The Oakland Raiders have re-signed offensive lineman Khalif Barnes, the team announce.
“I’m so excited to be back," Barnes said. I’m going on my sixth year here, and we’ve had some ups and downs but there are some unfinished things we have to do here. I want to be a part of the process that turns this thing around. I believe in [coach] Dennis [Allen] and I believe in [general manager] Reggie [McKenzie]. I am just excited I get the chance to come back and help this team win.”
Barnes is entering his 10th NFl season.
He started every game last seaosn 11 at left tackle and five at left guard.
Barnes started nine games at right tackle in 2012 and all 16 games at the same spot in 2011. He originally signed with the Raiders as an unrestricted free agent in 2009.
The 6-foot-6, 321-pounder has played in 123 career games with 103 starts in nine seasons with the Raiders and Jacksonville Jaguars.
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Aaron Wilson covers the Ravens for The Baltimore Sun