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Sat, 15 Dec 2012 12:45:52 -0800
The Cincinnati Bengals worked out free-agent FB Owen Schmitt (Raiders) Saturday, Dec. 15, but did not sign him.
Mon, 10 Dec 2012 11:14:57 -0800
The Oakland Raiders have released FB Owen Schmitt and CB Ron Bartell.
Wed, 27 Jun 2012 13:48:42 -0700
Oakland Raiders FB Owen Schmitt has a chance to make the final roster even though FB Marcel Reece is on the roster. Schmitt could be used in short-yardage situations and has a history with offensive coordinator Greg Knapp.
Sat, 16 Jun 2012 05:23:15 -0700
Oakland Raiders FB Owen Schmitt worked with the first-team offense quite a bit during minicamp and appears to be making a hard push for the starting job. Head coach Dennis Allen said Schmitt is one of the candidates for the short-yardage role filled by former RB Michael Bush in recent years.
Wed, 16 May 2012 22:21:43 -0700
The Miami Dolphins were interested in signing FB Owen Schmitt, who ended up signing with the Oakland Raiders. The Dolphins appeared to be serious about adding a veteran fullback.
Tue, 15 May 2012 21:33:39 -0700
Updating a previous report, the Oakland Raiders signed free-agent FB Owen Schmitt (Eagles) Tuesday, May 15. Terms of the deal were undisclosed.
Tue, 15 May 2012 16:55:42 -0700
The Oakland Raiders will sign free-agent FB Owen Schmitt (Eagles) to a one-year deal, according to a source with knowledge of the situation. Financial terms weren't given. FB Marcel Reece has yet to sign his exclusive-rights tender offer and isn't working out in voluntary activities.
Mon, 14 May 2012 22:58:52 -0700
Free-agent FB Owen Schmitt (Eagles) has a tryout scheduled this week with the Oakland Raiders.
Mon, 02 Jan 2012 22:00:22 -0800
Philadelphia Eagles DL Victor Abiamiri, RB Ronnie Brown, DL Antonio Dixon, OT King Dunlap, WR DeSean Jackson, DL Derek Landri, DL Trevor Laws, OG Evan Mathis, FB Owen Schmitt, WR Steve E. Smith and QB Vince Young are all veteran with contracts set to expire, so the team will have decisions to make about their futures.
Sat, 05 Nov 2011 11:52:53 -0700
Philadelphia Eagles FB Owen Schmitt (groin), OTs King Dunlap (back) and Winston Justice (knee), LB Akeem Jordan (concussion) and FS Nate Allen (knee) fully participated in practice Saturday, Nov. 5, and are listed as probable for Week 9.
Fri, 04 Nov 2011 16:17:10 -0700
Philadelphia Eagles FS Nate Allen (knee), OT King Dunlap (back), LB Akeem Jordan (concussion), OT Winston Justice (knee) and FB Owen Schmitt (groin) were able to practice Friday, Nov. 4. Each is expected to play in the Week 9 game Monday, Nov. 7, against the Chicago Bears.
Thu, 03 Nov 2011 12:55:26 -0700
Philadelphia Eagles S Nate Allen (knee), OT King Dunlap (back), OT Winston Justice (knee), DL Juqua Parker (ankle) and RB Owen Schmitt (groin) practiced in full Thursday, Nov. 3.
Wed, 29 Jun 2011 06:42:03 -0700
Philadelphia Eagles FBs Owen Schmitt and Stanley Havili are expected to compete for the starting fullback job during training camp. FB Leonard Weaver could also be part of the battle during camp.
Mon, 13 Sep 2010 15:54:44 -0700
The Philadelphia Eagles have announced the signings of FB Owen Schmitt (Seahawks) and TE Garrett Mills to the 53-man roster. Mills had previously been on the Eagles practice squad.
Mon, 13 Sep 2010 12:26:20 -0700
The Cincinnati Bengals will work out unrestricted free-agent C Justin Hartwig (Steelers), WR Dexter M. Jackson (Buccaneers) and FB Owen Schmitt (Seahawks) this week, according to NFL Network's Jason La Canfora.
Mon, 13 Sep 2010 09:22:50 -0700
The Philadelphia Eagles will work out unrestricted free-agent FB Jason S. Davis (Jets) and FB Owen Schmitt (Seahawks), reports Les Bowen, of the Philadelphia Daily News.
Mon, 06 Sep 2010 09:40:17 -0700
The Seattle Seahawks have released FB Owen Schmitt and DL Kevin Vickerson, according to Seahawks.com's Clare Farnsworth.
Wed, 01 Sep 2010 19:40:15 -0700
Seattle Seahawks FB Owen Schmitt is the team's only true fullback, but RB Quinton Ganther is capable of playing the role, reports Danny O'Neil, of The Seattle Times. Schmitt might not be released from the team, but the Seahawks could consider letting him go when they need to reduce their roster size.
Fri, 13 Aug 2010 15:26:58 -0700
Seattle Seahawks RB Quinton Ganther (head) could make the final cuts because of his versatility, reports The Seattle Times' Danny O'Neil. Seattle typically keeps three running backs and two fullbacks, but because of the premium placed on tight ends in their system, they'll likely only keep FB Owen Schmitt. Ganther can play some fullback as well as feature on special teams, which could secure a final spot on the 53-man roster. Ganther missed a practice this week after taking a hit to the head in a scrimmage Sunday, Aug. 8.
Sat, 31 Jul 2010 09:19:02 -0700
The Seattle Seahawks have placed OG Chester Pitts (knee), CB Josh Pinkard (undisclosed) and FB Owen Schmitt (elbow) have been placed on the Physically Unable to Perform list, reports Eric Williams, of the Tacoma News Tribune.
Sun, 15 Nov 2009 12:24:31 -0800
The Seattle Seahawks have declared TE Cameron Morrah, DL Derek Walker, SS Jamar Adams, OL Mansfield Wrotto, OT Michael Gibson, QB Mike Teel, FB Owen Schmitt, DL Red Bryant inactive for Week 10.
Fri, 04 Sep 2009 07:29:12 -0700
Danny O'Neil, of The Seattle Times, reports Seattle Seahawks FB Justin Griffith started at fullback in the team's preseason game Thursday, Sept. 3, and may have supplanted FB Owen Schmitt as the starter.
Sat, 22 Aug 2009 14:26:02 -0700
Eric Williams, of the Tacoma News Tribune, reports Seattle Seahawks FB Owen Schmitt has been fined two game checks for violating the league's substance abuse policy but will not be suspended, according to a league spokesperson. Schmitt was charged with driving under the influence during the offseason and pleaded guilty to a lesser charge of reckless driving.
Wed, 22 Jul 2009 15:19:28 -0700
Mike Sando, of ESPN.com, reports Seattle Seahawks FB Owen Schmitt likely will not face suspension from the NFL after pleading guilty to a reckless driving charge.
Wed, 22 Jul 2009 13:48:15 -0700
Danny O'Neil, of The Seattle Times, reports Seattle Seahawks FB Owen Schmitt pleaded guilty to reckless driving Wednesday, July 22, according to his attorney. Schmitt was originally charged with driving under the influence but plead guilty to the lesser charge. Schmitt was sentenced to 365 days in jail, but 364 days of that sentence were suspended. The suspended portion of the sentence will not be served so long as he obeys the conditions of conduct from the court. The final day in jail was converted into 24 hours of community service. He must pay $2,130 in fines and other costs. He also will serve two years of probation.
Tue, 07 Jul 2009 15:33:52 -0700
Danny O'Neil, of The Seattle Times, reports Seattle Seahawks FB Owen Schmitt pleaded not guilty at his arraignment on a suspicion of driving under the influence charge.
Thu, 25 Jun 2009 12:30:30 -0700
Danny O'Neil, of The Seattle Times, reports Seattle Seahawks FB Owen Schmitt was arrested Saturday, June 20, on suspicion of drunken driving.
Fri, 22 May 2009 10:58:33 -0700
Eric Williams, of the Tacoma News Tribune, reports Seattle Seahawks FB Owen Schmitt and FB Justin Griffith (knee) are expected to compete for the starting fullback job during training camp.
Sat, 21 Mar 2009 12:13:59 -0700
Eric Williams, of the Tacoma News Tribune, reports Seattle Seahawks FB Owen Schmitt may have the opportunity to earn the starting fullback job this season.
Sat, 15 Nov 2008 04:23:51 -0800
The Associated Press reports Seattle Seahawks FB Leonard Weaver (ribs) will be a game-time decision for Week 11 with bruised ribs. If Weaver can't play, FB Owen Schmitt would start.
Fri, 31 Oct 2008 14:36:49 -0700
Scott M. Johnson, of The Everett Herald, reports Seattle Seahawks head coach Mike Holmgren said FB Owen Schmitt will get some playing time in the team's Week 9 game.
Fri, 25 Jul 2008 11:29:55 -0700
The Sports Network reports the Seattle Seahawks signed fifth-round draft pick FB Owen Schmitt to a multi-year deal Friday, July 25. Financial terms of the deal were not disclosed.
Mon, 14 Jul 2008 16:59:57 -0700
Adam Caplan, of Scout.com, reports Seattle Seahawks FB Owen Schmitt agreed to a four-year deal Monday, July 14. He will receive a $158,000 signing bonus as well as base salaries of $295,000, $385,000, $470,000 and $555,000 in each of the next four seasons.
Tue, 29 Apr 2008 01:06:48 -0700
Frank Hughes, of the Tacoma News Tribune, reports the Seattle Seahawks drafted FB Owen Schmitt to serve as the replacement for former FB Mack Strong, who retired during the 2007 season. During college, Schmitt broke or dented 11 facemasks while blocking opponents. He is able to block, run and catch the football.
Thu, 20 Mar 2008 11:41:02 -0700
The Cleveland Browns will meet with University of West Virginia RB Owen Schmitt Thursday, March 20.
Fri, 14 Mar 2008 00:06:23 -0700
Updating a previous item, West Virginia FB Owen Schmitt measured a 31 1/2-inch vertical jump and a 9-foot-9 broad jump at his Pro Day Thursday, March 13.
Thu, 13 Mar 2008 14:39:21 -0700
West Virginia University RB Owen Schmitt worked out at his school's Pro Day Thursday, March 13. Schmitt ran a 4.72 40-yard dash, a 4.11-second short shuttle, a 6.85-second three-cone drill and an 11.85-second long shuttle. He measured in at 6-foot-2 and 249 pounds. Schmitt performed mostly fullback drills, but did some halfback and tight end work as well. He did not drop a single pass all day.
Mon, 25 Feb 2008 11:48:50 -0800
Minnesota Vikings head coach Brad Childress said he spoke with West Virginia FB Owen Schmitt at the 2008 Senior Bowl. Childress said he wasn't sure if Schmitt was on the team's list of 60 to talk to again.
Sun, 24 Feb 2008 13:48:08 -0800
West Virginia FB Owen Schmitt unofficially ran the 40-yard dash in 4.70 seconds and 4.75 seconds at the NFL Scouting Combine Sunday, Feb. 24.
Sun, 24 Feb 2008 09:47:21 -0800
University of West Virginia FB Owen Schmitt completed 26 repetitions on the 225-pound bench press at the NFL Scouting Combine.
Sat, 02 Feb 2008 01:46:43 -0800
John Murphy, of Yahoo! Sports, reports West Virginia FB Owen Schmitt has been invited to the 2008 NFL Combine.