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JaMarcus Russell still isn’t ready for the NFL. That much seems clear after Jeff Garcia, who helped get Russell into shape over the summer, said that Russell was set back by his $3 million settlement with the Oakland Raiders. "When he got that settlement from Oakland, that $3 million dollar-plus settlement, I think things got soft again," Garcia said via NFL.com. "I think the motivation might have changed a little bit. "I just don't know if that fire, that hunger, continued to burn when all of a sudden he got money in his pocket again, and that's the unfortunate thing because that three months that he was with us, he really committed himself, we pushed him, we brought out the best of him. And if he would have continued along that path I think he could have been somebody special." JaMarcus Russell was able to stir some mild interest over the offseason when he was able to work himself back into football shape, dropping the excess weight he ...
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