The Oakland Raiders have signed offensive lineman Khalif Barnes to a one-year contract extension through 2015, accorng to a report from ESPN's Field Yates.
The contract is an incentive laden deal which carries a base salary of $970k, workout and roster bonuses that bring it up to $1.5 million and another $500k in incentives for a maximum value of $2 million.
This will be the seventh-straight one-year deal for Barnes, which has got to be some kind of record if anyone actually tracks such things.
The now 32-year-old offensive lineman has bucked the usual need for guaranteed money and managed to carve out a long career for himself in the process, appearing in 130 games with 109 starts. That career began in Jacksonville as a former second round pick where he spent the first four years of his career at left tackle.
Since coming to the Raiders, he has jumped around the offensive line, first attempting to remain a left tackle before eventually finding a home at right tackle where he was the primary starter for a couple seasons. He moved back to left tackle last season with the injury to Jared Veldheer, then moved to left guard when Veldheer returned to the lineup.
This season he has start at both right tackle and left guard and in light of the knee injury to Gabe Jackson, will make his second-straight start at left guard.
The Raiders have long valued his presence on the line. His has proven he can play every position on the line but center and has saved the Raiders on more than one occasion as an injury replacement.