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Cleveland Browns


Dion Lewis

Dion Lewis - RB

Status Active
Height/Weight 5' 8"/ 195 lbs.
Birthday 09/27/1990
Birthplace Albany, NY
College Pittsburgh
Years played 3
Drafted 2011, 5th round, 18th pick by Eagles

Injuries to Steinbach, Jackson put focus on Cleveland's depth

Posted Aug. 28, 2011 @ 1:05 p.m. ET
With the prospect of injured Browns OLG Eric Steinbach and RB Brandon Jackson missing significant time, Cleveland's depth will be tested.

Browns waive eight players

Posted Aug. 28, 2011 @ 11:40 a.m. ET
The Browns waived eight reserves Sunday to get to the 80-player roster limit, including No. 4 QB Troy Weatherhead.

Report: Injuries to keep Browns' Steinbach, Jackson out

Posted Aug. 26, 2011 @ 7:20 p.m. ET
Injuries to Browns OLG Eric Steinbach and RB Brandon Jackson could end the seasons of both players, The (Cleveland) Plain Dealer reported.

Eagles rebound from poor effort, beat Browns

Posted Aug. 25, 2011 @ 11:21 p.m. ET
Michael Vick led three scoring drives, the first-team defense pitched a shutout and the Eagles beat the Cleveland Browns 24-14 on a rain-soaked Thursday night.

Browns, OT Thomas agree on seven-year deal

Posted Aug. 23, 2011 @ 10:06 a.m. ET
Considered by many the best offensive lineman in the NFL, Browns OLT Joe Thomas will now be paid like one after reaching an agreement with the team on a new contract Monday evening.

Can Browns WR Massaquoi make an impact?

Posted Aug. 22, 2011 @ 7:01 p.m. ET
Is this the year that Browns third-year WR Mohamed Massaquoi breaks out? William Del Pilar looks at Massaquoi's prospects under a new head coach.

TE Moore sits out Browns practice

Posted Aug. 21, 2011 @ 3:54 p.m. ET
Browns TE Evan Moore sat out practice Sunday after suffering a mild concussion in Friday night's loss to the Lions.

McCoy sharp, but Lions' late charge tops Cleveland

Posted Aug. 19, 2011 @ 11:39 p.m. ET
The Lions scored the game's final 17 points and tipped host Cleveland 30-28 on Friday night. Browns QB Colt McCoy threw three TD passes for Cleveland.

Hillis has hamstring ailment

Posted Aug. 17, 2011 @ 3:38 p.m. ET
RB Peyton Hillis was one of three starters reportedly limited at Browns practice Wednesday, but head coach Pat Shurmur said the handling of the injuries was "precautionary."

AFC North training-camp reports

Posted Aug. 15, 2011 @ 8:26 p.m. ET
With Chad Ochocinco and Terrell Owens gone, WR Jerome Simpson is the player to watch in Cincinnati, as PFW examines each of the AFC North teams during camps.

Browns add DB Johnson

Posted Aug. 15, 2011 @ 10:56 a.m. ET
The Browns announced Monday morning that they have been awarded DB Brett Johnson off waivers from Seattle.

Browns defeat Packers 27-17

Posted Aug. 13, 2011 @ 10:59 p.m. ET
Super Bowl MVP Aaron Rodgers threw a touchdown pass before leaving the game as the defending champion Packers opened the preseason with a 27-17 loss to the Browns on Saturday.

Massaquoi's unveiling in Shurmur's scheme delayed

Posted Aug. 12, 2011 @ 3:57 p.m. ET
No Browns wideout has shown as much big-play potential in the past two seasons as Mohamed Massaquoi, but he has missed time in camp with a foot injury. 

Report: Jaguars land OLB Roth

Posted Aug. 11, 2011 @ 10:41 a.m. ET
Matt Roth is no longer a free agent, as the outside linebacker signed a one-year, $3 million deal with the Jaguars.

The case for Colt McCoy

Posted Aug. 04, 2011 @ 12:53 p.m. ET
If you're considering a late-round backup quarterback, here are five reasons why the Browns' Colt McCoy might be worth your while.

STATS, LLC PLAYER NEWS

Posted April 11, 2013
The Browns have acquired Lewis from the Philadelphia Eagles in a trade for linebacker Emmanuel Acho.||||||| Lewis played 24 games in two seasons with the Eagles, who selected him in the fifth round in 2011. He rushed for 171 yards on 36 carries and scored two touchdowns. The 5-foot-8, 195-pound Lewis also returned kickoffs for Philadelphia as a rookie and will likely be a candidate to take over those duties for Cleveland. Lewis averaged 21.6 yards on 31 kickoff returns in 2011.
Posted July 09, 2012
Lewis was arrested in Albany over the weekend and charged with falsely reporting a fire and misdemeanor reckless endangerment.||||||| The incident occurred when Lewis and his older brother were locked out of their hotel room. Lewis was released after his arraignment and his brother was being held in Albany County jail without bail. Lewis was a fifth-round pick of the Eagles in 2011. He was Philadelphia's primary kickoff return specialist last season as the Eagles finished 8-8.

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