Originally posted on Football Nation  |  Last updated 1/24/13
Former LSU standout and 2007 NFL No. 1 draft pick JaMarcus Russell wants to make a comeback to the NFL and I think that this can happen. However, he has a long road ahead of him because of his weight gain through the years which is reported by CBS sports as he’s topping a whopping 308 lbs. I hope people aren’t surprised by this news because as we remember when Russell was on the Oakland Raiders he wasn’t the best in conditioning and he didn’t take the game seriously.Now for some reason Russell had an epiphany that he should be back where it all started and that’s the NFL. I always say that Russell robbed the Oakland Raiders legally for $39 million in guaranteed money. For one, Russell is doing this for some kind of closure I feel to show that he wasn’t a draft bust and a respectable quarterback. It’s not for the money in my opinion. I understand through all the media reports that he’s broke but who is going to pay him top dollar?JaMarcus Russell is working with the best former profe...
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