Butler, Patriots reach agreement

Updated: July 10, 2009, 11:36 AM ET
By Len Pasquarelli | ESPN.com

The New England Patriots continued to reshape their cornerback position on Friday, reaching a four-year agreement with second-round draft pick Darius Butler of Connecticut. The contract, confirmed by Butler's agent and a team offfcial, is worth about $3.9 million, but an annual financial breakdown of the deal was not immediately available.

The 41st overall choice in the draft, Butler is only the second player chosen in the second round to reach a contract agreement, joining Philadelphia ...

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