Colts claim Shaun Phillips off waivers from Titans, cut Victor Butler

The Indianapolis Colts were awarded outside linebacker Shaun Phillips off waivers from the Tennessee Titans and cut outside linebacker Victor Butler.

Phillips has recorded 554 career tackles, 81 1/2 sacks, 22 forced fumbles and seven interceptions.

Phillips played the first nine seasons (2004-2012) of his career with the San Diego Chargers, followed by the Denver Broncos and Titans. In 2009, he led the NFL with a career-high seven forced fumbles.

He was named to the Pro Bowl the following season when he had 11 sacks.

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Aaron Wilson covers the NFL for National Football Post, his second stint at the Post. He has previously written for Pro Football Talk and FOX Sports-Scout. Entering his 13th year covering the Baltimore Ravens, he's a beat writer for The Baltimore Sun. Wilson has also covered the Jacksonville Jaguars and Tennessee Titans.

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