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  1. Where are they now? The highest-paid Bay Area athletes of yesteryearRead the original story w/Photo

    15 hrs ago | Business Journal

    JaMarcus Russell Then: Quarterback, Raiders 2010 rank: 6 Salary: $11.3 million The former first overall pick in the 2007 NFL draft ended up being one of the biggest busts in Bay Area sports history. Russell signed a six-year contract worth up to $68 million before the team released him in 2010 because of inconsistent play.

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  2. Darren McFadden brings Oakland Raiders ground game back to lifeRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Oct 12 | Inside Bay Area

    ... said. The 77-yard touchdown pass from Carr to Holmes was the longest scoring play for the Raiders since JaMarcus Russell hit Zach Miller for an 86-yard score on Oct. 10, 2009, against the Philadelphia Eagles and the longest completion since Carson ... 2 comments

  3. Tommy Kelly says during his time with Raiders "a lot of guys... quit"Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Oct 15 | Silver And Black Pride

    ... as they trotted out the likes of Aaron Brooks , Andrew Walter , Daunte Culpepper, Josh McCown , and JaMarcus Russell before finally having a little bit of success with Jason Campbell and later Carson Palmer. The former undrafted free agent also saw ...

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  4. Verrett, Chargers rally past Raiders 31-28Read the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Oct 12 | The Daily Republic

    ... the final play. NOTES: Carr's first TD pass to Holmes was the longest scoring throw for the Raiders since JaMarcus Russell and Zach Miller connected on an 86-yarder on Oct. 10, 2009. Rivers became the fifth QB to throw for 4,000 yards in his career ...

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  5. Raiders' offense excited to open up the Read the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Oct 12 | SFGate

    ... pass from Derek Carr to Holmes to open the scoring was the Raiders' longest passing touchdown since JaMarcus Russell connected with Zach Miller on an 86-yard score against Philadelphia on Oct.10, 2009. It was the longest completion of any type since ...

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  6. Darren McFadden brings Oakland Raiders ground game back to lifeRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Oct 12 | Inside Bay Area

    ... said. The 77-yard touchdown pass from Carr to Holmes was the longest scoring play for the Raiders since JaMarcus Russell hit Zach Miller for an 86-yard score on Oct. 10, 2009, against the Philadelphia Eagles and the longest completion since Carson ... 2 comments

  7. Raiders falter late in 31-28 loss to ChargersRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Oct 12 | USA Today

    ... the final play. NOTES: Carr's first TD pass to Holmes was the longest scoring throw for the Raiders since JaMarcus Russell and Zach Miller connected on an 86-yarder on Oct. 10, 2009. ... Rivers became the fifth QB to throw for 4,000 yards in his ...

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  8. vs. Chargers Quick HitsRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Oct 12 | Raiders

    ... touchdown of the season. The Carr-to-Holmes touchdown is the Raiders' longest passing touchdown since JaMarcus Russell connected with Zach Miller for an 86-yard score against Philadelphia on Oct. 10, 2009, and the longest completion of any type ...

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  9. A Look At The 10 Worst Seasons In Oakland Raiders HistoryRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Oct 8 | CBS Local

    ... with 425 yards. No. 7: Kiffin was fired in the middle of the 2008 season, but it didn't help a team with JaMarcus Russell at quarterback. Fargas again led the team in rushing (853 yards), but the real star of the team was cornerback Nnamdi Asomugha. ...

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  10. Warszawski: Derek Carr keeps it steady in Fresno returnRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Oct 3 | The Fresno Bee

    ... The Raiders' coaching shuffle is matched only by their musical chairs at quarterback. I need only bring up JaMarcus Russell. Or Carson Palmer and the first- and second-round picks they gave up to get him. Or the $6.5 million General Manager Reggie ...

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  11. Warszawski: Derek Carr keeps it steady in Fresno returnRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Oct 3 | The Fresno Bee

    ... The Raiders' coaching shuffle is matched only by their musical chairs at quarterback. I need only bring up JaMarcus Russell. Or Carson Palmer and the first- and second-round picks they gave up to get him. Or the $6.5 million General Manager Reggie ...

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  12. Raiders' woes can be traced to poor draftingRead the original story

    Friday Oct 3 | Journal-Pioneer

    ... Buchanon, 2002; Nnamdi Asomugha, 2003; Robert Gallery, 2004; Fabian Washington, 2005; Mike Huff, 2006; JaMarcus Russell, 2007; Darren McFadden, 2008; Darius Heyward-Bey, 2009; Rolando McClain, 2010; Stefen Wisniewski, 2011; Tony Bergstrom, 2012, and ...

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  13. Mark Davis Must Send Message to Oakland Raiders by Firing Dennis AllenRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Sep 28 | BleacherReport

    ... two years of Norv Turner and a 2-14 season with a bed-and-breakfast offense. It's also worse than drafting JaMarcus Russell, Lane Kiffin and Al Davis passive-aggressively feuding and mortgaging the future for two 8-8 seasons under Tom Cable and Hue ...

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  14. Why Derek Carr Is Oakland Raiders' Most Pleasant Surprise After 3 WeeksRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Sep 24 | BleacherReport

    ... that a big arm doesn't guarantee success. The Raiders know this fact firsthand - remember the stories of JaMarcus Russell's 70-yard throws from his knees? Coming out of college, one of Carr's biggest assets was his arm strength, both in distance and ...

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  15. RaiderDamus Friday Foretelling: Raiders vs PatriotsRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 19, 2014 | Silver And Black Pride

    ... over to Belichick. Belichick goes on to turn the Raiders into a winner and the Raiders never draft Jamarcus Russell, Darrius Heyward-Bey , Rolando McClain , Philip Buchanon, Robert Gallery or Tyler Brayton. The Patriots end up with Pete Carroll as ...

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  16. What does JaMarcus Russell like more than football? FoodRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 19, 2014 | Alabama Live

    Quarterback JaMarcus Russell scrambles during an NFL game between the Oakland Raiders and the Houston Texans on Oct. 4, 2009, in Houston. Funny or cruel? A player whose physical conditioning was part of why he washed out of the NFL and is considered one of the biggest busts in draft history has this line attributed to him in a new satellite-TV ad: "What do I like more than football? Food!" That's the opening at jamarcusrussellsfamoustaterskins.com , part of Dish Network's commercial campaign for its expanded college football lineup and its offer of live viewing anywhere via tablets.

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  17. Felger & Mazz: What On Earth Happened To The Oakland Raiders?Read the original story w/Photo

    Sep 19, 2014 | CBS Local

    ... Rick Mirer, Marques Tuiasosopo, Kerry Collins, Andrew Walter, Aaron Brooks, Josh McCown, Daunte Culpepper, JaMarcus Russell, Bruce Gradkowski, Charlie Frye, Jason Campbell, Carson Palmer, Kyle Boller, Terrelle Pryor, Matt McGloin, Matt Flynn and now ...

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  18. vs. Texans Quick HitsRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 14, 2014 | Raiders

    ... 263 yards move him past Nick Papac (173), Todd Marinovich (243), David Humm (246), Chon Gallegos (298) and JaMarcus Russell (373) for the second most passing yards by a rookie Raider QB (414). With his 27 completions, Carr advances past Marinovich ...

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  19. David White: Derek Carr gives Raiders hope - just not this seasonRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 6, 2014 | The Fresno Bee

    ... Jim Plunkett. He turned out to be Todd Marinovich, and all the Marijuana-vich jokes he inspired. You swore JaMarcus Russell was the answer to all your problems. What was he going to do, sentence them to death by sitting on them with his 300-pound ...

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  20. Marshall Faulk asked us if starting Derek Carr can turn things around in OaklandRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 5, 2014 | Silver And Black Pride

    ... Arguably the biggest mistake made by the Raiders was also their last drafted rookie to start a game -- Jamarcus Russell. He came in late in his rookie season when the Raiders were already out of it and lurched his way through two seasons of ...

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