Originally written February 12, 2013 on This Given Sunday:
Jamarcus
The NFL is a quarterback driven league. That's something I like to drive home as often as possible, and it's that perspective that clarifies why teams make some of the questionable decisions they make. It's also that perspective that makes former Raiders quarterback JaMarcus Russell a legitimate option for a team at some point this offseason. Before Russell can actually become a legitimate option at quarterback for any NFL team, he has to get back into football shape, something he's currently working on with Jeff Garcia. If he can get back into football shape, presumably weighing in below 300 pounds, teams can begin to take a legitimate look his way. Russell has one huge factor working in his favor this offseason, and that is his price tag. Having been one of the biggest busts in NFL history, Russell carries a the label of being lazy, and that will drive his price tag from low to dirt cheap. With such a low level of risk, it's hard to imagine 32 teams pas...
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  • I don't find it hard to imagine all 32 teams passing on this moron. He stole his money from the Raiders - his lack of respect for the Raiders shown by his being incredibly lazy, perpetually out of shape, and into drugs - not to mention his single digit IQ - should be enough for him to fade out of the picture (if a 300 pound blob can truly fade, that is).
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