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Dion Lewis

33
RB
Height: 
5-8

Weight:

195

Age

27
Pittsburgh
6 Years Pro

2017 Season

  • car112
  • yds590
  • avg5.3
  • tds3
stats

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

Gameday Photos

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

2017 (8/3)

  • Appeared in a reserve role at running back and rushed twice for nine yards in the season opener vs. Kansas City (9/7). Also returned three kickoffs for 49 yards.
  • Appeared in limited snaps as a reserve running back and rushed four times for 14 yards, while adding one reception for 11 yards in the victory at New Orleans (9/17). Also handled kickoff return duties.
  • Rushed twice for five yards and added three catches for 12 yards while also handling kickoff return duties, returning two kicks for 44 yards in the win vs. Houston (9/24).
  • Rushed four times for 18 yards, adding his first touchdown of the season on an eight-yard rush in the fourth quarter to cut the deficit to seven vs. Carolina (10/1). Also caught one pass for nine yards and handled kickoff return duties, returning one kick for 23 yards.
  • Led the team in rushing with 53 yards on just seven carries, including a career-long 31-yard run in the first quarter, while adding two receptions for ten yards in the victory at Tampa Bay (10/5). Also handled kick return duties with one kickoff returned for 23 yards.
  • Made his first start of the season and led the team in rushing with 52 yards and a touchdown on 11 carries, while also handling kickoff return duties with one return for 17 yards in the win at N.Y. Jets (10/15).
  • Made his second-consecutive start and was a key contributor in the running game, finishing with a game-high 76 yards on just 13 carries as part of a rushing attack that finished with a season-high 162 yards, while also adding one reception for six yards in the victory vs. Atlanta (10/22). His 25-yard second quarter run put the Patriots into Atlanta territory on their first scoring drive of the night while his four carries and 30 yards on the final offensive drive of the night helped seal the win as the Patriots ran the clock out. Also returned one kickoff for 14 yards.
  • Started at running back and led the team in rushing yards with 44 yards on 15 carries, adding two receptions for 10 yards whil also setting a regular season career-high with a 71-yard kickoff return to open the second half of the win vs. L.A. Chargers (10/29). Also added a second kickoff return for 25 yards.

2016 (7/5, 3/2)

  • Started the regular season on Reserve/P.U.P. before being activated to the 53-man roster on Nov. 12.
  • Appeared in seven regular-season games with five starts and totaled 64 rushing attempts for 283 yards (4.4 avg.) and 17 receptions for 94 yards (5.5 avg.). Also returned two kickoffs for 35 yards.
  • Played in all three playoff games with two starts and rushed 25 times for 79 yards (3.2 avg.) and a touchdown, caught five passes for 33 yards (6.6 avg.) and one touchdown. Also returned five kickoffs for 162 yards and one touchdown.
  • Was inactive vs. Seattle (11/13) after being activated to the 53-man roster the day before. 
  • 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).
  • 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 9 yards.
  • 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). Scored on a 13-yard reception and returned a kick 98 yards for a touchdown in the first quarter before addng a 1-yard touchdown run in the fourth quarter. 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 playoff history. Also became the sixth player in NFL history to score two touchdowns in the first quarter of a divisional playoff game. 

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
2017NE1251125905.344315875.8151--
2016NE75642834.415017945.516010
2015NE76492344.81323638810.840221
2014IND00------------
2012PHI9013695.317122412280--
2011PHI150231024.42011-3-3-3011
TOTAL2611,2784.9447715908.340342

Recent Games

rushingreceivingfumbles
wkopresultattydsavglngtdrecydsavglongtdfumlost
13@BUFW 23-315926.1440-------
12MIAW 35-17151127.525011110--
11@OAKW 33-8106062004287151--
10@DENW 41-1614553.991-------
8LACW 21-1315442.91002105110--
7ATLW 23-713765.825016660--
6@NYJW 24-1711524.7111-------
5@TBW 19-147537.6310210570--
4CARL 30-334184.58119990--
3HOUW 36-33252.530312450--
2@NOW 36-204143.513011111110--
1KCL 27-42294.550-------

rushing

yearteamgattatt/gydsavgyds/gtdlng1st1st%20+40+fum
2017NE121129.35905.349.23442825710
2016NE7649.12834.440.40151421.9001
2015NE74972344.833.42131530.6000
2014IND0------------
2012PHI9131.4695.37.7117538.5000
2011PHI15231.51024.46.8120521.7100
TOTAL 502615.21,2784.925.67446725.7811

receiving

yearteamgrecydsavgyds/glngtd20+40+1stfum
2017NE1215875.87.31510040
2016NE717945.513.41600040
2015NE73638810.855.440211162
2014IND0----------
2012PHI9224122.72801010
2011PHI151-3-3-0.2-300000
TOTAL 50715908.311.840321252

kick returns

yearteamgretydsavglngtd20+40+fcfum
2017NE121440428.910319200
2016NE723517.52301000
2015NE7---------
2014IND0---------
2012PHI9133333301000
2011PHI153166921.633020001
TOTAL 50481,14123.8103131201

fumbles

yearteamgfumlostffown fropp frown ydsopp ydstdoobsftytb
2017NE12-------0---
2016NE710-1-0--000
2015NE721-----0000
2014IND0-----------
2012PHI9-------0---
2011PHI1511-----0000
TOTAL 5042-10000000

defensive

yearteamgtotalsoloastscksftypdefinttdsydsavglong
2017NE120---0------
2016NE70----------
2015NE70---0------
2014IND00----------
2012PHI90---0------
2011PHI15110000-----
TOTAL 50110000000-0

preseason

gamesrushingreceivingfumbles
wkgame dateoppresultggsattydsavglngtdrecydsavglongtdfumlost
108/10/2017JAXL 31-2411732-120423-110--
208/19/2017@HOUL 23-2710734-14019-90--
308/25/2017@DETW 30-2811411-70-------
408/31/2017NYGL 40-3810------------
TOTAL 321877-140532-110--

regular season

gamesrushingreceivingfumbles
wkgame dateoppresultggsattydsavglngtdrecydsavglongtdfumlost
109/07/2017KCL 42-271029-50-------
209/17/2017@NOW 36-2010414-130111-110--
309/24/2017HOUW 33-361025-30312-50--
410/01/2017CARL 33-3010418-8119-90--
510/05/2017@TBW 19-1410753-310210-70--
610/15/2017@NYJW 24-17111152-111-------
710/22/2017ATLW 7-23111376-25016-60--
810/29/2017LACW 13-21111544-100210-110--
1011/12/2017@DENW 41-16111455-91-------
1111/19/2017@OAKW 33-8111060-200428-151--
1211/26/2017MIAW 17-351015112-25011-10--
1312/03/2017@BUFW 23-3101592-440-------
TOTAL 125112590-4431587-151--

rushing splits - split by OPPONENT

splitgattydsavglngtd1st
Atlanta Falcons113765.82502
Buffalo Bills115926.14404
Carolina Panthers14184.5811
Denver Broncos114553.9913
Houston Texans1252.5300
Kansas City Chiefs1294.5500
Los Angeles Chargers115442.91001
Miami Dolphins1151127.52505
New Orleans Saints14143.51301
New York Jets111524.71114
Oakland Raiders1106062004
Tampa Bay Buccaneers17537.63103

rushing splits - split by DIVISION CONFERENCE

splitgattydsavglngtd1st
Outside Own Division9713344.731215
vs AFC Teams8844295.144221
vs NFC Teams4281615.83117
vs Own Division3412566.244113

rushing splits - split by MONTH

splitgattydsavglngtd1st
December115926.14404
November3392275.825112
October5502434.931211
September38283.51301

rushing splits - split by STADIUM

splitgattydsavglngtd1st
Estadio Azteca (Mexico City)1106062004
Gillette Stadium6512645.22519
Mercedes-Benz Superdome14143.51301
MetLife Stadium111524.71114
New Era Field115926.14404
Raymond James Stadium17537.63103
Sports Authority Field at Mile High114553.9913

rushing splits - split by WIN/LOSSES

splitgattydsavglngtd1st
Losses26274.5811
Wins101065635.344227

rushing splits - split by WEEKDAY

splitgattydsavglngtd1st
Other Days (not Monday or Sunday)29626.93103
Sundays101035285.144325

receiving splits - split by OPPONENT

splitgrecydsavglng1st1st%td20+40+
Atlanta Falcons116660-000
Buffalo Bills1---------
Carolina Panthers119990-000
Denver Broncos1---------
Houston Texans1312450-000
Kansas City Chiefs1---------
Los Angeles Chargers12105111-000
Miami Dolphins111110-000
New Orleans Saints111111111-000
New York Jets1---------
Oakland Raiders14287152-100
Tampa Bay Buccaneers1210570-000

receiving splits - split by DIVISION CONFERENCE

splitgrecydsavglng1st1st%td20+40+
Outside Own Division914866.1154-100
vs AFC Teams810515.1153-100
vs NFC Teams45367.2111-000
vs Own Division311110-000

receiving splits - split by MONTH

splitgrecydsavglng1st1st%td20+40+
December1---------
November35295.8152-100
October56355.8111-000
September34235.8111-000

receiving splits - split by STADIUM

splitgrecydsavglng1st1st%td20+40+
Estadio Azteca (Mexico City)14287152-100
Gillette Stadium68384.8111-000
Mercedes-Benz Superdome111111111-000
MetLife Stadium1---------
New Era Field1---------
Raymond James Stadium1210570-000
Sports Authority Field at Mile High1---------

receiving splits - split by WIN/LOSSES

splitgrecydsavglng1st1st%td20+40+
Losses219990-000
Wins1014785.6154-100

receiving splits - split by WEEKDAY

splitgrecydsavglng1st1st%td20+40+
Other Days (not Monday or Sunday)2210570-000
Sundays1013775.9154-100

kick-returns splits - split by OPPONENT

splitgretydsavglngtd20+40+fcfum
Atlanta Falcons1114141400000
Buffalo Bills1---------
Carolina Panthers1123232301000
Denver Broncos1110310310311100
Houston Texans1244222402000
Kansas City Chiefs134916.32601000
Los Angeles Chargers1296487102100
Miami Dolphins123517.52001000
New Orleans Saints1---------
New York Jets1117171700000
Oakland Raiders1---------
Tampa Bay Buccaneers1123232301000

kick-returns splits - split by DIVISION CONFERENCE

splitgretydsavglngtd20+40+fcfum
Outside Own Division9113523210318200
vs AFC Teams81134431.310317200
vs NFC Teams4360202302000
vs Own Division335217.32001000

kick-returns splits - split by MONTH

splitgretydsavglngtd20+40+fcfum
December1---------
November331384610312100
October5617328.87104100
September359318.62603000

kick-returns splits - split by STADIUM

splitgretydsavglngtd20+40+fcfum
Estadio Azteca (Mexico City)1---------
Gillette Stadium61126123.77107100
Mercedes-Benz Superdome1---------
MetLife Stadium1117171700000
New Era Field1---------
Raymond James Stadium1123232301000
Sports Authority Field at Mile High1110310310311100

kick-returns splits - split by WIN/LOSSES

splitgretydsavglngtd20+40+fcfum
Losses2472182602000
Wins101033233.210317200

kick-returns splits - split by WEEKDAY

splitgretydsavglngtd20+40+fcfum
Other Days (not Monday or Sunday)2472182602000
Sundays101033233.210317200

Rushing splits - FIELD TYPE

splitgattydsavglngtd1st
Grass3311685.431110
Turf9814225.244218

Rushing splits - HOME/AWAY

splitgattydsavglngtd1st
Home Games6512645.22519
Road Games6613265.344219

Rushing splits - POINT SITUATIONAL

splitgattydsavglngtd1st
Ahead734035.544120
Ahead by 1-8 Points261626.24407
Ahead by 9-16 Points271726.42519
Behind18703.9924
Behind by 1-8 Points11373.4901
Behind by 9-16 Points7334.7923
Tied211175.63104

Rushing splits - HALF

splitgattydsavglngtd1st
1st Half492895.944111
2nd Half633014.825217
Last Two Minutes of Half22713.52001

Rushing splits - FIELD TYPE POSITION

splitgattydsavglngtd1st
Opp 19-1 - by Yard Line19743.91534
Opp 49-20 - by Yard Line44218531011
Own 1-20 - by Yard Line8678.42203
Own 21-50 - by Yard Line412315.644010

Rushing splits - QUARTERS

splitgattydsavglngtd1st
1st Quarter271204.43104
2nd Quarter221697.74417
3rd Quarter361784.925112
4th Quarter271234.62515
4th Quarter within 75265.21001

Rushing splits - ATTEMPTS

splitgattydsavglngtd1st
Attempts 1-Through-10894805.444324
Attempts 11-Through-20231104.82504

Rushing splits - MARGIN

splitgattydsavglngtd1st
Margin 0-74241285.33128
Margin 15+7734185.744119
Margin 8-14115442.91001