Tim Lewis

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Tim Lewis
Tim Lewis 2013.jpg
Lewis in 2013
No. 26     Atlanta Falcons
Cornerback
Personal information
Date of birth: (1961-12-18) December 18, 1961 (age 52)
Place of birth: Quakertown, Pennsylvania
Career information
College: Pittsburgh
NFL Draft: 1983 / Round: 1 / Pick: 11
Debuted in 1983 for the Green Bay Packers
Last played in 1986 for the Green Bay Packers
Career history

Playing career

Coaching career

Career NFL statistics
Stats at NFL.com

Tim Lewis (born December 18, 1961 in Quakertown, Pennsylvania) is an American football coach and former cornerback. He is currently the secondary coach for the Atlanta Falcons of the National Football League.

Playing career[edit]

Lewis was a first round pick (11th player chosen overall) out of the University of Pittsburgh by the Green Bay Packers in the 1983 NFL Draft. A standout cornerback, he was considered to be one of the more skilled players on what was a relatively weak Packers team. He led or shared the team lead in interceptions in 1983 & 1985, finishing with a career total of 16. His 99-yard interception return for a touchdown against the Los Angeles Rams on November 18, 1984, remains the Packer team record.[1] His career was cut short by a severe neck injury suffered in a Monday Night game against the Chicago Bears in the third week of the 1986 season.

Coaching career[edit]

Beginning his coaching career in 1987 at Texas A&M, Lewis served under his former college coach at Pitt, Jackie Sherrill. He would later spend time at defensive coordinator for the Pittsburgh Steelers and the New York Giants. The 2013 season marks his third year as the secondary coach for the Atlanta Falcons.

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Sporting positions
Preceded by
Jim Haslett
Pittsburgh Steelers Defensive Coordinator
2000–2003
Succeeded by
Dick LeBeau
Preceded by
Johnnie Lynn
New York Giants Defensive Coordinator
2004–2006
Succeeded by
Steve Spagnuolo