Found June 04, 2013 on The Victory Formation:

Former #1 overall draft JaMarcus Russell, is attempting a comeback after finding himself out of the league after just three seasons. Russell’s weight ballooned to over 300 pounds after missing the previous three NFL seasons, but has dropped over 50 pounds and that began rumors circulating of teams showing interest. One team has even gone as far as giving him a tryout. The Chicago Bears, who currently have Jay Cutler as their starter with Josh McCown, and Matt Blanchard as his backups, will give Russell and opportunity to earn himself a contract in the Windy City this Friday, according to a report from Michael C. Wright at ESPN Chicago. In addition to bringing in Russell and the three other quarterbacks, the Bears plan to work out several veterans at multiple positions as they continue to evaluate how to best fill the back end of their roster. By putting together up-to-date evaluations on several veteran players, including Russell, the Bears will have gathered a short list of vets it can call in the event of an injury. NFL Network reported Russell would like to sign with a team where he can learn under a veteran quarterback. If Russell doesn’t sign with [...]

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