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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

Pressuring Roethlisberger a must for Browns

Posted Dec. 29, 2010 @ 1:58 p.m. ET
Steelers QB Ben Roethlisberger has been sacked three times or more in 8-of-11 starts this season. Guess who's the only team not to sack him? Interestingly enough, it's the one who sacked him eight times — eight times! — in ...

Steelers-Browns matchup of the day: Wednesday

Posted Dec. 29, 2010 @ 11:21 a.m. ET
Here's a matchup to watch in Sunday's Steelers-Browns game.

Browns Rookie Meter: Week 16

Posted Dec. 29, 2010 @ 2:41 a.m. ET
Here's our weekly look at the contributions made by Browns rookies this season.

Steelers-Browns matchup of the day: Tuesday

Posted Dec. 28, 2010 @ 11:46 p.m. ET
Here's a matchup to watch in Sunday's Steelers-Browns game.

OLT Thomas lone Brown to get Pro Bowl nod

Posted Dec. 28, 2010 @ 10:01 p.m. ET
Browns OLT Joe Thomas was named an AFC starter for the 2011 Pro Bowl, the NFL announced Tuesday. He is the only Brown to make the squad.   

Browns' 60-second rant: McCoy must shake off mistakes

Posted Dec. 28, 2010 @ 5:01 p.m. ET
Browns QB Colt McCoy needs to avoid the mistakes he made in a three-interception performance vs. Baltimore Sunday if Cleveland is to upset Pittsburgh this week.

Browns MVP Meter: Week 16

Posted Dec. 28, 2010 @ 4:50 p.m. ET
Here's a look at the Browns' top five team MVP candidates through 15 games.    

They said it: Browns Week 17 edition

Posted Dec. 28, 2010 @ 4:47 p.m. ET
Here's a sampling of quotes from Browns players and head coach Eric Mangini on Monday.

Eric Mangini hot-seat meter: Hot

Posted Dec. 27, 2010 @ 8:31 p.m. ET
A three-game December losing streak has speculation about Browns head coach Eric Mangini's future becoming the dominant story line as Cleveland prepares for its regular-season finale vs. Pittsburgh.

Browns need to catch up to AFC North's best

Posted Dec. 27, 2010 @ 6:44 p.m. ET
No matter who coaches the Browns next season, narrowing the gap between Cleveland and the powerful Steelers and Ravens looms one of the Browns' biggest challenges for 2011 and beyond.

Hillis starts strong, limps to finish line

Posted Dec. 27, 2010 @ 1:34 p.m. ET
If you're someone who picked up Peyton Hillis early on, odds are you had a great regular season. Unfortunately, you also likely had a quick playoff exit.

Mangini hoping for patience from Holmgren

Posted Dec. 27, 2010 @ 3:44 a.m. ET
Eric Mangini hopes that the Browns' upsets of the Patriots and Saints will convince team president Mike Holmgren to overlook the team's more recent performances and retain Mangini as head coach for 2011.

Browns players of the week

Posted Dec. 27, 2010 @ 2:13 a.m. ET
Here are the Browns' players of the week on offense, defense and special teams for Week 16.

Ravens clinch playoff berth with 20-10 win over Browns

Posted Dec. 26, 2010 @ 4:17 p.m. ET
Joe Flacco threw two touchdown passes, Lewis and the rest of Baltimore's tenacious defense bottled up Cleveland's Peyton Hillis, and the Ravens clinched their third straight playoff appearance, beating the fading Browns 20-10 on Sunday.

Ravens-Browns prediction

Posted Dec. 26, 2010 @ 11:48 a.m. ET
PFW's Mike Wilkening believes the Ravens' punch on offense will give the Browns fits and be the difference for Baltimore, which is aiming to sweep the season series.


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.