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  1. David Whitley: Forgotten teams like the Bills need a jolt of Bon JoviRead the original story

    3 hrs ago | The Miami Herald

    ... Jones squirm? The Raiders have stunk for years, but Al Davis made them a brand that can withstand even JaMarcus Russell. Closer to home, the Predators are suddenly compelling now that The Queen of Versailles might show up in a mink tube top. Thank ...

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  2. Darren McFadden's Time Has ComeRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 24 | JustBlogBaby

    ... missing on every first-round pick after Nnamdi Asomugha in 2003 to that point, including colossal bust Jamarcus Russell in 2007. So Davis had another Top-10 pick and needed a lightning rod to help turn things around. So he selected Darren McFadden ...

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  3. New CBA putting an end to rookie holdoutsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 24 | The Washington Post

    ... camp with the Washington Redskins and ended up lasting only three seasons with the team. Fellow quarterback JaMarcus Russell, the top overall draft choice by the Oakland Raiders in 2007, missed his entire rookie-year training camp and played only ...

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  4. 5 Reasons Why Oakland Raiders Should Move Back To Los AngelesRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 24 | Rant Sports

    ... wins instead -- 54 in 11 years since losing Super Bowl XXXVII. Changing coaches six times hasn't worked. JaMarcus Russell and Darrius Heyward-Bey didn't help. Something needs to spark this once proud franchise. Maybe a change of scene and some ocean ...

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  5. Aspuria: Warriors to Johnny Football and Levi's Stadium, Here & There columnRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jul 19 | Times-Standard

    ... offseason training programs. Now, if it comes to the preseason and beyond and Manziel is more Ryan Leaf or JaMarcus Russell, then rail on him. The same Jimmy Haslam who has to pay $92 million in a settlement with the federal government in a truck ...

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  6. Top 10 Longest Passes in Raiders HistoryRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 15 | Raiders

    ... threw an 86-yard touchdown pass to Cliff Branch versus the Eagles. Twenty-nine years later in 2009, JaMarcus Russell also threw an 86-yard touchdown against Philadelphia. This time the receiver was Zach Miller, defeating the Eagles 13-9 at home. ...

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  7. Woodson Believes Schaub Can ReboundRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 15 | NBC Bay Area

    ... trying to solidify that position in Oakland, including Jason Boller, Kyle Boller, Bruce Gradkowski, JaMarcus Russell, Andrew Walter, Josh McCown, Aaron Brooks, Kerry Collins and Rick Mirer. And that's not even the complete cast. So with the Raiders' ...

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  8. Ranking the biggest NFL draft busts of all timeRanking the biggest...Read the original story w/Photo

    Apr 5, 2013 | The Indianapolis Star

    1. JaMarcus Russell, QB, Raiders (No. 1, 2007): Oakland paid $39 million for seven wins, 18 TD passes and 300 pounds of "passer." Worse, Russell came at the cost of picking Hall of Fame-caliber talents Calvin Johnson, Joe Thomas, Adrian Peterson, ...

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  9. Comparing 2014 Raiders to past decade: QuarterbackRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 2 | Silver And Black Pride

    ... (2007) - Together they threw for just over 2500 yards with 15 TD's to 16 int. They were placeholders while JaMarcus Russell was holding out for a big rookie payday. It was the only season for McCown and Culpepper in Oakland and it was a forgettable ...

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  10. Geno Smith worst QB in NFL, according to poll of insidersRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 2 | New York Post

    ... the fifth tier. To them, a Tier 5 QB would be a backup, not a starter. 'Would a five be an Akili Smith or JaMarcus Russell?" one coordinator asked. "I think the way Geno Smith played last year was close to that. He was a rookie and he struggled and ...

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  11. Geno Smith is NFL's worst quarterback, says poll of ESPN insidersRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 2 | NJ.com

    ... the fifth tier. To them, a Tier 5 QB would be a backup, not a starter. "Would a five be an Akili Smith or JaMarcus Russell?" one coordinator asked. "I think the way Geno Smith played last year was close to that. He was a rookie and he struggled and ...

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  12. Josh McCown Wouldn't Have Been the 'Superior Option' at QB for the Oakland RaidersRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 15, 2014 | Rant Sports

    ... 2-7 record, threw for just over 1,100 yards to go along with his 10 touchdowns, 11 interceptions and a very JaMarcus Russell -esque 69.4 quarterback rating. So why exactly, according to Wesserling, would McCown be a "superior option" to Schaub under ...

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  13. Should Derek Carr start over Matt Schaub in 2014?Read the original story w/Photo

    Jun 12, 2014 | Silver And Black Pride

    ... and second rounds, they are often searching for a franchise player, not an average quarterback. Although JaMarcus Russell became one of the biggest failures in NFL history, Al Davis played his cards right starting him early. While Russell became a ...

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  14. Top draft pick Jadeveon Clowney signs with Houston Texans, gets $14.5 million bonusRead the original story

    Jun 6, 2014 | Alabama Live

    ... nging signing bonuses under control. Gone are the days when a top pick would get an enormous bonus, such as JaMarcus Russell 's $39 million bonus from the Oakland Raiders in 2004 or Sam Bradford 's $24 million bonus from the Rams in 2009.

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  15. NFL Prospect Rob Smith Had a NFL Draft Weekend Experience He'll Never ForgetRead the original story

    May 10, 2014 | BleacherReport

    ... got hard, where would I be today?" We hear too much about NFL players who blow opportunities. Guys like JaMarcus Russell, Aaron Hernandez or Rolando McClain who had promising careers and threw it away because they lacked the drive and common sense a ...

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  16. Is the NFL better off with the rookie wage scale?Read the original story w/Photo

    May 24, 2014 | USA Today

    ... busts. Ask the Oakland Raiders and San Diego Chargers how damaging the respective contracts of quarterbacks JaMarcus Russell and Ryan Leaf were to their franchises. It has eliminated the incident of rookie holdouts. It's essential in a rookie's ...

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  17. Raiders take Derek Carr with 2nd-round pickRead the original story

    May 11, 2014 | Sacramento Bee Newspaper

    ... 1981 the Raiders have taken a quarterback in the first two rounds, having taken Todd Marinovich (1991) and JaMarcus Russell (2007) in the first round and Marques Tuiasosopo (2001) in the second round. Jackson will add to an overhauled offensive line ...

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  18. Tim Kawakami: Raiders finally may have gotten first-round pick rightRead the original story w/Photo

    May 12, 2014 | Sacramento Bee Newspaper

    ... pick in the NFL draft Thursday, should be better than Rolando McClain or Robert Gallery, more focused than JaMarcus Russell, and healthier than Darren McFadden. Mack should be more productive than Fabian Washington, Michael Huff or Darrius ...

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  19. Raiders take Derek Carr with 2nd-round pickRead the original story

    May 11, 2014 | Sacramento Bee Newspaper

    ... 1981 the Raiders have taken a quarterback in the first two rounds, having taken Todd Marinovich (1991) and JaMarcus Russell (2007) in the first round and Marques Tuiasosopo (2001) in the second round. Jackson will add to an overhauled offensive line ...

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  20. Marcus Thompson II: Raiders pick Derek Carr could be thrown in the fireRead the original story

    May 11, 2014 | Sacramento Bee Newspaper

    ... first two rounds speak volumes about the franchise's failures at identifying future faces of the franchise: JaMarcus Russell, Marques Tuiasosopo and Todd Marinovich. On top of that, Carr could end up on the field this year. Before he's ready. If ...

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