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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.

Kendrick Lewis
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Lewis with the Texans in 2014
Free agent
Position:Free safety
Personal information
Born: (1988-06-16) June 16, 1988 (age 31)
New Orleans, Louisiana
Height:6 ft 0 in (1.83 m)
Weight:205 lb (93 kg)
Career information
High school:O. Perry Walker
(New Orleans, Louisiana)
College:Mississippi
NFL Draft:2010 / Round: 5 / Pick: 136
Career history
Career NFL statistics as of 2018
Total tackles:350
Forced fumbles:8
Fumble recoveries:2
Pass deflections:34
Interceptions:9
Defensive touchdowns:2
Player stats at NFL.com

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Professional careerEdit

Kansas City ChiefsEdit

 
Lewis in 2011

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.[1] 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.

Houston TexansEdit

On March 21, 2014, Lewis signed with the Houston Texans.[2] 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.

Baltimore RavensEdit

On March 14, 2015, Lewis signed a three-year contract with the Baltimore Ravens. He was placed on injured reserve on October 22, 2016.[3]

On March 7, 2017, Lewis was released by the Ravens.[4]

Tennessee TitansEdit

On May 2, 2018, Lewis signed with the Tennessee Titans after sitting out the entire 2017 season.[5] Lewis played in 13 games while starting 3. He finished the 2018 season with 27 tackles and 1 pass defense.

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Florio, Mike (June 29, 2010). "Chiefs sign rookie Kendrick Lewis". NBCSports.com. Retrieved October 14, 2013.
  2. ^ Wesseling, Chris (March 21, 2014). "Kendrick Lewis says he's joining Houston Texans". NFL.com. Retrieved March 21, 2014.
  3. ^ Downing, Garrett (October 22, 2016). "Ravens activate Lorenzo Taliaferro, promote Robertson Daniel to 53-man roster". BaltimoreRavens.com. Retrieved October 22, 2016.
  4. ^ Mink, Ryan (March 7, 2017). "Ravens Waive Cornerback Shareece Wright, Safety Kendrick Lewis". BaltimoreRavens.com.
  5. ^ Wyatt, Jim (May 2, 2018). "Titans Agree to Terms with Veteran Safety Kendrick Lewis". TitansOnline.com. Archived from the original on May 3, 2018.

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