Raiders Re-Signing DT Johnathan Hankins To Two-Year, $8.5M Deal

Adam Schefter reports that the Raiders are re-signing DT Johnathan Hankins to a two-year contract.

  • According to Breer, the Raiders signed Hankins to a two-year, $8.5 million deal with only $2.5 million being paid in 2019.

The Raiders have had an active 24 hours, which includes two trades involving Antonio Brown and Kelechi Osemele and now re-signing Hankins.

Hankins, 26, is a former second-round pick of the Giants back in 2013. He played out the final year of his rookie contract last year before signing a three-year, $27 million contract that included $14.5 million guaranteed with the Colts.

Hankins was set to make base salaries of $7.5 million and $8 million over the next two years of the agreement when the Colts released him last year. It took until September for him to sign on with the Raiders and he finished out the year in Oakland. 

Hankins would have been an unrestricted free agent this offseason. 

In 2018, Hankins appeared in 15 games for the Raiders and recorded 36 tackles, no sacks, and two fumble recoveries. Pro Football Focus has him rated as the No. 76 interior defender out of 112 qualifying players.

We had him featured in our Top 100 – 2019 NFL Free Agents list.

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