Hakeem Butler
Hakeem Butler
23-Year-Old Wide ReceiverWR
Arizona Cardinals
2019 Fantasy Outlook
Butler is a towering figure at 6-5, 227 pounds with 35 and 1/4-inch arms that afford him an absurd catch radius, yet he boasts above average athleticism even at his oversized build. His 4.48 speed and 128-inch broad jump illustrate the profound downfield threat he poses, and his Iowa State tape features numerous instances of him jumping over and/or running away from defenders. He fell to the fourth round probably due to drop issues and perhaps concerns about his ability to get a clean release in his NFL routes. His speed is more long than sudden, and at his size he's an easy jam target, so his applicability on short drops is a fair concern. He in any case possesses big upside in his good-case scenarios, and he's probably a favorite to start by 2020 in Arizona. Read Past Outlooks
$Signed a four-year, $3.32 million contract with the Cardinals in May of 2019.
Working on his game
WRArizona Cardinals
August 12, 2019
Butler worked on his route footwork on the side with offensive assistant Jerry Sullivan at Sunday's practice, Darren Urban of the Cardinals' official site reports.
Butler has had an up-and-down training camp, hauling in some impressive catches while also having difficulty with drops on deep balls. In the Cardinals' first preseason game last Thursday versus the Chargers, he played the second-most snaps among the team's wide receivers (32 of 68 on offense), but his sole target went for just six yards. Granted, he worked with reserve units for most of his time on the field, which hindered his output but also illustrated his current standing in the receiving corps. As a 2019 fourth-rounder with plenty of potential, Butler shouldn't have a problem making the 53-man roster. That said, he may be buried on the depth chart to start the campaign behind both holdovers (Larry Fitzgerald, Christian Kirk and Trent Sherfield) and fellow rookies (Andy Isabella and KeeSean Johnson).
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Measurables Review View College Player Page
How do Hakeem Butler's measurables compare to other wide receivers?
This section compares his draft workout metrics with players at the same position. The bar represents the player's percentile rank. For example, if the bar is halfway across, then the player falls into the 50th percentile for that metric and it would be considered average.
6' 5"
227 lbs
40-Yard Dash
4.48 sec
Vertical Jump
36.0 in
Broad Jump
128 in
Bench Press
18 reps
Hand Length
10.75 in
Arm Length
35.25 in
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Top fourth-round selection
WRArizona Cardinals
April 27, 2019
The Cardinals selected Butler in the fourth round of the 2019 NFL Draft, 103rd overall.
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Heading to NFL
WRFree Agent
January 8, 2019
Butler is declaring for the 2019 NFL Draft, Tommy Birch of The Des Moines Register reports.
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