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Redskins' Austin Howard: Lands on injured reserve
Howard was placed on injured reserve Friday with a hip injury.
Howard started once and appeared in five total games since signing with the Redskins in early November. The 31-year-old is now the sixth offensive lineman on Washington's injured reserve.... See More ... See Less
Redskins' Austin Howard: Joins Redskins
Howard signed a contract with Washington on Monday.
Howard is one of three offensive lineman, along with Luke Bowanko and Johnathan Cooper, to sign with Washington on Monday in the wake of season-ending injuries to starting guards Shawn Lauvao (knee) and Brandon Scherff (pectoral). The 31-year-old will provide Washington with much-needed offensive line depth as the season continues.... See More ... See Less
Colts' Austin Howard: Cleared of injury
Howard (undisclosed) was removed from the non-football injury list Tuesday, Mike Wells of ESPN.com reports.
Howard has been inactive since the start of training camp last week, but he should now be a full-go to continue competing for a starting job on the Colts' offensive line.... See More ... See Less
Colts' Austin Howard: Lands on PUP list
Howard will begin training camp on the Physically Unable to Perform list due to an undisclosed injury, Mike Chappell of CBS 4 Indianapolis reports.
The nature of Howard's setback isn't known, making it difficult to predict when he'll be back on the practice field.... See More ... See Less
Colts' Austin Howard: Heading to Indy
Howard agreed Wednesday on a one-year contract with the Colts, Mike Garafolo of NFL Network reports.
Howard started all 16 games for the Ravens at right tackle last season, but was let go just one year into his three-year pact with Baltimore. He graded out as the 36th-best offensive tackle last season, per Pro Football Focus. The veteran will likely remain at right tackle for the Colts in 2018.... See More ... See Less
Ravens' Austin Howard: Expected to hit the market
Howard is expected to hit the market after the Ravens signed James Hurst to a four-year extension, Jeff Zrebiec of The Baltimore Sun reports.
Howard started all 16 games at right tackle last season for the Ravens, but the two sides are likely to part ways just seven months after the team signed him to a three-year, $15 million contract. The move would free up $3 million in cap space for Baltimore. Howard, who ranked as the 36th-best offensive tackle last season according to Pro Football Focus, shouldn't have trouble fielding offers from other teams.... See More ... See Less
Ravens' Austin Howard: Will play Week 17
Howard (knee) is officially active for Sunday's game against the Bengals.
Howard was listed as questionable despite being a full participant at Friday's practice, although he did sit out Wednesday's session. The 30-year-old should take his usual starting role at right tackle for the Ravens in their regular season finale.... See More ... See Less
Ravens' Austin Howard: Not practicing Wednesday
Howard sat out Wednesday's practice due to a knee injury, Jeff Zrebiec of The Baltimore Sun reports.
Howard muddled through with a knee injury in November, so he could be dealing with complications after Week 16's game against the Browns. With the Ravens in the playoff hunt still, Howard will be on the field if he can go. If he's unable to play Sunday against the Bengals, though, the Ravens likely will turn to undrafted rookie Marquice Shakir to fill in at right tackle.... See More ... See Less
Ravens' Austin Howard: Will play Monday
Howard (knee) is officially active for Monday night's game against the Texans.
Howard was listed as questionable but seemed likely to play after practicing fully Friday and Saturday.... See More ... See Less
Ravens' Austin Howard: Questionable for Week 12
Howard is questionable for Monday's game against the Texans with a knee injury, Jeff Zrebiec of The Baltimore Sun reports.
Howard was a new addition to the injury report this week, but practiced fully Friday and Saturday after sitting out to start the week. The 30-year-old is expected to play Monday, which is good news for an offensive line unit that's dealt with injuries for much of the season.... See More ... See Less
Ravens' Austin Howard: Lands in Baltimore
Howard (shoulder) signed with the Ravens on Friday, ESPN's Adam Schefter reports.
Howard was released by the Raiders last week at the start of the third season of a five-year, $30 million contract signed back in 2014. Although a shoulder injury that required January surgery contributed toward a decline in his play last year, Howard's addition in Baltimore figures to provide needed support up front, where Marshal Yanda is the only other experienced option. Now 30 years old, Howard has started 71 games over the past five seasons, so he should compete for the Ravens' first-team gig at right tackle upon his arrival.... See More ... See Less
Austin Howard: Released by Raiders
Howard was released by the Raiders on Friday, Ian Rapoport of the NFL Network reports.
Howard signed a five-year, $30 million deal in March of 2014. Last season was considered a down year for the 30-year-old, but a shoulder injury may have played a factor in his on-field performance. He eventually had surgery on the shoulder in January and will presumably land on another roster in a role providing depth on the line.... See More ... See Less
Raiders' Austin Howard: Still not cleared after offseason surgery
Howard (shoulder) is still awaiting clearance to practice after undergoing offseason shoulder surgery, Scott Bair of CSNBayArea.com reports.
Howard had originally hoped to participate in OTAs and minicamp, but the right tackle will have to wait until at least training camp to make his return to the practice field. Marshall Newhouse could have the clear upper hand on the competition for starting right tackle if Howard misses additional time during training camp.... See More ... See Less
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