HENDERSON, Nev. – Las Vegas Raiders CB Nevin Lawson has been added to the club's 53-man active roster, the club announced Tuesday.
Lawson enters his second season with the Raiders having spent his first five seasons with the Detroit Lions after being selected by the club in the fourth round (133rd overall) of the 2014 NFL Draft. Over his career, Lawson has appeared in 74 contests with 59 starts, totaling 217 tackles (182 solo), 30 passes defensed, one sack, one forced fumble and one fumble recovery returned for a touchdown.
A 5-foot-9, 192-pound corner out of Utah State, Lawson appeared in 11 contests and made five starts with the Raiders in 2019. He recorded 23 tackles (19) and five passes defensed.
In a corresponding move, the Raiders have waived S Dallin Leavitt.