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Tuesday web roundup: Oakland Raiders

Five Oakland Raiders Ready To Break Out In 2015 Together with tackle Donald Penn , the left side of the Oakland offensive line is ... The Raiders selected the former Cougar with the 12th overall pick in ... Oakland Raiders linebacker Sio Moore placed on PUP list Oakland Raiders: July 27, 2015 - Oakland Raiders linebacker was placed on the [Active] Physically Unable to Perform...
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1 day ago  |  Discuss

Best Raiders Twitter follows and one Raider who disappeared from Twitter

The Oakland Raiders, much like every other NFL team, is full of players who enjoy making use of social media. Some are on social media as a way to promote their brand but some are on there just to have fun. Here are four Raiders players who are entertaining follows on Twitter and one who used to be but has suddenly disappeared from Twitter. 5. Donald Penn He may not be as funny as...
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7 days ago  |  Discuss

Five unsigned free agents who could help a lot of NFL teams

In a sport that has become nearly a year-round endeavor, right now is the only somewhat dead time in the National Football League. It’s a period when teams are waiting for training camp to arrive, the proverbial calm before the storm. As a result, not much player movement is happening; team-building for 2015 is already complete. Free agency and the draft are in the rearview mirror...
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15 days ago  |  Discuss

Do the Miami Dolphins have the worst fan base?

So my fellow Dolphins fans, apparently Emory University conducted a study and determined that based on certain metrics that we are the worst fan base in the NFL. I am not going to get into the numbers that were used like tickets prices, tickets sales and yada yada. There are so many things that make no sense in it. However, I keep hearing how bad of a fan base we are and quite frankly...
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15 days ago  |  Discuss

Why 2015 could be rough for Raiders tackle Donald Penn

Honestly, no one expected Donald Penn to amount to more than a transitional player, making way for a 2015 draft pick to take his starting spot. Reggie McKenzie didn’t choose a tackle with anything resembling a high pick. That should give Penn cause to believe his is the Raiders’ left tackle for the foreseeable future. As we progress toward kickoff, Carr’s blindside protector...
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15 days ago  |  Discuss

Three reasons 2014 Tampa Bay Buccaneers Season was a colossal failure

Before we move ahead, we need to look back and figure out what happened to the trainwreck that was the 2014 season. We can predict a little better how the Tampa Bay Buccaneers will perform next season by first analyzing why things went so horribly wrong last. While it’s easy to just say “Lovie Smith can’t coach anymore the game has passed him by” there is no evidence of...
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17 days ago  |  Discuss

Five players the Oakland Raiders need to see more of

The Oakland Raiders are on the back end of a rebuild that began with tearing the team down to the studs. Since then, Reggie McKenzie has tried to build the team through the draft while trying to stay afloat with free agent rentals. As we all know, the free agent rentals have not been all that successful outside of Charles Woodson and Donald Penn. The draft picks on the other hand...
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18 days ago  |  Discuss

Weekend web roundup: Oakland Raiders

Oakland Raiders Defensive Coordinator Ken Norton, Jr. Making ... Oakland Raiders: July 3, 2015 - Raiders Defensive Coordinator Ken Norton, Jr. has only been with the Silver and Black for a few months, but is already making a ... What condition the Raiders position is in: Offensive tackle The left side of the Raiders line is home to Donald Penn, who defied expectations last...
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23 days ago  |  Discuss

Raiders raving over C Rodney Hudson: 'I think he’s a rising star at the O-line position'

Oakland Raiders center Rodney Hudson came from the Chiefs as a relative unknown, but he has impressed his coaches and teammates throughout OTAs and the team is feeling good about the potential of their offensive line with him in the lineup. “Watching him out here, I am like, ‘Oh, you’re worth every penny you got,’” said veteran tackle Donald Penn, via Raiders.com. ...
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June 18, 2015  |  Discuss

New Raiders center Hudson 'worth every penny' of his new contract

Rodney Hudson inked a big five-year contract to join the Silver and Black this offseason.After watching him in practice, Raiders tackle Donald Penn understands why.“Watching him out here, I am like, ‘Oh, you’re worth every penny you got,’" Penn told CSN Bay Area. "He is a very good penny, so I am looking forward to (playing with him). He is going to man that middle and we’re...
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June 12, 2015  |  Discuss

Rodney Hudson turning heads at Radiers OTAs

All eyes are on Oakland Raiders center Rodney Hudson after he signed a five-year, $44.5 million deal in the offseason, reports CSN Bay Area. And it looks like he's living up to the hype so far at OTAs and mincamp, impressing coaches and players alike. “Rodney’s done a terrific job. He’s been more than what we anticipated,” Raiders offensive coordinator Bill Musgrave...
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June 11, 2015  |  Discuss

Rodney Hudson turning heads at Raiders OTAs

All eyes are on Oakland Raiders center Rodney Hudson after he signed a five-year, $44.5 million deal in the offseason, reports CSN Bay Area. And it looks like he's living up to the hype so far at OTAs and mincamp, impressing coaches and players alike. “Rodney’s done a terrific job. He’s been more than what we anticipated,” Raiders offensive coordinator Bill Musgrave...
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June 11, 2015  |  Discuss

Five best moves made by Raiders general manager Reggie McKenzie

Yesterday, I wrote about the five worst moves made by Oakland Raiders general manager Reggie McKenzie. The piece was inspired by a Raiders.com piece noting how every player on the 90 man roster came to be a part of the Silver and Black. With only five players still on the team from the pre Reggie McKenzie era, I thought it would be good to look at McKenzie’s biggest successes and...
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June 10, 2015  |  Discuss

Offensive Line Concerns? Tampa Bay Buccaneers Offensive Line cannot get worse than last year

Across the board the Tampa Bay Buccaneers Offensive Line could not have been any worse last year if they tried. First Bucs head coach John McKay once quipped “I’m In favor for it” when asked “How do you feel about the execution of your offensive line”!! Well I’m sure Lovie would feel the same way some 40 years later! Lets go over the positions and compare 2014 to 2o15...
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June 04, 2015  |  Discuss

Left tackle Donald Penn optimistic about Raiders in 2015

ALAMEDA, Calif. (AP) Donald Penn isn't getting much sleep at home these days, not with a 2-month-old daughter to take care of. The Oakland Raiders' veteran left tackle has been trying to catch up at nights following the team's offseason workouts. Even then, there hasn't been much time to rest. With a new offensive system to learn and a new line coach to work with - not to mention...
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June 02, 2015  |  Discuss

Donald Penn excited about the direction of the new Raiders offense

Donald Penn is already enjoying this new Raiders regime.Oakland's big offensive tackle (and sometimes tight end) lauded Oakland's new offensive direction under coordinator Bill Musgrave in an interview on SiriusXM NFL Radio.“He really has a great football mind, and he has a really great knack for that offense," Penn said of his new offensive coordinator. "He really knows what everybody...
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June 01, 2015  |  Discuss

Raiders tackle Donald Penn to be featured on TV show “Tanked”

Oakland Raiders offensive tackle Donald Penn will be featured during the upcoming season of “Tanked” on Animal Planet. The show features a business based out of Las Vegas Nevada that builds elaborate fish tanks for its customers. The upcoming season is focused on customers who are celebrities of some sort and Penn is one of the celebrities who will be featured. Other celebrity...
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June 01, 2015  |  Discuss

What the Raiders get from each seventh round pick

As a result of day three trade backs, for the second year in a row, the Oakland Raiders had three draft picks in the seventh round. What can I say, Reggie McKenzie loves day three of the draft. With those three seventh rounders, the Raiders drafted offensive tackle Anthony Morris, wide receiver Andre Dubose and corner back Dexter McDonald. Here is what the Raiders got with each pick...
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May 03, 2015  |  Discuss

Who Should the Raiders Target in Round Two?

La’el Collins View image | gettyimages.com I don’t know how much homework the Raiders have done on the ongoing investigation, which Collins seems to be involved in.  But, if he’s truly not a suspect and the Raiders have knowledge of that, they could end up getting a steal in round two.  Austin Howard can’t be trusted for another year, so picking Collins would help...
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May 01, 2015  |  Discuss

Oakland Raiders player tweets selfie while getting surprise drug test by NFL

Oakland Raiders left tackle, Donald Penn, tweeted a picture of himself as someone drew blood from his arm for a surprise drug test from the NFL: Perks of playing in the @nfl @nflcommish have random people come 2 your house n draw your blood during the offseason pic.twitter.com/fbgdiAO4cE — Donald Penn (@DPENN70) March 30, 2015 Penn did not seem too happy about the event and it’s...
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March 31, 2015  |  Discuss

3 Positional Needs the Raiders Could Address in Round One

Wide Receiver  View image | gettyimages.com During this offseason, the Raiders set a priority on adding a top flight wide receiver for the young Derek Carr to throw to next season.  We saw this to be true as the team offered contracts to a multitude of wide receivers.  Unfortunately, they failed to add a top flight wide receiver during the offseason, and they’re stuck...
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March 29, 2015  |  Discuss

Looking at starters from 2014 that the Raiders need to try and upgrade

The Oakland Raiders have a number of starters who will not be returning in 2015 and who will need to be replaced. Both starting corners, for example, will be free agents who are unlikely to be brought back. But there are also guys who were starters in 2014 who are expected to come back and who likely expect that they will be starters once again. Some of those guys deserve their starting...
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January 28, 2015  |  Discuss

Looking at how bad the Raiders’ 2014 free agent class was

The Oakland Raiders were only able to manager three wins in 2014 and a large part of the reason has been attributed to their poor free agent class. After two years of deconstructing the team and getting rid of bad contracts, the Raiders were finally ready to build. But despite entering the free agent period with the most cap space of any team in the league, the Raiders finished with...
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January 09, 2015  |  Discuss

WATCH: Oakland Raiders O-Lineman Donald Penn Catches Touchdown Pass Against 49ers

The life of an offensive lineman is pretty straightforward. Lift weights and eat like a horse so you can get big and strong and push people around like they were peas on your dinner plate. No where in the job description is there anything about 'scoring' and 'glory.' So when the Raiders decided to call the number of big 340 pound Donald Penn it was a rare opportunity.One that he...
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December 08, 2014  |  Discuss

Sparano savors 1st win with Raiders

ALAMEDA, Calif. (AP) Tony Sparano gathered the Oakland Raiders in a victorious locker room and praised them for sticking together through a 16-game losing streak. Left tackle Donald Penn then presented Oakland's interim coach with a game ball that was well earned. Since taking over from the fired Dennis Allen after four games, Sparano has made the Raiders much more competitive despite...
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November 21, 2014  |  Discuss
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