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This week’s Sports Illustrated catches up with JaMarcus Russell to find out how the 2007 first overall draft pick views his failed career, now that he’s out of football at age 26. Among the details: Russell feels some ill will toward former coach Tom Cable, thinks his teammates deserve as much blame as he does…
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I am sure that everything that was wrong with the Raiders during the JaMarcus Russell tenure wasn’t his fault, but when you are the Quarterback you have to be able to accept the praise and deal with the criticisms.
No one wants to hear excuses especially from a player like JaMarcus who did not put in the work to be a quality starting quarterback in the NFL.
I assume he is trying...
America’s favorite NFL draft bust is back and with better excuses than ever. The same JaMarcus Russell who has been accused of binge eating, had his jersey burned by Oakland Raiders fans, and had his own life coach throw in the towel on him sat down for an interview recently with Sports Illustrated. As expected, [...]
Raiders' 2007 No. 1 overall pick JaMarcus Russell is 26 years old and out of football, and in this week's edition of Sports Illustrated, Russell tells his side of the story as to why his short-lived career in Oakland was a complete disaster. Addressing previous reports that he would fall asleep during team meetings as a rookie, Russell said it was a result of having sleep...