Jerametrius Tarell Butler (born November 28, 1978 in Cleveland, Minnesota) is a former American football cornerback in the National Football League. He was drafted by the St. Louis Rams in the fifth round of the 2001 NFL Draft. He played college football at Kansas State.
Butler was also a member of the
Washington Redskins, Buffalo Bills and New Orleans Saints. He retired prior to the 2008 season.
Professional career Edit
St. Louis Rams Edit
On June 26, 2001, Butler signed a three-year $1.01 million contract with the Rams. Butler played his first six professional seasons with the
St. Louis Rams. On March 6, 2004, Butler, a now a restricted free agent, signed a six-year, $15 million offer sheet with Washington. On March 11, 2004, the Rams opted to match the Washington offer. He suffered a season-ending knee injury in training camp in 2005, causing him to miss the entire 2005 season. He was released by the Rams on June 5, 2007.
Washington Redskins Edit
Butler signed with the
Washington Redskins on June 7, 2007, but was released on August 28.
Buffalo Bills Edit
Butler was signed by the
Buffalo Bills as an unrestricted free agent on September 25, 2007. It was a one-year $490,000 contract. On February 27, 2008, the Bills released him. 
New Orleans Saints Edit
Butler signed with the Saints on June 2, 2008.
However on July 23, he opted to retire.  The Saints terminated his contract on February 12, 2009.
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