This week offensive lineman Donald Penn was cleared to start training camp. Penn was on the Pup list recovering from a Lisfranc foot injury that caused him to miss the final two games of the 2017 season. When Penn showed up on the practice field, the Raiders informed him that he would move to right tackle. The Raiders want first-round draft-pick Kolton Miller to play left tackle.
In an interview with Scott Bair of NBC Sports Bay Area Penn Said this:
I’m not going to play much longer. I want to win. I’ll do whatever it takes to win.”
The last time Penn right tackle was in 2016, he played 24 snaps taking over for the injured Menelik Watson, According to Jimmy Durkin of the Athletic
Dug up this from after Donald Penn's 24 snaps at right tackle in 2016. The key line to me: "I'm not trying to play right again. But if I do, I'll (do) whatever it takes to win." pic.twitter.com/LTiTlt6Blj
— Jimmy Durkin (@Jimmy_Durkin) August 14, 2018
On Monday Penn restructured his contract to remain with the Raiders. Penn played 174 games in his career and 170 of his starts came from left tackle.