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    Player(s) subject to change.

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    Noon-1pm – Sonic Drive-In, 8504 Main St., Houston, TX 77025

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    6pm-7pm – Go Texan Store at NRG Stadium

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    Visit the Go Texan Store at NRG Stadium on Tuesday, September 9 from 6 to 7 PM for cornerback Kareem Jackson's new Player Inspired Fly Guy apparel line launch party. Stop by to meet Kareem, get light refreshments and to pick up some of his new apparel.

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    Meet Texans defensive back D.J. Swearinger at the Academy Sports + Outdoors located at 16610 US Hwy 59, Sugar Land, TX 77479.

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Team

Rashad Butler
T #78
Height:
6-4
Weight:
317
College:
Miami (Fla.)
Experience:
7
Offensive Line
YearTeamGGS
TOTAL 51 4
2013 CLE 9 0
2011 HOU 2 0
2010 HOU 16 4
2009 HOU 16 0
2008 HOU 0 0
2007 HOU 8 0
2006 CAR 0 0

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TRANSACTIONS: Selected by Carolina Panthers in third round (89th overall) of 2006 NFL draft…Released by Panthers on Sept. 3, 2007…Claimed off waivers by Houston Texans on Sept. 3, 2007…Re-signed by the Texans on April, 7, 2009...Placed on injured reserve on Sept. 22, 2011.

CAREER:
Selected in the third round but did not play during his rookie season for the Carolina Panthers
Has served as the primary backup at both tackle positions in his time with the Texans
Made his first four career starts in 2010

2011 (Houston 2/0):
Paved the way for Ben Tate to rush for 116 yards vs. Indianapolis (9/11) and 103 yards at Miami (9/18) while also seeing action on special teams
Placed on injured reserve after suffering a tricep injury (9/22)

TRANSACTIONS: Selected by Carolina Panthers in third round (89th overall) of 2006 NFL draft…Released by Panthers on Sept. 3, 2007…Claimed off waivers by Houston Texans on Sept. 3, 2007…Re-signed by the Texans on April, 7, 2009...Placed on injured reserve on Sept. 22, 2011.

CAREER:
Selected in the third round but did not play during his rookie season for the Carolina Panthers
Has served as the primary backup at both tackle positions in his time with the Texans
Made his first four career starts in 2010

2011 (Houston 2/0):
Paved the way for Ben Tate to rush for 116 yards vs. Indianapolis (9/11) and 103 yards at Miami (9/18) while also seeing action on special teams
Placed on injured reserve after suffering a tricep injury (9/22)

2010 (Houston 16/4):
Saw action on special teams in the first two games to start the season
Made his first career start vs. Dallas (9/26) at left tackle in place of Duane Brown
Started at left tackle for the next three games at Oakland (10/3), vs. the New York Giants (10/10) and vs. Kansas City (10/17)
Saw action on special teams in the final 10 games of the regular season

2009 (Houston 15/0):
Dressed but did not play vs. the New York Jets (9/13)
Filled in for an injured Duane Brown at left tackle for the second half at St. Louis (12/20)
Played at tackle and on special teams at Miami (12/27)

2008 (Houston 0/0):
Was inactive for all 16 games

2007 (Houston 8/0):
Joined the Texans just prior to the start of the regular season when the team claimed him off waivers
Saw action in eight games, primarily on special teams, and served as the primary backup at both tackle positions in the second half of the season
Inactive for the first eight games of the year
Made his NFL debut at Oakland (11/4) on special teams and played in each of the last eight games
Came on as a reserve tackle vs. Tampa Bay (12/9), Denver (12/13) and at Indianapolis (12/23)

2006 (Carolina 0/0):
Dressed but did not play in one contest and was inactive for 11 games before being placed on injured reserve (11/8) with a staph infection

COLLEGE:
Started all 12 games for the first time in his career at right tackle as a senior, including the Peach Bowl
Member of the offensive line unit that helped the offense average 353.1 yards per game
Started final eight games of his junior season at left tackle, including the Peach Bowl victory against Florida
Saw action in 10 games at right tackle with four starts as a sophomore
Made his first career start against Florida and helped pave the way for the Miami offense to produce 454 total yards
Graduated with a degree in sociology

PERSONAL:
Rated as the No. 22 overall player in Florida by the Gainesville Sun and a SuperPrep All-America as a senior at Dwyer H.S. in Palm Beach Gardens, Fla.
Helped lead his team to the Florida Class 5A state finals during senior season...participated in the Lowes Day at the Movies League Program, 2007 Caravan Tour and the NFL/United Way “Hometown Huddle ’06”
Lives in Palm Beach Gardens, Fla.

Butler’s Career Statistics
Games/Starts: 2007: 8/0, 2008: 0/0, 2009: 15/0, 2010: 16/4; 2011: 2/0; Career: 41/4.

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