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Dion Lewis

New England Patriots
Running Back

Ht: 5.7 | Wt: 195

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YearTmGRushRush YdsRush AvgRush TDRush 2ptRecRec YdsRec AvgRec TDRec 2ptTchsTot YdsFum Lost
2011PHI15231024.43101-3-3.000024991
2012PHI913695.311022412.000015930
2013CLE1000.0000000.0000000
Average:12573101730013640
Total:36171320321300391921

Patriots | Dion Lewis placed on PUP list

Tue, 30 Aug 2016 14:27:20 -0700

New England Patriots RB Dion Lewis (knee) was officially placed on the Physically Unable to Perform list Tuesday, Aug. 30. He will miss at least the first six weeks of the season.

Fantasy Tip: LeGarrette Blount and James White will likely comprise a two-headed monster in New England's backfield, at least to start the season. White will presumably take over Lewis's role in the passing game and should be viewed as an RB3 at worst in PPR leagues.

Comment (0) | Share: Tweet!Share on Facebook | Source: ESPN.com - Field Yates

Patriots | Dion Lewis expected to miss two months

Sun, 21 Aug 2016 10:52:14 -0700

Updating previous reports, New England Patriots RB Dion Lewis (knee) is expected to miss two months because of his second knee surgery and likely will start the 2016 season on the Physically Unable to Perform list.

Fantasy Tip: Lewis will not be back on the field until late October at the earliest, so owners should drop him on their draft boards. Lewis could still be a late-round option in leagues, but owners will need to stash him on the bench. James White should fill Lewis' role on offense and likely will be a middle- to late-round option in fantasy leagues.

Comment (0) | Share: Tweet!Share on Facebook | Source: NFL Network - Ian Rapoport

Patriots | Dion Lewis may play in 2016

Sun, 21 Aug 2016 10:04:37 -0700

Updating a previous report, New England Patriots RB Dion Lewis (knee) is expected to have a chance to play in 2016 even though he will need to undergo another surgery.

Fantasy Tip: Owners will need to look for a possible timetable after Lewis undergoes surgery. He likely will stay on the Physically Unable to Perform list and miss the first weeks of the season, but it is not known how long his rehab will be. Owners could consider using a later pick on Lewis and wait for him to return. James White should be more involved in the passing game and can be a middle- to late-round pick in drafts.

Comment (0) | Share: Tweet!Share on Facebook | Source: ESPNBoston.com - Mike Reiss

Patriots | Dion Lewis needs another surgery

Sun, 21 Aug 2016 09:42:35 -0700

New England Patriots RB Dion Lewis (knee) will need to undergo another surgery on his knee, according to a source. There is no timetable for his return. Lewis originally tore his anterior cruciate ligament in November.

Fantasy Tip: It seems that Lewis likely will start the season on the Physically Unable to Perform list and will miss at least the first six weeks of the season, which really hurts his fantasy value. James White likely will take over as the receiving option at running back and could be a middle-round option in point-per-reception leagues. White should also be considered as a No. 3 or No. 4 running back in standard leagues.

Comment (0) | Share: Tweet!Share on Facebook | Source: The Boston Globe - Jim McBride

Patriots | Dion Lewis may start on PUP list

Sun, 21 Aug 2016 08:08:59 -0700

New England Patriots RB Dion Lewis (knee) could start the regular season on the Physically Unable to Perform list if he is not able to participate in practice this week, in the opinion of ESPNBoston.com's Mike Reiss. Lewis is doing well in his recovery but has not practiced since the start of training camp.

Fantasy Tip: Lewis is coming back from a torn anterior cruciate ligament, so the Patriots may want to give him more time to recover before he plays again. Owners will need to keep an eye on the situation because Lewis could be a low-end No. 2 or solid No. 3 running back if he is ready Week 1. LeGarrette Blount and James White would receive a boost in value if Lewis misses the first six weeks.

Comment (0) | Share: Tweet!Share on Facebook | Source: ESPNBoston.com - Mike Reiss

Patriots | LeGarrette Blount battling Tyler Gaffney?

Fri, 19 Aug 2016 10:42:01 -0700

New England Patriots RB LeGarrette Blount is "likely" battling RB Tyler Gaffney the club's final running back spot. RBs Dion Lewis and James White "appear to be locked in" as the receiving running backs, while RB Brandon Bolden "figures" to have a spot on the roster thanks to his role on special teams. Blount and Gaffney are competing for the "between-the-tackles kind of role."

Fantasy Tip: Due to Blount's proven track record, you have to believe he has the leg up in this competition, though it's also interesting that Gaffney was able to take an entire series worth of carries in the first half of New England's most recent preseason game with the first-team offense. No matter who emerges from this battle, though, they may not hold much fantasy value, given the amount of pieces regularly being used out of the Patriots backfield, as well as Bill Belichick's sometimes unpredictable use of his running backs.

Comment (0) | Share: Tweet!Share on Facebook | Source: MassLive.com - Kevin Dillon

Patriots | Dion Lewis remains out

Thu, 18 Aug 2016 06:02:59 -0700

New England Patriots RB Dion Lewis (knee) has yet to practice in training camp. Lewis is nine months removed from surgery to repair his anterior cruciate ligament and has continued to rehab.

Fantasy Tip: Lewis took part in OTAs in June, and there's no word of a setback. Agility is a big part of his game, and he still has the potential to be an RB2 in fantasy. However, with the way New England spreads the ball around based on matchups, he could slip into the RB3 area if he's out much longer.

Comment (0) | Share: Tweet!Share on Facebook | Source: MassLive.com - Kevin Duffy

Patriots | Dion Lewis thinks he can practice

Sat, 06 Aug 2016 06:26:00 -0700

New England Patriots RB Dion Lewis (knee) believes he can practice right now, but the Patriots are taking things slow. It is not known if Lewis will start the season on the Physically Unable to Perform list but it appears unlikely at this point.

Fantasy Tip: Lewis may not receive a lot of work during the preseason but should have a solid role on offense when he is healthy. He should be considered a solid No. 2 running back in point-per-reception leagues.

Comment (0) | Share: Tweet!Share on Facebook | Source: Boston Herald - Jeff Howe

Patriots | Dion Lewis may open season on PUP list

Fri, 05 Aug 2016 10:04:22 -0700

New England Patriots RB Dion Lewis (knee) might open up the season on the Physically Unable to Perform list.

Fantasy Tip: Lewis, of course, suffered a torn ACL midway through last season as he was enjoying a breakout campaign, and unfortunately, it appears he's still hampered by it. It's also still possible he plays in Week 1, but owners need to keep an eye on this, as beginning the year on the PUP list would cost him the first six weeks. James White and Brandon Bolden would each receive boosts if Lewis remains sidelined.

Comment (0) | Share: Tweet!Share on Facebook | Source: The Boston Globe - Ben Volin

Patriots | No setbacks for Dion Lewis

Tue, 26 Jul 2016 11:16:06 -0700

New England Patriots RB Dion Lewis (knee) has not suffered any setbacks in his surgically repaired knee so far this offseason. The Patriots won't push him to return to action, though.

Fantasy Tip: Lewis will probably take it easy leading up to the regular season. New England is good about not taking any unnecessary risks, except for when it comes to air pressure in footballs, of course. If Lewis is at full health before the season starts, he'll be a low-end RB1 to high-end RB2 consideration in PPR formats.

Comment (0) | Share: Tweet!Share on Facebook | Source: Boston Herald - Jeff Howe

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