Holmes caught seven passes for 136 yards in Thursday's loss to the Cowboys. He was targeted 11 times and torched Dallas cornerback Brandon Carr on a number of plays.
It was an unlikely breakout game for a player thrust into a leading role in a nationally-televised game. Prior to lighting up Dallas, Holmes had a whopping total of five catches in his career. The opportunity came as a result of the injury to Denarius Moore that kept him out of the game.
Like the new article format? Send us feedback!