The Oakland Raiders have claimed linebacker Martez Wilson off waivers from the New Orleans Saints.

The 6-foot-4, 252-pounder is a former third-round pick for the Saints, where he appeared in 33 games, including one start. Wilson has totaled 30 tackles, five sacks, two passes defensed, one forced fumble and one fumble recovery in his career.

Wilson appeared in four games this season for New Orleans, record four tackles and one sack.

The Raiders cut defensive tackle Christo Bilukidi to create a roster spot for Wilson.

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Aaron Wilson covers the Ravens for The Baltimore Sun.