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Marcedes Lewis | Tight End | #89

Team: Jacksonville Jaguars
Age / DOB:  (32) / 5/19/1984
Ht / Wt:  6'6' / 280
College: UCLA
Drafted: 2006 / Rd. 1 (28) / JAC
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Jaguars placed TE Marcedes Lewis (calf) on injured reserve.
Primarily a blocking tight end at this stage of his career, 32-year-old Lewis' season ends after catching 20 passes for 169 yards and one touchdown. Lewis has not reached 30 catches in a season since 2012. After the Jags signed Lewis to a new three-year, $12 million deal with $5 million guaranteed in March, he will likely return to the team in 2017 at his $4.5 million base salary. Nov 21 - 4:59 PM

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Jaguars TE Marcedes Lewis (calf) exited Week 11 against the Lions with a calf injury.

Lewis had two early catches, but he was forced out of the game in the first quarter. Ben Koyack should get some more snaps with Lewis out.
Nov 20 - 1:39 PM

Jaguars LT Marcedes Lewis (hip) is expected to play against the Bears in Week 6.

Lewis exited Sunday's game in London with a hip injury, but will have the bye week to get healthy. With Julius Thomas (elbow) also slated to return after the bye, Lewis will be relegated to No. 2/blocking status.
Oct 4 - 1:59 PM

Jaguars TE Marcedes Lewis exited Week 4 against the Colts with a hip injury.

Lewis hurt himself when he came down hard at the end of a second-quarter catch. He said after the game he is just dealing with a bruise. With Julius Thomas (elbow) out, the Jags are very thin at tight end.
Oct 2 - 10:49 AM

Jaguars re-signed TE Marcedes Lewis to a three-year, $12 million contract.

The Rams reportedly made a late push, but Lewis will stay with the only team he has ever known. Primarily a blocker at this point in his career, Lewis had just 16 catches and zero touchdowns last season. He will turn 32 in May.
Mar 9 - 6:20 PM

The Jaguars are expected to re-sign free agent TE Marcedes Lewis.

GM Dave Caldwell said last month he wanted to keep the veteran tight end. Lewis will be returning as a blocking complement to Julius Thomas.
Mar 7 - 2:51 PM

Jaguars GM Dave Caldwell hopes to re-sign free agent TE Marcedes Lewis.

Lewis would be returning as little more than a blocking complement/backup to Julius Thomas, but has spent his entire 10-year career in Jacksonville. It's a thin year in the draft and free agency at tight end, but the sides should be able to work something out.
Feb 25 - 2:56 PM

Coach Gus Bradley wants to re-sign free agent TE Marcedes Lewis.

Lewis was reduced to a blocking role last year, failing to score a touchdown for the first time since 2011. The Jaguars want to keep him as their No. 2 tight end behind injury-prone starter Julius Thomas. Lewis shouldn’t require much more than the $2.65 million salary he made in 2015.
Source: ESPN.com
Feb 12 - 6:52 PM

The Florida Times-Union expects Jacksonville to re-sign TE Marcedes Lewis.

Re-signing Lewis isn’t a priority, but Jacksonville wants to keep him as their No. 2 tight end. Entering his age-32 season, Lewis should settle for close to the veteran minimum.
Jan 2 - 8:57 PM

Marcedes Lewis (knee) is probable for Week 5 against the Bucs.

Lewis practiced in full the last two days. He's coming off his best game last week, catching 5-of-8 targets for 40 yards. Lewis should start with Julius Thomas (hand) questionable, but will have a limited blocking role when Thomas returns.
Fri, Oct 9, 2015 07:49:00 PM

Marcedes Lewis (knee) returned to full practice on Thursday.

Lewis was absent from Wednesday's practice, though it could have just been a rest day. He caught five passes in Week 4 after being shut out in the Jaguars' first three games. He's been filling in for starter Julius Thomas, who is still recovering from hand surgery.
Thu, Oct 8, 2015 01:50:00 PM

Marcedes Lewis (knee) did not practice Wednesday.

The injury specifics aren't yet known. With Julius Thomas still sidelined, the Jaguars could add a tight end behind Clay Harbor and Nic Jacobs.
Wed, Oct 7, 2015 07:24:00 PM

Marcedes Lewis was held without a target Week 1 against the Panthers.

The Jaguars ran two tight end sets primarily all game, but Lewis, Clay Harbor and Nic Jacobs combined for just two targets. Even with Julius Thomas out the next couple weeks, no one in the tight end group is worth fantasy consideration.
Sun, Sep 13, 2015 04:51:00 PM

Jaguars TE Marcedes Lewis will primarily be a blocker this season.

With Julius Thomas in town and Clay Harbor putting together a good offseason, Lewis will be relegated to an in-line role. He will need several injuries to have any fantasy value this season.
Source: ESPN.com
Sat, May 23, 2015 01:40:00 PM

Marcedes Lewis has accepted a $4.15 million pay cut.

Lewis has missed 13 games over the last two seasons, is entering the final year of his contract and the Jags added Julius Thomas last month. So Lewis' only choice was to accept a hefty straight pay cut that saw his salary get slashed from $6.80 million to $2.65 million. He can earn $3 million back with unlikely playing-time incentives. The cap-rich Jags add $4.4 million in space with move and now have nearly $40 million to play with and/or roll over to next year.
Mon, Apr 20, 2015 09:18:00 AM

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QB1Blake Bortles
2Chad Henne
3Brandon Allen
RB1T.J. Yeldon
2Chris Ivory
3Denard Robinson
4Corey Grant
GLB1Chris Ivory
2T.J. Yeldon
3RB1T.J. Yeldon
2Chris Ivory
WR11Allen Robinson
2Marqise Lee
3Arrelious Benn
WR21Allen Hurns
2Rashad Greene
3Bryan Walters
4Shane Wynn
WR31Marqise Lee
TE1Julius Thomas
2Ben Koyack
3Neal Sterling
4Alex Ellis
LT1Kelvin Beachum
LG1Chris Reed
2Luke Joeckel
C1Brandon Linder
2Tyler Shatley
RG1A.J. Cann
2Patrick Omameh
RT1Jermey Parnell
K1Jason Myers