Though he'll turn 28 late next season, Lewis has relatively few miles on his odometer.
It looks like there's going to be a Patriots reunion in Tennessee. He had a brief stop in Cleveland and then Indianapolis before finally landing with the New England Patriots in 2015 and finding his feet in the NFL. He played only one snap - on special teams - in New England's 41-33 loss to Philadelphia.
Butler is receiving a five-year contract worth more than $61 million with $30 million in guarantees, per NFL Network.
Lewis intends to sign a four-year deal with the Titans, Adam Schefter of ESPN.com reports.
With free agency opening on Wednesday and still $64 million under the cap, the 49ers have a lot business to get to.
Butler made a game-winning interception in the closing seconds of the victory over the Seattle Seahawks in Super Bowl XLIX following the 2014 season. 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.
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The Patriots are losing several players, and Skip Bayless doesn't sound the least bit concerned about New England's chances of continuing its successful run next season.
Butler started the Patriots' first two playoff games before he was mysteriously benched for the Super Bowl.
Malcolm Butler is about to become a rich man in new surroundings around familiar faces.
Lewis would theoretically fill the 3rd down running back and "scat-back" niche in new head coach Frank Reich's offense, which utilized Wendell Smallwood, Corey Clement, and Darren Sproles in similar capacities over the past two seasons with the Eagles.
Butler struggled in coverage at times in 2017, but still finished the year with 60 tackles, 12 passes defensed, and a pair of interceptions in 15 regular season games for the Patriots.