Raiders re-sign Pat Sims, make it official with Jones-Drew

Aaron Wilson
National Football Post

The Oakland Raiders re-signed defensive tackle Pat Sims to a one-year contract, according to his agent, Rick Smith.

Sims started every game last season for the Raiders and recorded 54 tackles and two sacks.

Sims, 28, is a former Cincinnati Bengals third-round draft pick from Auburn.

For his career, the 6-foot-2, 310-pounder has 192 tackles, seven sacks and one interception.

Meanwhile, the Raiders made it official and announced their three-year deal for former Jacksonville Jaguars running back Maurice Jones-Drew.

ones-Drew grew up in Oakland.

For his career, Jones has 8,071 rushing yards and 68 touchdowns.

Jones-Drew previously visited the Pittsburgh Steelers, but they didn't reach a deal.

Jones-Drew led the league in rushing in 2011 with 1,606 yards. He held out in 2012 and then suffered through an injury-plagued season. He had 803 yards rushing last season.

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