Multiple teams reported to have interest in Malcolm Butler

Multiple teams reported to have interest in Malcolm Butler

And according to Mike Giardi of NBC Sports Boston, he's "quite interested" in bringing in Butler, who is a free agent after a tumultuous year in New England.

A contract at that level will position the New England Patriots for a possible high compensatory draft choice in 2019.

But the corner will best be remembered for his unforgettable game-sealing interception (and several other great plays) in a Super Bowl XLIX win over the Seattle Seahawks.

Butler's Patriots career ended on a odd, disappointing note as Bill Belichick benched him for all defensive snaps in Super Bowl LII.

Despite Butler's sudden stardom, Belichick said at one point in 2015 that Butler "as much as any player that I've been around, has really not changed very much from Year 1 to Year 2".

The now-former New England Patriots cornerback will sign with the Tennessee Titans when National Football League free agency opens Wednesday, according to multiple reports Tuesday.

In Tennessee, Butler will reunite with ex-Patriots cornerback Logan Ryan, who spent four seasons in New England before signing with the Titans last spring.

Malcolm Butler, as expected, will not play with the Patriots next season after agreeing to join the Tennessee Titans. Now 28, Butler will be 33 by the time his contract is up. They committed $61 million ($30M guaranteed) over five years, a rather large investment considering Butler's benching at the Super Bowl and his up-and-down performance in 2017. The New Orleans Saints hosted Butler on a visit but never signed him to an offer sheet.

Butler's departure leaves the Patriots with a need at cornerback this offseason.



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