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Donald Penn

The much maligned offensive line, of the Tampa Bay Buccaneers has been heavily criticized of late for failing to live up to the vaunted expectations that comes with having so many high draft picks and resources spent on it. Many thought the 2009 season was going to be the coming out party sort of speak… Read More

With the Tampa Bay Buccaneers concluding their second round of OTAs this week. There’s been several interesting subplots rise to the surface. From the potential of offensive coordinator Greg Olson installing a version of the “wildcat” which could see both Josh’s on the field at the same time to Kareem Huggins chances of becoming the… Read More

Tampa Bay Buccaneers’ starting left tackle, Donald Penn, who’s a restricted free agent, has been at odds with management over his second consecutive one-year offer,  exasperated over the lack of a long term contract extension Penn’s weight ballooned up to well over 350 pounds last season. Re-channeling his energy in a more positive way this… Read More

The Tampa Bay Buccaneers were busy Friday morning. Management met with Rocky Arceneaux, the representative for restricted free agent left tackle Donald Penn in Indianapolis, at the Scouting Combine to inform him, that his client will have the highest possible tender placed on him based on the rules governing an uncapped season in the Collective… Read More

With news breaking that the Buccaneers plan on placing the highest possible tender on starting left tackle Donald Penn for 2010, and seeing as he was angered last season over the lack of talks with the organization on a long term contract. Don’t expect him to suddenly be doing back flips over the current news… Read More

The Buccaneers will be placing the highest possible tender on left tackle Donald Penn. Penn, who lacks the necessary six-years of accredited service to become an unrestricted free agent based on the owners opting out of the CBA and 2010 being an uncapped year reports Jason La Canfora of NFL.com. Penn who has a higher… Read More

The popular perception among fans, media pundits and TV analyst  - and it's one that I shared - is that the Tampa Bay Buccaneers offensive line at the beginning of the 2009 season was a strength of the team. However, they under preformed as a unit throughout the season, struggling mightily as the season wore… Read More

Earlier this week we told are loyal readers of the site about the Buccaneers having concerns about left tackle Donald Penn's weight. It now seems Rick Stroud, of the St.Petersburg Times was able to get a close up of the scale Penn was standing on. Penn who is listed at 6-feet-5 and 305 on the… Read More

With the Tampa Bay Buccaneers 2009 season over, there has been wide spread sweeping rumors floating around the web with regards to several players that saw significant playing time. The way the team played as a whole, changes are diffidently needed on both offense and defense. But the bigger question is will General manager Mark… Read More

At the completion of practice on Wednesday, several Tampa Bay Buccaneers players spoke with the media. Starting quarterback Josh Freeman talked about the possibility of upsetting the Saints...the unorthodox coverages the Saints run behind there blitz packages...Tackle Donald Penn spoke about the Saints defensive ends Will Smith and Charles Grant...commitment to the running game...Receiver Maurice… Read More

If your one of the few fans prone to taking what former players say as gospel, then ex-Buc Warren Sapp nailed it this off-season, when he rated Bucs starting left tackle Donald Penn as a top five left tackle in the league. Through three dismal outings, the lone constant has been the play of Penn… Read More

In eleven days a new chapter in Buccaneers history will be ushered in. With the team scheduled to report on 31, July. The teams' first training camp practice under the guidance of new head coach Raheem Morris is to take place the following morning. With Morris the preacher of intense violent physical smash mouth controlled… Read More

With two players figuring to play prominent roles this coming fall still M.I.A. this off-season in middle linebacker Barrett Ruud & left tackle Donald Penn amidst contract disputes Rod Wilson and James Lee have been getting plenty of action with the first teams. CB Kyle Arrington was carted off the field when he went airborne… Read More

Jim Flynn, of PewterReport.com has a good interview with Tampa Bay Buccaneers new offensive line coach Pete Mangurian, Mangurian has a history with Raheem Morris, the hand picked coach to take the team to the promise land, but what many might not have known is that he has also worked with the teams new offensive… Read More