Oakland Raiders Finally Release JaMarcus Russell

Posted: 6th May 2010 by Jay Dee in NFL
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I said it wouldn't happen, but I stand corrected —and elated! ESPN and the NFL Network are now reporting that the Oakland Raiders have released former No. 1 overall pick JaMarcus Russell. This move doesn't surprise too many people, but I certainly was a little shocked. Not because I think Russell deserves to remain on the roster, but because I thought Al Davis wasn't willing to give up on him just yet. I was wrong, and thrilled to be so! Russell has never come close to living up to the expectations that are placed on all No. 1 picks. He held out of preseason camp as a rookie (where he often arrives overweight and out of shape) and he has shown not a modicum of interest in perfecting his craft. His career stats were less than pedestrian: 25 starts, a record of 7-18, 52.1 percent compl ...

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