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Cable to stick with Russell as the starter

Cable to stick with Russell as the starter

Tom Cable insists JaMarcus Russell will continue to be the Raiders' starting quarterback, even after getting benched early in the second quarter of Sunday's 38-0 loss to the New York Jets.

For the first time in his NFL career, JaMarcus Russell was pulled from a game and spent the rest of the afternoon on the bench, much to the delight of the announced crowd of 39,354, the lowest home crowd to watch a Raiders game since they returned to Oakland in 1995. It would be tough to argue Tom Cable's decision, either. Russell completed 6 of 11 throws but had three turnovers – two... Recommended Stories

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