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JaMarcus Russell

JaMarcus Russell still might get his first playing time this week against Chicago, but barring a series of injuries it won't be until late in the game.

JaMarcus Russell was named the Raiders' No. 3 quarterback for Sunday's game with the Bears, meaning the team's ways of using him are limited. Josh McCown will make his second straight start and fifth of the year for Oakland while Daunte Culpepper will serve as his back-up. Russell, who fans chanted for during the loss to Houston last week, will be behind both and serve as the Raiders' emergency... Recommended Stories

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