The 28-year-old cornerback has reportedly agreed to sign a five-year, $61 million contract with the Tennessee Titans when the free-agency period begins on Wednesday. A former Patriots executive in Jon Robinson runs the Titans front office, and he hired former Patriots linebacker Mike Vrabel to be his coach this year.
New England could see further departures this offseason with Belichick letting Nate Solder test the market and with that market being relatively thin at the LT position, he will likely get paid handsomely as well.
Signed as an afterthought undrafted free agent, Butler stole the Super Bowl XLIX spotlight after saving the victory with an end-zone interception as a last-second substitution.
He became the team's top corner the next season and did not disappoint, playing 90 percent of the Patriots' defensive snaps while locking down the opposition's top receivers. He played only one snap - on special teams - in New England's 41-33 loss to Philadelphia. It's the blockbuster contract he sought but never received from the Patriots.
Butler was relatively unknown before his Super Bowl-clinching interception against the Seattle Seahawks back in 2015. Butler is reunited with Ryan, his former Patriots secondary running mate.
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The Titans ranked 13th in total defense and improved slightly against the pass, giving up 239.3 yards through the air to move from 30th in 2016 to 25th overall.
After releasing Murray, the Titans needed more help for quarterback Marcus Mariota and new offensive coordinator Matt LaFleur.
Last season Lewis posted 896 yards and six touchdowns on the ground with 214 yards and three touchdowns receiving.
Over the past three seasons, Butler started 47 of 48 regular-season games for New England and seven of eight postseason games.