Rashaan Melvin signs with Lions

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The Lions were looking to add a veteran cornerback, and now they’ve found one.

Rashaan Melvin has signed a one-year deal with the Lions, a league source tells PFT.

The 29-year-old Melvin spent last season in Oakland after signing a one-year, $5.5 million deal, but he was a disappointment and was benched for Dominique Rodgers-Cromartie.

Melvin has previously played for Lions head coach Matt Patricia in New England, and he’s also spent time with the Buccaneers, Dolphins Ravens and Colts.