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Owen Schmitt signed a 1-year deal with the Oakland Raiders, the team confirmed Tuesday.

The move appears to be insurance in the event that FB Marcel Reece does not sign his exclusive rights free-agent tender. Reece started 26 games at fullback for the Raiders over the last 2 seasons, and is not participating in the team's voluntary workouts.


Terrell Owens a positive influence on the Raiders receivers Oakland Raiders quarterback Carson Palmer and wide receivers Darrius Heyward-Bey, David Ausberry and Eddie McGee all spent time working out in California with veteran receiver Terrell Owens this offseason. “It was great for them,” Palmer said of his young teammates. “It was our fourth or fifth day in a row of throwing and they were tired and sore and for them...

Oakland Raiders Backup QB Matt Leinart

What’s up RaiderNation? Just got back from Las Vegas and its time to get back to work. This week’s article is about recently signed, backup QB, Matt Leinart. I have seen and heard a lot of grumblings about this signing, and I will be the first to admit that he wasn’t my first choice as [...]

Marcel Reece still a no-show for Raiders OTA’s

Ezra Shaw/Getty Images According to Jason LaCanfora of the NFL Network, Oakland Raiders fullback Marcel Reece still hasn’t shown up for offseason workouts. Because of this, his restricted free agent tender remains unsigned. Reece recently hired agent Joel Segal who represents Titans running back Chris Johnson. Last season Johnson held out until he received the long-term deal...

Darren McFadden looking good in minicamp

Getty Images According to Dave Richard of, Oakland Raiders running back Darren McFadden has been looking good so far during Tuesday’s minicamp session. Multiple reports have stated that McFadden looks healthy and isn’t limited at all while running the ball out of the back field as well as running pass routes down the sideline.

Raiders excited to see healthy McFadden

The Oakland Raiders are finally getting a chance to see what their offense can look like with both Carson Palmer and Darren McFadden on the field. The two stars never got a chance to play together last season with McFadden being sidelined by a season-ending foot injury earlier in the same game that Palmer made his Raiders debut. With McFadden finally recovered and at full speed...

Carson Palmer lobbying for Terrell Owens?

Though Carson Palmer won’t let on one way or the other that he is completely satisfied with the targets he has with the Oakland Raiders, and he is somewhat intimating who might be of help. Palmer invited Terrell Owens to a workout he had with his current pass catchers, and gave a glowing review of [...]

Raiders Sign Seven Free Agents For Added “Competition At Every Position”

Competition — it’s necessary in every industry. It maximizes the potential for growth — at least for most. Photo Credit: Tony Gonzalez/ The NFL recently increased the offseason roster limit from 80 to 90 players. Here are the seven free agents the Oakland Raiders signed to gear up for OTAs on Monday. Eddy Carmona, P/K, Harding (5-10, 203): Last season...
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