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Simplifying Russell's game

Simplifying Russell's game

Lane Kiffin wants rookie quarterback JaMarcus Russell to be better prepared when bad circumstances occur in games. To that end, the Raiders have been purposely allowing such situations to happen in practice this week in hopes of having Russell learn from them.

"We've really talked to him this week that the practice needs to be like the game," Kiffin said Wednesday. "You're the starter now. A guy's going to come free or a guy's going to miss an assignment somewhere and you can't, just because it's practice, sit there and just throw the ball. You gotta treat it like a game. We've gotta get you moving around because you haven't had all those reps the... Recommended Stories

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