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Breaking: Super Bowl Hero Malcolm Butler Makes Free Agency Decision

A photo of the back of Malcolm Butler's jersey.

FOXBOROUGH, MA - JANUARY 21: Malcolm Butler #21 of the New England Patriots reacts in the fourth quarter during the AFC Championship Game against the Jacksonville Jaguars at Gillette Stadium on January 21, 2018 in Foxborough, Massachusetts. (Photo by Kevin C. Cox/Getty Images)

Malcolm Butler is officially returning to where his NFL career began. Moments ago, ESPN's Adam Schefter announced that Butler is signing a two-year deal with the New England Patriots.

Butler's contract with the Patriots is reportedly worth up to $9 million.

After going undrafted out of West Alabama the Patriots signed Butler to their roster in 2014. He didn't play a huge role on defense during his first regular season with the club, but he did come up with a game-sealing interception in the Super Bowl.

Butler spent three more seasons with the Patriots before signing a long-term contract with the Tennessee Titans.

Once the Titans released Butler, he signed a one-year contract with the Arizona Cardinals. However, he decided to opt out of the 2021 season.

Now, Butler will have the chance to revive his career in New England.

Butler may have to play a significant role for the Patriots next season, especially since they lost J.C. Jackson to the Los Angeles Chargers.

Time will tell if Butler has enough gas left in the tank to make an impact/