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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

Browns' defense needs to rebound, too

Posted Dec. 15, 2010 @ 7:52 p.m. ET
Each Wednesday, we'll highlight a Browns player, coach, executive, personnel group or other area of the team that is most under scrutiny. This week, we take a closer look at the Browns' defense.

Browns-Bengals matchup of the day: Wednesday

Posted Dec. 15, 2010 @ 7 p.m. ET
Here's a matchup to watch to in Sunday's Browns-Bengals game.

They said it: Browns Wednesday edition

Posted Dec. 15, 2010 @ 4:50 p.m. ET
The following are quotes from Browns head coach Eric Mangini, who met with the media Wednesday.

Browns sign OL Braxton to practice squad

Posted Dec. 15, 2010 @ 4:49 p.m. ET
The Browns signed OL Branndon Braxton to their practice squad on Wednesday, the team announced.

Reports: Browns' McCoy to work with first-team offense

Posted Dec. 15, 2010 @ 3:13 p.m. ET
Browns rookie QB Colt McCoy was to work with the first-team offense on Wednesday, head coach Eric Mangini said, according to multiple media outlets.

Browns sign CB Francies to roster

Posted Dec. 15, 2010 @ 1:17 a.m. ET
The Browns promoted CB Coye Francies from the practice squad to their roster on Tuesday and waived CB Eric King. Francies was a sixth-round pick of Cleveland in 2009.

Browns Rookie Meter: Week 14

Posted Dec. 14, 2010 @ 9:59 p.m. ET
Here's our weekly look at the contributions made by Browns rookies this season.

Browns-Bengals matchup of the day: Tuesday

Posted Dec. 14, 2010 @ 9:53 p.m. ET
Here's a matchup to watch in Sunday's Browns-Bengals game.

Browns' 60-second rant: Browns must be disruptive

Posted Dec. 14, 2010 @ 8:45 p.m. ET
Two takeaways and a blocked field goal helped the Browns defeat the Bengals in Week Four, and such disruptiveness would go a long way in helping Cleveland sweep the season series.

Eric Mangini hot-seat meter: A little warmer

Posted Dec. 14, 2010 @ 7:40 p.m. ET
The Browns' 13-6 loss to Buffalo Sunday was a step backward for Eric Mangini's Browns.

Defeat shows Browns still vulnerable

Posted Dec. 14, 2010 @ 5:40 p.m. ET
The Browns' 13-6 loss to Buffalo Sunday, as well as the manner of the defeat, were humbling for 5-8 Cleveland.

Browns MVP Meter: Week 14

Posted Dec. 14, 2010 @ 12:58 a.m. ET
Here's a look at the Browns' top five team MVP candidates through 13 games.

Browns players of the week: Week 14

Posted Dec. 14, 2010 @ 12:52 a.m. ET
Here are the Browns' players of the week on offense, defense and special teams for Week 14.

Bills eliminate Browns from playoff contention

Posted Dec. 12, 2010 @ 4:10 p.m. ET
Ryan Fitzpatrick threw an 11-yard touchdown pass to David Nelson, Leodis McKelvin made a late interception and the Bills beat the Browns 13-6 on Sunday.

Browns-Bills prediction

Posted Dec. 12, 2010 @ 11:41 a.m. ET
PFW's Mike Wilkening believes' the Browns' running game will be their decisive edge at Buffalo.  


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.