Dion Lewis news, rumors and stats

Dion Lewis

New England Patriots
Running Back

Ht: 5.7 | Wt: 195

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Week By Week

YearTmGRushRush YdsRush AvgRush TDRush 2ptRecRec YdsRec AvgRec TDRec 2ptTchsTot YdsFum Lost
2011PHI15231024.43101-3-3.000024991
2012PHI913695.311022412.000015930
2013CLE1000.0000000.0000000
Average:12573101730013640
Total:36171320321300391921

Patriots | Dion Lewis was hard to corral in 2017

Mon, 19 Feb 2018 20:33:10 -0800

New England Patriots RB Dion Lewis ranked second in the NFL - among players who recorded at least 175 carries - with 4.44 yards gained after defenders closed within one yard of him in 2017, according to Next Gen Stats.

Fantasy Tip: The impending free agent took on a heavy workload down the stretch once Mike Gillislee landed in the doghouse and Rex Burkhead got hurt, proving himself as a very capable every-down back. The Patriots surprisingly chose to back off of Lewis and give more work to James White down the stretch, but the former isn't going to lack for suitors on the open market if he makes it there. Almost regardless of where he lands, he should be a solid RB2 for fantasy purposes.

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Lions | Dion Lewis of interest to Lions?

Tue, 13 Feb 2018 11:27:48 -0800

New England Patriots impending free-agent RB Dion Lewis may be pursued by the Detroit Lions if he does enter free agency, according to The Boston Globe's Ben Volin.

Fantasy Tip: Ameer Abdullah hasn't been getting it done in Detroit and Theo Riddick is primarily used as a pass-catcher. The Lions need someone else to pick up the slack in the backfield. Lewis is coming off a pleasantly surprising year and obviously has a connection with current Lions head coach Matt Patricia, the former defensive coordinator of the Patriots. He would be sharing time with the aforementioned Abdullah and Riddick, but Lewis would stand to be Detroit's biggest running threat if this move were to come to fruition.

Comment (0) | Share: Tweet!Share on Facebook | Source: The Boston Globe - Ben Volin

Patriots | Dion Lewis on the way out?

Sat, 10 Feb 2018 18:52:01 -0800

New England Patriots impending free-agent RB Dion Lewis plans to test the market unless he is offered around $10 million guaranteed as part of a three-year deal, according to Jeff Howe of the Boston Herald, and Howe said the "early vibe" is that Lewis won't be back with the Patriots in 2018.

Fantasy Tip: Lewis has had issues staying healthy, and it remains to be seen if he can be productive outside of New England's system. He'll be worth rostering in 2018, but his value could vary wildly depending on where he ends up.

Comment (0) | Share: Tweet!Share on Facebook | Source: Boston Herald - Jeff Howe

Patriots | Free agency decisions ahead for New England

Mon, 05 Feb 2018 10:55:13 -0800

The New England Patriots face the prospect of losing several key free agents. The Patriots have to address key impending free agents in OTs Nate Solder, Cameron Fleming and LaAdrian Waddle, along with RB Rex Burkhead, WR Danny Amendola, CB Malcolm Butler, WR/ST Matthew Slater and RB Dion Lewis. New England is projected to have approximately $17 million in salary cap space. TE Dwayne Allen, TE Martellus Bennett, DT Alan Branch, LB David Harris and RB Mike Gillislee all could be released to create more cap space.

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Patriots | Dion Lewis totals 66 yards in win

Sun, 21 Jan 2018 17:10:42 -0800

New England Patriots RB Dion Lewis ran nine times for 34 yards in the AFC Championship Game against the Jacksonville Jaguars and he tacked on seven receptions for 32 yards on eight targets.

Fantasy Tip: Lewis led the way with 16 total touches and 66 yards, although he also had a lost fumble. He'll be the back of choice in the Super Bowl in Minneapolis in two weeks, too. He finished the regular season with 896 yards and six rushing touchdowns.

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Patriots | Dion Lewis piles up 141 yards

Sat, 13 Jan 2018 21:25:48 -0800

New England Patriots RB Dion Lewis rushed 15 times for 62 yards and caught nine passes for 79 yards in a 35-14 win over the Tennessee Titans Saturday, Jan. 13.

Fantasy Tip: Lewis' recent momentum carried into the playoffs, and he needs to be considered a RB1 if you are playing playoff fantasy football of any type.

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Patriots | Week 17 game recap for NE

Sun, 31 Dec 2017 13:36:20 -0800

New England Patriots QB Tom Brady went 18-for-37 for 190 yards and two touchdowns against the New York Jets in Week 17. RB Dion Lewis rushed for 93 yards and one touchdown on 26 carries during the game and caught six passes for 40 yards and one touchdown. WR Brandin Cooks caught five passes for 79 yards and one touchdown, while WR Danny Amendola caught four passes for 43 yards during the game. TE Rob Gronkowski did not catch a pass during the game.

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Patriots | Dion Lewis receives a lot of snaps

Mon, 25 Dec 2017 13:29:40 -0800

New England Patriots RB Dion Lewis played a season-high 51 snaps against the Buffalo Bills in Week 15. His previous season high was 33 snaps.

Fantasy Tip: Lewis received most of the playing time because Rex Burkhead and James White were out with injuries. He could receive a similar workload next week and should be at least a No. 2 running back in most leagues.

Comment (0) | Share: Tweet!Share on Facebook | Source: ESPNBoston.com - Mike Reiss

Patriots | Dion Lewis posts career high

Sun, 24 Dec 2017 18:47:45 -0800

New England Patriots RB Dion Lewis rushes 24 times for a career-high 129 yards and a touchdown in Week 16 against the Buffalo Bills. He added five grabs for 24 yards and a score, too.

Fantasy Tip: Lewis picked a great time for his second-career 100-yard rushing performance. Fantasy owners who scooped him up off the waiver wire likely rode him to a trophy or a sack of money.

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Patriots | Dion Lewis steps in and does well

Sun, 17 Dec 2017 20:39:13 -0800

New England Patriots RB Dion Lewis posted 67 rushing yards with a touchdown on 13 carries in Week 15 against the Pittsburgh Steelers.

Fantasy Tip: Lewis was leaned upon heavily after Rex Burkhead (knee) checked out in the second quarter. If Burkhead misses time, Lewis could be a valuable contributor in fantasy leagues heading into Week 16. Mike Gillislee might also re-surface in the backfield.

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