James Butler

James Butler

Running Back #20
Ht / Wt:5'9" / 210 lb.
Born:February 19, 1995
Drafted:2018 / UDFA

James Butler: Signs future/reserve contract

Butler signed a future/reserve contract with the Raiders on Tuesday.

Analysis: Butler spent the second-half of the 2018 season on the Raiders' practice squad after spending all of training camp in Oakland. The undrafted rookie out of Iowa recorded 396 yards and a touchdown on 91 carries during his senior campaign.

January 1, 2019 9:50 PM EST

James Butler: Joins Raiders practice squad

Butler signed with the Raiders' practice squad Tuesday, Matt Schneidman of The San Jose Mercury News reports.

Analysis: Butler spent the preseason with Oakland, but was unable to make it through final roster cuts. With Marshawn Lynch placed on injured reserve the team is likely looking to ensure its depth at the running back position in case of another injury. The undrafted rookie notched 396 yards and a touchdown on 91 carries as a senior at Iowa last year.

October 23, 2018 7:20 PM EST

James Butler: Cut by Raiders

Butler was waived by the Raiders on Saturday, the Associated Press reports.

Analysis: Butler will look to catch on with a practice squad after rushing for 396 yards and a touchdown on 91 carries in nine games as a senior with Iowa in 2017.

September 3, 2018 8:43 AM EST

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