Butler, Carolina's first pick in the 2016 Draft, has played in 24 career games.
Panthers OTA Observations: Day 4
Panthers sign Dontari Poe to three-year contract
To fill or not to fill? A Panthers free agency primer
Where Things Stand: Defensive line
8 takeaways from Ron Rivera at the NFL Combine
A new look, but mostly the same outlook for Dave Gettleman
Marty Hurney begins to shed light on Panthers' "blueprint"
Grill Bill: Time to draft a quarterback?
Vernon Butler in line for bigger role?
Talking defense, from front to back
Star Lotulelei "ready for next chapter" if it's not in Carolina
Snap Counts: Panthers at Saints
Snap Counts: Panthers at Falcons
Rapid Reactions: Panthers sputter in season finale
Snap Counts: Panthers vs. Buccaneers
Snap Counts: Panthers vs. Packers
Snap Counts: Panthers vs. Vikings
Snap Counts: Panthers at Saints
Vernon Butler coming off his "best game as a pro"
Grill Bill: An extra captain
Snap Counts: Panthers at Jets
Grill Bill: Olsen's snaps and deep fried turkey
Snap Counts: Panthers vs. Dolphins
Snap Counts: Panthers vs. Falcons
Snap Counts: Panthers at Buccaneers
Kyle Love busts through to force a fumble
Love meets Ravens running back Alex Collins in the hole and jars ball loose to set up a recovery by fellow defensive tackle Vernon Butler.
Looking back at Vernon Butler's Combine
Panthers Insider Mike Craft breaks down the eventual first round pick's performance at the 2016 NFL Scouting Combine.
Position Review: Defensive Tackles
The Panthers.com crew discusses the performance of the defensive tackles during the 2016 season.
Wes Horton forced fumble
Defensive end Wes Horton chases down Buccaneers quarterback Jameis Winston and strips the ball to force a fumble that is recovered by defensive tackle Vernon Butler.
Vernon Butler field goal block
Defensive tackle Vernon Butler gets a hand on Falcons kicker Matt Bryant's 30-yard field goal attempt, his second blocked field goal of the season.
Week 15: Practice Highlights
Take a look at the sights and sounds from practice as the Panthers prepare for Washington.
Vernon Butler field goal block-Luke Kuechly return
Linebacker Luke Kuechly returns a field goal blocked by defensive tackle Vernon Butler 88 yards for a touchdown, only to have the score negated by a penalty.
Panthers are now the hunters
Panthers Insider Mike Craft looks at how a change of attitude has the players back to practicing with more enthusiasm.
Panther Talk: Butler joins the show
Rookie defensive tackle Vernon Butler discusses his first NFL sack and what it's like to handle the pressure as a first-round pick.
Rookie Report: Regular Season Debut
Reporter Libby Weihsmann updates the progress of defensive tackle Vernon Butler and cornerback James Bradberry with a Rookie Report presented by New Era.
Locker Room Talk: Preseason Finale
Hear from kicker Graham Gano, punter Andy Lee, cornerback Daryl Worley and defensive tackle Vernon Butler after the final preseason game.
Rookie Report: Vernon Butler
Reporter Libby Weihsmann updates the progress of defensive tackle Vernon Butler, the first-round pick from Louisiana Tech, with a Rookie Report presented by New Era.
Butler: So far so good
Defensive tackle Vernon Butler sat down with the media after Sunday's training camp practice.
Position Preview: Defensive Tackle
The Panthers.com crew breaks down Carolina's depth at defensive tackle entering the 2016 season.
Rookies bracing for training camp
With their first NFL training camp just weeks away, the Panthers' rookies are working to stay in shape and come prepared.
Panthers surprise youth football teams
Hear from defensive tackle Vernon Butler and cornerback Zack Sanchez, who were among the rookies in attendance to award equipment grants.
Hear from fullback Mike Tolbert, linebacker Luke Kuechly, defensive end Charles Johnson, center Ryan Kalil, linebacker Shaq Thompson and defensive tackle Vernon Butler following the conclusion of minicamp.
Rookies Play 60
All of the Panthers rookies made their debut in the community at an after-school event in Gastonia.
Watchlist: Organized Team Activities
There are a number of storylines to follow during the next phase of the offseason program, including the Panthers rookies getting their first opportunity to take the field with the veterans.
Panthers Pulse: Rookie Minicamp Review
The Panthers.com crew talks about the top storylines coming out of last weekend's rookie minicamp, including the play of the three drafted cornerbacks and first-round pick Vernon Butler.
Rookie Minicamp Wrap
Rookies talk about their first taste of life in the NFL as they complete two days of spirited practices.
Butler: Everything I expected
Defensive tackle Vernon Butler meets the media after completing his first practice at rookie minicamp.
Butler: This is the place I wanted to be
Vernon Butler says he will come in and work hard everyday, excited about learning from veteran defensive tackles Star Lotulelei and Kawann Short.
Vernon Butler: One on One
Panthers Insider Mike Craft catches up with the newest Panther to talk about how he'll fit in with the team's deep and talented defensive line.
Instant Analysis: Vernon Butler
The Panthers stayed true to their board and selected one of the top defensive linemen in the draft class.