Obi Melifonwu
Obi Melifonwu
24-Year-Old SafetyS
New England Patriots
2018 Fantasy Outlook
There was no outlook written for Obi Melifonwu in 2018. Check out the latest news below for more on his current fantasy value.
$Signed a contract with the Patriots in November of 2018.
Signs with Patriots
SNew England Patriots
November 5, 2018
Melifonwu signed a contract with the Patriots on Monday, Adam Schefter of ESPN reports.
ANALYSIS
Melifonwu was waived from the Raiders' IR a couple weeks ago and he'll now operate as a depth safety in New England. A 2017 second-round pick, Melifonwu could prove to be another steal for the Patriots if he can flash the talent that made him such a high selection.
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Measurables Review
How do Obi Melifonwu's measurables compare to other safeties?
This section compares his draft workout metrics with players at the same position. The bar represents the player's percentile rank. For example, if the bar is halfway across, then the player falls into the 50th percentile for that metric and it would be considered average.
* The Cone Drill metric is from his Pro Day. All others are from the NFL Combine.
Height
6' 3"
 
Weight
224 lbs
 
40-Yard Dash
4.40 sec
 
Cone Drill*
7.06 sec
 
Vertical Jump
44.0 in
 
Broad Jump
141 in
 
Bench Press
17 reps
 
Hand Length
9.13 in
 
Arm Length
32.50 in
 
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Waived off IR
SOakland Raiders
Undisclosed
October 23, 2018
Melifonwu (undisclosed) was waived off injured reserve by the Raiders on Tuesday, Matt Schneidman of The San Jose Mercury News reports.
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Lands on IR
SOakland Raiders
Undisclosed
August 24, 2018
Melifonwu (undisclosed) cleared waivers and reverted back to the Raiders' injured reserve on Friday, Mike Garafolo of NFL Network reports.
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Waived Thursday
SFree Agent
Undisclosed
August 23, 2018
Melifonwu (undisclosed) was waived with an injury designation on Thursday, Matt Kawahara of the San Francisco Chronicle reports.
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Still battling injury
SOakland Raiders
Undisclosed
August 14, 2018
Melifonwu continues to battle an undisclosed lower-body injury, the Michael Gehlken of the Las Vegas Review-Journal reports.
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Absent for unknown reason
SOakland Raiders
Undisclosed
August 8, 2018
Melifonwu did not participate in Wednesday's practice session for an undisclosed reason, the Las Vegas Review Journal reports.
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