The deal is four years worth up to $23.4 million, which would make Lewis one of the 10 highest-paid running backs in average annual value. Tennessee had approximately $59 million in salary cap space to spend after releasing running back DeMarco Murray and three other players last week.
The veteran corner, who entered the league as an undrafted free agent from West Alabama, was a two-time Super Bowl champion with the Patriots and was the hero of Super Bowl XLIX for his goal-line interception of Russell Wilson to solidify a 28-24 win over the Seahawks.
Butler will be reunited with two former Patriots in former linebacker Mike Vrabel and personnel man Jon Robinson.
Butler was benched for all of Super Bowl LII this past season despite starting 15 regular-season games and both previous playoff games. He was given a first-round tender from the team worth $3.9 million and was rumored to be in trade conversations between the Patriots and New Orleans Saints. Butler later denied any off-field misconduct, saying he never missed a curfew or did anything to hurt the Patriots' chances.
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The 27 year old running back is coming off a season for New England in which he had 180 carries for 896 rushing yards (5.0 ypc avg) and 6 rushing touchdowns.
He was named to his first Pro Bowl the next year, and second-team Associated Press All-Pro in 2016. He would spend 2014 out of football before signing a futures contract with New England late in 2014. After a slow start, he ended up playing 98 percent of New England's defensive snaps and finished the season with two interceptions. He caught 32 passes for 214 yards and three touchdowns last season.
Derrick Henry was expected to be the Titans' bell cow back but adding Lewis to the fold muddles the running-back roles in Tennessee.