Greg Lewis

Wide Receivers Coach

College: Illinois

Hometown: Richton Park, IL

Experience: 9 years


GREG LEWIS enters his ninth season as an NFL coach, most recently working with the Chiefs' running backs (2021-22) and wide receivers (2017-20). His professional coaching career also includes stops as wide receivers coach in Philadelphia (2016) and as an offensive assistant in New Orleans (2015). Prior to coaching in the pros, Lewis spent three seasons coaching wide receivers at the University of Pittsburgh (2014), San Jose State (2013) and the University of San Diego (2012). He enjoyed an eight-year NFL playing career (2003-10) with Philadelphia (2003-08) and Minnesota (2009-10).

  • In Kansas City (2017-22), Lewis assisted on offenses that helped the organization win six straight AFC West titles (2017-22), three conference championships (2019-20 & 2022) and two Super Bowls (2019 & 2022).
  • From 2017-20, Lewis guided a Chiefs' wide receivers corps that averaged the third-most yards per reception (14.0) and posted the fourth-most receiving TDs (83) and fifth-most yards after catch (4,200).
  • Coached WR Tyreek Hill from 2017-20, who, during that span, posted the NFL's fifth-most receiving yards (4,798) and second-most receiving TDs (41), en route to four consecutive Pro Bowls (2017-20) and two first-team All-Pro honors (2016 & 2018).
  • In 2020, Lewis coached WR Tyreek Hill to an All-Pro and Pro Bowl level that saw him tie the Chiefs' single-season record for receiving TDs (15), while tallying the NFL's eighth-most receiving yards (1,276).

2017-22: (with Kansas City) 2022: Kansas City's rushing attack tied (Chi. & Min.) for the NFL's seventh-most rushing TDs (18) and posted the league's eighth-highest yards-per-carry average (4.7)...Guided the development of RB Isiah Pacheco, who finished fourth in rushing yards (830) and second in rushing TDs (5) among rookies...Chiefs notched 158 rushing yards and 1 TD on 26 carries (6.1 avg.) in their 38-35 Super Bowl LVII victory over the Eagles. 2021: Guided a rushing attack that posted the NFL's No. 7 yards-per-carry average (4.5), which also converted third-down rushes into first downs at the NFL's second-highest clip (69.8%)...RB Darrel Williams posted a season of career highs, including 588 rushing yards and 6 rushing TDs, as well as 452 receiving yards and 2 receiving TDs...RB Clyde Edwards-Helaire recorded 517 rushing yards and 4 rushing TDs, while adding 19 catches for 129 yards and 2 receiving TDs...Edwards-Helaire and Williams formed one of three NFL tandems (also Denver's Melvin Gordon and Javonte Williams & Green Bay's A.J. Dillon and Aaron Jones) to each produce at least 500 rushing yards, 4 rushing TDs and multiple TD grabs. 2020: Lewis' receivers contributed to an offense that boasted the NFL's most receiving yards (5,005) and yards after the catch (2,461), while recording the third-most (tied, Buf. & Sea.) TD grabs (40)...Coached WR Tyreek Hill to an All-Pro and Pro Bowl level that saw him tie the Chiefs' single-season record for receiving TDs (15), while tallying the NFL's eighth-most receiving yards (1,276)...The Chiefs finished as AFC Champions for the second-straight year. 2019: Kansas City's WRs posted a 14.9 yards-per-reception average (sixth), 1,046 yards after the catch (third) and 21 receiving TDs (third)...Mentored rookie WR Mecole Hardman, who ranked No. 1 in the NFL in yards per reception (20.7, min. 20 receptions)...KC defeated San Francisco, 31-20, in Super Bowl LIV. 2018: Chiefs wideouts recorded the NFL's third-highest yards-per-reception average (14.4) and second-most TD grabs (25) for the league's highest-scoring (35.3 ppg) and best total offense (425.6 ypg)...Coached third-year Hill to a single-season franchise-record 1,479 receiving yards with 12 TDs, which both ranked fourth in the NFL. 2017: Kansas City's WRs averaged 13.8 yards per reception (sixth) and a league-high 5.8 yards after the catch for the NFL's fifth-best total offense (375.4 ypg).

2016: (with Philadelphia) Led a group of Eagles' wideouts that produced 1,839 receiving yards and 8 TDs on 170 receptions.

2015: (with New Orleans) In his first full-time pro coaching gig, assisted on an offense that put together an NFL-high 460 receptions and 5,205 receiving yards, including the league's second-most yards after catch (2,538)...New Orleans WRs hauled in 66.1% of targets, ranking No. 2 in the NFL...WR Brandin Cooks posted 84 receptions for 1,138 yards and a career-high 9 TDs, while former Raven WR Willie Snead IV notched a career-high 72 receptions for 895 yards and 4 TDs.

2014: (with University of Pittsburgh) Tutored WR Tyler Boyd, who ranked second in the Atlantic Coast Conference with 1,261 yards, earning a first-team AII-ACC honors...Boyd left the Panthers as the school's all-time leader in receptions (254) and receiving yards (3,361) before being selected by the Cincinnati Bengals in the second round (55th overall) of the 2016 NFL Draft.

2013: (with San Jose State) WR Chandler Jones was a first-team All-Mountain West selection after posting 79 receptions for 1,356 yards (17.2 avg.) and a single-season school-record 15 TDs...WR Tyler Winston finished with 58 receptions for 858 yards and 5 TDs, including an FBS freshman-high four 100-yard receiving games, en route to being named Mountain West Freshman of the Year.

2012: (with University of San Diego) San Diego's Lewis-led group of wideouts totaled 2,287 yards, 182 receptions (12.6 avg.) and 21 TDs...The Toreros finished 8-3 overall, including 7-1 in the Pioneer Football League, winning their second-consecutive league championship.

NFL Player: (2003-10) Enjoyed an eight-year NFL playing career with the Philadelphia Eagles (2003-08) and Minnesota Vikings (2009-10)...In 116 career games (29 starts), totaled 152 receptions for 1,992 yards (13.1 avg.) and 8 TDs...His time with the Eagles was highlighted by a 30-yard fourth quarter TD reception in Super Bowl XXXIX...Most notable achievement in Minnesota came in his first game with the Vikings (9/27/09), making a 32-yard tightrope catch in the back of the end zone with two seconds left to lift Minnesota past the San Francisco 49ers, 27-24...The catch went on to earn Lewis a share of the ESPY Award for "Best Play" with then-Vikings QB Brett Favre.

COLLEGE: Appeared in 44 games over four years (1999-2002) as a standout walk-on for the University of Illinois, tallying 103 receptions for 1,456 yards (14.1 avg.) and 12 TDs...As a junior in 2001, helped the Fighting Illini to a 12-2 record, the Big Ten championship and a berth in the Sugar Bowl...Earned his degree in speech communications from Illinois in 2002.

PERSONAL: Was a Philadelphia Eagles Bill Walsh Minority Coaching Fellow during training camp and preseason in 2012...The Chicago native prepped at Rich South (Richton Park, IL) HS, where his No. 8 jersey was retired in 2004...He and his wife, Tamika, have four children.