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Adam Butler

70
DL
Height: 
6-5

Weight:

300

Age

24
Vanderbilt
2 Years Pro

2017 Season

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Adam Butler was signed by the New England Patriots as a rookie free agent on May 5, 2017.

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Biography

CAREER TRANSACTIONS

Adam Butler was signed by the New England Patriots as a rookie free agent on May 5, 2017.

SEASONAL REVIEWS

2017 (16/6, 3/0)

  • Made his NFL debut at defensive tackle and made his first career tackle vs. Kansas City (9/7).
  • Made his first career start at defensive tackle in the win at New Orleans (9/17).
  • Made his second-straight start at defensive tackle and totaled three tackles in the victory vs. Houston (9/24).
  • Made his third-straight start at defensive tackle while also contributing on special teams vs. Carolina (10/1).
  • Made the start at defensive tackle and contributed with two total tackles in the victory at Tampa Bay (10/5).
  • Contributed as a reserve defensive tackle with one tackle in the win at N.Y. Jets (10/15).
  • Appeared in a reserve role along the defensive line and contributed with three total tackles, including a tackle for loss, while also adding the first sack of his career for a 10-yard loss on a second quarter takedown of QB Matt Ryan in the victory vs. Atlanta (10/22).
  • Returned to starting duties on the defensive line and contributed with two tackles in the victory vs. L.A.Chargers (10/29).
  • Started at defensive tackle and finished with two total tackles in the victory at Denver (11/12).
  • Contributed along the defensive line in the victory at Oakland (11/19) in Mexico City's Estadio Azteca.
  • Contributed along the defensive line as well as on special teams in the victory vs. Miami (11/26).
  • Contributed in a reserve role on the defensive line and finished with two tackles total in the win at Buffalo (12/3).
  • Appeared in a reserve role on the defensive line and finished with two tackles and a sack of QB Jay Cutler for a 10-yard loss at Miami (12/11).
  • Played sparingly in a reserve role along the defensive line and did not accrue any statistics in the win at Pittsburgh (12/17).
  • Saw time as a reserve defensive lineman but did not accrue any statistics in the win vs. Buffalo (12/24).
  • Contributed on defense as a reserve defensive lineman and also on special teams in the win vs. N.Y. Jets (12/31).
  • Contributed as a reserve defensive lineman and made one tackle and notched his first-career postseason sack for a 5-yard loss of QB Marcus Mariota in the Divisional round victory vs. Tennessee (1/13).
  • Appeared as a reserve defensive lineman and made one tackle and his second sack of the postseason when he dropped QB Blake Bortles for a 6-yard loss in the second quarter of the AFC Championship victory vs. Jacksonville (1/21).
  • Appeared as a reserve defensive lineman and made one tackle in Super Bowl LII vs. Philadelphia (2/4).

COLLEGE

  • Played in 49 games with 36 starts and registered 109 tackles, 9.5 sacks, one forced fumble, one fumble recovery and five passes defensed.
  • Also blocked two extra points while playing special teams.
  • Led the Commodore defense with four sacks as a senior in 2016.
  • Began collegiate career as an offensive lineman before switching to defensive tackle as a redshirt freshman in 2013.

PERSONAL

  • Was a two-time first team 5A All-District selection and two-time captain as a junior and senior at Duncanville (Texas) High School.
  • Earned team MVP honors as a senior.
  • Also earned letters as a thrower in track & field.
  • Majored in earth and environmental sciences at Vanderbilt.
  • Descendant of Texas children's rights campaigner Edna Gladney, subject of the 1940's film "Blossoms in the Dust".

Stats

Career Stats

gamesdefense
seasonteamggstotalsoloastscksftypdefintydsavglngtdsfffr
2017NE166191182-0-----0-
TOTAL191182000---000

Recent Games

defense
wkopresulttotalsoloastscksftypdefintydsavglngtdsfffr
17NYJW 26-60------------
16BUFW 37-160------------
15@PITW 27-240------------
14@MIAL 20-272111-0-----0-
13@BUFW 23-32110-0-----0-
12MIAW 35-170------------
11@OAKW 33-80------------
10@DENW 41-163210-0-----0-
8LACW 21-132110-0-----0-
7ATLW 23-73211-0-----0-
6@NYJW 24-171100-0-----0-
5@TBW 19-142110-0-----0-
4CARL 30-330------------
3HOUW 36-333120-0-----0-
2@NOW 36-200------------
1KCL 27-421100-0-----0-

defensive

yearteamgtotalsoloastscksftypdefinttdsydsavglong
2017NE16191182-0-----
TOTAL 1619118200000-0
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defensive splits - split by OPPONENT

splitgtotalsoloastscksftypdefinttdsydsavglong
Atlanta Falcons13211-0-----
Buffalo Bills22110-0-----
Carolina Panthers10----------
Denver Broncos13210-0-----
Houston Texans13120-0-----
Kansas City Chiefs11100-0-----
Los Angeles Chargers12110-0-----
Miami Dolphins22111-0-----
New Orleans Saints10----------
New York Jets21100-0-----
Oakland Raiders10----------
Pittsburgh Steelers10----------
Tampa Bay Buccaneers12110-0-----

defensive splits - split by DIVISION CONFERENCE

splitgtotalsoloastscksftypdefinttdsydsavglong
Outside Own Division1014861-0-----
vs AFC Teams1214861-0-----
vs NFC Teams45321-0-----
vs Own Division65321-0-----

defensive splits - split by MONTH

splitgtotalsoloastscksftypdefinttdsydsavglong
December54221-0-----
November33210-0-----
October58531-0-----
September34220-0-----

defensive splits - split by STADIUM

splitgtotalsoloastscksftypdefinttdsydsavglong
Estadio Azteca (Mexico City)10----------
Gillette Stadium89541-0-----
Hard Rock Stadium12111-0-----
Heinz Field10----------
Mercedes-Benz Superdome10----------
MetLife Stadium11100-0-----
New Era Field12110-0-----
Raymond James Stadium12110-0-----
Sports Authority Field at Mile High13210-0-----

defensive splits - split by WIN/LOSSES

splitgtotalsoloastscksftypdefinttdsydsavglong
Losses33211-0-----
Wins1316971-0-----

defensive splits - split by WEEKDAY

splitgtotalsoloastscksftypdefinttdsydsavglong
Mondays12111-0-----
Other Days (not Monday or Sunday)23210-0-----
Sundays1314861-0-----
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