Green Bay Packers: Replacing B.J. Raji with Vernon Butler

At 6-foot-4 and 323 pounds and with 35-inch arms, the Good Lord didn’t make too many men like Louisiana Tech’s Vernon Butler, to borrow one of Packers GM Ted Thompson’s favorite phrases. He was a dominant force at Louisiana Tech, with his 33 run disruptions and 12 stuffs against the run ranking third in this defensive tackle class and his 27 total pass-rushing pressures topping the charts.




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