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

    4 hrs ago | 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.

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

    Tuesday | 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 ...

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  3. 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.

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

    Thursday Mar 12 | 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 ...

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

    Friday Mar 6 | 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 ...

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

    Friday Mar 6 | 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 ...

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  7. 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 ...

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  8. 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.

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  9. 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.

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  10. 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 ...

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  11. 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 ...

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  12. 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. ...

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  13. 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 ...

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  14. 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 ...

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  15. Five Candidates to Replace DeFelippo for Oakland Raiders QB CoachRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 21, 2015 | JustBlogBaby

    ... tour of duty was an abysmal failure, as his primary charge was the greatest draft bust in NFL history, Jamarcus Russell. His most recent tour of duty was somewhat successful despite the Raiders' poor showing: he helped Terrelle Pryor and Matt ...

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  16. Shame of The Bronco FanRead the original story

    Jan 12, 2015 | Arrowhead Pride

    I've always been told as a Cheifs fan that I am to automatically hate the Raiders . So curse I did the name of Al Davis, and laughed as the Raiders took Jamarcus Russell over Calvin Johnson.

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  17. How much has Kiffin learned from Saban? 'List would go on forever'Read the original story w/Photo

    Dec 29, 2014 | Sporting News

    ... and knows quarterbacks, as well as anyone in the game. He feuded with Raiders management about taking JaMarcus Russell with the No. 1 overall pick. Davis picked Russell anyway, and Russell became one of the biggest draft flops in NFL history. He ...

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  18. Raiders Emerge From Horrible Season With a Franchise QuarterbackRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 29, 2014 | NBC Bay Area

    ... 1999 through his last full season in 2002, Oakland has been a revolving door for quarterbacks. The young (JaMarcus Russell), the old (Kerry Colilins) and the just-plain bad (Matt Flynn) have come and gone while the Raiders have searched for a solid ...

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  19. Breaking Down Khalil Mack's Rookie YearRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 26, 2014 | CBS Local

    ... draft picks have laid the foundation for a dismal decade for the Oakland Raiders. From busts such as JaMarcus Russell to reaches such as Darrius Heyward-Bey, mistakes on draft day led directly to losses on the field as the Raiders have gone 12 ...

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  20. After years of 1st-round duds, Raiders hit jackpot with linebacker Khalil MackRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 23, 2014 | Prince George Citizen

    Fifteen years of wasted or traded away first-round draft picks have laid the foundation for a dismal decade for the Oakland Raiders. From busts such as JaMarcus Russell to reaches such as Darrius Heyward-Bey, mistakes on draft day led directly to losses on the field as the Raiders have gone 12 straight years without a winning record or playoff berth.

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