Dion Lewis To Sign 4-Year Deal With Titans

Dion Lewis To Sign 4-Year Deal With Titans

Meanwhile, former Patriots Malcolm Butler and Dion Lewis are striking deals with the Titans. Lewis is listed on New England's roster as 5-8 and 195 pounds.

Butler made headlines following the Patriots' loss to the Philadelphia Eagles in Super Bowl LII.

The Titans are set to sign Butler to a five-year deal worth more than $61 million with over $30 million in guarantees, NFL Network Insider Ian Rapoport reported, via a source informed of the situation.

With free agency opening on Wednesday and still $64 million under the cap, the 49ers have a lot business to get to. A Patriot since 2015, the 27-year-old would be a strong addition to a Jets backfield that already features Bilal Powell and Elijah McGuire.

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He was the hero of New England's Super Bowl win after the 2014 season, intercepting a pass to seal the 28-24 victory over Seattle. He was given a first-round tender from the team worth $3.9 million and was rumored to be in trade conversations between the Patriots and New Orleans Saints. Team co-captain Devin McCourty said in the days after the game that Eric Rowe took the starting snaps in practice that week - but players had no idea that Butler wouldn't play in the game at all.

Look for the Titans to add another running back to complement Derrick Henry after releasing DeMarco Murray. Like Butler, Ryan played his first four seasons in New England before moving to Tennessee. Butler is not coming off a career year, but he's played well in recent seasons despite often following top opposing receivers.

Lewis had the best campaign of his five National Football League seasons in 2017, when he ran for 896 yards and six touchdowns on 180 carries and caught 32 passes for 314 yards and three TDs for the Patriots.