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Articles tagged: JaMarcus Russell

Oakland Raiders to pay JaMarcus Russell $3 million

The Oakland Raiders rid themselves of the bust that was JaMarcus Russell back in 2009, but that doesn’t mean they have stopped paying their former starting quarterback. According to SFGate.com, Russell recently settled a lawsuit with the team that will pay him another $3 million. The Raiders filed a grievance against Russell when they released…Read More

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…Read More

Chicago Bears reportedly giving JaMarcus Russell a tryout

The Chicago Bears reportedly are bringing in JaMarcus Russell for a workout, marking the first time the former No. 1 overall pick will get a shot to perform for an NFL team (that we know of) since he began his comeback in January. Russell weighed 320 pounds when he first began his comeback attempt. With…Read More

JaMarcus Russell comeback boosted by powerful ESPN piece (Video)

JaMarcus Russell is attempting an NFL comeback, and he got a boost from an excellent piece ESPN aired on Sunday. The story, which was called, “JaMarcus Russell, Waking Up,” did an excellent job humanizing Russell. In less than 12 minutes, the video powerfully tells the story of Russell going from top high school talent to…Read More

JaMarcus Russell reportedly drawing interest from teams

JaMarcus Russell has been working towards attempting an NFL comeback, and it looks like he may get an opportunity to show teams what he can do. According to CBS Sports’ Mike Freeman, a “number of teams” have been following Russell’s comeback “closely.” Here’s what an NFL scout reportedly told Freeman: “I’ve been following his comeback…Read More

Jets reportedly discussed JaMarcus Russell

Just in case you didn’t think the New York Jets circus could get any nuttier, we have this nugget to pass along. According to Conor Orr of The Star-Ledger, the Jets have discussed JaMarcus Russell. Russell was the No. 1 overall pick by the Oakland Raiders in 2007 and hasn’t played in the league since…Read More

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