Saints Sign WR Tommylee Lewis To Futures Deal

     

According to Luke Johnson, the Saints have signed WR Tommylee Lewis to a futures deal for the 2020 season. 

The full list of Saints futures includes: 

  1. WR Emmanuel Butler
  2. DT Jalen Dalton
  3. LB Andrew Dowell
  4. S Chris Johnson
  5. OT Derrick Kelly
  6. DL Mitchell Loewen
  7. WR Taquan Mizzell
  8. WR Tim White
  9. TE Cole Wick
  10. WR Maurice Harris
  11. WR Tommylee Lewis

Futures deals are essentially camp invites that will give players the opportunity to compete for roster spots during offseason workouts and training camp.

Lewis, 27, wound up signing on with the Saints as an undrafted free agent out of Northern Illinois back in 2016. He was in the final year of his three-year, $1.62 million contract and made a base salary of $630,000 for the 2018 season.

Lewis was not tendered by the Saints as a restricted free agent and he later agreed to a contract with the Lions in March. He was later placed on the PUP list and waived.

In 2018, Lewis appeared in seven games for the Saints and caught three passes for 60 yards receiving and one touchdown.  He also rushed twice for 10 yards and totaled 69 kick return yards.

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