No RFA tender for Chargers WR Jeremy Butler

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On the same day that the Chargers said farewell to multiple veterans, they’ve decided to allow another player to hit the market.

Per a league source, receiver Jeremy Butler will not be given a restricted free agent tender. The move makes him a free agent as of Thursday.

Butler appeared in four games last year for the Chargers, catches two passes for 11 yards. IN 2015, He caught 31 passes for 363 yards in Baltimore.

Technically, it doesn’t qualify him for the pre-free agency negotiating period, since that applies only to unrestricted free agents; Butler is a non-tendered restricted free agent.

That said, there’s nothing that kept interested teams from inquiring before 4:00 p.m. ET on Thursday, when the league year begins.

5 responses to “No RFA tender for Chargers WR Jeremy Butler

  1. Gotta be tough to be a Bolts fan. And this coming from a Bills fan. I hope the Bolts have a master plan that all this is part of, but I kind of doubt it.

  2. This is what I mean when I call the Spanos Family Cheap. I am saying that the team does not try to keep talented players but rather lets them walk. You think I’m making this up. Well let’s take a look at some facts: Louis Vasquez was one of our best linemen and we let him leave to the Broncos. We let Vincent Jackson go and he was our best wide receiver. We had Michael Turner who then went on to be successful in Atlanta We also had Mike Tolbert. We let Quentin Jammer go. We let Eric Weddle go. The Chargers get talent and then let it go because the Spanos Family is cheap and cares about making money not being successful. For example, the team didn’t even bring in quality replacements. I’m sorry but Marcus Gilchrist is trash and is not a attractive signing to get the fan base involved. All these players had success after they left. And the common theme is Chargers players do better when they leave and do worse when they go there. And yes the Spanos Family does pay free agents. But my issue is they overpay for trash like Jarret Johnson from the Ravens. You guys really want to tell me that Jarret Johnson is an amazing signing. Please guys like Woodhead, Flowers, and Heyward from recent seasons are exceptions not the norm. Lastly Danario Alexander was amazing. He gets hurt and they move on. Ya know the team fields flat out scrubs even when there are no injuries.

  3. bobthebillsfan says:
    Mar 7, 2017 4:11 PM
    Gotta be tough to be a Bolts fan. And this coming from a Bills fan. I hope the Bolts have a master plan that all this is part of, but I kind of doubt it.
    quite the opposite.
    Never even heard of butler.
    We are clearing a lot of players that were brought in last year to fill holes due to the extreme amount of injuries.
    this was not a surprise.
    some of these players were signed in the offseason 16′ and only played a couple of games, others didnt even make the first game, while others were fillers for starters that will be back.
    Dropping the vets today was also a good move. Fluker is an average player not worth 8M, Flowers is too injury prone and williams cant stay healthy either. 20M cleared for new faces.
    this is not a tough time for REAL Charger fans.
    This is a very exciting time to be a Bolts fan!

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