Originally written on Eagles Eye  |  Last updated 11/18/14
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At least Owen Schmitt has landed with another team... That will be good news to our Austrian correspondent from the Future, Mr. Bruzer 9.5, who was a big fan of the Beer Truck...Owen Schmitt was a good fill-in for the legacy of the tragic loss of Herman Weaver... but the Eagles are going against the grain of the traditional lead-blocking fullback in 2012...thus Schmitt was expendable.Schmitt's two-year stint with the team ended late Tuesday night when he signed a one-year contract with the Oakland Raiders.Schmitt's departure leaves Stanley Havili as the top contender to be the starting fullback this season. Havili, a 2011 seventh-round draft pick, spent his entire rookie season on the Eagles' practice squad. The 6-foot, 230-pounder is among three fullbacks on the Eagles' current roster. He'll face competition from rookie free agents Emil Igwanagu (Massachusetts) and Jeremy Stewart (Stanford). There is also the possibility the Eagles won't carry any fullbacks this season and opt to ...
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