Roger Lewis
WR #18
Height:
6-0
Weight:
196
Age:
23
College:
Bowling Green State
Experience:
2

Quick Stats (2017):

REC
17
YDS
221
AVG
13
TDS
2

Biography

TRANSACTIONS:
-    Originally signed as a rookie free agent by the Giants on May 6, 2016.

CAREER HIGHLIGHTS:
-    As a rookie in 2016, Lewis was inactive for the first 3 games before playing in each of the final 13 regular-season games with 1 start…He also played in the NFC Wild Card Game…Finished with 7 receptions for 97 yards, and 2 touchdowns…With Sterling Shepard (9 touchdown receptions) and Lewis, the Giants joined the Jets as the only NFL teams to have multiple rookie wide receivers with 2 or more touchdown catches.
-    Made his NFL debut at wide receiver and on special teams at Minnesota (10/3)…Lewis’ first career reception was a 24-yard touchdown vs. Baltimore (10/16)…He was the first Giants players to score a touchdown on his first career reception since tight end Darcy Johnson on Nov. 16, 2008 – ironically, the previous Giants home game against the Ravens. It was also Manning’s 300th career touchdown pass.
-    Lewis caught 1 pass in each of the next 6 games, including a season-long 30-yard touchdown vs. Philadelphia (11/6). He was the first Giants player with 2 touchdown receptions among his first 3 career catches since Johnson in 2008. The previous NFL players to do it were Houston’s Jaelen Strong and Tennessee’s Dorial Green-Beckham in 2015…Made his first career start vs. Cincinnati (11/14), and caught 1 pass for 2 yards… Lewis caught his final pass, an 8-yarder, at Pittsburgh (12/4).

COLLEGE:
-    Played in 28 games with 27 starts at Bowling Green…His 2-year totals were 158 receptions for 2,673 yards, and 23 receiving touchdowns…In 2015, Lewis had 1,544 receiving yards and 16 receiving touchdowns, both good for second highest single-season totals in school history, on 85 catches…Had at least 100 receiving yards and a touchdown in each of the first 5 conference games…Named First-Team All-MAC, 3rd-team All-America, and a Biletnikoff Award semifinalist…In 2014, Lewis caught 73 passes for 1,093 yards, and 7 touchdowns, while picking up first-team All-MAC honors.

OFF-THE-FIELD ACTIVITY:
-    Visited the children’s hospital at Hackensack University Medical Center with fellow rookies in costume on Halloween to spend time with young patients and their families...Played in the Giants Foundation Golf Outing at Westchester Country Club with foundation supporters. ..Attended the Play 60 Challenge Field Day Celebration at Thomas Jefferson Middle School in Teaneck, N.J. ..Participated in a conversation with Senator Cory Booker and the non-profit RISE regarding current social justice issues in our nation.

PERSONAL:
-    All-America at Pickerington (Ohio) Central High School…Also lettered in basketball and track…Liberal studies major.



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TRANSACTIONS:
-    Originally signed as a rookie free agent by the Giants on May 6, 2016.

CAREER HIGHLIGHTS:
-    As a rookie in 2016, Lewis was inactive for the first 3 games before playing in each of the final 13 regular-season games with 1 start…He also played in the NFC Wild Card Game…Finished with 7 receptions for 97 yards, and 2 touchdowns…With Sterling Shepard (9 touchdown receptions) and Lewis, the Giants joined the Jets as the only NFL teams to have multiple rookie wide receivers with 2 or more touchdown catches.
-    Made his NFL debut at wide receiver and on special teams at Minnesota (10/3)…Lewis’ first career reception was a 24-yard touchdown vs. Baltimore (10/16)…He was the first Giants players to score a touchdown on his first career reception since tight end Darcy Johnson on Nov. 16, 2008 – ironically, the previous Giants home game against the Ravens. It was also Manning’s 300th career touchdown pass.
-    Lewis caught 1 pass in each of the next 6 games, including a season-long 30-yard touchdown vs. Philadelphia (11/6). He was the first Giants player with 2 touchdown receptions among his first 3 career catches since Johnson in 2008. The previous NFL players to do it were Houston’s Jaelen Strong and Tennessee’s Dorial Green-Beckham in 2015…Made his first career start vs. Cincinnati (11/14), and caught 1 pass for 2 yards… Lewis caught his final pass, an 8-yarder, at Pittsburgh (12/4).

COLLEGE:
-    Played in 28 games with 27 starts at Bowling Green…His 2-year totals were 158 receptions for 2,673 yards, and 23 receiving touchdowns…In 2015, Lewis had 1,544 receiving yards and 16 receiving touchdowns, both good for second highest single-season totals in school history, on 85 catches…Had at least 100 receiving yards and a touchdown in each of the first 5 conference games…Named First-Team All-MAC, 3rd-team All-America, and a Biletnikoff Award semifinalist…In 2014, Lewis caught 73 passes for 1,093 yards, and 7 touchdowns, while picking up first-team All-MAC honors.

OFF-THE-FIELD ACTIVITY:
-    Visited the children’s hospital at Hackensack University Medical Center with fellow rookies in costume on Halloween to spend time with young patients and their families...Played in the Giants Foundation Golf Outing at Westchester Country Club with foundation supporters. ..Attended the Play 60 Challenge Field Day Celebration at Thomas Jefferson Middle School in Teaneck, N.J. ..Participated in a conversation with Senator Cory Booker and the non-profit RISE regarding current social justice issues in our nation.

PERSONAL:
-    All-America at Pickerington (Ohio) Central High School…Also lettered in basketball and track…Liberal studies major.



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Career Stats
SeasonTeamGamesReceivingRushingFumbles
GGSRecYdsAvgLongTDAttYdsAvgLngTDFUMLost
TOTAL 24 318 13.3 34 4 0 0 -- 0 0 0 0
2017 NYG 10 4 17 221 13 34 2 -- -- -- -- -- -- --
2016 NYG 13 1 7 97 13.9 30T 2 -- -- -- -- -- -- --
Recent Games
WKOppResultReceivingRushingFumbles
RecYdsAvgLngTDAttYdsAvgLngTDFUMLost
1 @DAL L 3-19 4 54 13.5 22 0 -- -- -- -- -- -- --
2 DET L 10-24 2 13 6.5 8 0 -- -- -- -- -- -- --
3 @PHI L 24-27 1 6 6 6 0 -- -- -- -- -- -- --
4 @TB L 23-25 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
5 LAC L 22-27 1 29 29 29 1 -- -- -- -- -- -- --
6 @DEN W 23-10 1 15 15 15 0 -- -- -- -- -- -- --
7 SEA L 7-24 1 12 12 12 0 -- -- -- -- -- -- --
9 LA L 17-51 1 4 4 4 0 -- -- -- -- -- -- --
10 @SF L 21-31 3 33 11 14 1 -- -- -- -- -- -- --
11 KC W 12-9 3 55 18.3 34 0 -- -- -- -- -- -- --

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