— OAKLAND RAIDERS (@RAIDERS) February 28, 2014
- Smith adds that the deal is expected to officially be announced some time soon.
Barnes, 31, signed a one-year deal with the Raiders last season. He appeared in all 16 games last season, which included 11 starts in place of Jared Veldheer who went down with a triceps injury. Barner was rated by Pro Football Focus as the No. 59 offensive tackle in the league last season.