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Agent: Pat Sims re-signs with Raiders

Oakland Raiders v Houston Texans

HOUSTON, TX- NOVEMBER 17: on November 17, 2013 at Reliant Stadium in Houston, Texas. Raiders won 28 to 23.(Photo by Thomas B. Shea/Getty Images) *** Local Caption ***

Thomas B. Shea

The Raiders have brought in no shortage of outside help in free agency.

However, on Friday, they moved to retain one of their starters from a season ago, re-signing defensive tackle Pat Sims to a one-year deal, agent Rick Smith said on Twitter.

Sims, 28, started all 16 games for Oakland in 2013, playing 694 snaps, according to Pro Football Focus. He notched a career-best 54 tackles.

The 6-foot-2, 310-pound Sims joined the Raiders last March after five seasons with the Bengals, who drafted him in the third round in 2008. He was No. 102 in PFT’s rankings of the top free agents of 2014.