By Tim Graham
Jack Butler was great enough as a defensive back to get into the Pro Football Hall of Fame.
Butler was a four-time Pro Bowler for the Pittsburgh Steelers, was voted all-NFL three times and was one of two defensive halfbacks on the NFL's all-decade team for the 1950s.
The St. Bonaventure alum played on only two winning teams and never appeared in the postseason, but -- for a franchise loaded with Super Bowl champion defensive stars -- Butler was one of only 16 defensive players to make the Steelers' 75th anniversary team of 2007.
Yet when I asked Buffalo Bills assistant general manager Doug Whaley if Butler made a bigger impact on the game as a player or a scout, the answer wasn't easy.