2:02 PM EDT, Thu October 08, 2015

Raiders’ Austin Howard, Andre Holmes persevere as backups

Austin Howard lost his starting job in the offseason, moving from right guard to backup right tackle. Andre Holmes was the Raiders’ leading receiver last season, but watched them add Michael Crabtree and Amari Cooper. Howard is starting at right tackle, after Menelik Watson tore his Achilles tendon in the preseason, and didn’t allow any quarterback pressures Sunday. On Latavius Murray’s 1-yard touchdown run, right guard Gabe Jackson bowled over two Baltimore linemen to make a path. Murray’s touchdown run was set up by a tough 21-yard catch up the middle by Holmes, who knew he was...

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