Lions Make Several Roster Moves For Week 15

The Detroit Lions announced a series of roster moves ahead of their Week 15 game.

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The full list includes:

Melifonwu, 22, is the brother of veteran S Obi Melifonwu and was a two-year starter for Syracuse. He was also named third-team All-ACC in 2020. The Lions drafted Melifonwu with pick No. 101 in the third round in 2021. 

Melifonwu signed a four-year rookie deal worth $4,785,850 million with an $840,618 million signing bonus.

In 2021, Melifonwu has appeared in three games for the Lions and recorded four total tackles, one fumble recovery, and one pass defense. 

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