Dion Lewis' $11.5 million in guarantees too rich for the Patriots

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Butler will join Logan Ryan and Adoree' Jackson as the top cornerbacks on the Titans roster, signaling three big investments made by Robinson at the all-important position over the past two offseasons.

Lewis' best season came in 2017 when he started eight regular season games for the Patriots and rushed for 896 yards on 180 carries (5.0 yards per carry average) with six touchdowns. Butler didn't play a single defensive snap in the 41-33 defeat. He eventually evolved into a critical piece of New England's secondary, but Bill Belichick surprisingly benched him (apart from special teams) for their defeat this past February to the Philadelphia Eagles.

Butler is most famous for his interception at the goal line in Super Bowl 49 to seal the victory for the Patriots over the Seahawks.

Despite the highly-publicized matter, Butler received plenty of interest in free agency.

While Lewis had his moments in the sun with New England, Butler became a full-fledged star after his Super Bowl XLIX pick. Butler later denied any off-field misconduct, saying he never missed a curfew or do anything to hurt the Patriots' chances.

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Guardiola praised the midfielder after another impressive performance when he worked just as hard off the ball as he on it. In that context it was no real surprise when Silva scored his second of the evening within five minutes of the restart.

The 28-year-old Butler was named to the Pro Bowl in 2015.

After the game, Butler told ESPN's Mike Reiss and Schefter that the Patriots "gave up" on him.

McCourty's twin brother, Jason, also had a pretty great reaction to Butler's reported new deal.

It's worth noting that his new contract numbers will mirror those that the Saints were willing to shell out, per Rapoport, had they reached a trade agreement with the Patriots last summer.