Dion Lewis

Dion Lewis

RB - NE
Height: 5' 8"Weight: 195 lbsAge: 27College: PittsburghDrafted: #149 (5th Rd. by Philadelphia)

2017 Outlook

Strength of Schedule:
1st easiest for RBs
Draft Rank (ECR) #151
Best / Worst #79 / #222
ADP #147

Ownership

 
Yahoo
18%
 
ESPN
18%
 
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Expert Note
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Lewis appears to be the backup to backups right now in Patriot land. He has a ton of skill, but he's buried on the depth chart and his injury history is bleak.

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Dion Lewis expected to see a reduced role in 2017

ESPN's Mike Reiss believes New England Patriots running back Dion Lewis will still have a spot on the team's 53 man roster for the 2017 season but in a condensed role.

Fantasy Impact

In the wake of Mike Gillislee and Rex Burkhead's addition to the Patriots' backfield this offseason, Lewis' role for the 2017 season is in question. The 26-year-old rusher, who is entering his contract year, "could fall into a Danny Amendola-type classification as a player who is carefully managed." Reiss believes Lewis' role will be condensed to playing "15-to-20 snaps per game with the hopes of preserving his health" as a kick returner and backup running back. Barring injury to the players slated ahead of him on the depth chart, Lewis will garner little, if any, fantasy football value for the upcoming campaign.

ECRBestWorst# of Experts
DraftRB #54RB #24RB #7746
Dynasty RB #53RB #31RB #6114
Projections
(2017)
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Rush AttRush YdsRush TdsRecsRec YdsRec TdsFumblesPoints
82.1356.52.328.82241.43.772.9
Statistics
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Rush YdsRush TdsRecsPoints
Last Week48025.2
Last 3 Weeks65027.1
Season to Date40.403.45.4
Game Log
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OPPRush YdsRush TdsRecsPoints
Week 17@ MIA48025.2
Week 16vs. NYJ52015.7
Week 15@ DEN950310.4
Week 14vs. BAL14011.9
Strength of Schedule
(2017)
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OppSummary
Next Gamevs. KC15th easiest opponent
Next 3 GamesNO, HOU, CAR15th easiest opponents
Playoffs (?)MIA, PIT, BUF9th easiest opponents
Rest of Season--11th easiest remaining opponents