- Ian Rapoport confirms that report and adds that the Jaguars no longer have Lewis on the trading block.
The Jaguars now have a tight end tandem that consists of Lewis and free agent acquisition Julius Thomas.
Lewis, 30, had one year remaining on his five-year, $35 million contract that included $17 million guaranteed. He was set to make a base salary of $6.65 million for the 2015 season to go along with a cap number of $8.2 million.
In 2014, Lewis appeared in eight games and caught 18 passes for 206 yards receiving and two touchdowns. Pro Football Focus has him rated as the No. 48 tight end out of 67 qualifying players.
We’ll post more updates regarding the specifics of Lewis’ new deal.