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Former Oakland Raider JaMarcus Russell is widely considered the second-biggest bust in the history of the NFL draft. 

Ryan Leaf’s renegade streak is the only thing that has kept him out of the number one spot.

Russell is attempting to make his big comeback after he milked the Oakland Raiders for $32 million Can he do it?

After all, Russell was overweight, lazy and ineffective during his time with the Raiders and that is being kind.

He is currently working with former Pro Bowl quarterback Jeff Garcia on his road to redemption.

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