Remember all that talk by offensive coordinator Greg Olson about Donald Penn earlier this week? Like most talk from coaches during training camp, the substance can be equated to that of cotton candy. Olson raved about Penn being a “natural” at right offensive tackle. Against the Green Bay Packers, Penn looked out of shape, overmatched
Steve has covered the Raiders in some capacity since their return to Oakland in 1995. He was the full-time beat writer from 1997-2010. for the Contra Costa Times, Oakland Tribune and San Jose Mercury News and covered more than 400 NFL games, including four Super Bowls. He also is the co-author of a recently released book titled "Al Davis: Behind the Raiders Shield."