The Patriots have agreed to a four-year deal with second-round draft pick Darius Butler, according to his agent.
The Patriots confirmed the agreement with the defensive back, who was the teamís third draft pick at No. 41 overall, via Twitter. Terms are unknown. Butler's agent, Drew Rosenhaus, broke the news via Twitter with the following message:
We are excited to announce that Darius Butler has agreed to terms on a 4 year deal with the Patriots. He was the 41st pick.
The Patriots followed up with this Tweet:
Just learned that CB Darius Butler has agreed to terms. The deal will be formally announced once the paperwork is received and submitted.
Butler is the second of the Patriots' 12 draft picks to come to terms on a contract. Offensive lineman Rich Ohrnberger agreed to a four-year deal worth approximately $2.2 million on June 12.