Is Malcolm Butler Ready to Make 2nd-Year Jump for New England Patriots?

August 19, 2015   ·     ·   Jump to comments

Some NFL players will play 10 times as long as New England Patriots cornerback Malcolm Butler has played and will not build one-tenth of his legacy.
Butler went from undrafted rookie to regional hero with one goal-line interception that helped lift the Patriots to a 28-24 victory in Super Bowl XLIX. He was part of a parade through the city of Boston, had a T-shirt made in his honor and earned an ESPY nomination for Play of the Year. 
Those accolades might go to some players' heads, but Patriots head coach Bill Belichick told WEEI's Dale and Holley on Monday that Butler hasn't changed much from his first year to his second year: 
I think he, as much as any player that I've been around, has really not changed very much from year one to year two. I think he's maintained his level of humility, his lifestyle, his sense of purpose. In a lot of ways, he acts like a rookie out there, like he's starting all over again. Which, in a lot of ways, that's...

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