Welcome to PatsFans.com

Darius Butler vs. the Packers

Discussion in 'PatsFans.com - Patriots Fan Forum' started by Anj, Dec 21, 2010.

Thread Status:
Not open for further replies.
  1. Anj

    Anj Rookie

    Joined:
    Oct 27, 2010
    Messages:
    95
    Likes Received:
    0
    Ratings:
    +0 / 0 / -0

    #32 Jersey

    Did anybody notice how much Butler played Sunday night?

    I thought I saw him multiple times as the third CB in the first half and much less in the second half, but I was paying more attention to who was on the field in the first half.

    I did notice a safety playing the in the nickel spot a few times, and mostly in the second half. (notably Chung a few times)

    Did Butler play more in the second half than I noticed? and If he didn't, did anybody see a reason as to why he played less?
  2. convertedpatsfan

    convertedpatsfan PatsFans.com Supporter PatsFans.com Supporter

    Joined:
    Aug 3, 2009
    Messages:
    3,343
    Likes Received:
    64
    Ratings:
    +153 / 1 / -1

    #12 Jersey

  3. KevinFaulk-33

    KevinFaulk-33 Rookie

    Joined:
    Feb 6, 2008
    Messages:
    265
    Likes Received:
    2
    Ratings:
    +4 / 0 / -0

  4. convertedpatsfan

    convertedpatsfan PatsFans.com Supporter PatsFans.com Supporter

    Joined:
    Aug 3, 2009
    Messages:
    3,343
    Likes Received:
    64
    Ratings:
    +153 / 1 / -1

    #12 Jersey

    Yeah, Chung is the primary guy, though I thought I saw Page a few times as well.
  5. Fencer

    Fencer Rookie

    Joined:
    Oct 2, 2006
    Messages:
    7,757
    Likes Received:
    30
    Ratings:
    +76 / 0 / -13

    #12 Jersey

    Hmm. So among our problem-child high-pick DBs, Meriweather is getting the snaps right now over Butler.
  6. PatsFan2

    PatsFan2 Rookie

    Joined:
    Aug 22, 2005
    Messages:
    2,619
    Likes Received:
    23
    Ratings:
    +41 / 1 / -4

    #87 Jersey

    Six snaps our Coaching Staff is really showing alot of confidence in Butler.:scared::D
  7. robertweathers

    robertweathers Rookie

    Joined:
    Sep 7, 2006
    Messages:
    7,688
    Likes Received:
    7
    Ratings:
    +25 / 1 / -0

    An incredible amount of snaps for the fatties- 53, 59 and 75. WOW.
  8. muslimman

    muslimman Rookie

    Joined:
    Oct 2, 2008
    Messages:
    336
    Likes Received:
    0
    Ratings:
    +0 / 0 / -0

    All I know for sure is that he at least did not fail at all 6 of those snaps.

    When J. Jones scored that long TD I didnt really see who got burned but was literally crossing my fingers that it wasnt 28. Turns out it was McCourty (thank god cause Butler cant afford to get burned, Devin can) and on the replay they showed Butler was blanketing the slot WR. And I mean BLANKETING.
  9. RayClay

    RayClay On the Roster

    Joined:
    Nov 14, 2005
    Messages:
    18,404
    Likes Received:
    254
    Ratings:
    +654 / 6 / -9

    #75 Jersey

    Maybe they wanted a safety in because they were short DL and spikes? Just a thought. I don't think BB game plans based on not liking the guy this week.
  10. RayClay

    RayClay On the Roster

    Joined:
    Nov 14, 2005
    Messages:
    18,404
    Likes Received:
    254
    Ratings:
    +654 / 6 / -9

    #75 Jersey

    New DL Leonard couldn't pick up enough to at least take up space this week?
  11. blackglass3

    blackglass3 PatsFans.com Supporter PatsFans.com Supporter

    Joined:
    Nov 23, 2007
    Messages:
    4,795
    Likes Received:
    24
    Ratings:
    +38 / 0 / -1

    No Jersey Selected

    Man, I do NOT like Big Vince taking 75 snaps in a game. If anyone gets a break during next week's Miami game, it should be him. We need him fresh for the playoffs to lead the D.
  12. mcsully

    mcsully Rookie

    Joined:
    Sep 14, 2004
    Messages:
    2,042
    Likes Received:
    2
    Ratings:
    +4 / 3 / -0

    While Butler only played 6 snaps on defense, on the punt that was muffed early in the game, I believe he's the only player who used his head and jumped on the lose ball..

    While he's definitely taken a step back from last year, he's still better than Wheatley (who Jacksonville just put on IR)..
  13. ALP

    ALP Rookie

    Joined:
    Oct 7, 2007
    Messages:
    7,440
    Likes Received:
    14
    Ratings:
    +30 / 2 / -0

    yes, when i saw chung in at the slot i was thinking BB had riverted to his old ways, since lately butler has been slot and played much better

    but then realizing how poor our run support was, it made a little more sense
  14. ALP

    ALP Rookie

    Joined:
    Oct 7, 2007
    Messages:
    7,440
    Likes Received:
    14
    Ratings:
    +30 / 2 / -0

    oww, the guy was only just activated in by the jaguars....wish him the best but the guy just cannot stay away from injuries
  15. SanAngeloState

    SanAngeloState Banned

    Joined:
    Jan 16, 2010
    Messages:
    1,289
    Likes Received:
    0
    Ratings:
    +0 / 0 / -0

    all the injuries on the dl and deaderick only played like 9 snaps. Not good.

    I wonder why they were able to run at will on us sometimes.
  16. robertweathers

    robertweathers Rookie

    Joined:
    Sep 7, 2006
    Messages:
    7,688
    Likes Received:
    7
    Ratings:
    +25 / 1 / -0

    Thought Collinsworth said that Deaderick was hurt?
  17. upstater1

    upstater1 Rookie

    Joined:
    Nov 29, 2005
    Messages:
    13,027
    Likes Received:
    29
    Ratings:
    +43 / 4 / -3

    Who said Butler was a problem-child?

    He played over 40 snaps last week.

    Come on people, you know Belichick schemes things differently.

    No DL depth and a young QB on the other side, you don't think it's smart to load up with safeties? Who was going to tackle Kuhn? Butler?
  18. upstater1

    upstater1 Rookie

    Joined:
    Nov 29, 2005
    Messages:
    13,027
    Likes Received:
    29
    Ratings:
    +43 / 4 / -3

    So you're saying they lost confidence in him after playing him 40+ snaps last week. Because why?
  19. upstater1

    upstater1 Rookie

    Joined:
    Nov 29, 2005
    Messages:
    13,027
    Likes Received:
    29
    Ratings:
    +43 / 4 / -3

    Some people on this thread clearly have an agenda.
  20. Nikolai

    Nikolai Football Atheist PatsFans.com Supporter

    Joined:
    Sep 17, 2009
    Messages:
    6,047
    Likes Received:
    260
    Ratings:
    +541 / 1 / -1

    #54 Jersey

    When you're 12-2...
    And there ain't much else to do...
    Doobey doobey do...
Thread Status:
Not open for further replies.

Share This Page

unset ($sidebar_block_show); ?>