Former Ohio State LB, 1st-round pick lands with Las Vegas Raiders
Former Ohio State linebacker and first-round pick in the 2016 NFL Draft Darron Lee has found a new home in the league.
ESPN’s Adam Schefter is reporting that the Las Vegas Raiders have signed Lee. It will be the fourth team Lee has played for since entering the league in 2o16. He was drafted by the New York Jets and spent three seasons with the organization.
In 2019, Lee suited up for the Kansas City Chiefs and then he joined the Buffalo Bills before the 2020 campaign. He appeared in just two games last fall.
Raider signed the former Jets’ first-round pick, LB Darron Lee.
— Adam Schefter (@AdamSchefter) June 17, 2021
Over the course of his career, Lee has piled up 273 tackles, 11 pass deflections, 4 sacks, 3 interceptions and a defensive touchdown. He was responsible for just 1 tackle for the Bills during the 2020 season.
Lee won a championship at both the college and professional level. He was a member of Ohio State’s College Football Playoff national championship squad in 2014 and won a Super Bowl with the Kansas City Chiefs.