Donald Penn


Quick Slants: De-Penn-dable Donald is back at right tackle!?

Donald Penn trotted on to the Oakland Raiders’ practice field on Tuesday donning his familiar No. 72 at a very peculiar spot on the offensive line. Restructured contract — check. Off the PUP list — check. Back at practice — check. At right tackle — what!? They talked to me about it, about trying it …

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Derek Carr Controversy: The Problem with “Sources”

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 an issue with today’s sports writing, which is “sources.” “Sources” Early yesterday, Miko Grimes, wife …

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Duke It Out: Raiders’ Penn puts in work

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.

Raiders OT Donald Penn

Eyes on the Future: 3 Left Tackles the Raiders should be looking at

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.

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