Eagles sign Dion Lewis

The Eagles have finally signed a player other then an undrafted rookie free agent.

Dion Lewis

Running back Dion Lewis, the Eagles fourth round selection out of Pittsburgh, has agreed to a 4 year deal worth just over 2.2 million, according to Adam Caplan.

The salary breakdown, according to Aaron Wilson of Scout.com, is this: $370,000, $465,000, $555,000 and $745,800. His signing bonus was $188,000.

Lewis is expected to be LeSean McCoys backup, a role he played in Pittsburgh as well. The speedy back should also play a role similar to McCoy, as they have the same strengths.

Hopefully now that he is signed, Lewis can get in to the classroom with McCoy and learn the Eagles blocking system- something that will be key to him seeing the field this season.

Advertisements

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out /  Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

w

Connecting to %s