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Donald Penn

Donald Penn - #70 - T

Status Active
Height/Weight 6' 5"/ 340 lbs.
Birthday 04/27/1983
Birthplace Los Angeles, CA
College Utah State
Years played 8

Key matchup: Buccaneers OTs vs. Cowboys pass rush

Posted Sept. 20, 2012 @ 12:01 p.m. ET
In Thursday’s Key Matchup, we analyze the battle on the edges in pass-rush situations when the Bucs visit the Cowboys in Week Three.

Buccaneers activate OLT Penn

Posted Aug. 17, 2012 @ 4:29 p.m. ET
The Buccaneers have removed OLT Donald Penn from the active/non-football-injury list Friday, three weeks after suffering a calf injury.

Pivotal season ahead for Bucs OLT Penn

Posted July 29, 2012 @ 5:44 p.m. ET
As the protector of QB Josh Freeman’s blind side, the Bucs are going to need Donald Penn to play better than he did late last season.

Bucs release WR Briscoe, add LB Williams

Posted July 26, 2012 @ 5:01 p.m. ET
The Bucs released WR Dezmon Briscoe and signed former Panthers LB Thomas Williams on Thursday.

Bucs OLT Penn suffers calf injury

Posted July 26, 2012 @ 2:18 p.m. ET
Buccaneers OLT Donald Penn strained a calf muscle while training, the team confirmed on Thursday.

Improved Bucs still have room for OT upgrade

Posted April 29, 2012 @ 10:49 p.m. ET
Finding Josh Freeman a high quality protector off the edge remains a bit of unfinished business for Buccaneers GM Mark Dominik.

Bears-Buccaneers matchup of the day: Wednesday

Posted Oct. 19, 2011 @ 6:52 p.m. ET
Donald Penn is athletic for his size, but he should struggle against Julius Peppers' combination of quickness and strength.

More changes to Pro Bowl rosters

Posted Jan. 24, 2011 @ 12:06 p.m. ET
Seven more players have been added to Pro Bowl rosters on Monday.

Bucs waiting for OLT Penn’s best

Posted Oct. 16, 2010 @ 4:19 p.m. ET
We hear some inside the Buccaneers' organization don't think OLT Donald Penn has played his best yet.

Bucs, OLT Penn end contract stalemate

Posted July 31, 2010 @ 11:12 p.m. ET
The stalemate between OLT Donald Penn and the Buccaneers ended Saturday when Penn signed a new six-year contract. The deal is worth $43 million, according to the St. Petersburg Times.

Penn's new deal could cause friction on Bucs

Posted July 29, 2010 @ 12:21 p.m. ET
The Buccaneers' decision to reward OLT Donald Penn with a lucrative long-term deal could cause friction among the team's other core players who want new deals, too.

Bucs hoping OLT Penn will show up for training camp

Posted June 24, 2010 @ 1:02 p.m. ET
Buccaneers RFA OLT Donald Penn has yet to sign his $3.168 million tender and he hasn't said whether he'll show up on time for training camp July 30, leaving the Bucs with a question mark at a ...

Nine restricted free agents remain unsigned

Posted June 21, 2010 @ 9:57 p.m. ET
Nine restricted free agents remain unsigned, all of whom are potential starters who could wield some leverage despite their RFA status.

Bucs playing hardball with OLT Penn

Posted June 13, 2010 @ 11:18 a.m. ET
Tampa Bay has threatened to reduce its tender offer to unsigned OLT Donald Penn, but, according to "Whispers," the team doesn't have a suitable replacement for him on its roster.

Seahawks' Jackson no lock for starting DE job

Posted Feb. 28, 2010 @ 1:21 p.m. ET
Although new Seahawks head coach Pete Carroll coached him at USC, DE Lawrence Jackson isn't certain to become a starter, according to our NFC Whispers.

Bucs concerned about Penn’s conditioning habits

Posted Jan. 20, 2010 @ 3:28 p.m. ET
The Buccaneers are expected to re-sign OLT Donald Penn, we hear, but sources say it would be no surprise if the team spends an early draft pick on a left tackle this offseason as well.

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