This assembly comes days after the Vikings introduced within the 5-foot-7 return man/occasional wideout for a go to, based on SI.com’s Howard Balzer (on Twitter). That exercise, nevertheless, got here together with Dede Westbrook‘s. The Vikings agreed to terms with Westbrook final weekend, seemingly signaling Lewis would wish to look elsewhere to land a 2021 gig.
The Saints have already agreed to a number of reunions with Lewis, whom they initially signed as a UDFA again in 2016. The staff didn’t tender him a contract as an RFA in 2019, and Lewis signed with the Lions. Nevertheless, he made his means again to New Orleans through reserve/futures deal in January 2020. The Saints reduce him final August, however after the Panthers did the identical, Lewis migrated again to the Saints and performed 5 video games in 2020. Lewis, 28, has solely suited up for the Saints in a regular-season sport.
The Lewis-Saints assembly comes after information surfaced of Deonte Harris‘ DWI arrest. New Orleans’ incumbent return man was arrested July 16 in Maryland, Katherine Terrell of The Athletic tweets. Harris, 23, was booked on a number of fees. The ex-UDFA has been with the Saints since 2019, when he broke out for an All-Professional season as a rookie return man.
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