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Dion Lewis

33
RB
Height: 
5-8

Weight:

195

Age

26
Pittsburgh
5 Years Pro

2015 Season

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  • yds234
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Dion Lewis was signed by the New England Patriots as a free agent on Feb.

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CAREER TRANSACTIONS

Dion Lewis was signed by the New England Patriots as a free agent on Feb. 6, 2015 … Originally drafted by Philadelphia in the fifth round (149th overall) of the 2011 NFL Draft … Acquired by Cleveland from Philadelphia in a trade in exchange for LB Emmanuel Acho (4/11/13) … Released by Cleveland (8/30/14) ... Signed by Indianapolis (9/10/14) ... Released by Indianapolis (9/16/14).

SEASONAL REVIEWS

2015 (7/6, 0/0)

  • Played in seven regular-season games with six starts before suffering a knee injury and was placed on Injured Reserve on Nov. 9.
  • Finished the season with 49 rushing attempts for 234 yards (4.8 avg.) and two touchdowns and registered 36 receptions for 388 yards (10.8 avg.) and two touchdowns.
  • Was inactive due to injury vs. N.Y. Jets (10/25).
  • Registered two 90-yard receiving performances:
    • Week 2 at Buffalo (6 rec. 98 yds)
    • Week 8 vs. Miami (6 rec. 93 yds)
  • Made his first career start in season opener vs. Pittsburgh (9/10), where he recorded 120 yards from scrimmage on 19 touches, totaling 69 rushing yards on 15 carries and 51 receiving yards on four receptions.
  • Rushed seven times for 40 yards and his first Patriots touchdown on a 6-yard run in the win at Buffalo (9/20). Also caught six passes for a career-high 98 yards, including a 40-yard reception in the second quarter.
  • Started at running back in the win at Dallas (10/11). Rushed six times for 34 yards and caught a team-high eight passes for 59 yards, including his first career touchdown reception on a 10-yard pass from Tom Brady in the third quarter.
  • Returned to action after missing the game vs. N.Y. Jets (10/25) due to an injury. Rushed five times for 19 yards and caught six passes for 93 yards, including a 16-yard touchdown reception in the second quarter of the win vs. Miami (10/29).
  • Started at running back and recorded four rushes for 14 yards and four catches for 39 yards before suffering a knee injury in the third quarter of the win vs. Washington (11/8).

2014 (0/0 – Indianapolis, Cleveland)

  • Went to training camp with Cleveland but was released prior to the start of the regular season.
  • Signed by Indianapolis in September and spent one week on the active roster before being released.
  • Was inactive for the Colts Monday Night Football game vs. Philadelphia (9/15).

2013 (0/0 – Cleveland)

  • Acquired by Cleveland from Philadelphia in a trade in exchange for LB Emmanuel Acho (4/11).
  • Suffered a leg injury in preseason and was placed on season-ending injured reserve (8/26).

2012 (9/0 – Philadelphia)

  • Played in nine games as a reserve running back, carrying 13 times for 69 yards and one touchdown, while also catching two passes for 24 yards.
  • Set a career high by hauling in a 28-yard reception in the win at Tampa Bay (9/9). Also returned his only kickoff of the season 33 yards, tying a career high.

2011 (15/0 – Philadelphia)

  • Played in 15 games as a rookie in 2011, rushing 23 times for 102 yards and one touchdown and catching one pass for a loss of three yards.
  • Served as the primary kickoff returner, taking back 31 kickoffs for 669 yards (21.6 avg.), with a long of 33.
  • Set career highs with 12 carries for 58 yards and his first career touchdown in the season finale vs. Washington (1/1/).
  • Made his NFL debut in the win at St. Louis (9/11), rushing twice for 10 yards, catching his first career pass for a loss of three yards and returning two kickoffs for 36 yards.

COLLEGE

  • Spent two seasons at Pittsburgh (2009-10), where he finished fourth on the school’s all-time rushing list with 2,860 yards.
  • Became the first player since Michael Vick (Virginia Tech, 1999) to earn Big East Offensive Player of the Year and Rookie of the Year honors in the same season after rushing 325 times for 1,799 yards (5.5 avg.) and 18 total touchdowns as a freshman in 2009.
  • Broke Tony Dorsett’s freshman rushing record (1,686 yards in 1973) and tied his freshman record with 10 100-yard rushing games.
  • Also earned unanimous first-team All-Big East, Freshman All-American and second-team All-American honors.
  • Led the team with 1,061 rushing yards and 13 touchdowns as a sophomore in 2010.

PERSONAL

  • Born Sept. 27, 1990, to parents, Leroy and Linda Lewis.
  • Was named the New Jersey Prep Offensive Player of the Year in 2008 after rushing 88 times for 1,243 yards and 23 touchdowns as a senior at Blair Academy (N.J.).
  • Added two punt return touchdowns and one receiving touchdown.
  • Helped lead Blair Academy to a 17-1 record in his final two seasons, including two Mid-Atlantic Prep League Championships and a New Jersey Prep state title.
  • Had 79 carries for 979 yards and 14 touchdowns as a junior in 2007.
  • Attended Albany High School and Albany Academy in Albany, N.Y. before transferring to Blair Academy in Blairstown, N.J.
  • Majored in communications at Pittsburgh.

Stats

Career Stats

gamesrushingreceivingfumbles
seasonteamggsattydsavglngtdrecydsavglongtdfumlost
2015NE7649234-13236388-40221
2014IND00------------
2012PHI901369-171224-280--
2011PHI15023102-2011-3--3011
TOTAL85405-20439409-40232

Recent Games

rushingreceivingfumbles
wkopresultattydsavglngtdrecydsavglongtdfumlost
17@MIAL 10-20
16@NYJL 20-26
15TENW 33-16
14@HOUW 27-6
13PHIL 28-35
12@DENL 24-30
11BUFW 20-13
10@NYGW 27-26
9WASW 27-10414-90439-150--
8MIAW 36-7519-110693-191--
7NYJW 30-23------------
6@INDW 34-27421-80318-120--
5@DALW 30-6634-130859-141--
3JACW 51-17837-101530-90--
2@BUFW 40-32740-131698-40011
1PITW 28-211569-130451-19010

rushing

yearteamgattatt/gydsavgyds/gtdlng1st1st%20+40+fum
2015NE74972344.833.42131530.6000
2014IND0------------
2012PHI9131.4695.37.7117538.5000
2011PHI15231.51024.46.8120521.7100
TOTAL 31852.74054.813.14202529.4100

receiving

yearteamgrecydsavgyds/glngtd20+40+1stfum
2015NE73638810.855.440211162
2014IND0----------
2012PHI9224122.72801010
2011PHI151-3-3-0.2-300000
TOTAL 313940910.513.240221172

kick returns

yearteamgretydsavglngtd20+40+fcfum
2015NE7---------
2014IND0---------
2012PHI9133333301000
2011PHI153166921.633020001
TOTAL 313270221.933021001

fumbles

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2015NE721-----0000
2014IND0-----------
2012PHI9-------0---
2011PHI1511-----0000
TOTAL 3132-00000000

defensive

yearteamgtotalsoloastscksftypdefinttdsydsavglong
2015NE70---0------
2014IND00----------
2012PHI90---0------
2011PHI15110000-----
TOTAL 31110000000-0
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