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Alex Reimer
May 01, 2018 - 2:06 pm
Those who are still perplexed by Malcolm Butler’s surprise Super Bowl benching can take solace in one fact: the greatest quarterback of all-time is in the dark as well. Tom Brady first extended his public support to Butler on Instagram three months ago, calling him an “incredible player and...
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Ryan Hannable
May 01, 2018 - 6:00 am
In the few months since the Super Bowl LII loss where Malcolm Butler didn’t play a single defensive snap, a few members of the Patriots have given their take on what happened. Speaking at the Milken Institute Global Conference in Santa Monica, California on Monday with Jim Gray moderating , Tom...
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Ryan Hannable
March 30, 2018 - 12:33 pm
Super Bowl LII certainly was not the way Malcolm Butler wanted to go out as a member of the Patriots. After playing 98 percent of the snaps during the regular season, Butler was benched in Super Bowl LII, as the Patriots fell to the Eagles. This was Butler's last game with the organization and that...
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Ryan Hannable
March 28, 2018 - 8:37 am
After Malcolm Butler was benched in Super Bowl LI, many wondered how it would impact his status as a free agent and potentially deter teams from signing him to a big-money contract. In the end, it didn't really matter as Butler signed a five-year, $61 million contract with the Titans. Speaking at...
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Ryan Hannable
March 26, 2018 - 2:28 pm
Bill Belichick and Malcolm Butler have both addressed the cornerback being benched in Super Bowl LII, and Monday it was Robert Kraft's turn. Speaking to reporters at the NFL owners meetings in Orlando , Kraft said he didn't have any issue with Belichick's decision. “With my fan hat on, you can come...
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Ryan Hannable
March 25, 2018 - 7:45 pm
Both Malcolm Butler and Bill Belichick have now spoken since the Super Bowl and still there's no real explanation as to why the cornerback was benched. Butler addressed the matter at his introductory press conference and he didn't say anything negative about Belichick and the Patriots. In fact,...
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Ryan Hannable
March 18, 2018 - 6:00 am
1. We may actually have a better idea of what happened with Malcolm Butler and Super Bowl LII. After signing with the Titans as a free agent this week, Butler addressed what happened during his introductory press conference where he said it was a coaching decision and he never questions any...
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Ryan Hannable
March 15, 2018 - 5:46 pm
On Wednesday, Malcolm Butler opened up on Super Bowl LII and his time in New England to the Boston Herald . A day later, he met the Tennessee media for the first time during his introductory press conference, and of course the benching against the Eagles came up. Butler actually opened the press...
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Alex Reimer
March 15, 2018 - 12:55 pm
It’s hard to imagine any other executive in professional sports treating this offseason like Bill Belichick. Tom Brady will be 41 years old next season and there’s no longer an heir apparent waiting behind him. The next guy, even if he’s drafted next month, will likely take a couple of years to...
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Ryan Hannable
March 14, 2018 - 6:47 pm
On Tuesday, former Patriots cornerback Malcolm Butler signed a reported five-year, $61 million deal with Titans ending his career in New England. Butler's time with the Patriots didn't end the way anyone would have hoped, as he was benched in Super Bowl LII. On Wednesday, the 27-year-old opened up...
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