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It appears Johnathan Hankins impressed the Raiders last season.
The 26-year-old defensive tackle has agreed to a new two-year contract with Oakland, ESPN's Adam Schefter reported Sunday, citing a source.
Hankins signed a one-year contract with the Raiders in September, and was scheduled to become an unrestricted free agent when the new league year begins Wednesday. Instead, the Raiders made sure to keep him away from other teams.
Hankins recorded 36 total tackles -- four for loss -- and recovered two fumbles for the Raiders last season.
Bringing Hankins back continues a busy 24 hours for the Silver and Black. Late Saturday night, they agreed to trade two draft picks to the Steelers for perennial Pro Bowl wide receiver Antonio Brown, and on Sunday, they agreed to trade guard Kelechi Osemele and a sixth-round pick to the Jets for a fifth-round selection.
Even with Hankins back in the fold, the Raiders still need to address their defensive line, as they record an NFL-low 13 sacks last season. They are expected to fill that need through the 2019 NFL Draft next month and free agency later this week.