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It won't be easy turning this corner

Patriots' rookie Butler has skills to succeed

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By Christopher L. Gasper
Globe Staff / May 2, 2009

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Comparisons to previous Patriots cornerbacks have already been hard to avoid for Darius Butler. On draft day, Butler said he modeled himself after Asante Samuel, and when the former University of Connecticut star took the field yesterday for the first day of the Patriots' rookie minicamp, he was wearing Ellis Hobbs's old number (27). (Full article: 851 words)

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