The New England Patriots have positioned veteran cornerback Malcolm Butler on the injured reserve.
Butler, 32, has not practiced since Thursday’s preseason opener.
The NFL world took to Twitter to react to this information.
“Dang. With different guys rising in camp I questioned about Butler,” one fan wrote.
“Powerful to see… needed to see the comeback,” one other added.
“That’s a troublesome break for Butler, however he wasn’t a lock for the 53. Patriots CB depth chart is starting to crystallize,” Pats insider Chris Mason mentioned.
The Tremendous Bowl XLIX hero notched a begin within the Patriots’ preseason opener towards the New York Giants on Thursday night time. He logged 23 defensive snaps within the contest.
Butler, who performed in New England from 2014-17, rejoined the Patriots after a one-year retirement earlier this offseason — signing a two-year, $5 million cope with his former group.
Particulars relating to the damage have but to be launched, however it’s thought of a season-ending difficulty.
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