Reports: Patriots sign ex-Raiders S Melifonwu

The New England Patriots agreed to terms with former Oakland Raiders safety Obi Melifonwu, according to multiple reports.Melifonwu, a second-round draft pick in 2017, was released by the Raiders on Oct. 23 and visited with the Patriots on Oct. 26.The 24-year-old played at Connecticut and ran a 4.40 40-yard dash at the 2017 Scouting Combine, while also posting the best marks of any player in the vertical jump and broad jump. But injuries have kept him from gaining traction in the NFL.Melifonwu began and ended his rookie year on injured reserve with knee and hip injuries, each of which required surgery. He played in five games (one start) in the middle of the season, making six tackles on 34 defensive snaps.

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Duke attempts to slow ACC buzzsaw at No. 2 Clemson

Duke attempts to slow ACC buzzsaw at No. 2 Clemson

In 36 years as a college football coach, Duke head coach David Cutcliffe estimates the 2018 Clemson Tigers are the first team he’s faced that was beyond compare.He’ll get the opportunity to measure t