NAPA, Calif. – While there were no real surprises with the Oakland Raiders' first unofficial depth chart, as long as you have been paying attention to the goings-on at training camp, it was somewhat startling to see the effect Pro Bowl left tackle Donald Penn's continued holdout had on said lineup.
Yes, even if you've been paying attention.
With Penn out, the Raiders have flipped Marshall Newhouse, who signed as a free agent this offseason to compete for the starting right tackle position, to the left side and moved second-year player Vadal Alexander to right tackle.
As such, a pair of rookies in seventh-rounder Jylan Ware and fourth-rounder David Sharpe are getting second-team reps at left tackle and right tackle, respectively -- even as Ware was dinged up in practice Sunday and Sharpe sat out with an ankle injury.
Raiders coach Jack Del Rio said Sunday he was "just coaching and waiting" in anticipation of Penn joining the team.
"The O-line," Del Rio said, "we've got a good group of men."
Just with an in-flux depth chart, both officially and unofficially.