According to reports, the Detroit Lions have signed free-agent CB Rashaan Melvin to a 1-year, $3.5 million deal.
Lions reached agreement with free agent CB Rashaan Melvin on a one-year deal, $3.5 million deal, per source.
— Adam Schefter (@AdamSchefter) March 23, 2019
Melvin, who is 29, played in 14 games (7 starts) for the Oakland Raiders in 2018 collecting 56 tackles and one interception.
Pro Football Focus ranked Melvin as the No. 93 CB in the NFL in 2018.
Rashaan Melvin was a teammate of Tommylee Lewis’ at Northern Illinois. Lions really milking that DeKalb-to-Detroit pipeline.
— Chris Burke (@ChrisBurkeNFL) March 23, 2019
Melvin also an ex-Patriot, if you’re keeping track at home
— Dave Birkett (@davebirkett) March 23, 2019