Restricted free agent cornerback Malcolm Butler has signed his RFA tender with the Patriots per National Football League wire reports.
The NFL's 2017 regular-season schedule is set to be announced later this week with the defending Super Bowl champion New England Patriots hosting the opening game on September 7. Saints head coach Sean Payton confirmed as much during the annual league meetings in March by saying, "I don't think we're going to do that and give up the 11th pick". The move ensured that New England would receive a first-round pick as compensation if Butler signed an offer sheet with another team and the Patriots chose not to match.
As Doug Kyed of NESN noted, no offer sheet has been made, and the transaction allows the team to discuss trades.
The Saints acquired the 32 and final pick of round one from the Patriots in the Brandin Cooks deal. Barring an extension, or trade and subsequent extension, Butler is scheduled to be an unrestricted free agent after the 2017 season. Trading Butler is an obvious way to get that pick back.
Butler has played three seasons in New England. He visited one team, the New Orleans Saints, earlier in free agency.
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As of yesterday, Malcolm Butler is back under contract with the Patriots.
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Butler, 27, has played in 43 regular season games with 33 starts, including starts in all 16 games over the last two seasons.
The Pats now do not pick until the top of the third round (No. 72 overall).
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