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4 Patriots Who Impressed in Preseason Game 3

1. Dion Lewis Dion Lewis was very impressive again last night.  He’s been in consideration for playing time in the Patriots 3rd down/receiving back role.  Last night, he pushed himself further into consideration. Lewis ran somewhat well and then caught a pass for a touchdown.  Lewis’ play during the preseason is securing a spot for him on the 53 man roster. Lewis could really...
Via TopSportsReport
10 hours ago  |  Discuss

Dion Lewis won’t let New England Patriots cut him, so which running back is left off final roster? Posted from PatriotsExtra
Via Foxboro Blog
11 hours ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: Dion Lewis With Nine Yard Touchdown Reception From Jimmy Garoppolo

Dion Lewis was a good college running back, but has yet to really have a chance to show what he can do in the NFL. He was buried on the bench in Philadelphia, didn't really get a chance with Cleveland, and was out of the league last season after getting cut by Indianapolis. If there is any team in the NFL that likes to use a lot of running backs it is the team he is trying to make...
Via FatManWriting
16 hours ago  |  Discuss

Dion Lewis Again Proves He Deserves Patriots’ Third-Down Back Role

I’ll admit to being skeptical when I heard the New England Patriots were high on Dion Lewis, entering the 2015 offseason. If they were so high on him, why didn’t they sign the undersized running back after he worked out in November of last year? And if they liked him so much, why did he go unsigned from Sept. 16, when he was cut by the Indianapolis Colts, to Dec. 31, when the...
22 hours ago  |  Discuss

Dion Lewis moves to the front for third-down back role

New England Patriots running back Dion Lewis got the bulk of work for the third-down back role Saturday night against the Saints and was impressive in the process. The departure of Shane Vereen leaves a void for a pass catching back who can pass protect in the team's complicated offensive scheme. He showed the ability to operate in space and make defenders miss, while showing...
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5 days ago  |  Discuss

Dion Lewis, James White Heat Up Patriots’ Third-Down Back Competition

The New England Patriots running backs are in a dead heat for the third-down role after two preseason games. The competition has narrowed down to four backs: James White, Brandon Bolden, Travaris Cadet and Dion Lewis. Cadet and Bolden have yet to see the field during the preseason — the former because of injuries and the latter for unknown reasons (Bolden received just four offensive...
6 days ago  |  Discuss

RB Dion Lewis moves to the front of the line for 'Vereen role'

New England Patriots running back Dion Lewis has moved to the front of the line for the third-down back role or also known as the 'Vereen role.' Lewis is competing against Travaris Cadet, James White, Brandon Bolden and Tyler Gaffney. A 2011 fifth-round pick by the Eagles, Lewis has the skill set to man the position; however, injuries have been his downfall since entering the...
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June 21, 2015  |  Discuss

Source: Patriots Work Out Former Colts, Browns Running Back Dion Lewis

The New England Patriots might have spent Wednesday extracting information from former Indianapolis Colts running back Dion Lewis. The Patriots worked out Lewis on Wednesday, a source familiar with the situation told The tryout first was reported by ProFootballTalk. Lewis signed with the Colts on Sept. 9 and was released Sept. 16. He was selected by the Philadelphia Eagles...
November 12, 2014  |  Discuss

Report: Colts Sign RB Dion Lewis

The Indianapolis Colts have signed RB Dion Lewis, per a league source, says Rand Getlin of Yahoo Sports. Lewis was drafted by the Philadelphia Eagles back in 2011.  He was traded to the Browns in 2013, but released before the beginning of this season. While Lewis has not been particularly productive, this signing is interesting, as the Colts are clearly still trying to address their...
Via NFL Trade Rumors
September 09, 2014  |  Discuss

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