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JAMARCUS RUSSELL RUMORS

Five draft picks that are haunting the Raiders

The Raiders just fired the head coach Dennis Allen after another predictable but incredibly disappointing 0-4 start. Like the Jaguars, the Raiders just can’t seem to shake this consistent rut they are in of year to year ineptitude. Since they lost the Super Bowl to Tampa Bay in 2002, the Raiders have not had a single winning season or playoff berth. And based on the way this season...
Via This Given Sunday
2 hours ago  |  Discuss

JaMarcus Russell is making Tater Skins for DISH Network

If by chance you’ve been wondering lately what ever happened to former NFL overall #1 draft pick JaMarcus Russell, I have answers for you. Just over a year ago, there were reports that there was a good chance that Russell would be getting a second chance to revitalize his NFL career. That never happened, so Russell has now teamed up with DISH Network to provide his recipe for...
Via No Guts, No Glory
12 days ago  |  Discuss

Is the Oakland Raiders’ search for a franchise quarterback over?

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...
Via isportsweb.com
June 25, 2014  |  Discuss

Raiders move seven years ago today cannot be repeated

Happy purple drank day everyone! 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...
Via cover32 - Raiders
April 28, 2014  |  1 Comment

JaMarcus Russell put on weight, looking like offensive lineman?

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...
Via Gridiron Grit
November 23, 2013  |  Discuss

JaMarcus Russell has lost weight and is actually fit now

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 [...]
Via Larry Brown Sports
June 20, 2013  |  1 Comment
COULD IT BE TRUE?

Teams interested in Russell?

JaMarcus Russell is continuing his NFL comeback attempt, and multiple teams reportedly have interest in the former No. 1 pick.

Via Gridiron Grit
May 28, 2013  |  Discuss

JaMarcus Russell runs the 40-yard dash (Video)

The video above is of former Raiders quarterback JaMarcus Russell running the forty-yard dash while simulating a college pro day. While the forty isn’t really important for a quarterback, it’s intersting to see how fast Russell runs to get an idea of what kind of shape he’s in. As you can see from the video above, Russell ends up running a 5.2 forty-yard dash, which isn’t...
Via Pro Football Zone
February 19, 2013  |  Discuss
CIRCUS CONTINUES

Jets considering JaMarcus Russell?

The New York Jets reportedly have had some discussions about JaMarcus Russell, who reportedly is interested in making a comeback.

Via Helmet2Helmet
January 28, 2013  |  31 Comments
A DO-OVER

JaMarcus Russell attempting NFL comeback

Former No. 1 overall pick and draft bust JaMarcus Russell wants to attempt an NFL comeback. He hasn't played since 2009.

Via Larry Brown Sports
January 23, 2013  |  3 Comments
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