Tech
Experience: 7