Donald Penn Gets Apology from Tampa Bay Buccaneers GM

June 21, 2010   ·     ·   Jump to comments

You can almost imagine something akin to the scene from the first Rocky movie, when the aged Mick is praising Rocky, telling him how great he is, how much he reminds him of another Rocky, Rocky Marciano.
Of course, Mick had found out that Rocky was about to fight for the heavyweight championship with Apollo Creed. He groveled and praised Rocky, to which Rocky simply responded:
"Yeah, but I ain't got no locker."
Perhaps you can visualize Tampa Bay Buccaneer general manager Mark Dominik meeting awkwardly with his left tackle, Donald Penn, prior to last weekend's FanFest at Raymond James Stadium.
"Uh, Donald, listen, about that comment I made, you know, about you being fat and all of that, well, shucks, I was just trying to entertain those suckers, er, I mean season ticket holders and well, I really didn't mean that. I mean how the heck was I to know that some hayseed was in there recording what I said? Heck, I was just joshin, you know. Listen Donald, I...

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