Cleveland Browns
Position
RB
 
Jersey
31
Name  Jamal Lewis
Born  8/29/1979
Height  5-11
Weight  245
College  Tennessee
9/24/2010 8:17:00 AM
Description: Free agent RB Jamal Lewis is still entertaining thoughts of playing this year. SOURCE: BALTIMORE SUN
Insight: Lewis has been keeping himself in decent shape, but he is bound to be passed up for younger options if a team comes calling.
 
4/2/2010 11:51:00 PM
Description: The New Orleans Times Picayune reports Lewis visited the Saints this week.
Insight: Lewis finished 2009 on IR due to post-concussion symptoms, but given the fact he will not be asked to carry the ball a lot the Saints could be a good fit. (SportsBuff.com)
 
2/21/2010 8:13:00 AM
Description: NFL.com reports that the Browns have officially released Lewis.
Insight: Lewis is expected to retire and the Browns' can now move forward with Jerome Harrison as their starting running back. (SportsBuff.com)
 
12/4/2009 8:18:00 AM
Description: The Browns placed Lewis on injured reserve with post-concussion symptoms.
Insight: Lewis is now out for the season and very likely may have played his last game in his career as he is expected to retire. (SportsBuff.com)
 
11/13/2009 8:39:00 AM
Description: Lewis practiced on a limited basis on Thursday.
Insight: Lewis has a minor ankle injury but he should be ready to go against the Ravens on Monday night. (SportsBuff.com)
 
11/2/2009 8:21:00 AM
Description: Lewis had 16 carries for 69 yards against the Bears on Sunday.
Insight: Lewis continues to see the bulk of the carries for the Browns but has yet to find the endzone this season. (SportsBuff.com)
 
10/26/2009 8:45:00 AM
Description: Lewis rushed 15 times for 47 yards in the Browns' loss to the Packers on Sunday.
Insight: Lewis could not find any running room against a touch Packers' defense, especially with Derek Anderson struggling all day long. (SportsBuff.com)
 
10/18/2009 6:48:00 PM
Description: Lewis ran for 21 yards on 11 carries against Pittsburgh on Sunday.
Insight: Hopefully, owners everywhere sold high on Lewis after last week's "turn back the clock for one day" game agaisnt Buffalo. Otherwise, they ought to get used to performances like this one going forward as he is "done like dinner." (Sportsbuff.com)
 
10/17/2009 12:44:00 PM
Description: Lewis practiced in full on Friday as he has been recovering from a hamstring injury.
Insight: Lewis is probably for Sunday's game against Cleveland but will find a tough Steelers' defense waiting for him. (SportsBuff.com)
 
10/16/2009 8:49:00 AM
Description: Lewis, who has been dealing with a hamstring injury, practiced in full on Thursday.
Insight: Lewis has a tough matchup in Week 6 against the Steelers' but will likely see a lot of carries on Sunday. (SportsBuff.com)
 
10/11/2009 5:40:00 PM
Description: Lewis ran the ball 31 times for 117 yards against Buffalo on Sunday, keying the Browns victory.
Insight: Lewis wasn't even certain to play this week after dealing with a hamstring issue, so the fact that he performed like his 2001 self was even more amazing. Clearly, the passing game in Cleveland is going nowhere, so expect Lewis and Jerome Harrison to continue to be the only thing the Browns have got going for them. (SportsBuff.com)
 
Cold10/11/2009 1:07:00 PM
Description: Lewis is active for the Browns' game against Buffalo.
Insight: Jerome Harrison is still expected to be the primary ball carrier. We'll see if the team goes to Lewis in goal-line situations and screws fantasy owners. (SportsBuff.com)
 
Questionable10/10/2009 2:34:00 AM
Description: Lewis practiced on a limited basis on Friday, according to the Cleveland Plain Dealer.
Insight: Lewis has an injured hamstring and is considered questionable to play against Buffalo on Sunday. Keep him on your bench though as you will likely have much better options available. (SportsBuff.com)
 
10/8/2009 12:23:00 AM
Description: NFL.com reports that Lewis was limited in practice on Wednesday due to his hamstring injury.
Insight: Lewis did not play in Week 4 and if he is unable to go in Week 5, Jerome Harrison would once again get the start. (SportsBuff.com)
 
10/3/2009 2:33:00 AM
Description: The Cleveland Plain-Dealer reports that Lewis did not practice on Friday and is unlikely to play in Week 4 against the Browns.
Insight: With Lewis not expected to play, Jerome Harrison will get the start with James Davis as his backup. Harrison could be a decent flex option if you need flex option in a deeper league. (SportsBuff.com)
 
Questionable9/30/2009 11:14:00 PM
Description: Lewis did not practice on Wednesday due to a hamstring injury.
Insight: Lewis missed week 3 due to the injury and may not be ready to return this weekend against the Bengals. Jerome Harrison would get the start if Lewis is unable to play. (SportsBuff.com)
 
Questionable9/16/2009 8:29:00 PM
Description: Lewis (neck) was listed as a limited participant in Browns' practice on Wednesday.
Insight: With "Baby Belichick" Eric Mangini now coaching the Browns, it may be hard to decipher information about Lewis' status for Sunday's game. (SportsBuff.com)
 
8/25/2009 1:47:00 PM
Description: According to the Akron Beacon Journal, Lewis could be in jeopardy of losing carries to rookie RB James Davis.
Insight: Lewis has a lot of mileage on his body, and has shown signs of age during the preaseason while Davis, a 6th round pick out of Clemson, has looked good. Lewis is still the starter at this point, but Davis has a lot more upside. (SportsBuff.com)
 
5/28/2009 1:49:00 PM
Description: The Cleveland Plain Dealer reports that Lewis returned to practice Wednesday for the first time since minor ankle surgery this off-season.
Insight: Coach Eric Mangini has praised Lewis on multiple occasions since taking over his new team and continues to do so. Considering the coach's high opinion of the veteran and the fact that no other feature-type back seems to be on the roster, Lewis should remain a focal point on offense this season. His age is certainly a concern, but Lewis has missed just two games in the past four seasons. He should be a pretty good value for fantasy owners who will be able to draft him as a No. 3 back. (SportsBuff.com)
 
Cold11/30/2008 8:28:00 PM
Description: Lewis carried 24 times for just 77 yards in Sunday's loss to the Colts. It marked the fourth time in the past five games that he failed to average at least 4 yards per carry.
Insight: Lewis' value will only further disintegrate with Ken Dorsey taking over the offense. (SportsBuff.com)