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Raiders give Amerson big raise, four-year extension

Oakland Raiders v Kansas City Chiefs

KANSAS CITY, MO - JANUARY 3: David Amerson #29 of the Oakland Raiders intercepts a pass in front of Albert Wilson #12 of the Kansas City Chiefs, returning it for a touchdown at Arrowhead Stadium during the second quarter on January 3, 2016 in Kansas City, Missouri. (Photo by Jamie Squire/Getty Images)

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The Raiders have signed cornerback David Amerson to a four-year contract extension, NFL Network’s Ian Rapoport reported.

The report said Amerson’s deal is worth as much as $38 million and includes almost $18 million in guarantees.

A second-round pick of the Redskins in 2013, Amerson was cut by the Redskins two games into the 2015 season and earned a significant raise after being claimed via waivers the Raiders. Before the extension, he was due to make $880,000 in 2016.

Amerson started 12 of the 14 games he played for the Raiders last season and recorded four interceptions, returning one for a touchdown. He has six interceptions and two forced fumbles in his 47-game career.