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Dion Lewis

33
RB
Height: 
5-8

Weight:

195

Age

25
Pittsburgh
5 Years Pro

2015 Season

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Lewis, 24, is a veteran of three NFL seasons with Philadelphia (2011-2012) and Cleveland (2013). He was released by Cleveland at the end of training camp last season and was signed by Indianapolis, who then released him six days later. The 5-foot-8, 195-pounder, originally entered the NFL as a fifth-round draft pick (149th overall) out of Pittsburgh by Philadelphia in the 2011 NFL Draft. He was traded by Philadelphia to Cleveland on April 11, 2013 in exchange for LB Emmanuel Acho. Lewis spent the 2013 season on injured reserve with a leg injury.

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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

yearteamgfumlostffown fropp frown ydsopp ydstdoobsftytb
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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rushing splits - split by OPPONENT

splitgattydsavglngtd1st
Buffalo Bills17405.71313
Dallas Cowboys16345.71302
Indianapolis Colts14215.3801
Jacksonville Jaguars18374.61013
Miami Dolphins15193.81102
New York Jets0------
Pittsburgh Steelers115694.61302
Washington Redskins14143.5902

rushing splits - split by DIVISION CONFERENCE

splitgattydsavglngtd1st
Outside Own Division5371754.713110
vs AFC Teams5391864.813211
vs NFC Teams210484.81304
vs Own Division212594.91315

rushing splits - split by MONTH

splitgattydsavglngtd1st
November14143.5902
October315744.91305
September3301464.91328

rushing splits - split by STADIUM

splitgattydsavglngtd1st
AT&T Stadium16345.71302
Gillette Stadium4321394.31319
Lucas Oil Stadium14215.3801
Ralph Wilson Stadium17405.71313

rushing splits - split by WIN/LOSSES

splitgattydsavglngtd1st
Wins7492344.813215

rushing splits - split by WEEKDAY

splitgattydsavglngtd1st
Other Days (not Monday or Sunday)220884.41304
Sundays529146513211

receiving splits - split by OPPONENT

splitgrecydsavglng1st1st%td20+40+
Buffalo Bills169816.3404-011
Dallas Cowboys18597.4143-100
Indianapolis Colts13186120-000
Jacksonville Jaguars1530690-000
Miami Dolphins169315.5196-100
New York Jets0---------
Pittsburgh Steelers145112.8193-000
Washington Redskins14399.8150-000

receiving splits - split by DIVISION CONFERENCE

splitgrecydsavglng1st1st%td20+40+
Outside Own Division5241978.2196-100
vs AFC Teams52429012.14013-111
vs NFC Teams212988.2153-100
vs Own Division21219115.94010-111

receiving splits - split by MONTH

splitgrecydsavglng1st1st%td20+40+
November14399.8150-000
October31717010199-200
September31517911.9407-011

receiving splits - split by STADIUM

splitgrecydsavglng1st1st%td20+40+
AT&T Stadium18597.4143-100
Gillette Stadium41921311.2199-100
Lucas Oil Stadium13186120-000
Ralph Wilson Stadium169816.3404-011

receiving splits - split by WIN/LOSSES

splitgrecydsavglng1st1st%td20+40+
Wins73638810.84016-211

receiving splits - split by WEEKDAY

splitgrecydsavglng1st1st%td20+40+
Other Days (not Monday or Sunday)21014414.4199-100
Sundays5262449.4407-111

fumbles splits - split by OPPONENT

splitgfumlostffown fropp frtd
Buffalo Bills111---0
Dallas Cowboys1-----0
Indianapolis Colts1------
Jacksonville Jaguars1-----0
Miami Dolphins1-----0
New York Jets0------
Pittsburgh Steelers110----
Washington Redskins1------

fumbles splits - split by DIVISION CONFERENCE

splitgfumlostffown fropp frtd
Outside Own Division510---0
vs AFC Teams521---0
vs NFC Teams2-----0
vs Own Division211---0

fumbles splits - split by MONTH

splitgfumlostffown fropp frtd
November1------
October3-----0
September321---0

fumbles splits - split by STADIUM

splitgfumlostffown fropp frtd
AT&T Stadium1-----0
Gillette Stadium410---0
Lucas Oil Stadium1------
Ralph Wilson Stadium111---0

fumbles splits - split by WIN/LOSSES

splitgfumlostffown fropp frtd
Wins721---0

fumbles splits - split by WEEKDAY

splitgfumlostffown fropp frtd
Other Days (not Monday or Sunday)210---0
Sundays511---0
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