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Report: Raiders strengthen their O-line with deal for Kelechi Osemele

OAKLAND, CA - SEPTEMBER 20: Kelechi Osemele #72 of the Baltimore Ravens celebrates a touchdown in the second quarter against the Oakland Raiders at Oakland-Alameda County Coliseum on September 20, 2015 in Oakland, California. (Photo by Ezra Shaw/Getty Images)

OAKLAND, CA - SEPTEMBER 20: Kelechi Osemele #72 of the Baltimore Ravens celebrates a touchdown in the second quarter against the Oakland Raiders at Oakland-Alameda County Coliseum on September 20, 2015 in Oakland, California. (Photo by Ezra Shaw/Getty Images)

The Oakland Raiders have agreed to a lucrative deal with free-agent offensive lineman Kelechi Osemele, according to multiple reports.

#Raiders deal for G Kelechi Osemele will make him one of the 5 highest paid OL -- including tackles -- in NFL. More than $11M per year.

— Ian Rapoport (@RapSheet) March 8, 2016

For Kelechi Osemele and the #Raiders, the deal they've agreed to in principle will pay him an $11.7M per year base with a max value of $12M.

— Rand Getlin (@Rand_Getlin) March 8, 2016

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When the market opens tomorrow, Kelechi Osemele will become the newest member of the #Raiders. The two sides have an agreement in principle.

— Rand Getlin (@Rand_Getlin) March 8, 2016

Raiders strike a deal with Kelechi Osemele https://t.co/sEW2TiLYIi

— ProFootballTalk (@ProFootballTalk) March 8, 2016

Osemele, 26, was a second-round pick in the 2012 NFL Draft by the Baltimore Ravens. He has spent the first four seasons of his career with the Ravens, starting all 51 games he has played in.

This past season, Osemele started 14 games. He has played both guard and tackle during his career.