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Silver And Black Pride Apr 15, 2014

Austin Howard deal with Raiders may not be as favorable as first thought

When the Raiders first signed offensive lineman, Austin Howard, it seemed like the perfect deal. They get a young, two-year starting right tackle with a reasonable deal that has no ramifications after this season. That seems to be turning out less and less the case. First of all, he was given a deal that paid him an average of $6 million per season. That is a decent deal for a young starting right tackle. However, the Raiders are saying he will be playing right guard. The cutting of Mike Brisiel further suggests that to be true. Suddenly $6 million per season doesn't look quite as...
Rotoworld Mar 24, 2014

Dennis Allen confirms Howard could play RG - Austin Howard (T) Oakland Raiders

Coach Dennis Allen confirmed Austin Howard will be tried at right guard.

Raiders looking at Howard to play guard, not tackle

Two of the bigger questions in free agency were did the Raiders almost sign guard Rodger Saffold to play left tackle, and what are their plans with Menelik Watson? It looked like he wasn’t going to be in the starting lineup, even after the Saffold signing fell through and Donald Penn was inked to play left tackle. Turns out there was a twist. Oakland signed Austin Howard from the Jets to play guard and not right tackle, and general manager Reggie McKezie and coach Dennis Allen are hoping/expecting Watson starts at right tackle. This could all change at training camp, according to team...
KFFL Mar 24, 2014

Raiders | Austin Howard to play OG

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