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Colts: Re-signing Darius Butler Not Great But Necessary

March 17th, 2017 at 5:16 PM
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The bulk of the Indianapolis Colts‘ free agent spending has been devoted to the defense; specifically the front seven. That changed when the team re-signed defensive back Darius Butler today.

The deal comes shortly after Butler had visited the Washington Redskins and the Chicago Bears. However, the Colts remained in contact with Butler throughout his visits and eventually they got a new deal done.

Butler and the team agreed to one-year deal, which makes sense when considering what direction general manager Chris Ballard is taking the team. At 30 years old, Butler does not help the team get younger, but he still has a few good years left in him.

Butler is not an elite defensive back, but he is certainly serviceable in 2017. He played well enough last season to warrant being brought …

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Tags: Clayton Geathers, Darius Butler, Indianapolis Colts, Mike Adams, T.J. Green

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