The Oakland Raiders are moving franchise cornerstone Donald Penn to the IR. Since signing with Oakland as a free agent in 2014, Penn has been a team captain and critical part in Derek Carr’s emergence in the NFL. Penn has … Continue reading Raiders Offensive Line Devastated By Loss of Penn
Restructured contract — check. Off the PUP list — check. Back at practice — check. At right tackle — ch … wait… what!? Donald Penn trotted on to the Oakland Raiders’ practice field on Tuesday donning his familiar No. 72 … Continue reading Quick Slants: De-Penn-dable Donald is back … at right tackle!?
A Rocky Start… Oakland Raiders’ starting left tackle Donald Penn began his 2017 campaign under scrutiny. The Pro Bowler was a no-show at the outset of the team’s training camp in July. Penn would continue his hold out through the … Continue reading Donald Penn: Film Study
For star first round picks the 5th year extension is usually just a worst-case scenario safety net. As far as the 2014 class that means this is the big money offseason and with J.J. Watt getting worn down by injury, … Continue reading Mack: Raiders Must Back Up The “Brinks” Truck
Just as the Oakland Raiders seem to be turning their season around, quarterback Derek Carr found himself embroiled in a “controversy”. And yes, I specifically put the word controversy in quotations since so much of the problem with today’s debacle showcased … Continue reading Derek Carr Controversy: The Problem with “Sources”
The question on all of Raider Nation’s minds, “Where did it go wrong?” The Oakland Raiders received more bets than any team to win the Super Bowl this season per ESPN, but come the halfway point of the season, things are … Continue reading Where Did It Go Wrong for These Raiders?
The 6-foot-4, 315-pound is set to earn $5.8 million in the final year of his pact with Oakland and ended his holdout Wednesday afternoon, returning to the team.
As his teammates went through the grind in Napa, Penn was in Texas working with Offensive Line and Development Consultant Duke Manyweather. In a two-minute video of a 90-minute workout, Manyweather put Penn through the paces. Continue reading Duke It Out: Raiders’ Penn puts in work
As Raider Nation is keenly aware, highly lauded Oakland Raiders’ left tackle Donald Penn has chosen to “boycott” the team’s training camp for a pay raise as he has expressed disappointment with his current salary and feels he should be paid as a premier NFL tackle should. Continue reading Raider Ramble: One man’s perspective on Penn’s holdout
With all of the recent commotion that Donald Penn has created by holding out of camp, I started to do a little digging into what the Oakland Raiders could soon do to address the left tackle position.
One thing is clear, the NFL above all else is a business, and though sometimes that fact is lost on fans, everyone from players to the people who run the organizations understand this perfectly.
Right now Penn has every right to ask for a raise yet the timing of his decision is less than optimal. Continue reading Eyes on the Future: 3 Left Tackles the Raiders should be looking at
The Oakland Raiders 2017 Training Camp started with a league wide shocking report. Pro Bowl starting left tackle Donald Penn is holding out amidst a contractual dispute. In addition to Penn’s controversial decision, the team’s first round pick, Gareon Conley, got some good news as his legal drama might start to get behind him. Continue reading Raiders Camp: Contract “Penn-ding”