Titans to Sign Former Patriots CB Malcolm Butler


The New Orleans Saints, who considered trying to acquire Butler before trading wide receiver Brandin Cooks to the Patriots past year, have shown a renewed interest, per Dianna Russini of ESPN.

Malcolm Butler is headed to Tennessee in free agency, according to reports. NFL Media's Ian Rapoport says he will receive a 5-year, $61 million deal with more than $30 million guaranteed.

Thus ends one of the most interesting careers with the New England Patriots.

Of course, 49ers fans remember Butler's goal-line interception of the Seattle Seahawks quarterback Russell Wilson to seal Super Bowl XLIX during his rookie season in 2014.

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Butler spent the first four seasons of his career in New England, making the Pro Bowl once and winning two Super Bowls. That's a massive pay raise for the 27-year-old, who played the 2017 season on a one-year, $3.91 million tender and made $600,000 or less in each of his first three National Football League seasons.

Butler struggled in coverage at times in 2017, but still finished the year with 60 tackles, 12 passes defensed, and a pair of interceptions in 15 regular season games for the Patriots.

NFL Insider Adam Schefter the cornerback will play for former Patriots' LB Mike Vrabel and former Pats' personnel man Jon Robinson.

Butler was also part of the Patriots' Super Bowl LI 34-28 overtime victory against the Atlanta Falcons. That offseason, the Patriots signed corner Stephon Gilmore to a five-year, $65 million contract. Butler had his best seasons while playing with Ryan in New England's secondary.