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Dion Lewis

33
RB
Height: 
5-8

Weight:

195

Age

26
Pittsburgh
6 Years Pro

2016 Season

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

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Biography

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

2016 (7/5, 3/2)

  • Started the regular season on Reserve/P.U.P. 
  • Was activated from the Reserve/P.U.P. list to the 53-man roster on November 12.
  • Was inactive vs. Seattle (11/13). 
  • Rushed five times for 23 yards and added three catches for 26 yards in his 2016 season debut in the win at San Francisco (11/20).
  • Rushed six times for 24 yards to go along with four receptions for 34 yards in the win at N.Y. Jets (11/27).
  • Ran for 27 yards on five attempts in addition to making four receptions for 11 yards after making the start at running back in the win vs. Los Angeles (12/4). 
  • Carried the ball three times for 14 yards and added a reception for five yards in a reserve role in the win vs. Baltimore (12/12).
  • Started at running back and set a career-high with 18 rushing attempts for 95 yards in the win at Denver (12/18). Also caught two passes for nine yards.
  • Led the Patriots run game with 52 yards on 16 attempts in the win vs. N.Y. Jets (12/24). Also caught one pass for five yards. 
  • Started at running back and contributed with 11 rushes for 48 yards and added two catches for four yards in the win at Miami (1/1).
  • Became the first player in NFL postseason history to have a running touchdown, a receiving touchdown and return a kickoff for a touchdown in a single game in the Divisional Round win vs. Houston (1/14). He is the fifth Patriots player to score at least three touchdowns in a postseason game. He scored on a 13-yard reception in the first quarter and returned a kick 98 yards for a touchdown in the first quarter before addng a 1-yard touchdown run in the fourth quarter. Lewis finished the game with two total receptions for 23 yards and 41 rushing yards on 13 attempts. The contest also marked his NFL postseason debut while he scored his first touchdowns of the season in his first postseason game. His 98-yard kickoff return was the first kickoff return for a touchdown in team history. He also became the sixth player in NFL history to score two touchdowns in the first quarter of a divisional playoff game. 
  • Rushed six times for 11 yards and added two catches for eight yards in the win vs. Pittsburgh in the AFC Championship game (1/22). Also returned one kickoff for 18 yards.
  • Started at running back in Super Bowl LI vs. Atlanta (2/5) and contributed with six carries for 27 yards and added one reception for two yards. Also returned one kickoff for 20 yards.

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
2016NE7564283-1501794-16010
2015NE7649234-13236388-40221
2014IND00------------
2012PHI901369-171224-280--
2011PHI15023102-2011-3--3011
TOTAL149688-20456503-40242

Recent Games

rushingreceivingfumbles
wkopresultattydsavglngtdrecydsavglongtdfumlost
17@MIAW 35-141148-12024-40--
16NYJW 41-31652-9015-50--
15@DENW 16-31895-14029-5010
14BALW 30-23314-8015-50--
13LAW 26-10527-90411-70--
12@NYJW 22-17624-150434-160--
11@SFW 30-17523-120326-90--
10SEAL 24-31------------
8@BUFW 41-25
7@PITW 27-16
6CINW 35-17
5@CLEW 33-13
4BUFL 0-16
3HOUW 27-0
2MIAW 31-24
1@ARIW 23-21

rushing

yearteamgattatt/gydsavgyds/gtdlng1st1st%20+40+fum
2016NE7649.12834.440.40151421.9001
2015NE74972344.833.42131530.6000
2014IND0------------
2012PHI9131.4695.37.7117538.5000
2011PHI15231.51024.46.8120521.7100
TOTAL 381493.96884.618.14203926.2101

receiving

yearteamgrecydsavgyds/glngtd20+40+1stfum
2016NE717945.513.41600040
2015NE73638810.855.440211162
2014IND0----------
2012PHI9224122.72801010
2011PHI151-3-3-0.2-300000
TOTAL 3856503913.240221212

kick returns

yearteamgretydsavglngtd20+40+fcfum
2016NE723517.52301000
2015NE7---------
2014IND0---------
2012PHI9133333301000
2011PHI153166921.633020001
TOTAL 383473721.733022001

fumbles

yearteamgfumlostffown fropp frown ydsopp ydstdoobsftytb
2016NE710-1-0--000
2015NE721-----0000
2014IND0-----------
2012PHI9-------0---
2011PHI1511-----0000
TOTAL 3842-10000000

defensive

yearteamgtotalsoloastscksftypdefinttdsydsavglong
2016NE70----------
2015NE70---0------
2014IND00----------
2012PHI90---0------
2011PHI15110000-----
TOTAL 38110000000-0

regular season

gamesrushingreceivingfumbles
wkgame dateoppresultggsattydsavglngtdrecydsavglongtdfumlost
1011/13/2016SEAL 31-2400------------
1111/20/2016@SFW 30-1711523-120326-90--
1211/27/2016@NYJW 22-1710624-150434-160--
1312/04/2016LAW 10-2611527-90411-70--
1412/12/2016BALW 23-3010314-8015-50--
1512/18/2016@DENW 16-3111895-14029-5010
1612/24/2016NYJW 3-41111652-9015-50--
1701/01/2017@MIAW 35-14111148-12024-40--
TOTAL 7564283-1501794-16010

postseason

gamesrushingreceivingfumbles
wkgame dateoppresultggsattydsavglngtdrecydsavglongtdfumlost
1901/14/2017HOUW 16-34111341-91223-13121
2001/22/2017PITW 17-3610611-8028-50--
2202/05/2017@ATLW 34-2811627-13012-20--
TOTAL 322579-131533-13121

rushing splits - split by OPPONENT

splitgattydsavglngtd1st
Baltimore Ravens13144.7801
Denver Broncos118955.31405
Los Angeles Rams15275.4901
Miami Dolphins111484.41203
New York Jets222763.51503
San Francisco 49ers15234.61201
Seattle Seahawks0------

rushing splits - split by DIVISION CONFERENCE

splitgattydsavglngtd1st
Outside Own Division4311595.11408
vs AFC Teams5542334.315012
vs NFC Teams2105051202
vs Own Division3331243.81506

rushing splits - split by MONTH

splitgattydsavglngtd1st
December4421884.51408
January111484.41203
November211474.31503

rushing splits - split by STADIUM

splitgattydsavglngtd1st
Gillette Stadium324933.9903
Hard Rock Stadium111484.41203
Levi's Stadium15234.61201
MetLife Stadium162441502
Sports Authority Field at Mile High118955.31405

rushing splits - split by WIN/LOSSES

splitgattydsavglngtd1st
Losses0------
Wins7642834.415014

rushing splits - split by WEEKDAY

splitgattydsavglngtd1st
Mondays13144.7801
Other Days (not Monday or Sunday)116523.3901
Sundays5452174.815012

receiving splits - split by OPPONENT

splitgrecydsavglng1st1st%td20+40+
Baltimore Ravens115550-000
Denver Broncos1294.550-000
Los Angeles Rams14112.870-000
Miami Dolphins124240-000
New York Jets25397.8162-000
San Francisco 49ers13268.792-000
Seattle Seahawks0---------

receiving splits - split by DIVISION CONFERENCE

splitgrecydsavglng1st1st%td20+40+
Outside Own Division410515.192-000
vs AFC Teams510575.7162-000
vs NFC Teams27375.392-000
vs Own Division37436.1162-000

receiving splits - split by MONTH

splitgrecydsavglng1st1st%td20+40+
December48303.870-000
January124240-000
November27608.6164-000

receiving splits - split by STADIUM

splitgrecydsavglng1st1st%td20+40+
Gillette Stadium36213.570-000
Hard Rock Stadium124240-000
Levi's Stadium13268.792-000
MetLife Stadium14348.5162-000
Sports Authority Field at Mile High1294.550-000

receiving splits - split by WIN/LOSSES

splitgrecydsavglng1st1st%td20+40+
Losses0---------
Wins717945.5164-000

receiving splits - split by WEEKDAY

splitgrecydsavglng1st1st%td20+40+
Mondays115550-000
Other Days (not Monday or Sunday)115550-000
Sundays515845.6164-000

kick-returns splits - split by OPPONENT

splitgretydsavglngtd20+40+fcfum
Baltimore Ravens1---------
Denver Broncos1123232301000
Los Angeles Rams1---------
Miami Dolphins1112121200000
New York Jets2---------
San Francisco 49ers1---------
Seattle Seahawks0---------

kick-returns splits - split by DIVISION CONFERENCE

splitgretydsavglngtd20+40+fcfum
Outside Own Division4123232301000
vs AFC Teams523517.52301000
vs NFC Teams2---------
vs Own Division3112121200000

kick-returns splits - split by MONTH

splitgretydsavglngtd20+40+fcfum
December4123232301000
January1112121200000
November2---------

kick-returns splits - split by STADIUM

splitgretydsavglngtd20+40+fcfum
Gillette Stadium3---------
Hard Rock Stadium1112121200000
Levi's Stadium1---------
MetLife Stadium1---------
Sports Authority Field at Mile High1123232301000

kick-returns splits - split by WIN/LOSSES

splitgretydsavglngtd20+40+fcfum
Losses0---------
Wins723517.52301000

kick-returns splits - split by WEEKDAY

splitgretydsavglngtd20+40+fcfum
Mondays1---------
Other Days (not Monday or Sunday)1---------
Sundays523517.52301000

fumbles splits - split by OPPONENT

splitgfumlostffown fropp frtd
Baltimore Ravens1------
Denver Broncos110-1--
Los Angeles Rams1------
Miami Dolphins1------
New York Jets2------
San Francisco 49ers1------
Seattle Seahawks0------

fumbles splits - split by DIVISION CONFERENCE

splitgfumlostffown fropp frtd
Outside Own Division410-1--
vs AFC Teams510-1--
vs NFC Teams2------
vs Own Division3------

fumbles splits - split by MONTH

splitgfumlostffown fropp frtd
December410-1--
January1------
November2------

fumbles splits - split by STADIUM

splitgfumlostffown fropp frtd
Gillette Stadium3------
Hard Rock Stadium1------
Levi's Stadium1------
MetLife Stadium1------
Sports Authority Field at Mile High110-1--

fumbles splits - split by WIN/LOSSES

splitgfumlostffown fropp frtd
Losses0------
Wins710-1--

fumbles splits - split by WEEKDAY

splitgfumlostffown fropp frtd
Mondays1------
Other Days (not Monday or Sunday)1------
Sundays510-1--

Rushing splits - FIELD TYPE

splitgattydsavglngtd1st
Grass3341664.91409
Turf4301173.91505

Rushing splits - HOME/AWAY

splitgattydsavglngtd1st
Home Games324933.9903
Road Games4401904.815011

Rushing splits - POINT SITUATIONAL

splitgattydsavglngtd1st
Ahead441974.51308
Ahead by 1-8 Points157551304
Ahead by 9-16 Points17784.6902
Behind5214.21501
Behind by 1-8 Points4235.81501
Behind by 9-16 Points1-2-2-200
Tied15654.31405

Rushing splits - HALF

splitgattydsavglngtd1st
1st Half432054.815010
2nd Half21783.7904
Last Two Minutes of Half5397.81302

Rushing splits - FIELD TYPE POSITION

splitgattydsavglngtd1st
Opp 19-1 - by Yard Line12373.1802
Opp 49-20 - by Yard Line16815.11504
Own 1-20 - by Yard Line10393.9800
Own 21-50 - by Yard Line261264.81408

Rushing splits - QUARTERS

splitgattydsavglngtd1st
1st Quarter21994.71405
2nd Quarter221064.81505
3rd Quarter13483.7902
4th Quarter8303.8802
4th Quarter within 7144400

Rushing splits - ATTEMPTS

splitgattydsavglngtd1st
Attempts 1-Through-10492134.315010
Attempts 11-Through-2015704.71304

Rushing splits - MARGIN

splitgattydsavglngtd1st
Margin 0-729384.21503
Margin 15+33212741205
Margin 8-142231185.11406