The Raiders re-signed Barnes.|||||||
Barnes has spent the past four seasons with the Raiders. He has played 47 games and started 30 over that span. He has started 25 games at right tackle the past two years, missing seven games in 2012 with a groin injury.
The Oakland Raiders have officially announced a one-year deal to bring back Barnes.|||||||
The team made the announcement on Thursday, a day after Barnes' agent said the two sides had agreed on a contract that could pay Barnes up to $2 million this season. After spending most of his first two years with the Raiders as a reserve, Barnes started all 16 games at right tackle last year.
The Oakland Raiders have agreed on a $2 million, one-year contract to bring back Barnes.|||||||
Barnes' agent, Kenneth Zuckerman, said Wednesday the sides had reached a deal to keep Barnes in Oakland for a fourth season. After spending most of his first two years with the Raiders as a reserve, Barnes started all 16 games at right tackle last year.
The Oakland Raiders have re-signed Barnes to a one-year contract.|||||||
Barnes signed a one-year deal last year to come to Oakland after four years in Jacksonville. He was expected to compete for a starting left tackle spot with Mario Henderson but broke his left ankle in training camp. He appeared in just six games last season. Henderson allowed an NFL-worst 10 1/2 sacks last season.
Barnes is expected to miss the start of the regular season after an MRI revealed a fractured left ankle.|||||||
Barnes, who signed a one-year contract with the Raiders in March, was injured when offensive lineman James Marten blocked defensive end Ryan Boschetti into the back of Barnes' left leg during a team scrimmage Tuesday. He is expected to be out six to eight weeks. Barnes was signed to compete with Mario Henderson for the Raiders' left tackle job in what is considered to be Oakland's most crucial camp battle.