The Raiders hadn’t given East Bay faithful much reason to cheer. They struggled through a difficult home slate, with more losses than they would’ve liked.
Raiders right tackle Austin Howard suffered a knee injury during a come-from-behind victory over the Denver Broncos, an ailment that ended his season prematurely.
ALAMEDA –- The Raiders are down two starters heading into Sunday’s game against the Green Bay Packers.
DENVER – Raiders safety Nate Allen injured the same knee last week that put him on short-term injured reserve earlier in the year, leaving a void at strong safety.