This removes the opportunity for Butler to sign as a free agent with another organization. If he does stay, Butler will join newly signed cornerback Stephon Gilmore to strengthen what's shaping up to be an unassailable secondary.
National Football League reporter Field Yates said Butler signed the agreement Tuesday, but that a trade could still be on the table.
With Butler signed, the Patriots can engage in trade talks with other teams regarding Butler if they desire.
New England Patriots quarterback Jimmy Garoppolo isn't necessarily unavailable for a possible trade, director of player personnel Nick Caserio mentioned on Tuesday.
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While the news and reports surrounding Butler is likely far from over, the Patriots made it clear Tuesday that Super Bowl LI hero running back James White is in the franchise's long-term plans. If they did and the Patriots refused to match the offer, the Saints would have had to send the 11th pick in the first round as compensation.
Because of a plethora of offseason moves since the Patriots' thrilling overtime victory over Atlanta in Super Bowl LI, the team's seven draft picks don't begin until No. 72 overall, obtained from the Carolina Panthers. The one time over the past three years the final pick of round one wasn't traded, it was held by the Patriots.
Butler could remain with the Patriots for one more season before becoming an unrestricted free agent after this, his fourth season. The Patriots and Saints could now work toward a trade, which many have speculated could involve Butler and the Saints' No. 32 pick.