Owen Schmitt

#44RB,
Height: 6' 2"
Weight: 250
Born:
College: West Virginia
Birth Place: Fairfax, Virginia
Draft: 2008 5th round (28th pick) by the
  • Raiders' Del Rio on Megtatron: 'He's here as a guest. He's not here to play'
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    Raiders' Del Rio on Megtatron: 'He's here as a guest. He's not here to play'

    With all-time great retired NFL wide receiver Calvin Johnson in town this week, speculation has abounded that the Oakland Raiders may be trying to coax Megatron back onto a playing field. Raiders coach Jack Del Rio made quick work of that notion earlier this week after organized team activities (OTAs) in Alameda. A couple of coaches were asking, “Is he uhh?” I said, “No, he’s here as a guest. He’s not here to play,'” Del Rio said during media availability Tuesday. Prior to driving a stake directly through the heart of the hopes of the faction of Raider Nation who were yearning to see Megatron in Silver and Black, Del Rio clarified on exactly why Johnson was in town. “He has a great relationship

  • Which NFL teams will start talking relocation now?
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    Which NFL teams will start talking relocation now?

    Mar 21, 2017; Las Vegas, NV, USA; General overall view of NFL official Wilson Duke football at the Welcome to Fabulous Las Vegas sign on the Las Vegas Blvd. on the Las Vegas strip.  Kirby Lee-USA TODAY Sports It’s an NFL tradition. Team dissatisfied with its stadium/fan base/market/all of the above attempts to compel local government officials to buy it a shiny new venue using public funds by threatening to leave town. Plenty of teams have had success with that strategy. It’s a big reason why Mercedes-Benz Stadium is about to open in Atlanta, why U.S. Bank Stadium opened last year in Minneapolis, why Levi’s Stadium opened two years before that in Santa Clara, California, and why University of

  • Ranking the Raiders 2017 draft class by jersey number
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    Ranking the Raiders 2017 draft class by jersey number

    Ranking the 2017 draft class of the Oakland Raiders by their choice of jersey number. Let’s be honest — be it consciously or subconsciously, every fan knows that a jersey number can make or break an NFL prospect before he even steps foot on the field. Certain numbers just look ‘wrong’ on a player. On the flip side, certain numbers just look right, such as 52 at middle linebacker or 12 at quarterback. With that, a players potential for greatness has a direct correlation to the jersey number he chooses in training camp. This is scientifically proven. Like a cornerback choosing 43 or a defensive tackle choosing 61, numbers can make or break a players potential. There is no denying this. So let’s rank