Donald Penn

San Francisco 49ers cornerback Richard Sherman runs through a drill during practice on Aug. 22, 2018, at the team's Santa Clara practice facility. (Ryan Gorcey / S.F. Examiner)

Kolsky: Bold predictions for a new NFL season

The NFL season is just around the corner, so it’s time to…

 

Oakland Raiders wide receivers Dwayne Harris (17), Griff Whalen (13), Martavis Bryant (12) and Johnny Holton (16) walk towards a drill during training camp in August of 2018. (Ryan Gorcey / S.F. Examiner)

Martavis Bryant behind the curve at Oakland Raiders training camp

NAPA, Calif. -- When the Oakland Raiders traded a third-round pick to…

 

Oakland Raiders receiver Jordy Nelson hauls in a pass during individual work at Raiders training camp in Napa, Calif., on July 27, 2018. (Ryan Gorcey / S.F. Examiner)

Oakland Raiders: Without Donald Penn and Khalil Mack, Kolton Miller and Bruce Irvin shine

NAPA -- The last time Derek Carr saw Khalil Mack, the Oakland…

 

Donald Penn will miss the rest of the Raiders' season with a foot injury. (Stan Olszewski/Special to S.F. Examiner)

Raiders place three on PUP list

The Oakland Raiders, ahead of opening training camp on Thursday, have placed…

Donald Penn will miss the rest of the Raiders' season with a foot injury. (Stan Olszewski/Special to S.F. Examiner)
Marshawn Lynch excels in plays that require an outside zone blocking concept. The Raiders’ problem is that the offensive line isn’t as adept at the system. (Mira Laing/Special to S.F. Examiner)

Offensive line takes a step back after Raiders tailor offense to Marshawn Lynch

Bringing in a hometown favorite in Marshawn Lynch added a stronger, beastly…

Marshawn Lynch excels in plays that require an outside zone blocking concept. The Raiders’ problem is that the offensive line isn’t as adept at the system. (Mira Laing/Special to S.F. Examiner)
San Francisco 49ers fullback Kyle Juszczyk (44) carries the ball against the New York Giants at Levi's Stadium in Santa Clara, Calif., on November 12, 2017. (Stan Olszewski/Special to S.F. Examiner)

Pro Bowl rosters announced with one starter from 49ers, four from Raiders

The NFL announced rosters for the Pro Bowl on Tuesday and the…

San Francisco 49ers fullback Kyle Juszczyk (44) carries the ball against the New York Giants at Levi's Stadium in Santa Clara, Calif., on November 12, 2017. (Stan Olszewski/Special to S.F. Examiner)
Donald Penn will miss the rest of the Raiders' season with a foot injury. (Stan Olszewski/Special to S.F. Examiner)

Donald Penn to miss rest of Raiders season — report

The Oakland Raiders were defeated by the Dallas Cowboys at home on…

Donald Penn will miss the rest of the Raiders' season with a foot injury. (Stan Olszewski/Special to S.F. Examiner)
The offensive line’s production has mirrored the Raiders and Marshawn Lynch’s performance this season. (Hector Amezcua/Sacramento Bee/TNS)

Offensive line buoys Raiders’ rise

Amid the Oakland Raiders’ tumultuous 2017, Donald Penn — the club’s sometimes-gregarious…

The offensive line’s production has mirrored the Raiders and Marshawn Lynch’s performance this season. (Hector Amezcua/Sacramento Bee/TNS)
Donald Penn reported to the Oakland Raiders on Wednesday, allowing himself to take his rightful spot protecting Derek Carr’s blindside. (Stan Olszewski/Special to S.F. Examiner)

Raiders offensive lineman ends holdout

Offensive tackle Donald Penn, one of the most important parts of the…

Donald Penn reported to the Oakland Raiders on Wednesday, allowing himself to take his rightful spot protecting Derek Carr’s blindside. (Stan Olszewski/Special to S.F. Examiner)
Derek Carr gets all the attention for the Oakland Raiders’ rise, but it would be a mistake to overlook the impact of his elite offensive line. (Aleah Fajardo/Special to S.F. Examiner)

‘Angry’ offensive line provides foundation for Carr’s rise

In the run up to the Oakland Raiders’ Monday night matchup with…

Derek Carr gets all the attention for the Oakland Raiders’ rise, but it would be a mistake to overlook the impact of his elite offensive line. (Aleah Fajardo/Special to S.F. Examiner)
Oakland Raiders quarterback Derek Carr, seen here against the Kansas City Chiefs on Oct. 16, had a big day in an overtime win against the Tampa Bay Buccaneers on Sunday. (John Sleezer/Kansas City Star/TNS)

Carr overcomes penalties to give Raiders overtime win

With the Oakland Raiders staring at a fourth-and-four with just under two…

Oakland Raiders quarterback Derek Carr, seen here against the Kansas City Chiefs on Oct. 16, had a big day in an overtime win against the Tampa Bay Buccaneers on Sunday. (John Sleezer/Kansas City Star/TNS)
The Raiders are hoping their dominant ways

Raiders aim to continue winning ways on road

Carr, Del Rio kindred spirits as gamblers Donald Penn doesn’t have a…

The Raiders are hoping their dominant ways
Offensive tackle Donald Penn had his bags packed before the Raiders made him offer to return. (Jeff Chiu/AP)

Donald Penn embraces return to Raiders after flirting with Giants

ALAMEDA — Donald Penn’s suitcase was packed and he was all set…

Offensive tackle Donald Penn had his bags packed before the Raiders made him offer to return. (Jeff Chiu/AP)
The Raiders’ offensive line has quietly been the driving force behind one of the most balanced attacks in the NFL this season. (Jeff Haynes/AP)

Five Guys up front fortify Raiders

Few may know their names, but as everyone from quarterback Derek Carr…

The Raiders’ offensive line has quietly been the driving force behind one of the most balanced attacks in the NFL this season. (Jeff Haynes/AP)
Rich Pedroncelli/APAfter a rough 2013 with the Houston Texans

Raiders add offensive lineman Penn

The Raiders filled their void at left tackle on Wednesday by signing…

Rich Pedroncelli/APAfter a rough 2013 with the Houston Texans