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Cannonball Butler

James Butler

Position: RB
Height: 5-9    Weight: 194 lbs.

Born: May 4, 1943 in Quincy, FL
Died: February 10, 2014 in Atlanta, GA
High School: Carver
College: Edward Waters
Drafted by the Pittsburgh Steelers in the 14th round (186th overall) of the 1965 NFL Draft.

Weighted Career AV (100-95-...): 32 (2983rd overall since 1950)
1-time Pro Bowler (fine print)

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Cannonball Butler 1969 Touchdown Log

5 Touchdowns

3 Rushing, 2 Receiving, 1 Go-Ahead, Long of 65 yards
Team Opponent Location Day of Week Quarter Distance Quarterback
Falcons5
Lions2
Bears1
49ers1
Redskins1
Road4
Home1
Sunday5
1st1
2nd1
3rd2
4th1
3 or fewer yards2
4-9 yards1
30 or more yards2
Randy Johnson2

Regular Season

Rk G# Date Tm Opp Result Quarter Type Dist Quarterback Score Before Score After
1 5 1969-10-19 ATL @ SFO W 21-7 1 Rushing 4 Tied 0-0 Lead 7-0*
2 8 1969-11-09 ATL @ DET L 21-27 3 Rushing 1 Trail 7-24 Trail 14-24
3 8 1969-11-09 ATL @ DET L 21-27 4 Receiving 45 Randy Johnson Trail 14-27 Trail 21-27
4 9 1969-11-16 ATL CHI W 48-31 3 Receiving 65 Randy Johnson Lead 34-24 Lead 41-24
5 10 1969-11-23 ATL @ WAS L 20-27 2 Rushing 3 Lead 10-7 Lead 17-7