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  1. 5 years later (before the draft): QBRead the original story

    Monday Apr 13 | Silver And Black Pride

    ... round and only thinking of his name can make your smile turn into a frown... And I'm not even talking about Jamarcus Russell yet. Kyle Boller was a disapointment from the moment he got into the league. I'm pretty sure that he is the main reason that ...


  2. The first (and last) Fennelly No. 1 QB rankings: Where will Jameis rank?Read the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Apr 11 | Tampa Bay Online

    ... all at once. They go from the great to the good to the average to, as they say in “Clue,” JaMarcus Russell, with a blintz, in the bakery. The 20 of them have thrown for a combined 558,448 yards and 3,448 touchdowns. They've gone to 56 ...


  3. Raiders Need Long-Term Keepers From DraftRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Apr 10 | NBC Bay Area

    ... the draft is what brings long-term success. No. 1 picks such as lineman Robert Gallery (2004), quarterback JaMarcus Russell (2007) and linebacker Rolando McClain (2010) flamed out, and others like cornerback Fabian Washington (2005), safety Michael ...


  4. NFL Mock Draft: Chargers could shock with trade for MariotaRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Apr 7 | New York Daily News

    Heisman Trophy winner Marcus Mariota throws for 4,454 yards with 42 touchdowns and just four interceptions for the Oregon Ducks in 2014. The first round of the NFL draft is April 30, so every Thursday until then, the Daily News will predict the Top 10. Here's the latest installment from Gary Myers: He could be great or he could be Ryan Leaf or JaMarcus Russell.


  5. Oakland Raiders: Signing Michael Crabtree Is A Terrible IdeaRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Apr 7 | NFLSpinZone

    It was the first round of the 2009 NFL Draft and the Oakland Raiders were looking for a wide receiver to complement quarterback JaMarcus Russell and running back Darren McFadden . The speculation leading up to the draft was that they would select Texas Tech wide receiver Michael Crabtree .


  6. Why the Oakland Raiders should be hesitant about pro daysRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Apr 7 | Isportsweb.com

    ... Raiders fans know all too well about the risks of drafting a pro day superstar, former Oakland quarterback JaMarcus Russell is the poster boy of a good pro day meaning nothing in terms of NFL success. The big arm and overall size of Russell led ...


  7. JaMarcus Russell as Oakland Raiders' QB mentor? It could 'happen' on only one day of the...Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 1 | Alabama Live

    LSU quarterback JaMarcus Russell poses with NFL commissioner Roger Goodell after being selected by the Oakland Raiders as the No. 1 pick in the NFL Draft on April 28, 2007, at Radio City Music Hall in New York.


  8. Jameis Winston looks flabby at Florida State Pro DayRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Mar 31 | MSNBC

    ... a guy who doesn't look very athletic, but is able to produce on the field anyway. Or maybe he's more like JaMarcus Russell, whom the Raiders drafted first overall despite concerns that his flabby physique was evidence of a lack of work ethic. That ...


  9. As the draft is approaching the Raiders could be in another spot to...Read the original story

    Sunday Mar 29 | Silver And Black Pride

    It's happened several times since I've been watching this team, most notably in 2004 when the team chose Robert Gallery and the following picks were soon to be Hall of Fame WR Larry Fitzgerald, and two players who could be considered for the the Hall QB Philip Rivers and Safety Sean Taylor who tragically died at a young age. In happened again in 2007 when the Raiders chose Jamarcus Russell who was considered the most talented QB to ever come out of the draft over Calvin Johnson who was considered the best WR prospect ever.


  10. With Jets GM in attendance, Mariota underwhelms in Pro DayRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 12, 2015 | New York Post

    ... but never looked comfortable. Now, there are cautionary tales about putting too much stock in Pro Days. JaMarcus Russell had the best Pro Day anyone had seen by a quarterback and we all know how that worked out for the Raiders. Teddy Bridgewater had ...


  11. Evaluating rookie QBs in past five draft classesRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 6, 2015 | NFL

    ... those quarterbacks have fared well, though if you want to make an Oakland Raiders fan shudder, whisper "JaMarcus Russell" in his ear. And even though most have fared well, only one of the 10 ( Eli Manning ) has won a Super Bowl , and guys like Alex ...


  12. Game 12: Chargers at Raiders, Week 6Read the original story

    Mar 6, 2015 | NFL

    ... were riding a 10-game losing streak heading into this contest, and after years of watching the likes of JaMarcus Russell, Terrelle Pryor, Jason Campbell and an unmotivated Carson Palmer, the Raider Nation was in desperate need of a spark under ...


  13. Wednesday's Words: The NFL Combine Is One Giant JokeRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 25, 2015 | Gamedayr.com

    ... the field of play. The NFL is littered with "can't miss" players who had phenomenal combines and pro days (Jamarcus Russell, Travis Johnson, Craig Davis, Darius Heyward-Bey, Matt Jones, Barkevious Mingo, the list goes on) only to be laughing stalks ...


  14. Matt Millen threw former Lsu QB JaMarcus Russell out of his office in ...Read the original story w/Photo

    Feb 23, 2015 | The Times-Picayune

    Former Oakland Raiders quarterback JaMarcus Russell is perhaps the biggest draft bust in NFL history. Former LSU quarterback JaMarcus Russell was disrespectful in a meeting with then Detroit Lions executive Matt Millen prior to the 2007 draft, and Millen threw him out of his office, according to a story Millen told on The Afternoon Delight , a Bay Area national radio show with John Lund and Greg Papa Russell was the first overall pick by the Oakland Raiders in 2007 but was out of the league after three years and 25 starts.


  15. Matt Millen warned Al Davis against taking JaMarcus RussellRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 22, 2015 | MSNBC

    Nearly eight years after the Raiders used the first overall pick in the draft on one of the biggest busts of all time, former Lions G.M. Matt Millen says he warned the late Al Davis not to pick quarterback JaMarcus Russell. Millen, a former Raiders player, explained during a visit to 95.7 The Game that Russell had a short visit to Detroit before the draft, with a quick ejection from Millen's office and an equally quick exit from former Lions coach Rod Marinelli's office after Russell had a hard time paying attention.


  16. NFL Combine 2015: Schedule, TV Info and Live Stream for Prospect ShowcaseRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 18, 2015 | BleacherReport

    ... York Giants. But that doesn't mean every great prospect at the combine will be a home run in the NFL (see: JaMarcus Russell). Not every bust in Indianapolis will be a bust at the next level (see: Tom Brady). Every guy is different, and the combine ...


  17. Ex-Ravens players that flopped miserably elsewhereRead the original story

    Feb 17, 2015 | Baltimore Beatdown

    ... only have three tackles in three games in 2006 and before 2007 he was released in order to make room for JaMarcus Russell. He would get re-signed to a one year contract before 2008, but would be released and retire. Baxter was a second-round pick in ...


  18. Ohio State's next starting quarterback? Cardale Jones is choice...Read the original story w/Photo

    Feb 6, 2015 | Cleveland.com

    ... come to mind for Jones are such big QBs as former Minnesota Viking Daunte Culpepper, former Oakland Raider JaMarcus Russell and and Pittsburgh's great Ben Roethlisberger. Russell is included only for his size, not his scattershot passing ability. ...


  19. Super Bowl party roundup: See who partied whereRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 29, 2015 | The Arizona Republic

    ... have gotten quite interesting. Rick Dickerson (left) enjoys a cigar with former Oakland Raiders quarterback JaMarcus Russell at the Suits & Sneakers Super Bowl Party at W Scottsdale on Wednesday, Jan. 28, 2015. With Odell Beckham Jr. - the in-demand ...


  20. 10 Things You Need To Know About Marshawn Lynch Heading Into Super Bowl XLIXRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 24, 2015 | Rant Sports

    ... His cousins are WR Robert Jordan, whom he played with at Cal from 2004-06, former Oakland Raiders QB Jamarcus Russell and QB Josh Johnson of the San Fransisco 49ers. Lynch's uncle Lorenzo also played 11 years in the NFL. On Dec. 18, 2011, Lynch set ...