Raiders expect Penn to see some action after ending holdout

FILE - In this Sunday, Oct. 23, 2016 file photo, Oakland Raiders tackle Donald Penn (72) watches from the sideline during the second half of an NFL football game against the Jacksonville Jaguars in Jacksonville, Fla. Pro Bowl left tackle Donald Penn has ended his holdout with the Oakland Raiders. Penn reported for practice on Wednesday, Aug. 23, 2017 after holding out for 26 days. Penn was looking for an improved contract but general manager Reggie McKenzie said earlier in training camp that he would not negotiate a new deal with Penn until he arrived at camp. (AP Photo/Phelan M. Ebenhack, File)

ALAMEDA, Calif. (AP) Oakland Raiders Pro Bowl left tackle Donald Penn is expected to get on the field for at least a few plays this week after ending his lengthy contract holdout.

Penn stayed away from the team for 26 days before finally reporting on Wednesday just as practice started. Penn practiced again on Thursday and is expected to travel with the team to Dallas before Saturday night’s exhibition game against the Cowboys.

“We’ll get him a few reps,” coach Jack Del Rio said. “We’re not going to play him long, but we’ll probably get him a few reps in the game.”

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