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Entering the offseason, there was talk that quarterback JaMarcus Russell was attempting a comeback. Few took the former top pick seriously, as he still had significant weight to shed. Now, Russell is reportedly back down to his former playing weight – 265 pounds – and Ian Rapoport of NFL.com reports this has him receiving “significant” interest from more than one team. Today's JaMarcus Russell update: He's down to 265 pounds. He began his latest comeback at 315. Still work to be done. #progress — Ian Rapoport (@RapSheet) May 28, 2013 Russell has dropped 50 pounds since reports of his comeback began to surface. This represents the exact weight he was during the 2007 NFL Scouting Combine before the Oakland Raiders selected him. Rapoport adds that Russell has hired well-known agent Eugene Parker, and that he’s telling NFL teams that he’s interested in signing with a club where he can sit on the bench and learn behind a respected leader at quarterback. If no NFL teams come calling, Russell is more than happy to sign with a CFL squad, according to Rapoport. Like the NFL, the CFL has also reportedly expressed significant interest in Russell. Follow @TheNFLInjuryRpt Looking for fantasy football advice?
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