Raiders re-sign running back Doug Martin

The Oakland Raiders have re-signed unrestricted free agent RB Doug Martin, the club announced Thursday.

Martin, 30, re-joins the Silver and Black for his second season with the club after spending the first six years of his career with the Tampa Bay Buccaneers. The 2012 first-round draft pick (31st overall) is a two-time Pro Bowler (2012 and 2015) and was selected to the Associated Press All-Pro First Team in 2015. Over his career, Martin has appeared in 84 games with 74 starts, totaling 5,356 rushing yards on 1,322 attempts (4.1 avg.) with 30 touchdowns. Additionally, Martin has recorded 148 receptions for 1,207 yards and scored twice.

Last season, the 5-foot-9, 223-pound rusher appeared in all 16 contests for the third time in his career and made nine starts for the Raiders. He led the club in carries (172), yards (723) and rushing scores (four), while tallying two 100-yard contests on the year. Martin also added 18 receptions for 116 yards.

Martin holds two of the Buccaneers’ top-three single-season performances by a rusher, registering 1,454 yards in 2012 and 1,402 yards in 2015, and left Tampa Bay with the fourth-most rushing yards in club history, while his 11 100-yard games as a rusher are tied for second-most in club annals. Additionally, his 26 rushing scores while with the club rank third in team history.

A native of Stockton, Calif., Martin played in 51 games for Boise State from 2007-11, making 25 starts. Throughout his collegiate career, Martin notched 3,431 rushing yards on 617 carries (5.6 avg.) and added 43 touchdowns in addition to his 67 receptions for 715 yards (10.7 avg.) and four receiving scores. Selected to the All-Western Athletic Conference First Team in 2010, Martin was also named the Broncos’ Offense Most Valuable Player in 2011 in addition to a first-team All-Mountain West Conference honor.

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