If there's anything former Raiders draft bust QB can take from his attempted comeback, is that he's healthier now and it'll presumably add a few more years to his life.
As for signing with an NFL team, that's another story.
Russell has been getting into shape and looking to latch onto a team in 2013, but isn't drawing much interest. He did have a much publicized workout with the Chicago Bears, but nothing came of it. He's been working with TEST Football Academy since February, and his efforts, at least weight-wise, are showing. The academy was of course pleased to share via Twitter the results...
Putting in work @TEST_Football Current photo of Jamarcus Russell attached...down 51 pounds... Great job #Hard Work pic.twitter.com/ULq9aTrVTf
— Domingo Juan (@domingojuan) June 20, 2013