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Former Utah State DB Nevin Lawson Re-Signs With Raiders
Mar 20, 2021, 11:26 AM | Updated: Mar 23, 2021, 3:24 pm
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SALT LAKE CITY, Utah – The Las Vegas Raiders announced that they’ve signed former Utah State defensive back Nevin Lawson to a new deal.
News of Lawson’s new contract surfaced on Saturday, March 20.
Lawson officially re-signed on March 23.
The former USU standout will reportedly return to Las Vegas on a one-year deal.
Done deal ✔️
We have re-signed CB Nevin Lawson » https://t.co/a7WIhIOnwZ pic.twitter.com/j2KTlsz0k0
— Las Vegas Raiders (@Raiders) March 23, 2021
About Nevin Lawson
After playing for the Aggies of Logan from 2010-13, Lawson was selected by the Detroit Lions during the fourth round of the 2014 NFL Draft.
After five seasons with the Lions, Lawson joined the Raiders on a one-year deal in 2019. Prior to last season, the former USU cornerback remained with Las Vegas on another year-long contract.
A different kind of Vegas strip 😅@nevin_lawson set us up for another TD with this beautiful forced fumble.#DENvsLV | CBS pic.twitter.com/vQqtI73fL2
— Las Vegas Raiders (@Raiders) November 16, 2020
In 2020, Lawson recorded 61 total tackles, 47 solo tackles, one sack, two forced fumbles, one fumble recovery, and four pass breakups in 14 games.
Kyle Ireland is a Locals in the NFL Insider for KSLSports.com and host of the Yards After College Podcast. Follow him on Twitter (@kyleireland) and Instagram (@kyleirelandksl).
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