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Owen Schmitt

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Bengals | Owen Schmitt worked out

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.

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Raiders | Two players released

Mon, 10 Dec 2012 11:14:57 -0800

The Oakland Raiders have released FB Owen Schmitt and CB Ron Bartell.

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Raiders | Owen Schmitt still has chance to make roster

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.

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Raiders | Owen Schmitt working with first team

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.

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Dolphins | Were interested in Owen Schmitt

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.

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Raiders | Owen Schmitt signs

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.

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Raiders | Owen Schmitt to sign

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.

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Raiders | Owen Schmitt has tryout scheduled

Mon, 14 May 2012 22:58:52 -0700

Free-agent FB Owen Schmitt (Eagles) has a tryout scheduled this week with the Oakland Raiders.

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Eagles | Several veterans have expiring contracts

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.

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Eagles | Five players probable

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.

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Eagles | Five practice

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.

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Eagles | Five practice

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.

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Eagles | Expected to have competition at FB

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.

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Eagles | Sign two to 53-man roster

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.

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Bengals | Will work out three players

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.

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Eagles | Will work out two FBs

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.

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Seahawks | Two players released

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.

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Seahawks | Could have decision to make at fullback

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.

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Seahawks | Quinton Ganther could be fifth RB to make cut

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.

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Seahawks | Three players placed on PUP list

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.

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Seahawks | Week 10 Inactives

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.

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Seahawks | Griffith starts Thursday

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.

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Seahawks | Schmitt will not be suspended for policy violation

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.

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Seahawks | Schmitt likely to avoid suspension

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.

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Seahawks | Schmitt pleads guilty to lesser 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.

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Seahawks | Schmitt pleads not guilty

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.

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Seahawks | Schmitt arrested

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.

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Seahawks | Schmitt, Griffith expected to compete for job

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.

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Seahawks | Schmitt could earn starting job

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.

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Seahawks | Weaver game-time decision Week 11

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.

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Seahawks | Schmitt to get some playing time

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.

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Seahawks | Schmitt signs

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.

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Seahawks | O. Schmitt agrees to deal

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.

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Seahawks | Schmitt selected as Strong's replacement

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.

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Browns | Team to meet with Schmitt

Thu, 20 Mar 2008 11:41:02 -0700

The Cleveland Browns will meet with University of West Virginia RB Owen Schmitt Thursday, March 20.

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NFL | Pro Day update: Schmitt

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.

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NFL | Schmitt works out at Pro Day

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.

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Vikings | Team meets with Schmitt

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.

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NFL | Schmitt runs at NFL Combine

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.

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NFL | Schmitt benches at NFL Combine

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.

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NFL | O. Schmitt invited to NFL 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.

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