JaMarcus Russell

  • Year
  • Position
  • Birthplace
    Mobile, AL
  • Date of Birth
    Aug 9th, 1985
  • HS / Home
    Lillie B Williamson HS / Mobile, AL
  • College
  • Height / Weight
    6'6" / 265 lbs
Is Jon Gruden the answer for the Raiders?

Is Jon Gruden the answer for the Raiders?

The Oakland Raiders have fired their head coach… again.

Report: Bears to work out JaMarcus Russell

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Fans the Big Winners When Deal is Done

31 owners have signed off on a new CBA, and while players continue to do their due diligence, the NFL appears to be saved. Football fans are the biggest winners in the end, and here's why.

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JaMarcus Russell avoids indictment

Ex-Raiders quarterback escapes indictment on felony charge in Mobile, Ala., freeing him to resume his plans to return to the NFL.

JaMarcus Russell (AP/Paul Sakuma)

A comeback for JaMarcus Russell?

JaMarcus Russell was a bust with the Oakland Raiders, but he's planning a comeback and working out six days a week. He admits he made mistakes the first time.

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Russell's Big Break?

Russell's Big Break?

When is releasing a player doing him a favor? Perhaps, it's when the team releasing him is the Oakland Raiders. Kristian Dyer argues that Jamarcus Russell's release by the Raiders could be a boon for the QB.

OAK: Former No. 1 Pick Jettisoned



The Oakland Raiders announced today that they have released former No. 1 overall pick JaMarcus Russell.

Friday: Mini Camp News & Notes

Friday: Mini Camp News & Notes

Despite the media circus surrounding him, JaMarcus Russell throws and looks confident in the process. Meanwhile, new Raider quarterback Jason Campbell struggles a bit in his debut. The rookies play like rookies, while last year's first rounder Darrius Heyward-Bey looks like he has been fine-tuning his hands and route running.

Time Is Running Out for Russell and Raiders

Time Is Running Out for Russell and Raiders

Going into his fourth year in the NFL, JaMarcus Russell has accomplished very little for the Raiders. Not much has been done to reverse his downward spiral, and unless he undergoes some drastic changes this upcoming season, his future in Oakland looks bleak.

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NFL's Best & Worst: QBs Versus The Blitz

When the defense sends six players or more at the quarterback, which ones thrive under the pressure--and which ones fail? Scout.com's Ed Thompson ranks the NFL's best and worst at handling the blitz.