New Orleans Times-Picayune "An offseason of promise almost became an offseason of panic for the New Orleans Saints last summer. By the time the dust had settled on the preseason, veterans Will Smith (ACL) and Jonathan Vilma (knee) were both placed on injured reserve, as was veteran free-agent defensive end Kenyon Coleman..." January 16
New Orleans Times-Picayune "An offseason of promise almost became an offseason of panic for the New Orleans Saints last summer. By the time the dust had settled on the preseason, veterans Will Smith (ACL) and Jonathan Vilma (knee) were both placed on injured reserve, as was veteran free-agent defensive end Kenyon Coleman..." January 15
#Saints Payton confirms that LB Victor Butler will not be activated this year. His 3-week practice window is now closed.
#Saints return LB Victor Butler to practice while hes still on PUP list. They have 21 days to decide if hes able to return to active roster.
The #Saints have placed LB Victor Butler, S Roman Harper, and CB Patrick Robinson on PUP list, I'm told.
New Orleans Times-Picayune "Take a deep breath, Saints fans. It's going to be OK. Victor Butler's injury will not derail the Saints' season. I wasn't as high on Butler as colleague Mike Triplett. While I see Butler's season-ending knee injury as certainly a blow to the Saints' defense, I think it's far from a..." June 13
Brutal news for the #Saints: LB Victor Butler tore his ACL during Tuesday's OTA session, a source says.
NFL.com "New defensive coordinator Rob Ryan brought outside linebacker Victor Butler to the New Orleans Saints from the Dallas Cowboys with the hope that Butler could emerge as the team's best pass rusher. Those hopes were dashed on Tuesday. NFL.com's Ian Rapoport reported Wednesday that Butler tore his..." June 12
New Orleans Times-Picayune "The New Orleans Saints have agreed to two-year contract with free-agent linebacker Victor Butler, according to a league source. Butler, who turns 26 in July, played the past four seasons with the Cowboys, serving as a backup to DeMarcus Ware and Anthony Spencer. In limited action, the 6-foot-2,..." March 28
CSN Philly "The Eagles still have their feet in the free-agent waters, perhaps willing to make another small splash. According to league sources, the team will host free-agent pass rusher Victor Butler, who left Cleveland on Monday without a contract agreement with the Browns. Butler, who has also..." March 26
Cleveland Plain Dealer "Former Cowboys linebacker Victor Butler is still in Cleveland visiting with the Browns today and taking his physical, a source said. He arrived in town Sunday night. There aren't expected to be any issues with the physical. The Browns have had their eye on Butler, 25, since the start of..." March 25
ESPN.com "Cowboys free agent linebacker Victor Butler is drawing interest from several teams. There are reports that he is visiting the New Orleans Saints on Thursday. Butler has also visited the Pittsburgh Steelers and has the New York Jets interested in his services. Butler was a backup for the..." March 21
New York Daily News "The Jets aren’t expected to make a big splash when free agency officially starts on Tuesday, but new general manager John Idzik hopes to make some smart economic signings to fill areas of need for a team that missed the playoffs for the second consecutive season. The Daily News has learned that..." March 11