Report: QB Thad Lewis Has Tryout With Eagles
Part of the process for the Eagles over the next several days will be tracking which players are let go by other teams.
To that end, former Bills quarterback Thad Lewis reportedly had a tryout with the team this week, according to Tom Pelissero of USA Today. Lewis spent two seasons (2011 and 2012) with the Browns when Pat Shurmur was the head coach there.
He started five games for the Bills last year, completing 59.2 percent of his passes with four touchdowns and three interceptions. He averaged 7.0 YPA.
In seven career games, Lewis has completed 115 of 189 passes (60.8 percent) with five TDs and four INTs. In the preseason this year, he was 17-for-33 for 168 yards, no touchdowns and two interceptions. The Bills let Lewis go and signed Jordan Palmer to compete with Jeff Tuel for the backup job.
The Eagles currently have Mark Sanchez and Matt Barkley backing up Nick Foles. Lewis would potentially be an option to bump Barkley.
Here’s how Lewis looked from a measurables standpoint when he came out of Duke. He is 29-years-old.
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