Report: Raiders sign C Rodney Hudson to five-year, $44.5 million deal

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The Oakland Raiders and free-agent center Rodney Hudson have agreed to a five-year, $44.5 million deal, reports’s Jason La Canfora.

The deal would make Hudson the NFL’s highest-paid center in terms of average compensation per year.

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[]Hudson, 25, has spent the last four seasons with the Kansas City Chiefs, starting all 16 games each of the last two years. 

Hudson was the third-highest graded center last season, according to Pro Football Focus, behind New York Jets center Nick Mangold and Travis Frederick of the Dallas Cowboys.

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