Malcolm Butler excited about his return to the field

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No one was more excited for the Titans’ first practice Friday than Malcolm Butler. He is making up for lost time after breaking his wrist in Week Nine against Carolina.

Butler finished the season on injured reserve, watching as his teammates advanced to the AFC Championship Game without him.

“I missed out on a whole half a season, and I had to sit there and watch my team win,” Butler said, via Jim Wyatt of the team website. “I’m all about winning, but I want to help win, too. I’m just excited to be back.”

Butler played nine games in 2019, making 30 tackles, two interceptions and 10 passes defensed. It followed a year when he posted 56 stops, three interceptions and 13 passes defensed.

He spent the offseason working out in his garage, waiting impatiently for a return to the team facility.

Butler is more than ready . . . for whatever.

“Whatever they ask me to do, I’m here to do it,” Butler said. “Outside, inside, safety, whatever it takes to help the team win, I’m here to do it. Wherever they plug me in, I’m ready to work.”

7 responses to “Malcolm Butler excited about his return to the field

  1. Those stats are nothing to sneeze at. But Because BB benched him for the Super Bowl in NE he has gotten a bad name. Glad to see him doing well and hope he can come through for theTitans

  2. He was so humble until he made that int after that all he wanted to worry about was a big contract. Wish him well hopefully hes regains the way he was.

  3. Made the greatest play in Super Bowl history. Like MEruzione in Boston, he’ll have that for the rest of his life

  4. Angel Valle says:
    August 14, 2020 at 8:13 pm
    He was so humble until he made that int after that all he wanted to worry about was a big contract. Wish him well hopefully hes regains the way he was.

    Makes sense. He came from nothing and played way over the amount of money he was making. He was undrafted and made maybe a few hundred thousand his first few years. Did everything right in NE and was never rewarded, only taken advantage of. I get it, it’s a business. But put yourself in his shoes. A chance to change the trajectory of your entire family line. And you do everything right for years just waiting for the payoff. And you are one injury away from that chance being gone forever. I can’t blame him one bit.

    As far as his Titans career, he was really bad his first 8 games. And people only seem to remember that. But he has been great for us ever since. This injury was a killer last year. Could have used him against KC in the AFCCG. Glad to have him back. The dude is competitive as hell and never backs down.

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