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D.D. Lewis | Linebacker

Team: Seattle Seahawks
Age / DOB:  (35) / 1/8/1979
Ht / Wt:  6'1' / 241
College: Texas
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Seahawks re-signed LB D.D. Lewis.
Lewis was just released with an injury settlement last week, ostensibly because the team didn't want to guarantee the vested veteran's contract. Minor injuries to Lofa Tatupu and LeRoy Hill were a good reminder that they need the veteran depth. Mon, Sep 14, 2009 01:11:00 PM

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Seahawks released LB D.D. Lewis with an injury settlement.

Lewis was banged up in camp after undergoing offseason knee surgery. Lance Laury, David Hawthorne, and Will Herring made the roster instead.
Sat, Sep 5, 2009 10:04:00 PM

Seahawks LB D.D. Lewis recently underwent arthroscopic knee surgery.

The Seahawks' top reserve linebacker, Lewis will be out until camp. The team signed former Falcons linebacker Tony Taylor to help with numbers during OTAs.
Source: ESPN.com
Thu, May 21, 2009 05:06:00 PM

Seahawks agreed to terms with LB D.D. Lewis.

Terms aren't available. Lewis was replaced in the starting lineup by Julian Peterson three years ago and has been used as a utility linebacker and special teamer ever since. He could be in line for a larger role after Saturday's Peterson trade.
Sun, Mar 15, 2009 02:20:00 PM

Seahawks signed LB D.D. Lewis and DL Chris Cooper.

Cooper played defensive end in Arizona's 3-4 last season. He'll be a reserve tackle in the Seahawks' 4-3. Lewis returns to be a utility linebacker.
Tue, Mar 25, 2008 06:26:00 PM

According to the Rocky Mountain News, the Broncos are expected to release D.D. Lewis.

Lewis lost a battle for the strong-side linebacker job in training camp and has worked mostly on special teams. The team is expected to replace him by signing Jordan Beck, who worked out for them last week.
Tue, Oct 16, 2007 09:02:00 AM

Broncos signed LB D.D. Lewis to an undisclosed contract.

Lewis started on the weak side for the Seahawks during their 2005 Super Bowl run but was replaced by Julian Peterson last year and couldn't stay healthy. His impact in Denver will most likely be felt on special teams.
Thu, Apr 26, 2007 01:22:00 PM

Free agent LB D.D. Lewis visited with the Broncos this week.

Other clubs who've looked at the backup include the Titans and Texans.
Wed, Apr 25, 2007 11:53:00 PM

Free agent LB D.D. Lewis will meet with the Titans on Friday.

He's also met with Houston. Lewis would be a reserve in Tennessee.
Thu, Apr 12, 2007 08:10:00 PM

Free agent LB D.D. Lewis will meet with the Texans on Friday.

Lewis was an oft-used backup for the Seahawks during their 2005 Super Bowl run but injuries struck last season. He's relatively young at 28 and could add quality depth if his turf-toe injury is fully healed.
Fri, Mar 30, 2007 12:44:00 PM

Seahawks placed LB D.D. Lewis on injured reserve with a toe injury and signed LB Marquis Cooper.

Lewis was a valuable reserve last season, but Seattle needed the roster spot. He's been struggling with turf toe all year.
Tue, Dec 12, 2006 05:13:00 PM

Seahawks LB D.D. Lewis (toe) returned to practice Wednesday.

Lewis missed Week 7 and is questionable but has a chance to play this week. DT Marcus Tubbs (knee) is also questionable and practiced.
Wed, Oct 25, 2006 05:38:00 PM

Seahawks LB D.D. Lewis (turf toe) is questionable for Week 8.

Wed, Oct 18, 2006 03:12:00 PM

Seahawks LB D.D. Lewis wore a protective boot at practice Monday.

He's suffering from turf toe but is expected to practice Wednesday.
Mon, Oct 9, 2006 10:48:00 PM

Seahawks linebacker D.D. Lewis returned to practice Thursday.

He might not start, but he should play. CB Marcus Trufant should also start. RT Sean Locklear (hip) is expected to start despite missing practice. DE Alain Kashama (hamstring) was added to the injury report as doubtful.
Fri, Jan 13, 2006 11:49:00 AM

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