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Raiders are full of vets who went from stars to struggling, what happened?

The Oakland Raiders completely revamped their roster this offseason. Among the numerous additions were four veterans that were once considered some of the elite stars of the NFL, but now find themselves struggling to get respect. LaMarr Woodley, Donald Penn, Maurice Jones Drew and Matt Schaub were all guys who were considered among the elite at their respective positions. But as...
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Oakland Raiders: What happened to Donald Penn?

This is the second piece in our series profiling veterans acquired by the Oakland Raiders during free agency. As has been noted over and over again, the Raiders signed a number of guys who many believe could be well past their prime if not on their way out of the league. That is because most of those guys have two things in common: advanced age and signs of decline in their play...
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Oakland Raiders: Left tackle and center are locked up

It seems that there are two offensive linemen that have shown they deserve a starting position this coming season for the Oakland Raiders. Those guys are left tackle Donald Penn and center Stefan Wisniewski. In fact, last Tuesday in an interview with the Bay Area News Group, head coach Dennis Allen said those were the only two set positions on the line. Wisniewski is three-year...
8 days ago  |  Discuss

Raiders Rumors: Oakland to run the ball heavily in 2014

Despite drafting a pass rusher at #5 in May's draft, Oakland has been beefing up their offense. After the addition of QB Derek Carr in round two, free agent offensive linemen Donald Penn and Austin Howard, running back Maurice Jones-Drew, and WR DeSean Jackson, the Raiders' offense is looking like a viable set for the upcoming season.#492040023 / gettyimages.comEven with...
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16 days ago  |  Discuss

Raiders’ Donald Penn: We’re gonna run until the defense stops us

Raiders left tackle Donald Penn stated on SiriusXM NFL Radio that they’re run the ball this coming season until the opposing defense stops them. Donald Penn @DPENN70: We're gonna run the ball, run the ball, then run it again, until the defense stops us. #SXMNFL #Raiders — SiriusXM NFL Radio (@SiriusXMNFL) July 8, 2014 Let’s just hope both Darren McFadden and Maurice Jones...
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17 days ago  |  Discuss

Donald Penn: Matt Schaub has been impressive

Raiders left tackle Donald Penn told The Post Game that he’s been very impressed with Matt Schaub this offseason. var ACE_AR = {Site: '898551', Size: '468060', CallType: 'IFRAME'}; Loading... ZergNet The post Donald Penn: Matt Schaub has been impressive appeared first on Pro Football Zone.
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Mentorship by Oakland Raiders Veteran continues on Twitter after Mini Camp

This tweet between Raiders LT Donald Penn and rookie OG Gabe Jackson came out recently and it caught my eye immediately. This is good news! It may not seem like it on the surface, but look a little deeper. “@bigsmooth61: Feels good to be back in MS!!!”make sure u working out there lil homie — Donald Penn (@DPENN70) June 30, 2014 Donald Penn is a veteran and he is mentoring...
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Donald Penn sees great potential in Menelik Watson

The Oakland Raiders drastically upgraded their roster over the off season while placing much of their focus on improving play in the trenches on both sides of the ball. When the 2014 season starts, the Raiders very well could have up to four new starters along the offensive line including two new starting tackles, one who is just beginning his career and one who is on the backside...
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June 11, 2014  |  Discuss

Report: Donald Penn may soon be replaced

As each day passes, it seems as if there are more and more that suggest the Buccaneers will be giving the offense a new look — personnel wise. We now know it’ll begin with the offensive line and the first one that may be replaced is left tackle Donald Penn.  Penn was the first to criticize his poor play after the 2013 season concluded. From being beat consistently in Week 1...
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February 25, 2014  |  Discuss

Tampa Bay Buccaneers Donald Penn not making weight

Donald Penn is a 30-year-old offensive tackle. Nobody expects him to be svelte. The Tampa Bay Buccaneers do expect a certain level of conditioning from the anchor of their offensive line and they are just not getting it. Please click here to read this story. The post Tampa Bay Buccaneers Donald Penn not making weight appeared first on Players View.
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May 27, 2013  |  Discuss
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