Hands of steal

07/30/2012

Jack Butler, an undrafted free agent from tiny St. Bonaventure, made his mark on the game during nine seasons with the Pittsburgh Steelers. Although a rugged tackler, he made his biggest mark by intercepting passes. He returned his first NFL pick 52 yards for a touchdown. It marked the first of 52 career interceptions during his stellar career.

Thirteen times in his career Butler intercepted two or more passes. Here’s the breakdown of his career interceptions.

Oct. 28, 1951 at Chicago Cardinals W, 28-14 1
Nov. 11, 1951 Green Bay Packers W, 28-7 1
Nov. 25, 1951 at Philadelphia Eagles W, 17-13 1
Dec. 2, 1951 at New York Giants L, 0-14 1
Dec. 16, 1951 at Washintgon Redskins W, 20-10 1
Oct. 4, 1952 Cleveland Browns L, 20-21 1
Nov. 16, 1952 at Cleveland Browns L, 28-29 2
Nov. 30, 1952 New York Giants W, 63-7 2
Dec. 7, 1952 at San Francisco 49ers W, 24-7 2
Oct. 3, 1953 New York Giants W, 24-14 1
Oct. 11, 1953 Chicago Cardinals W, 31-28 1
Nov. 8, 1953 at Cleveland Browns L, 16-34 1
Nov. 15, 1953 at New York Giants W, 14-10 1
Nov. 29, 1953 Washington Redskins L, 9-17 1
Dec. 13, 1953 at Washington Redskins W, 14-13 4
Oct. 9, 1954 at Philadelphia Eagles L, 22-24 1
Oct. 17, 1954 Cleveland Browns W, 55-27 2
Nov. 28, 1954 Chicago Cardinals W, 20-17 1
Oct. 14, 1956 Philadelphia Eagles L, 21-35 1
Oct. 28, 1956 at Cleveland Browns W, 24-16 1
Nov. 18, 1956 Chicago Cardinals W, 14-7 1
Dec. 9, 1956 at Detroit Lions L, 7-45 2
Dec. 16, 1956 at Washington Redskins W, 23-0 1
Sept. 29, 1957 Washington Redskins W, 28-7 2
Oct. 13, 1957 Chicago Cardinals W, 29-20 1
Oct. 27, 1957 Philadelphia Eagles W, 6-0 2
Nov. 3, 1957 at Baltimore Colts W, 19-13 3
Nov. 24, 1957 Green Bay Packers L, 10-27 1
Dec. 22, 1957 at Chicago Cardinals W, 27-2 1
Sept. 28, 1958 at San Francisco 49ers L, 20-23 2
Oct. 5, 1958 Cleveland Browns L, 12-45 1
Oct. 12, 1958 Philadelphia Eagles W, 24-3 1
Oct. 19, 1958 at Cleveland Browns L, 10-27 2
Nov. 23, 1958 at Chicago Cardinals W, 27-20 1
Dec. 13, 1958 Chicago Cardinals W, 38-21 2
Nov. 8, 1959 Detroit Lions T, 10-10 2
Total: 52

 


Butler, Jack, Pittsburgh Steelers
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  • Jim Bradshaw - August 07 2012 02:17 PM

    Congratulations Jack. What a stellar career with our Steelers. Your accomplishments are mind boggling and you did it with class and style. I watched many game films of you during my stay with the Steelers. I tryed to mirror your moves and reads. Most deserving reward and much over due. Best of all to you. Enjoy your day. You erned it. Jim Bradshaw Steelers 1963/1967

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