Round 2: New England Selects CB Darius Butler
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Posted Apr 25, 2009

With Selection 9 in Round 2, New England selects CB Darius Butler, Connecticut. Learn more about this pick from team and draft experts!

Player Darius Butler - CB - Connecticut
Team New England Patriots
Pick Round 2, Selection 9 (41 Overall)
Combine Stats Ht: 5103v   Wt: 183v   Forty: 4.53v  
Chris Steuber Ranking
#29 out of 357 overall
#3 at CB
Butler is a tremendously versatile player who’s a quality defender and return specialist. He has good ball skills and is extremely instinctive in the secondary. He’s physical and fluid in coverage and positions himself well to break up the throw. He has great vision and is elusive with the ball in his hands.
Tom Marino's Ranking
#32 out of 501 overall
#2 at CB
Adam Caplan's Flash Analysis This was a major need selection here and a nice value. Butler offers tremendous upside and could start down the line. He also offers the ability to compete for a special teams return job.
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