- Aug 26, 2011
He’s just been killed by injuries, really unfortunate. I hope he can get healthy and at a minimum carve out a career as a special teams guy.The New England Patriots have reportedly informed safety Obi Melifonwu of his release. Melifonwu spent most of the last two seasons in New England.985thesportshub.com
>>The New England Patriots have informed safety Obi Melifonwu of his release, according to ESPN's Field Yates.
Melifonwu spent most of the last two seasons in New England. He first signed with the Patriots in Nov. 2018, then signed to their practice squad after being released early in the 2019 season.
The safety never made enough headway to carve out a role on special teams and never had much of a shot at earning regular defensive snaps at safety.<<