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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

Coordinator or not, Browns' offense is Shurmur's

Posted Feb. 04, 2011 @ 10:29 a.m. ET
Whether the Browns hire an offensive coordinator or not, make no mistake: this will be Pat Shurmur's offense. Multiple media outlets have suggested the Browns will forgo hiring a coordinator after adding Mark Whipple to the coaching staff as ...

McCoy says shoulder injury lingered in rookie season

Posted Feb. 03, 2011 @ 2:26 p.m. ET
Browns QB Colt McCoy disclosed Wednesday that a shoulder injury suffered in the 2010 BCS title game bothered him in his first NFL season.

Reports: Browns add Whipple, Davis, Board

Posted Jan. 31, 2011 @ 4:34 p.m. ET
The Browns reportedly filled three spots on their coaching staff on Monday, hiring Mark Whipple as QBs coach, Bill Davis as LBs coach and Dwaine Board as DL coach.

Browns add former Bears assistant as special-teams coordinator

Posted Jan. 25, 2011 @ 5:40 p.m. ET
The Browns have continued to add to Pat Shurmur's coaching staff in Cleveland, hiring Chris Tabor as their new special-teams coach on Tuesday.

Browns seeking quick running back

Posted Jan. 22, 2011 @ 6:54 p.m. ET
With two physical running backs on the roster, Cleveland would like to acquire a change-of-pace option, according to AFC North Whispers.

Browns likely transitioning to 4-3

Posted Jan. 22, 2011 @ 1:53 p.m. ET
The Browns have not employed a 4-3 scheme as their base defense since 2004, but they seem likely to transition back to the "40" front after hiring Dick Jauron as defensive coordinator.

Browns hire Jauron as defensive coordinator

Posted Jan. 21, 2011 @ 6:01 p.m. ET
The Browns hired Dick Jauron as their new defensive coordinator on Friday.

Report: Browns expected to hire Jauron as D-coordinator

Posted Jan. 20, 2011 @ 12:25 p.m. ET
The Browns are expected to hire Dick Jauron as their defensive coordinator, according to the Cleveland Plain Dealer.

Cowboys officially name Ryan as defensive coordinator

Posted Jan. 19, 2011 @ 6:31 p.m. ET
The Cowboys named Rob Ryan as the team's defensive coordinator on Wednesday.

Browns sign pair to future contracts

Posted Jan. 19, 2011 @ 4:07 p.m. ET
The Browns signed LB Auston English and WR Rod Windsor to future contracts on Wednesday.

Reports: Browns interview Musgrave, Jauron

Posted Jan. 18, 2011 @ 9:24 p.m. ET
Multiple media outlets reported the Browns interviewed Falcons assistant head coach/QBs coach Bill Musgrave for their offensive coordinator vacancy and Eagles senior assistant/DBs coach Dick Jauron for their defensive coordinator vacancy on Tuesday.

Report: Rams reopen offensive coordinator search

Posted Jan. 18, 2011 @ 12:12 p.m. ET
The Rams' talks with Josh McDaniels, thought to be one of the hottest available assistant coaches, reportedly hit a snag while negotiating for their offensive coordinator position.

Dolphins to hire Daboll as new offensive coordinator

Posted Jan. 17, 2011 @ 2:16 p.m. ET
The Dolphins have hired former Browns offensive coordinator Brian Daboll to fill the same position, replacing Dan Henning, who stepped down on Jan. 6. The news was first reported by Chris Mortensen of ESPN.

Signs point to Browns targeting wideouts more in 2011

Posted Jan. 15, 2011 @ 9:27 p.m. ET
Considering how the Rams and Browns have targeted their wide receivers the last two seasons and Mike Holmgren's comments on Cleveland's need to get the wideouts more involved in the offense, it's logical to think the Browns ...

Report: Cowboys interested in Ryan as D-coordinator

Posted Jan. 15, 2011 @ 3:40 a.m. ET
Browns defensive coordinator Rob Ryan met with Cowboys officials Friday, and reports indicate that Ryan could soon be directing the Dallas defense under new head coach Jason Garrett.

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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