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Rashaan Melvin Signs To Patriots Practice Squad After Clearing Waivers

FOXBORO, Mass. — Rashaan Melvin wasn’t gone from the New England Patriots for long. The cornerback signed to the Patriots’ practice squad Thursday after being released Tuesday and clearing waivers Wednesday. It appears the Patriots released cornerback Chris Greenwood from the practice squad to make room for Melvin. The Patriots signed Greenwood to the practice squad last month...
December 10, 2015  |  Discuss

Patriots Promote TE Joseph Fauria, Waive CB Rashaan Melvin

The New England Patriots waived CB Rashaan Melvin on Tuesday and promoted TE Joseph Fauria to their active roster, according to Mike Reiss. Fauria, 25, spent over two years with the Lions before he was unfortunately among their final roster cuts at the start of the season. The Cardinals later signed him to a contract before adding him practice squad. He was eventually being...
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December 08, 2015  |  Discuss

Patriots release cornerback Rashaan Melvin, tight end Joseph Fauria

The New England Patriots opened two spots on their roster Tuesday. The Patriots waived cornerback Rashaan Melvin from their 53-man roster and terminated the contract of practice squad tight end Joseph Fauria, according to a source. The Patriots claimed Melvin off waivers from the Baltimore Ravens in October after placing cornerback Tarell Brown on injured reserve. Melvin has served...
December 08, 2015  |  Discuss

Rashaan Melvin: ‘I’m A Very Talented Guy,’ ‘Excited To Be A Patriot’

FOXBORO, Mass. — Confidence is key for NFL cornerbacks, and Rashaan Melvin, acquired Wednesday by the New England Patriots, has plenty of it. The former Baltimore Ravens defensive back was asked what skills he brings to the football field. “I think I’m a very talented guy,” Melvin said. “I’m confident. I play with a lot of confidence. I believe in myself, I trust in...
October 15, 2015  |  Discuss

Patriots claim Rashaan Melvin from Ravens, place Nate Solder on IR

FOXBORO, Mass. — New England Patriots left tackle Nate Solder’s season officially is over. The Patriots placed solder on season-ending injured reserve Wednesday with a biceps injury. Solder suffered the ailment in the Patriots’ Week 5 win over the Dallas Cowboys. The Patriots claimed cornerback Rashaan Melvin off waivers from the Baltimore Ravens to take Solder’s place...
October 14, 2015  |  Discuss

It was quite the week for the Baltimore Ravens

With Webb temporarily sidelined, Rashaan Melvin is 'hungry' for a bigger role: — Baltimore Ravens (@Ravens) August 24, 2015 LFW: Why Suggs' hit wasn't illegal – or a cheap shot: — Baltimore Ravens (@Ravens) August 24, 2015 Flacco take ownership for last night's performance...
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August 24, 2015  |  Discuss

Two exclusive rights free agents the Ravens must sign…

WR Kamar Aiken has not yet signed his tender from the Ravens… this guy has proven he can make big plays under pressure, and the Ravens need all the talent they can keep at wideout… Cornerback Rashaan Melvin actually just did sign his tender from the Ravens—the 6-2, 193 undrafted veteran from Northern Illinois was a lifesaver for the Ravens late last season… From the Ravens...
Via Ravens Football Machine
April 20, 2015  |  Discuss

The Baltimore Ravens can turn something out of what appears to be nothing

The Baltimore Ravens seem to do a pretty good job of covering themselves in the long hall and by holding onto safety Brynden Trawick, cornerback Rashaan Melvin and offensive lineman Ryan Jensen just further proves my point. According to Baltimore Ravens staff writer Garrett Downing, all three of these guys signed their exclusive rights tenders Tuesday morning, which comes just a...
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April 15, 2015  |  Discuss

WATCH: Baltimore Ravens DB Rashaan Melvin Gets a Face Full of Rob Gronkowski's Behind

Ask anyone that plays defense and they will probably say that they would be willing to do whatever it takes to make a tackle. Exactly what 'whatever it takes' includes is probably different for many guys. Fans got to find out what it means for Baltimore Ravens defensive back Rashaan Melvin Saturday against the Ravens.There was no way he was going to let Rob Gronkowski score on him...
Via FatManWriting
January 10, 2015  |  Discuss

The Ravens signed who? A look at CBs Chris Greenwood and Rashaan Melvin

The Ravens signed a cornerback… At this point, it isn’t realistic to expect anybody signed to be a game-changer, or, for that matter, starter material.  That being said, the Ravens secondary situation has grown so dire as to simply require able bodies. That doesn’t mean there couldn’t be some sort of miracle where a player steps up and seizes the role.  Hell, Rashaan Melvin...
Via cover32 - Ravens
December 18, 2014  |  Discuss

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