Report: Saints linebacker Victor Butler tore ACL

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Wednesday June 12th, 2013

Saints linebacker Victor Butler tore his ACL on Tuesday. (AP) Saints linebacker Victor Butler tore his ACL on Tuesday. (AP)

New Orleans Saints linebacker Victor Butler tore his ACL during Tuesday's OTA session, reports The Times-Picayune's Larry Holder. 

Butler signed with New Orleans this offseason and was to be a key part of the team's retooled defense. Butler went down Tuesday after colliding with running back Mark Ingram during a drill in the non-contact practice. Saints coach Sean Payton said after the session that Butler and Ingram had banged knees and he thought Butler would be fine.

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