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Raiders sign top draft pick

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NAPA, Calif. (AP)

The Oakland Raiders have signed seven of their eight draft picks, including top choice Stefen Wisniewski.

The Raiders announced the latest signings Thursday. Wisniewski was picked in the second round and is slated to start at center this season.

Oakland also announced it had signed third-round defensive back DeMarcus Van Dyke, fourth-round defensive back Chimdi Chekwa, fifth-round receiver Denarius Moore, sixth-round tight end Richard Gordon and seventh-round receiver David Ausberry.

The Raiders announced a deal Wednesday with fourth-round running back Taiwan Jones. The only draft pick left to sign is third-round offensive lineman Joe Barksdale.

Oakland begins practice Thursday.

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