Originally written on Gridiron Grit  |  Last updated 11/20/14
Free agent quarterback JaMarcus Russell may have a second chance at success in the NFL. NFL Network’s Ian Rapoport reports that the former Oakland Raiders No. 1 overall pick and 2007 NFL Draft bust—who ran the 40-yard dash in 5.2 seconds three months ago—is now garnering “significant interest” from “more than one team” around the league after shedding “50 pounds” since he started his latest NFL comeback. Photo Via FootballNewsNow.com Russell has lost 12 pounds in just the last 30 days and has managed to slim down to 265 pounds, which is exactly what he weighed at the NFL Scouting Combine in Indianapolis back in 2007 before he was drafted. So how did he lose all of that weight?  Rapoport reports that in addition to taking in plenty of protein shakes and eating healthier in general, Russell has also switched from two big meals to six small meals each day. Rapoport adds that while his potential destination is “kind of a well-kept secret,” Russell wants to go to a team that has a q
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