Rashaan Melvin

#29 DB / Detroit Lions / EXP: 7YRS Height: 6-2 Weight: 194 lb Age: 29 College: Northern Illinois Bye 5

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  • by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

    Lions' Rashaan Melvin: Reaches deal with Lions

    Rashaan Melvin agreed to a one-year, $3.5 million contract with the Detroit Lions on Friday, Adam Schefter of ESPN reports.Melvin spent last season with the Raiders, appearing in 14 games (seven starts) and accumulating 56 tackles and one interception. The 29-year-old cornerback will look to carve out a role for himself in Detroit's secondary for 2019.

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    Rashaan Melvin: Will visit with Lions

    Rashaan Melvin is set to visit with the Lions on Wednesday, Ian Rapoport of NFL Network reports.Melvin appeared in 14 games with the Raiders last season, including seven starts while notching 56 tackles and one interception. The 29-year-old veteran could earn a depth role in Detroit's secondary for 2019.

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    Raiders' Rashaan Melvin: Paces team in tackles

    Rashaan Melvin registered a team-high 12 tackles (11 solo) Monday in the Oakland Raiders' 27-13 win over the Broncos.It was a rather anomalous tackle output for the cornerback, who had recorded more than four stops on only two other occasions this season. As a result, he's probably not worth considering as an IDP option in Week 17 in Kansas City, with safeties Karl Joseph, Marcus Gilchrist and Erik Harris looking like more appealing options among the Oakland secondary players.

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    Raiders' Rashaan Melvin: Inactive again

    Rashaan Melvin (coach's decision) is inactive for Thursday's game against the 49ers, Vic Tafur of The Athletic reports.Melvin remains inactive even in the wake of Dominique Rodgers-Cromartie's retirement, and he'll miss his second consecutive game of the season as result. Daryl Worley will draw the start at left cornerback against San Francisco during Thursday Night Football.

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    Raiders' Rashaan Melvin: Won't play Sunday

    Rashaan Melvin (coach's decision) has been ruled out of Sunday's game against the Colts, Scott Bair of NBC Sports Bay Area reports.Veteran defensive backs Rashaan Melvin and Reggie Nelson have been benched for Week 8 by coach Jon Gruden. Melvin was on the field for just seven defensive snaps during the Oakland Raiders' Week 6 loss to the Seahawks, so Gareon Conley could be in line for additional work behind Dominique Rodgers-Cromartie and Daryl Worley at cornerback.

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    Raiders' Rashaan Melvin: Logs season high in tackles

    Rashaan Melvin accounted for nine solo tackles and two passes defensed in Sunday's 45-42 overtime win over the Browns.Melvin has totaled seven passes defensed through the first four games of the season, but he also posted a season high in tackles Sunday. He'll face a high-scoring Chargers offense led by quarterback Philip Rivers in Week 5.

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    Raiders' Rashaan Melvin: Picks off Case Keenum

    Rashaan Melvin recorded three tackles (two solo), three passes defensed and an interception in Sunday's 20-19 loss to the Broncos.Melvin snagged his first interception as a Raider during Sunday's tilt, but Oakland's defense gave up 13 unanswered points in the second half to ultimately lose by one. The 28-year-old will continue to start at cornerback across from Gareon Conley, as the duo played 64 of a possible 66 defensive snaps in Week 2.

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    Raiders' Rashaan Melvin: Finds home in Oakland

    The Oakland Raiders and Rashaan Melvin came to agreement on a one-year, $6.5 million contract Friday, Adam Schefter of ESPN reports.Oft-injured during his five pro seasons, Melvin is coming off the healthiest stretch of his career, playing 25 games the past two years with the Colts after logging time in just 12 prior to that. He produced modest results on the field -- 96 tackles and three interceptions -- and should slot in as a starting cornerback in the Raiders defense. Expect Melvin to line up opposite 2017 first-round pick Gareon Conley.

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    Colts' Rashaan Melvin: Placed on IR

    The Indianapolis Colts placed Rashaan Melvin (hand) on injured reserve Wednesday.Melvin has acted as the No. 1 cornerback for an injury-ravaged Colts secondary for much of the season, but he's been sidelined the past four weeks with a dislocated metatarsal on his left hand and didn't make enough progress in his recovery to gain clearance for the Week 17 matchup with the Texans. With Melvin unavailable for the season finale, Kenny Moore, Quincy Wilson and Nate Hairston should serve as the team's primary corners.

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    Colts' Rashaan Melvin: Out for Saturday's game

    Rashaan Melvin (hand) is out for Saturday's game against the Ravens, Zak Keefer of The Indianapolis Star reports.As a result, Melvin will miss his fourth straight game. At this point, it would not be surprising to see the cornerback held out for the rest of the season. With Melvin out, expect Kenny Moore to see increased snaps in the Indianapolis Colts' defensive backfield.