“He’s Hardly An Elite Left Tackle”September 15th, 2011
Donald Penn loves to trash talk and seems to enjoy reacting to and delivering bulletin board material.
So Penn should like this one. In a breakdown of the upcoming Bucs-Vikings game for the Star-Tribune, Minnesota beat writer Mark Craig says Penn isn’t all that.
Penn vs. Jared Allen: A favorable matchup for Allen becomes even moreso with the crowd noise generated inside the Metrodome. Penn got the big payday a few years back, but he’s hardly an elite left tackle. According to ProFootballFocus.com, Penn, a former Vikings’ practice squad player, gave up six sacks, nine more knockdowns and 36 pressures in 2010.
Joe suggests you click on through above to the whole piece.
One take there suggests the young Bucs will struggle in the noise of the Metrodome. Joe can’t argue with that, but that’s not much of a factor when you’re running the ball successfully, which the Bucs desperately have to do.