Obi Melifonwu
Obi Melifonwu
25-Year-Old SafetyS
New England Patriots
2019 Fantasy Outlook
There was no outlook written for Obi Melifonwu in 2019. Check out the latest news below for more on his current fantasy value.
$Signed a contract with the Patriots in January of 2020.
Signs deal with Patriots
SNew England Patriots
January 6, 2020
Melifonwu (undisclosed) inked a reserve/futures contract with New England on Monday, Mike Reiss of ESPN.com reports.
ANALYSIS
Melifonwu had resided on the team's practice squad injured reserve list since Nov. 17, but, as evidenced by this news, has apparently conquered his issues. The 25-year-old saw action in two games for the Patriots in the 2018 season, logging three solo tackles on 20 defensive snaps.
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Snap Distribution / Depth Chart
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% of Team Snaps

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717
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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' 4"
 
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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Placed on injured list
SFree Agent
Undisclosed
November 17, 2019
The Patriots placed Melifonwu (undisclosed) on their practice squad injured reserve list Sunday, Nicole Yang of Boston.com reports.
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Joins practice squad
SFree Agent
Ankle
September 11, 2019
Melifonwu (ankle) signed with the Patriots' practice squad Wednesday, Jim McBride of The Boston Globe reports.
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Let go by New England
SFree Agent
Ankle
September 9, 2019
The Patriots cut Melifonwu (ankle) on Monday, Zack Cox of NESN reports.
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Inactive for season opener
SNew England Patriots
Ankle
September 8, 2019
Melifonwu (ankle) won't play in Sunday's game versus the Steelers.
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Questionable for opener
SNew England Patriots
Ankle
September 6, 2019
Melifonwu is listed as questionable for Sunday's game against the Steelers with an ankle injury, Mike Reiss of ESPN.com reports.
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