2018 NFL Week 2 Raiders vs. Broncos game time open thread

game we’ve all been waiting for is upon us Womens
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to take on the rival Broncos at Mile High. The Raiders lost to the Rams last
week, while the Broncos edged out Seattle at home. The Raiders will look to keep
Denver from going 2-0, while the Broncos will try to send the Raiders to the
cellar of the AFC West at 0-2. The Raiders’ tackles will face their greatest
challenge this week against the Broncos’ talented edge rushers- Von Miller,
Bradley Chubb and the GOAT Shane Ray.Game details:Location: Sports Authority
Field, Denver COGame time: Sunday www.raidersauthorizedshops.com ,
September 15, 1:25 pm Pacific (4:25 pm ET)TV channel: CBS. West of the
Mississippi and north of Texas except Arizona and a patch in the Northwest (Do I
get the game?)Online streaming: NFL Game Pass (Live audio, replay after it’s
over)Radio: 95.7 The Game, 98.5 KFOX (Brent Musberger, Lincoln Kennedy) | Full
listingsOdds: Broncos are 6.5-point favoritesMatch-up history: Raiders lead
series 62-51-2. Raiders won the last meeting. Broncos won the last two in
DenverAnnouncers: Greg Gumbel Oakland Raiders
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@SilverBlakPrideFacebook: Please like us!Raiders Preseason Wk 3 Film Session:
Donald Penn not so ‘smooth’ at right tackle Pre-season Week 3 saw Raiders host
the Green Bay Packers at the Oakland Coliseum. This game was Donald Penn’s first
action back after rehabbing a lisfranc foot injury this off-season.Donald Penn
not only has to get back in shape but also learn a new position, starting at
Right Tackle for the first time in his career. Penn has earned compliments for
being a great teammate and giving Kolton Miller a chance to develop into a
starting Left Tackle; Offensive Coordinator Greg Olsen even going so far as to
call Penn “smooth” in his transition from left to right.The game against the
Packers was Penn’s true test and while some might say he “passed” it certainly
wasn’t with flying colors. Here is a film breakdown of Penn’s day.FootworkThis
pass set by Penn happened on the Carr bomb downfield to Amari Cooper.Notice how
Donald Penn (playing right tackle) has his left foot back as if he’s still
playing on the left side.Penn’s foot positioning gives up the outside and he
loses balance trying to flip his hips in recovery.Shout out to Doug Martin
showing veteran pass protection savvy by chipping the defensive end and helping
Penn get back in position.The exact same thing happened 2 seasons ago during
Donald Penn’s first time at right tackle. Penn had to step in after the starter
went down against the Saints in Week 1 of 2016.Penn’s foot placement is wrong
even before the snap, which is understandable considering he is switching
positions mid-game.See how an almost identical rep happens here with Penn losing
balance and relying on a tight-end for help.Until Penn gets his feet figured
out, he will get himself in trouble like this.So for the time being Oakland Raiders
 , Gruden will likely have to continue to give Penn help with
running-backs and tight ends staying in to block.Pass ProtectionThis was the
worst rep from Penn on the day. Penn takes a vertical set and works his
shoulders to the sideline.This opens up Penn’s chest for the defender to bull
rush. Penn simply fails to anchor and flat out loses to the pass rusher. This
time Penn fails to identify Matthews screaming off the edge—credit to the
Packer’s defensive coordinator for showing disguised looks.Penn once again is
out of position and extending his arms outside his base. Penn gives just enough
of a knudge for Cook to step up in the pocket but this is still counted as a
hurry.Run Blocking Penn improved as he got more time and played with much better
technique by the 4th series of the game.Penn showcased his athleticism and
strength in the run game a few times. One such play happened with Penn matched
up against All-Pro Clay Matthews.Penn puts the clamps on Matthews who is no
match once the block is secured.Penn had other reps where he showcased his
strength and athleticism like this play against Matthews.Most were in the run
however and it remains to be seen how long the transition will affect Penn and
how much Gruden will have to scheme around Penn’s current pass protection
flaws.Takeaways+ Donald Penn still can push people around and showed off good
power and upper body strength during a few blocks in the run game.+ The savvy
left tackle shows he has a few tricks up his sleeve, even when in bad position,
that will help him survive this transition.+ Penn played better as the game went
on, really only struggled in his first series of the game.— He is still
struggling with transferring weight to his back foot. This is a tough transition
after playing on the Left Side for more than a decade in the NFL. However making
the same mistakes as 2 years ago is not the best sign.— Penn played the worst of
the starting 5 offensive linemen. His shortcomings right now must be schemed
around and defensive coordinators will try to take advantage.
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