The Oakland Raiders have been struggling since their Super Bowl loss in 2003. They have compiled a record of 53-123 since then, going 4-12 in five of the past eleven seasons.
Their biggest problem is a lack of leadership and skill at the quarterback position since their franchise quarterback, Rich Gannon, retired in 2004. Gannon was a back-to-back Pro Bowl MVP and NFL MVP in 2002...
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That’s right, seven years ago today, the Oakland Raiders drafted JaMarcus Russell with the number one pick of the 2007 NFL Draft. After an impressive bowl game against Notre Dame and an even more impressive combine and pro day performances, Russell shot up the board and the Raiders chose him over Calvin Johnson.
Russell was supposed to be the savior...
Free agent quarterback JaMarcus Russell looked to be on the cusp of a second chance in the NFL back in late May, when it was revealed that the former Oakland Raiders No. 1 overall pick and 2007 NFL Draft bust was garnering “significant interest” from “more than one team” after running the 40-yard dash in 5.2 seconds and shedding around 50 pounds. Photo Via FootballNewsNow...
JaMarcus Russell is a new man. And he’s half the man he used to be — literally. The former NFL Draft bust made it known in January that he was attempting an NFL comeback because he wanted to change his legacy. At the time he began his comeback, Russell weighed 308 pounds, which is nearly [...]
COULD IT BE TRUE?
JaMarcus Russell is continuing his NFL comeback attempt, and multiple teams reportedly have interest in the former No. 1 pick.
The New York Jets reportedly have had some discussions about JaMarcus Russell, who reportedly is interested in making a comeback.
Former No. 1 overall pick and draft bust JaMarcus Russell wants to attempt an NFL comeback. He hasn't played since 2009.