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Week 1 vs. DEN
Receiving: 2 / 31 / 2 on 2 targets
Lewis made the most of his targets, converting both into TDs, one with his speed, and one with his size. He still wasn't an integral part of the passing game, so this could be a false breakout for the big man.
Week 2 vs. SD
Receiving: 5 / 70 / 0 on 9 targets
Lewis got lost in the secondary early on for a big 26 yard gain, and later made a great leaping grab in traffic late in the contest. Those two catches bookended a handful of shorter receptions, and after two games it would appear that Lewis has made positive strides since last season and has become one of David Garrard's more trusted targets.
Week 3 vs. PHI
Receiving: 3 / 15 / 0 on 5 targets
Starting tight end Marcedes Lewis caught three of five short targets, none of which were longer than seven yards in length. His fantasy value is marginal at best.
Week 4 vs. IND
Receiving: 2 / 22 / 1 on 2 targets
His targets were both in the 1st half. Owners likely read the box score sand wonder why Lewis is not getting more targets. The main reason is he blocks a lot for MJD and the running game. Lewis is a pretty good run blocking TE and sometimes they run him out in pass routes as well. Lewis is not really fast and doesn't gain a lot of separation unless the defense forgets to cover him which is what appears to happen. The Jags lull you into sleep on covering the TE spot and suddenly he is running into the end zone for a touchdown. Owners should be cautioned though as Jacksonville is not a pass happy team and Lewis will still likely throw some donuts up along the way. He is a far cry from a TE in a more pass happy system.
Week 5 vs. BUF
Receiving: 4 / 54 / 2 on 5 targets
Buffalo had no answer to Lewis all day over the middle, and eventually resorted to doubling him just to take him out of the game. Lewis made his first touchdown, a simple out pattern in the endzone, look easy. He uses his huge body as a shield for the ball from defenders and is very reliable for Garrard. He had a huge touchdown catch down the seam and showed great effort to come down with the ball.
Week 6 vs. TEN
Receiving: 4 / 39 / 0 on 6 targets
Lewis had a decent 3 for 31 in the first half including and outlet pass that he took and ran through two Titans defenders for a first down. On his fourth catch, he was stripped and did not see much action after that.
Week 7 vs. KC
Receiving: 3 / 44 / 0 on 9 targets
Marcedes Lewis continues to be an integral part of this Jaguars offense. Bouman went to him early as a security blanket, and Lewis continued to make first downs on passes into the flat and short hitches. Bouman trusted the big tight end too much at times, as he threw into tight coverage and risked turnovers. Lewis was a steady receiver for the Jaguars today and his sheer size and solid hands will continue to give defenses headaches.
Week 8 vs. DAL
Receiving: 2 / 51 / 2 on 3 targets
Marcedes Lewis had two catches against the Cowboys, but both were for touchdowns. Lewis has now scored seven touchdowns on the season and has three multi-touchdown games. His best catch came on a short score wherein quarterback David Garrard rolled to the right then threw the ball back across the field to Lewis, who won a jumpball in the corner of the endzone for his first touchdown of the day.
Week 10 vs. HOU
Receiving: 5 / 53 / 0 on 6 targets
With the number of two tight end sets the Jaguars ran on Sunday, Lewis got in on the act quite often. His best catch of the day was a pass down the seam for 18 yards where he was surrounded by three Texans but still managed to pull it down. Lewis always catches the ball with his hands and rarely drops a pass.
Week 11 vs. CLE
Receiving: 5 / 66 / 1 on 8 targets
Lewis had an early drop, and got outmuscled for the ball on one of Garrard's interceptions, but his ability to dominate the middle of the field with his size in the red zone was key to the comeback. Lewis also made a tackler miss in the open field and showed good hands for the most part. He has arrived as a TE1, especially in PPR leagues.
Week 12 vs. NYG
Receiving: 3 / 36 / 0 on 5 targets
Lewis continues his string of solid games with Sunday's effort, even if it isn't quite as good as his last few were. Lewis puts in a great effort after he catches the ball, twice turning short passes into longer gains and first downs. With so many targets going to Sims-Walker and Thomas, there isn't much for Lewis to do at times, but when he gets the chance, he's able to make a positive impact.
Week 13 vs. TEN
Receiving: 3 / 36 / 0 on 4 targets
Lewis did most of his damage in week 13 lining up to block for the Jaguars stout running attack. His breakout season was slowed down a touch as he caught just 3 balls. One catch was particularly nice as he snagged a dump off over the middle that he was able to fight for extra yards to gain a 1st down.
Week 14 vs. OAK
Receiving: 4 / 57 / 1 on 4 targets
Lewis is the deep threat and match up nightmare that Garrard loves to take advantage of down the field. He tested the Raider secondary on numerous attempts with Lewis and was able to convert most of them. Lewis is the true mis match, as is far too big for defensive backs and too quick for linebackers. Garrard loves to throw down the seams and Lewis will be a great big target for his QB in this offense.
Week 15 vs. IND
Receiving: 6 / 63 / 0 on 7 targets
Lewis made one of the best catches you'll ever see, leaping high in the air and grabbing it with one hand for a 25 yard gain. That reception began the comeback for the Jags, and Garrard kept going to Lewis throughout the 2nd half. Lewis is finally putting it all together, and he's becoming one of the most talented and consistent tight ends in the league.
Week 16 vs. WAS
Receiving: 3 / 37 / 0 on 7 targets
Lewis had an early drop, and only really made an impact on one catch when he broke tackles to get a nice gain. Otherwise, he functioned as an outlet, and never had a chance to rule in the red zone, like he has most of the year. He is a free agent who should garner a big deal from somebody with his strong two-way game.
Week 17 vs. HOU
Receiving: 4 / 26 / 1 on 6 targets
Lewis was the most reliable target for starting quarterback Trent Edwards as he caught four passes and the team's only receiving touchdown. The touchdown came on a 7 yard go route from the left side of the line where Lewis used his quickness to get off the line and his size to block out the defense. Unfortunately, Lewis also had a costly fumble off of an eleven yard reception. Lewis's real impact came as a blocker for the Jaguars as they tried to establish the running game in the absence of a reliable passing game with Trent Edwards under center. Lewis primarily helped to double-cover Mario Williams at the line of scrimmage. He finished the season with 58 receptions and a career high ten touchdowns.