Raiders Sign WR Michael Crabtree to Four-Year Contract Extension


ALAMEDA, Calif.– The Oakland Raiders have signed free agentWR Michael Crabtree **to a four-year contract extension, the club announced Wednesday.

Crabtree joined the Raiders as an unrestricted free agent this past offseason from the San Francisco 49ers. So far this season, Crabtree has played in all 12 games for the Silver and Black, totaling 66 receptions for 760 yards (11.5 avg.) and seven touchdowns. His 66 receptions and seven touchdowns lead the team, and he has posted three 100-yard receiving games.

For his career, Crabtree has totaled 91 games played with 88 starts, 413 receptions for 5,087 yards (12.3 avg.) and 33 touchdowns. Additionally, he has posted 40 catches for 516 yards and four touchdowns in eight postseason games. Crabtree has recorded at least one catch in all 91 games played and at least three receptions in 78 of those games.

The Dallas, Texas, native was originally drafted by the 49ers in the first round (10th overall) of the 2009 NFL Draft out of Texas Tech. Crabtree was a two-time winner (2007, 2008) of the Fred Biletnikoff Award, given annually to the nation's top wide receiver. The two-time All-American finished his two-year career at Texas Tech with 231 receptions for 3,127 yards and 41 touchdowns.

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