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 been a vocal leader that has also performed at a top-tier level at left tackle for the Raiders. …
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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 first two pre-season games for the Silver and Black. Subsequently, Penn’s return was the end …
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.
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.
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.
PFF ranks Raiders’ tackle Donald Penn as one of the NFL’s elites. Donald Penn’s dominant season for the Oakland Raiders continues to be analyzed, as PFF recently shared via Twitter. The sheer dominance of Penn’s 2016 campaign continues to impress as the numbers suggest he’s one of the elite blockers in the NFL right now. …