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Marcedes Lewis | Tight End

Team: Jacksonville Jaguars
Age / DOB:  (30) / 5/19/1984
Ht / Wt:  6'6' / 272
College: UCLA
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ESPN's Adam Caplan reports Marcedes Lewis will likely have to take a pay cut to remain with the Jaguars.
If Lewis isn't open to slashing his $8.2 million cap number, he may hit the streets. He'll turn 31 in May and is coming off a season in which he played just eight games because of an ankle injury. The Jaguars value Lewis as a blocker and veteran leader, but they're expected to go hard after free agent Julius Thomas. Feb 25 - 11:43 AM

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Marcedes Lewis couldn't reel in any of his three targets in the Jaguars' Week 17 loss to the Texans.

Lewis posted an 18-206-2 line on the season. Lewis started all eight games he appeared in, but missed the other eight games on I.R./recall with a significant ankle sprain. He’s no longer a threat as a receiver and battled drops all season. Lewis is mainly kept around as a blocker and steadying veteran presence on a young team. He has one year left on his contract with an $8.4 million cap number. On any other team, Lewis would be an easy cut. But Jacksonville is flush with cap space. Lewis’ roster standing will depend on what GM Dave Caldwell decides to do in free agency. He’s not a fantasy option.
Sun, Dec 28, 2014 04:34:00 PM

Marcedes Lewis caught 2-of-3 targets for six yards and a touchdown in the Jags' Week 16 win over the Titans.

Lewis' score came on a well-executed fade in the second quarter. It was his first touchdown since Week 2. Going on 31, Lewis is signed for a hefty $6.65 million next season.
Fri, Dec 19, 2014 12:05:00 AM

Marcedes Lewis caught two passes for 22 yards in the Jaguars' Week 15 loss to the Ravens.

He was targeted three times, but dropped his other pass on 2nd-and-8 to kill the Jaguars' opening possession. Lewis is best used as a blocker and not as a pass catcher at this stage of his career. He's a TE3.
Sun, Dec 14, 2014 05:32:00 PM

Marcedes Lewis caught three balls for 69 yards in the Jaguars' Week 14 loss to the Texans.

It was his first game over ten yards since returning from I.R./recall three weeks ago. Lewis finished with four targets. He is an able pass catcher, but is best utilized as a "help" blocker on Jacksonville's weak offensive line.
Sun, Dec 7, 2014 04:42:00 PM

Marcedes Lewis had two catches for eight yards in Week 13 against the Giants.

He was targeted three times. Lewis continued to have a minor role after returning from I.R./recall last week. He's nothing more than a low-end TE2 going forward.
Sun, Nov 30, 2014 05:44:00 PM

Marcedes Lewis caught one pass for minus-five yards in the Jaguars' Week 12 loss to the Colts.

Making his return from I.R./recall thanks to a badly sprained ankle, Lewis was targeted three times. He was Blake Bortles' intended receiver on his first pass of the game, but it was picked off by Vontae Davis. Bortles later tried to hit Lewis in the corner of the end zone on a fade, but it failed. Lewis is a TE2.
Sun, Nov 23, 2014 05:09:00 PM

Jaguars activated TE Marcedes Lewis (ankle) from injured reserve/designated to return.

Lewis has been activated when first eligible, suggesting he'll be ready to roll for Sunday's game against the Colts. Lewis caught eight passes for 106 yards and a touchdown in two games before going down this season. His return should just about kill Clay Harbor's TE2 value. Lewis will be an uninspiring TE2 option himself.
Mon, Nov 17, 2014 05:46:00 PM

Jaguars TE Marcedes Lewis (ankle) has resumed practicing on a limited basis.

Lewis is eligible to come off short-term IR for Week 12. It appears he's on track to do so, which would really ding Clay Harbor's TE2 status.
Thu, Oct 30, 2014 08:47:00 AM

Marcedes Lewis (ankle) is expected to resume practicing Oct. 28.

Lewis is on short-term IR and eligible to return Week 12. It appears he's on that path. Athletic Clay Harbor will hold solid TE2 value until then.
Tue, Oct 21, 2014 09:28:00 AM

Marcedes Lewis (ankle) had resumed a running program.

Lewis has been sidelined for the last month with a high-ankle sprain. He should return from short-term I.R. in Week 12 when first eligible.
Wed, Oct 15, 2014 06:43:00 PM

Marcedes Lewis (short-term IR, ankle) is targeting Week 12 for his return.

Lewis suffered a severe high-ankle sprain against the Redskins in Week 2. "The amount of swelling forced the two bones to spread apart pretty far and that's how they diagnosed it at 6-8 weeks," he said. In the meantime, underrated athlete Clay Harbor will fill in at tight end. The pass-catching specialist had eight catches for 70 yards last week and will be a TE2 with upside against the Steelers.
Fri, Oct 3, 2014 12:25:00 PM

Jaguars placed TE Marcedes Lewis (ankle) on injured reserve/designated to return.

Lewis suffered a severe high-ankle sprain in Sunday's loss to the Redskins. He'll be first eligible to return in Week 12, as the Jaguars are on bye in Week 11. Lewis is wholly droppable in 14-team leagues. Lewis' backup, Clay Harbor, is still recovering from a long-term calf injury, and is questionable for Week 3. Journeyman Mickey Shuler is the next man up on the depth chart. The Jags have also promoted TE Marcel Jensen from the practice squad.
Tue, Sep 16, 2014 02:27:00 PM

Jaguars TE Marcedes Lewis (ankle) will be out 6-8 weeks.

Lewis is now a candidate for injured reserve with a designation to return. It's a tough pill to swallow for the Jags, who were already lacking weapons and now lose a security blanket in the pass game. It's also more bad news for a woeful offensive line, as Lewis has the ability to be a difference-maker as a blocker.
Mon, Sep 15, 2014 12:57:00 PM

Marcedes Lewis left Sunday's Week 2 game against the Redskins in the third quarter with a high-ankle sprain.

Late in the second quarter, Lewis split wide and took advantage of a horrible angle by Redskins S Baccari Rambo to score a 69-yard touchdown. But in the third quarter, he had to limp off and is done for the day. Lewis finishes with a 2-71-1 line.
Sun, Sep 14, 2014 03:06:00 PM

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Skill Players
QB1Blake Bortles
2Chad Henne
3Stephen Morris
RB1Denard Robinson
2Toby Gerhart
3Jordan Todman
4Storm Johnson
GLB1Toby Gerhart
2Denard Robinson
3RB1Jordan Todman
2Toby Gerhart
FB1Will Ta'ufo'ou
2Bradie Ewing
WR11Allen Robinson
2Marqise Lee
3Tommy Streeter
4Arrelious Benn
5Damian Copeland
WR21Allen Hurns
2Ace Sanders
3Tony Washington
4Justin Blackmon
WR31Marqise Lee
TE1Marcedes Lewis
2Clay Harbor
3Nic Jacobs
4Marcel Jensen
5Fendi Onobun
K1Josh Scobee
2Derek Dimke
3Jason Myers