Lions sign CB Rashaan Melvin

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Posted at 6:00 PM, Mar 23, 2019
and last updated 2019-03-24 08:21:36-04

ALLEN PARK, Mich. (AP) -- The Detroit Lions have signed free agent cornerback Rashaan Melvin.

The Lions announced the move Saturday. Melvin is entering his sixth NFL season.

Melvin played for the Oakland Raiders in 2018, appearing in 14 games with seven starts. Prior to Oakland, he spent time with Indianapolis, New England and Baltimore.

Melvin entered the NFL with Tampa Bay as a rookie free agent out of Northern Illinois in 2013. He made his NFL debut with Baltimore in 2014.

He's played in 51 games in his career, starting 28.