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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 NESN.com. 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...
Via NESN.com
November 12, 2014  |  Discuss

Vikings Work Out Free Agent RB Dion Lewis

According to a league source, the Vikings tried out free agent RB Dion Lewis Wednesday, via Pro Football Talk. It should come as no surprise that Minnesota is looking for help at the running back position.  With RB Adrian Peterson‘s suspension, the Vikings have been forced to rely on RB Matt Asiata and on rookie RB Jerick McKinnon. Now that the starting quarterback position belongs...
Via NFL Trade Rumors
September 24, 2014  |  Discuss

Colts drop RB Dion Lewis; Sign DT from Patriots P/S

Today the Indianapolis Colts waived RB Dion Lewis who they signed several days ago. After getting great production from Ahmad Bradshaw last night the team decided to let him walk. In a corresponding move thr Colts signed DT Kelcy Quarles off the Patriots’ practice squad in a corresponding roster move. Quarles was signed as an […] The post Colts drop RB Dion Lewis; Sign DT from...
Via NFL Draft Diamonds
September 16, 2014  |  Discuss

Roster Moves: Colts Sign DT Kelcy Quarles, Release RB Dion Lewis, Shuffle Practice Squad

The Colts made some moves at the bottom of the roster today, plucking rookie undrafted free agent defensive tackle Kelcy Quarles (6-4, 294) from the New England Patriots practice squad and waiving running back Dion Lewis. On their own practice squad, Indianapolis released guard Josh Walker and picked up guard David Arkin. The Quarles signing makes sense after starting defensive lineman...
Via The Colts Authority
September 16, 2014  |  Discuss

Colts Sign Rookie DL Kelcy Quarles Off Patriots Practice Squad, Cut RB Dion Lewis

The Indianapolis Colts announced Tuesday that they have signed rookie DT Kelcy Quarles to the active roster from Patriots practice squad. The Colts also waived RB Dion Lewis. Indy signed G David Arkin to their practice squad and cut Josh Walker to make room for him. Quarles, 22, signed with the Patriots as an undrafted free agent out of South Carolina back in May. However...
Via NFL Trade Rumors
September 16, 2014  |  Discuss

Thoughts on Tuesday’s Roster Moves: Lewis, Carter, Davis Signed, Tipton Waived

  Follow @MarcusDugan Roster shuffling today (Tuesday). Indianapolis signed outside linebacker Chris Carter (can we get an OLB equivalent of “All he does is catch touchdowns?”) and running back Dion Lewis to the active roster as well as quarterback Dominique Davis to the practice squad. They also waived running back Zurlon Tipton (best of luck to Zurlon, and his awesome, sci...
Via The Colts Authority
September 09, 2014  |  Discuss

Indianapolis Colts add depth at running back

Indianapolis Colts have signed Dion Lewis to their 53 man roster today, in a two year deal. Details of the contract have not been made public yet. The #Colts have signed RB Dion Lewis, per a league source. Lewis last played for the #Browns. — Rand Getlin (@Rand_Getlin) September 9, 2014 Lewis has appeared in 24 games in his career, and totales 171 yards on the ground on 36 carries...
Via cover32 - Colts
September 09, 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

Browns and Steelers: Fun with numbers

The Cleveland Browns and Pittsburgh Steelers kicked off the 2014 season on Sunday with quite a wild one. The Steelers of course won on a last-second field goal after coughing up a 24-point halftime lead. As we like to do around here from time to time, I thought we’d take a closer look and have a little fun… with numbers. 28- Terrance West’s jersey number. West wore No. 20...
Via Waiting For Next Year
September 09, 2014  |  Discuss

Cleveland Browns Position Preview: Running Backs

There’s no secrets with the Cleveland Browns’ offensive game plan this season. They’re going to run the ball. And run it again. And run it again on third down.Without Josh Gordon, the Browns will be forced even more into being a run-first team. Obviously, no team in today’s NFL will completely abandon the passing game, but when looking at the offense, the running backs have...
Via Pro Football Spot
August 31, 2014  |  Discuss

Browns make cuts, Grossman kept as third QB

CLEVELAND (AP) The Browns released veteran wide receiver Nate Burleson and running backs Dion Lewis and Chris Ogbonnaya to get to the 53-player roster limit. Rex Grossman will begin the season as Cleveland's third quarterback behind starter Brian Hoyer and backup Johnny Manziel. Grossman recently signed with the Browns, who are hoping he can help Hoyer and Manziel with the team...
Via AP on Fox
August 30, 2014  |  Discuss

Browns make surprising moves in first wave of final roster cuts

According to various reports the Cleveland Browns have released running backs Dion Lewis and Chris Ogbonnaya and veteran wide receiver Nate Burleson in their first wave of roster cuts. Teams leaguewide have to cut down to the regular-season roster size of 53 by Saturday afternoon. It figures to be a busy weekend for the Browns with hundreds of players hitting the waiver wire and...
Via Fox Sports Ohio
August 30, 2014  |  Discuss

Report: Crowell Likely To Make Cleveland Browns Roster

(USA Today photo)Months after going undrafted, Isaiah Crowell looks like he'll have a spot on the Cleveland Browns opening day roster. The Browns released running back Dion Lewis early Saturday morning, meaning Crowell will likely grab the final running back spot.Looks like Isaiah Crowell made the #Browns amid reports of Dion Lewis being released. Love his potential in this refashioned...
Via HBCU Gameday
August 30, 2014  |  Discuss

Browns start roster cuts; First cut RB Dion Lewis

The Cleveland Browns have until 4 o’clock today to get their roster down to 53 players. Today the first move they made was releasing running back Dion Lewis. @ProFootballTalk: Browns release RB Dion Lewis, per league source. The post Browns start roster cuts; First cut RB Dion Lewis appeared first on NFL Draft Diamonds.
Via NFL Draft Diamonds
August 30, 2014  |  Discuss

Browns Preseason Game 4: Winners and Losers

After a series of three games that ranged from head-scratchers to Push the Panic Button games, the Browns quieted some doubters, playing well for most of the game and ultimately picking up the win. Of course, it wouldn’t be a Cleveland game without a few mistakes that need cleaning up. But, the Mike Pettine-led Browns managed to put up 33 points against the Chicago Bears, looking...
Via Waiting For Next Year
August 29, 2014  |  Discuss

3 Things We Learned From the Browns vs Redskins

3 Things We Learned From the Browns vs Redskins 1. If the QB competition is still in effect, there is no clear winner. For the second week in a row, fans of Johnny Manziel and Brian Hoyer are going to continue to have to make their cases for which of the signal callers had the most productive night. Hoyer seemed to have no synergy with his starters; he connected on only a few passes...
Via TopSportsReport
August 19, 2014  |  Discuss

WATCH: Johnny Manziel's First NFL Touchdown Pass Was Not What You'd Have Expected

It took Cleveland Browns quarterback Johnny Manziel two games to throw his first NFL touchdown pass, but he finally got it Monday night against the Washington Redskins. Knowing him you would have expected him to throw some kind of crazy downfield pass after eluding half of the defense, but that was far from the case.Instead the play involved him backpedaling as he passed the ball...
Via FatManWriting
August 19, 2014  |  Discuss

Browns Offensive Lineman Executes Worst Block Ever On Screen Play

Cleveland Browns offensive lineman Garrett Gilkey executed the worst block ever on a screen play on Monday night. First he ran into the running back Dion Lewis and then he tripped over him. I wouldn’t want to be him in the film room tomorrow. [@BrendanPorath] The post Browns Offensive Lineman Executes Worst Block Ever On Screen Play appeared first on Diehardsport.
Via Diehardsport
August 18, 2014  |  Discuss

Cleveland Browns' Preseason Game One Recap

The night all of Cleveland was waiting for. Not just the return of Cleveland Browns football, but the debut of Johnny Manziel, and the fans first time seeing Brian Hoyer since tearing his ACL in the fifth game of the season. It was the start of the most hyped quarterback competition of the year. There was also the battle for the number one running back spot featuring Dion Lewis,...
Via Pro Football Spot
August 10, 2014  |  Discuss

Cleveland Browns Position Preview: Running Back

The Cleveland Browns are set to begin a 2014 season pegged with excitement and a restored sense of hope surrounding the franchise. The Browns have employed a new sense of toughness and attitude behind head coach Mike Pettine. Will the new changes finally bring winning ways, or will this season fall in line with the continuing disappointment in recent years? There is only one way...
Via Cleveland Sports Chat
July 23, 2014  |  Discuss

Will the Browns use a committee at Running Back?

The Cleveland Browns have an eye on the running game in 2014. If it wasn’t evident enough just seeing the Browns put high emphasis on the running back position in the draft and free agency, the addition of offensive coordinator Kyle Shanahan should have said something. Under Shanahan the Browns will look to form a much different running game. Not the plodding running game that...
Via Cleveland Sports Chat
June 30, 2014  |  Discuss

5 Cleveland Browns Potentially Fighting For Roster Spots

#182322336 / gettyimages.com With the 2014 season just a couple of months away and training camps about to start, the Cleveland Browns, with a new coaching staff will have numerous players fighting for roster spots.  Here are 5 guys likely fighting for their spots 1.Tyler Thigpen With projected starter Brian Hoyer and 22nd overall pick Johnny Manziel ahead of him, Thigpen is a...
Via TopSportsReport
June 21, 2014  |  Discuss

WFNY’s State of the Browns- RBs and FBs

  The next positions that will be examined in our series, State of the Browns, are the running backs and fullbacks. The Cleveland Browns were sorely lacking in these positions last year causing a poor run game throughout the 2013 season. So, the Browns were in need of huge overhaul and influx of talent at the two backfield spots. This offseason the Browns did just that by adding...
Via Waiting For Next Year
June 05, 2014  |  Discuss

2014 NFL Draft: Browns interested in Andre Williams from Boston College

You never really know where this kind of info comes from, or even what it means when it’s reported that a team has “interest” in a player. That being said, Aaron Wilson (@RavensInsider) indicates that the Browns are among the teams that are interested in Boston College running back Andre Williams. The punishing Doak Walker Award winner set the Boston College single-season record...
Via Waiting For Next Year
April 18, 2014  |  Discuss

Browns ink fullback Chris Pressley

The Cleveland Browns are determined to find a running game in 2014. After three years of struggles on the ground, the Browns are looking up in the backfield. Cleveland took a major step by bringing in run-heavy offensive coordinator Kyle Shanahan to call plays. The Browns gave him a decent stable of backs by bringing in Ben Tate to play alongside with Dion Lewis in the backfield...
Via Cleveland Sports Chat
April 14, 2014  |  Discuss
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