Austin Howard visited Saints

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The Saints are exploring a possible addition to their offensive line.

Ian Rapoport of NFL Media reports that tackle Austin Howard visited with the team. The Ravens opted not to pick up their option on Howard’s contract for 2018.

Howard started every game at right tackle for the Ravens last year after joining the team in August. He spent the previous three seasons with the Raiders, but was dropped by Oakland last summer.

Howard also started 32 games over two years with the Jets and has 88 career NFL starts. He’d be a backup to left tackle Terron Armstead and right tackle Ryan Ramczyk if he lands a job with the Saints, however. The Saints have also brought back Jermon Bushrod as a depth option in the wake of Senio Kelemete moving on to the Texans.

1 responses to “Austin Howard visited Saints

  1. you wanna be a reserve on that squad big fella? well be warned backing up terron armstead means you gonna get some pt, think you can handle it? cuz if you cant you gonna have DB’s blood on your hands and a whole bunch of angry whodats on your door step. Dont want that!

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