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Giants free agency rumors 2016: Donald Penn to visit the Giants on Tuesday

The Giants opened holes on their offensive line before the start of free agency. They are visiting with Donald Penn to see if he is an answer.

Kyle Terada-USA TODAY Sports

{Update 4:11 p.m. ET]

Multiple reports have confirmed that Donald Penn will visit the Giants later this week, not today as originally indicated.


Since the New York Giants' thunderous start to free agency, one of the most glaring holes on the roster is at right tackle. They had a day-long visit with free agent left tackle Russell Okung, but he is also mulling contract offers from the Pittsburgh Steelers and Detroit Lions.

It was announced Tuesday morning that Donald Penn, who has been the Oakland Raiders' left tackle for the last two seasons, would be visiting the Giants This is his first team meeting since the start of free agency.

Penn has quietly been one of the top left tackles in the league since signing with the Raiders, having been ranked as a top-10 offensive tackle by Pro Football Focus each of the last two years.

He has been a strong run blocker throughout his career, and -- according to PFF -- has had a pass blocking efficiency of 95.0 both years in Oakland. And despite being 32 years old (33 in April), Penn has missed just 52 snaps over the last 8 seasons, or just 0.6 percent of the total possible snaps.

If Okung opts for a franchise with a clear-cut hole at left tackle, would you approve of the Giants signing Penn?