NFL.com's Ian Rapoport reports the Saints and Patriots restricted free agent CB Malcolm Butler have mutual interest in working out a trade and extension following Thursday's visit.
According to CSN New England's Michael Giardi, restricted free agent Malcolm Butler has "very much warmed up to the idea" of playing for the Saints.
Yahoo Sports' Eric Edholm reports the Texans are interested in Patriots restricted free agent Malcolm Butler, and would be willing to trade a second-round pick.
NFL Network's Ian Rapoport reports restricted free agent CB Malcolm Butler and the Saints have opened contract negotiations.
Restricted free agent CB Malcolm Butler will visit the Saints on Thursday.
Jeff Howe of the Boston Herald reports free agent CB Malcolm Butler "wants to make it work in New England."
Mike Giardi of Comcast SportsNet New England reports restricted free agent CB Malcolm Butler wants out of Foxboro.
ESPN's Adam Schefter reports the Patriots are still shopping Malcolm Butler.
The agent for CB Malcolm Butler said his client and the Patriots have not discussed a new contract since last season.
ESPN's Dianna Russini reports the Patriots "are considering" a trade which would send CB Malcolm Butler to New Orleans in exchange for Brandin Cooks.
Patriots tendered restricted free agent CB Malcolm Butler at the first-round level.
According to Ben Volin of the Boston Globe, restricted free agent Malcolm Butler "won't be going anywhere."
ESPN Patriots reporter Mike Reiss expects a Malcolm Butler extension to be a priority for New England this offseason.
When matched up with Antonio Brown in Sunday's AFC Championship Game, Malcolm Butler allowed just two catches for 24 yards on three pass attempts.