Buffalo’s porous offensive line has another hole to fill after the unexpected retirement of right tackle Brad Butler Thursday. The 26-year-old received a contract extension in 2008, then tore his ACL early in the 2009 season.
“Playing in the National Football League has been a tremendous
opportunity and a great blessing,” Butler said in a statement. “However, my passion for education,
country and community is something that I am ready to devote my full
The Bills lauded Butler’s “tremendous character” and said he will be successful in whatever path he chooses.
Walking away from an NFL contract can’t be easy and we wish Butler all the best.