Howard was signed by the Philadelphia Eagles as an undrafted free agent following the 2010 NFL Draft on April 27, 2010. He made the 53-man roster and played in four games, starting at left tackle in one game.
In order to better fit into new offensive line coach Howard Mudd's system, Howard lost about 15 pounds to get down to 330 pounds. However, he was waived during final roster cuts on September 3, 2011. Baltimore Ravens
what happens if howard sucks against carolina? nowhere to go then.
Rex did say in the press conference something along the lines:
'Tannebaum is always looking for things to do, we're always evaluating each position, you have no idea who's going to be cut before the season starts and what players will be let go by any and each team'
And I believe he said that in reference to possibly upgrading that RT position even after the fact Hunter was already replaced.