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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

Browns players set for 'Camp Colt' June 9-11

Posted May 28, 2011 @ 3:07 p.m. ET
Browns QB Colt McCoy will be hosting a third set of practices, nicknamed "Camp Colt," for Browns players at the University of Texas June 9-11.

PK Stover to announce retirement

Posted May 25, 2011 @ 10:47 a.m. ET
PK Matt Stover will announce his retirement on Thursday, bringing his 19-year NFL career to a close.

Browns' inside receivers could be busy in new scheme, too

Posted May 20, 2011 @ 9:55 a.m. ET
Slot receivers are likely to be key contributors in the Browns' revamped passing game, as designed by head coach Pat Shurmur, but who will be the team's primary inside receiver?

Browns part ways with director of player development

Posted May 17, 2011 @ 7:06 p.m. ET
The Browns have fired Jerry Butler, who spent the last 10 years as the team's director of player development.

Lockout limbo: Browns report

Posted May 16, 2011 @ 9:50 a.m. ET
As the lockout continues, we present a closer look at the issues facing the Browns, a club in transition on the field — but perhaps finally getting some much-needed stability off of it.

Report: QB McCoy organizes Browns' workouts

Posted May 13, 2011 @ 10:17 a.m. ET
Browns QB Colt McCoy arranged a second set of player-organized workouts this offseason as he continues to learn the West Coast offense without the help of his coaches.

Browns' Jackson on mend, liking move to 4-3

Posted May 07, 2011 @ 1:43 p.m. ET
After missing much of the past two seasons with pectoral injuries, LB D'Qwell Jackson is on the road to recovery — and poised to again be a key part of the Browns' defense.

Browns No. 8 pick scouting report: S Eric Hagg, Nebraska

Posted April 30, 2011 @ 8:55 p.m. ET
Nebraska S Eric Hagg, the Browns' seventh-round draft pick, will vie to make the team as a reserve and special-teams contributor.

Browns No. 7 pick scouting report: OG-OT Jason Pinkston, Pittsburgh

Posted April 30, 2011 @ 3:52 p.m. ET
The Browns traded back into Round Five to draft Pittsburgh OG-OT Jason Pinkston, who will start out at guard, head coach Pat Shurmur said Saturday.

Browns No. 6 pick scouting report: CB Buster Skrine, Chattanooga

Posted April 30, 2011 @ 3:23 p.m. ET
Speedy CB Buster Skrine, the Browns' first of two fifth-round picks, could contribute early in "sub" packages on defense as well as on special teams.

Browns No. 5 pick scouting report: FB Owen Marecic, Stanford

Posted April 30, 2011 @ 2:59 p.m. ET
Stanford FB Owen Marecic adds more physicality to an already rugged Cleveland backfield.

Browns No. 4 pick scouting report: TE: Jordan Cameron, USC

Posted April 30, 2011 @ 2:35 p.m. ET
With their first pick in Round Four, the Browns added USC TE Jordan Cameron, a former basketball player at BYU who transitioned to football and played three seasons at Southern Cal.

Ask the experts: Best trade of the draft's first two days

Posted April 30, 2011 @ 12:02 a.m. ET
PFW editors offer their take on the team that made the best trade in the first three rounds of the 2011 NFL draft.

Browns' draft off to solid start

Posted April 29, 2011 @ 11:53 p.m. ET
Slowly but surely, the Browns are improving their roster, and they have helped themselves in the first two days of the draft. 

Fantasy outlook: WR Greg Little

Posted April 29, 2011 @ 11:07 p.m. ET
Greg Little is a prospect to watch. The Browns' rookie wideout could have an opportunity to contribute early in an offense that will throw more to its wideouts this season. 

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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