Barnes signed a contract with the Cardinals on Tuesday, Darren Urban of the Cardinals' official site reports.
The Cardinals brought in the veteran Barnes after placing Jared Veldheer (ankle) on injured reserve. Barnes, 35, spent time with the Saints during the preseason but was released prior to Week 1. Rookie Will Holden is likely to start at left tackle in Veldheer's absence, making Barnes a reserve option on the line.
Barnes was re-signed by the Saints on Wednesday, Herbie Teope of the New Orleans Times-Picayune reports.
Barnes was released earlier so the Saints had room for Lance Moore, who wanted to retire as a Saint. Now back on the roster, Barnes will look to make the team as a depth option on the offensive line.
Barnes has been waived by the Saints, Christopher Dabe of NOLA.com reports.
While New Orleans' depth along the offensive line takes a hit losing Barnes, he was merely a backup to starting right tackle Zach Strief during his stint on the active roster.
Barnes was signed by the Saints on Wednesday, Herbie Teope of NOLA.com reports.
Barnes has now been signed by the Saints on four separate occasions since late August; the veteran figures to provide depth on the offensive line.
The Raiders drafted Miami guard Jon Feliciano in the fourth round, and offensive line coach Mike Tice has him slated for right guard.
Feliciano will need to beat out veteran Khalif Barnes to win the job.
"Right guard and right tackle is an open competition," Tice said, per CSN Bay Area. "We’re pretty set on the left and in the middle, and hopefully those guys can maintain their growth. We pointed out some things they can get better at, but the right side is where the competition is."
The candidates for right tackle are Menelik Watson and Austin Howard.
"All you want coming in is an opportunity to compete and get better," Feliciano said. "We have that there at the Raiders, and I know everyone is going to go in there and compete. That’s going to be awesome."
The Raiders have listed the following players as inactive for Sunday's Week 11 matchup with the Chargers: tight end David Ausberry (foot), cornerback Carlos Rogers (knee), safety Jonathan Dowling (back), quarterback Matt McGloin, wide receiver Vincent Brown and guards Gabe Jackson and Tony Bergstrom.
Ausberry, Rogers and Dowling were all previously ruled out for Sunday's game, so their absence isn't a surprise. The Raiders had two players listed as questionable, but both Justin Tuck (neck) and T,J, Carrie (ankle) are active. Also active are the team's five probables, including tackles Khalif Barnes (quad) and Menelik Watson (concussion), running back Jamize Olawale (shoulder, hamstring) and cornerbacks D.J. Hayden (groin) and Chimdi Chekwa (hamstring).
A quartet of Raiders have been ruled out for their Week 11 game at San Diego. They are tight end David Ausberry (foot), safety Jonathan Dowling (back), guard Gabe Jackson (knee) and cornerback Carlos Rogers (knee).
Cornerback T.J. Carrie (ankle) and defensive end Justin Tuck (neck) are questionable while offensive linemen Menelik Watson (concussion) and Khalif Barnes (quad), cornerbacks D.J. Hayden (groin) and Chimdi Chekwa (hamstring) and fullback Jamize Olawale (hamstring).
All the key injured Raiders listed as questionable or probable for the Sunday game in Cleveland have been cleared.
The active questionable players are offensive lineman Khalif Barnes (quad), fullback Marcel Reece (quad), cornerback Carlos Rogers (knee) and defensive end Justin Tuck (knee). The probable in that group is offensive lineman Austin Howard (neck).
The Raiders listed a lengthy injury report for Week 8 at Cleveland. The team ruled out the following players for Sunday: tight end David Ausberry (foot), wide receiver Vincent Brown (hamstring), cornerback Keith McGill (groin), defensive end LaMarr Woodley (bicep) and safety Usama Young (knee).
Deemed questionable were offensive lineman Khalif Barnes (quadriceps), fullback Marcel Reece (quadriceps), cornerback Carlos Rogers (knee) and defensive end Justin Tuck (knee). Guard Austin Howard (neck) was the only player on the list deemed probable.
Raiders tackle Khalif Barnes (quad) returned to practice Wednesday, but he may not regain his starting role from Menelik Watson, CSNBayArea.com reports.
Watson has allowed just two pressures in two starts, but coach Tony Sparano was noncommittal earlier in the week when asked about the situation. "We’re going to have some decisions to make," Sparano said Monday. "Menelik did a great job in there again (on Sunday). Khalif has been a real staple for me at a bunch of positions, as you know. I really feel like he’s one of the leaders of that group and he hasn’t been out there, but Menelik has done a really good job. We’ll find ways to keep them all involved and to keep them all going. The good news is that Menelik is a young player right now that is getting better."
Watson ran with the first team during the portion of Wednesday's practice open to the media.
The Raiders have listed QB Matt McGloin, WR Vincent Brown, CB Keith McGill, FB Marcel Reece, OL Khalif Barnes, OL Tony Bergstrom and DE Justin Tuck as inactive Week 7 against the Cardinals.
Brown and McGill had been ruled out prior to the contest, so the moves shouldn't come as a surprise. Barnes, Reece and Tuck were all considered questionable, but none of the three will be able to go.
Defensive end Justin Tuck (knee) and fullback Marcel Reece (quad) have been designated as questionable by the Raiders for their Sunday game against Arizona.
The other questionable player is linebacker Khalif Barnes (quad).
Those three are in better shape than wideout Vincent Brown (hamstring), cornerback Keith McGill (groin) and free safety Usama Young (foot), all of whom have been ruled out.
The trio of probables is headlined by quarterback Derek Carr, who is all but certain to play despite ankle and knee issues. Defensive end Benson Mayowa (knee) and linebacker Sio Moore (ankle) are also probable.
The following players have been ruled inactive for the Raiders Week 6 at home against the Chargers: Matt McGloin, Vincent Brown, Keith McGill, Jonathan Dowling, Ray-Ray Armstrong, Khalif Barnes and Tony Bergstrom.
The Raiders have ruled out Khalif Barnes and Keith McGill Week 6 against the Chargers.
Barnes is dealing with a quad injury. He was unable to practice all week. McGill is dealing with a groin issue. He was limited Wednesday, but missed practice both Thursday and Friday.
The Raiders re-signed offensive lineman Khalif Barnes, who started 11 games at left tackle and five at left guard last season. Barnes has made 46 starts over the last five seasons in Oakland.
The Raiders have placed seven probables on their Friday injury report, including running back Rashad Jennings (concussion) and linebacker Sio Moore (neck).
The others are tackle Khalif Barnes (knee/ankle), guard Mike Brisiel (knee/ankle), defensive end Jason Hunter (foot/finger), tight end Nick Kasa (concussion) and defensive tackle Vance Walker (concussion).
The Raiders are down to their fourth left tackle since the start of training camp, as rookie Menelik Watson was ruled out for Week 1 against the Colts with a knee injury. That means they will move right tackle Khalif Barnes over to the other side of the line to protect Terrelle Pryor's backside.