Louisiana Tech DL Vernon Butler visited Titans, Panthers, Lions, Buccaneers, Bills

Louisiana Tech defensive tackle Vernon Butler visited the Tennessee Titans, Carolina Panthers, Detroit Lions, Tampa Bay Buccaneers and Buffalo Bills to a league source. Butler worked out for the Oakland Raiders, Carolina Panthers and Tennessee Titans and Houston Texans. Butler is in Chicago for tonight's first round of the NFL draft. Butler is 6-4, 323 pounds and runs the 40-yard dash in 5.15 seconds, bench pressing 225 pounds 26 times with a 33 1/2 inch vertical leap and a 9-3 broad jump. Butler was an All-Conference USA selection who 50 tackles last season with 10 for losses, three sacks and eight quarterback hurries. He had 56 tackles, 13 1/2 for losses as a junior. Butler excelled at the Senior Bowl all-star game.
Butler has scheme flexibility as a potential 4-3 or 3-4 fit.
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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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