The Jaguars will mark the eighth team cornerback Rashaan Melvin will play for in his NFL career. Bill Streicher-USA TODAY Sports

Rashaan Melvin will soon join an eighth NFL team. The veteran cornerback agreed to terms with the Jaguars on Tuesday, Adam Schefter of ESPN.com tweets.

Melvin spent last season with the Lions and played the 2018 campaign with the Raiders. This will mark another one-year deal for the 30-year-old corner, per agent Drew Rosenhaus, with Schefter adding it’s worth $2.25M.

The former UDFA started 12 games for the Lions last season and will join Darqueze Dennard as members of a new-look Jaguars cornerback crew, one that will be without both Jalen Ramsey and A.J. Bouye in 2020. D.J. Hayden resides as the Jags’ top incumbent. He, Dennard and Melvin have a combined 20 years of NFL experience.

Perhaps Melvin’s top season came with the Colts in 2017. He graded well in the view of Pro Football Focus and attracted a better free agency deal from the Raiders. He signed for north of $5M in Oakland and received north of $3M in Detroit. Overall, Melvin has been employed by the Buccaneers, Ravens, Patriots, Dolphins, Colts, Raiders and Lions since 2013.

Last season, Melvin played 870 snaps and graded as PFF’s No. 88 overall corner. While the Jaguars could well make a move in the draft to upgrade, Melvin has a path to a starting role in 2020.

This article first appeared on Pro Football Rumors and was syndicated with permission.


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Can you name the last AP All-Pro cornerback for every NFL franchise?

An asterisk (*) indicates the franchise was located in another city and/or went by a different name during this season. The New Orleans Saints and Houston Texans have never a cornerback be named a First-Team All-Pro.

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ARZ / 2015 / #21
Patrick Peterson
ATL / 1993 / #21
Deion Sanders
BAL / 2003 / #21
Chris McAlister
BUF / 2019 / #27
Tre'Davious White
CAR / 2015 / #24
Josh Norman
CHI / 2018 / #23
Kyle Fuller
CIN / 1996 / #33
Ashley Ambrose
CLE / 1988 / #31
Frank Minnifield
DAL / 1998 / #21
Deion Sanders
DEN / 2016 / #21
Aqib Talib
DET / 1969 / #20
Lem Barney
GB / 2011 / #21
Charles Woodson
IND* / 1968 / #40
Bobby Boyd
JAX / 2017 / #20
Jalen Ramsey
KC / 2016 / #22
Marcus Peters
LAC* / 2007 / #31
Antonio Cromartie
LAR* / 2001 / #35
Aeneas Williams
MIA / 2002 / #23
Patrick Surtain
MIN / 2017 / #29
Xavier Rhodes
NE / 2019 / #24
Stephon Gilmore
NYG / 1984 / #36
Mark Haynes
NYJ / 2011 / #24
Darrelle Revis
OAK / 2010 / #21
Nnamdi Asomugha
PHI / 2004 / #26
Lito Sheppard
PIT / 1994 / #26
Rod Woodson
SEA / 2014 / #25
Richard Sherman
SF / 1995 / #25
Eric Davis
TB / 2005 / #20
Ronde Barber
TEN / 2008 / #31
Cortland Finnegan
WAS / 1991 / #28
Darrell Green

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