Oak­land Raiders

USA TODAY Sports Weekly - - AFC WEST - Con­tribut­ing: Michael Mid­dle­hurst-Schwartz

LT Don­ald Penn re­ported last week af­ter miss­ing most of the month in a con­tract dis­pute.

“It’s good to have him back,” head coach Jack Del Rio said.

There is still no new deal, but Penn said, “We have a great owner, a great GM ( Reg­gie McKen

zie). I came in here and put my trust in them. I am go­ing to sit here and wait. Con­trol what I can con­trol. I didn’t want to be gone. No­body wants to be gone. But some­times you have to do some stuff that you don’t want to do.

“I am happy it is over with, and hope­fully we can move for­ward and get some stuff done, and get this thing rolling. Any­thing I can do to help my team. I came back for them.”

Penn played 19 snaps in last week­end’s 24-20 loss to Dal­las.

Mar­shall Ne­w­house started at left tackle and Vadal Alexan­der at right tackle, but Ne­w­house is ex­pected to switch to the left side with Penn back.

Rookie watch: On the sec­ond day of camp, S Obi Meli­fon-wu (sec­ond round) in­jured an an­kle and didn’t play in the first two pre­sea­son games. Last week­end, he played 22 snaps on de­fense and added 13 on spe­cial teams. ... DT Treyvon Hester (sev­enth round) had a sack, tackle for loss and a quar­ter­back hit. ... Un­drafted free-agent LB Ni­cho

las Mor­row played 31 de­fen­sive snaps and 12 on spe­cial teams.

Note­wor­thy: Say­ing “I am locked in,” QB Derek Carr com­pleted 13 of 17 passes for 144 yards and two touch­downs for a passer rat­ing of 140.3. WRs Amari Cooper (78 yards) and Cor­dar

relle Pat­ter­son (30 yards) had the touch­downs. Pat­ter­son, who doesn’t be­lieve in tak­ing touch­backs, had two kick­off re­turns for 48 yards. They were from 8 and 6 yards deep and only reached the 19- and 15-yard lines, re­spec­tively.

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