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Adam Butler

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Height: 
6-4

Weight:

300

Age

23
Vanderbilt
Rookie

2017 Season

stats

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 (8/5)

  • 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).

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
2017NE10615961-0-----0-
TOTAL15961000---000

Recent Games

defense
wkopresulttotalsoloastscksftypdefintydsavglngtdsfffr
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
2017NE1015961-0-----
TOTAL 101596100000-0

preseason

gamestacklesinterceptionsfumbles
wkgame dateoppresultggstotalsoloastscksftypdefintydsavglngtdsfffr
108/10/2017JAXL 31-24110------------
208/19/2017@HOUL 23-27102110-0-----0-
308/25/2017@DETW 30-28101100-0-----0-
408/31/2017NYGL 40-38000------------
TOTAL 313210-0-----0-

regular season

gamestacklesinterceptionsfumbles
wkgame dateoppresultggstotalsoloastscksftypdefintydsavglngtdsfffr
109/07/2017KCL 42-27101100-0-----0-
209/17/2017@NOW 36-20110------------
309/24/2017HOUW 33-36113120-0-----0-
410/01/2017CARL 33-30110------------
510/05/2017@TBW 19-14112110-0-----0-
610/15/2017@NYJW 24-17101100-0-----0-
710/22/2017ATLW 7-23103211-0-----0-
810/29/2017LACW 13-21112110-0-----0-
1011/12/2017@DENW 41-16113210-0-----0-
1111/19/2017@OAKW 33-8100------------
TOTAL 10615961-0-----0-

defensive splits - split by OPPONENT

splitgtotalsoloastscksftypdefinttdsydsavglong
Atlanta Falcons13211-0-----
Carolina Panthers10----------
Denver Broncos13210-0-----
Houston Texans13120-0-----
Kansas City Chiefs11100-0-----
Los Angeles Chargers12110-0-----
New Orleans Saints10----------
New York Jets11100-0-----
Oakland Raiders10----------
Tampa Bay Buccaneers12110-0-----

defensive splits - split by DIVISION CONFERENCE

splitgtotalsoloastscksftypdefinttdsydsavglong
Outside Own Division914861-0-----
vs AFC Teams610640-0-----
vs NFC Teams45321-0-----
vs Own Division11100-0-----

defensive splits - split by MONTH

splitgtotalsoloastscksftypdefinttdsydsavglong
November23210-0-----
October58531-0-----
September34220-0-----

defensive splits - split by STADIUM

splitgtotalsoloastscksftypdefinttdsydsavglong
Estadio Azteca (Mexico City)10----------
Gillette Stadium59541-0-----
Mercedes-Benz Superdome10----------
MetLife Stadium11100-0-----
Raymond James Stadium12110-0-----
Sports Authority Field at Mile High13210-0-----

defensive splits - split by WIN/LOSSES

splitgtotalsoloastscksftypdefinttdsydsavglong
Losses21100-0-----
Wins814861-0-----

defensive splits - split by WEEKDAY

splitgtotalsoloastscksftypdefinttdsydsavglong
Other Days (not Monday or Sunday)23210-0-----
Sundays812751-0-----

Defense splits - FIELD TYPE

splitgtotalsoloastscksftypdefinttdsydsavglong
Grass35320-0-----
Turf710641-0-----

Defense splits - HOME/AWAY

splitgtotalsoloastscksftypdefinttdsydsavglong
Home Games59541-0-----
Road Games56420-0-----

Defense splits - POINT SITUATIONAL

splitgtotalsoloastscksftypdefinttdsydsavglong
Ahead11831-0-----
Ahead by 1-8 Points2110-0-----
Ahead by 9-16 Points6601-0-----
Behind1100-0-----
Behind by 1-8 Points1100-0-----
Tied3030-0-----

Defense splits - HALF

splitgtotalsoloastscksftypdefinttdsydsavglong
1st Half8441-0-----
2nd Half7520-0-----
Last Two Minutes of Half1010-0-----

Defense splits - FIELD TYPE POSITION

splitgtotalsoloastscksftypdefinttdsydsavglong
Opp 19-1 - by Yard Line6510-0-----
Opp 49-20 - by Yard Line5231-0-----
Own 21-50 - by Yard Line4220-0-----

Defense splits - QUARTERS

splitgtotalsoloastscksftypdefinttdsydsavglong
1st Quarter4040-0-----
2nd Quarter4401-0-----
4th Quarter7520-0-----
4th Quarter within 72200-0-----

Defense splits - MARGIN

splitgtotalsoloastscksftypdefinttdsydsavglong
Margin 0-746330-0-----
Margin 15+57521-0-----
Margin 8-1412110-0-----