Kendrick Lewis (born June 16, 1988) is an American football free safety who is currently a free agent. He played college football at Mississippi and was drafted by the Kansas City Chiefs in the fifth round of the 2010 NFL Draft. He has also played for the Houston Texans, Baltimore Ravens, and Tennessee Titans.
Lewis with the Texans in 2014
|Born:||June 16, 1988|
New Orleans, Louisiana
|Height:||6 ft 0 in (1.83 m)|
|Weight:||205 lb (93 kg)|
|High school:||O. Perry Walker|
(New Orleans, Louisiana)
|NFL Draft:||2010 / Round: 5 / Pick: 136|
|Career NFL statistics as of 2018|
Kansas City ChiefsEdit
Lewis was selected by the Kansas City Chiefs with the 136th overall pick in the 2010 NFL Draft. The Chiefs officially signed him on June 29, 2010. He began his rookie season as the backup free safety behind Jon McGraw but took over the starting position after McGraw became injured. He started ten games, intercepting three passes, and forcing one fumble.
In 2011, Lewis started all 16 games at safety for the first time in his career and produced 58 tackles, a career-high 10 passes defensed and three interceptions.
On March 21, 2014, Lewis signed with the Houston Texans. He established a career-high and led the Texans with 84 tackles and three forced fumbles. He also notched two interceptions, six passes defensed and a fumble recovery.
On March 7, 2017, Lewis was released by the Ravens.
On May 2, 2018, Lewis signed with the Tennessee Titans after sitting out the entire 2017 season. Lewis played in 13 games while starting 3. He finished the 2018 season with 27 tackles and 1 pass defense.
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- Wesseling, Chris (March 21, 2014). "Kendrick Lewis says he's joining Houston Texans". NFL.com. Retrieved March 21, 2014.
- Downing, Garrett (October 22, 2016). "Ravens activate Lorenzo Taliaferro, promote Robertson Daniel to 53-man roster". BaltimoreRavens.com. Retrieved October 22, 2016.
- Mink, Ryan (March 7, 2017). "Ravens Waive Cornerback Shareece Wright, Safety Kendrick Lewis". BaltimoreRavens.com.
- Wyatt, Jim (May 2, 2018). "Titans Agree to Terms with Veteran Safety Kendrick Lewis". TitansOnline.com. Archived from the original on May 3, 2018.