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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 1971 Touchdown Log

4 Touchdowns

2 Receiving, 2 Rushing, 3 Go-Ahead, Long of 27 yards
Team Opponent Location Day of Week Quarter Distance Quarterback
Falcons4
Rams2
Packers1
Browns1
Home2
Road2
Sunday3
Monday1
1st1
2nd2
3rd1
3 or fewer yards3
20-29 yards1
Bob Berry2

Regular Season

Rk G# Date Tm Opp Result Quarter Type Dist Quarterback Score Before Score After
1 2 1971-09-26 ATL @ RAM T 20-20 2 Receiving 27 Bob Berry Trail 6-10 Lead 13-10*
2 5 1971-10-17 ATL RAM L 16-24 1 Receiving 1 Bob Berry Tied 0-0 Lead 6-0*
3 7 1971-10-31 ATL @ CLE W 31-14 3 Rushing 1 Lead 21-0 Lead 28-0
4 10 1971-11-22 ATL GNB W 28-21 2 Rushing 2 Trail 6-7 Lead 12-7*