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  1. NFL playoffs show pivotal importance of quarterbacks, particularly on draft dayRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 21 | The Washington Post

    ... set for eight, 10, 12 years." The urge to take a quarterback can lead to some spectacular misses, such as JaMarcus Russell in Oakland and Tim Couch in Cleveland. But the odds actually are pretty good, at least by NFL draft standards. Just seven ...

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  2. Eagles sign John DeFilippo as quarterbacks coachRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 21 | PennLive.com

    ... He was hired for his first stint with the Raiders in 2007, the same year the team drafted quarterback Jamarcus Russell with the No. 1 overall pick. Russell was released after three seasons, and NFL.com writer Steve Wyche later labelled the LSU star ...

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  3. Rethinking the Conventional Wisdom of the NFL Draft, Part 2: Is Jimmy ...Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 14 | The Phinsider

    ... In other words, look at how much time I've spent on this! There's no way in Hell I'm drafting Ryan Leaf, or Jamarcus Russell, or Tim Couch, , or Vernon Gholston , or Akili Smith , or Courtney Brown , or Steve Emtman, or Rick Mirer, or Aaron Curry ...

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  4. Cleveland Browns hire coach Hue Jackson: Tom Reed's instant analysisRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 13 | Cleveland.com

    ... Goff. When Jackson became the Raiders' offensive coordinator in 2010 the club cut ties with problem child JaMarcus Russell. Expect the same the scenario here with Manziel. The Browns probably will wait to see if they can trade the former Heisman ...

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  5. Drafting franchise QB doesn't grant job securityRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 7, 2016 | NFL

    ... circumstances? There was a time when the Raiders -- fired their coach less than two years after drafting JaMarcus Russell -- and 49ers after selecting Alex Smith were looked at as the model for how not to operate a franchise with a highly-drafted ...

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  6. Analysis: Raiders deserved 7-9 record but took big step forwardRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 3, 2016 | Paradise Post

    ... a shining light when compared with the likes of Aaron Brooks, Andrew Walter, Josh McCown, Daunte Culpepper, JaMarcus Russell ... you get the picture. McKenzie, by almost any measure, has aced the last two drafts, given the selections of Mack, Carr, ...

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  7. First-quarter failures have doomed 49ers offenseRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 17, 2015 | Marin Independent Journal

    They ve scored a league-low 18 points in the first quarter all season, and they ve failed to score an offensive touchdown along the way, a drought last matched in 2008 by the Raiders and Jamarcus Russell. Of their 37 possessions that began in the first quarter, 25 resulted in punts.

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  8. RaiderDamus' Friday Foretelling: Raiders vs. LionsRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 20, 2015 | Silver And Black Pride

    ... draft" one of the first results is some bullshit story about how Matt Millen warned Al Davis not to draft Jamarcus Russell. However, if you think Millen wouldn't have taken Russell for the Lions, whose last decent QB prior to that was Bobby Layne, ...

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  9. Oakland Raiders Rumors: Calvin Johnson Would Be a Great FitRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 13, 2015 | Rant Sports

    ... side note that the Raiders can rectify one of their bigger draft mistakes, as they took quarterback JaMarcus Russell No. 1 overall in 2007 while Johnson went second overall to Detroit. But leaving that aside Johnson is a great fit for Oakland, even ...

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  10. Worst NFL contracts: The 25 most dubious everRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 3, 2015 | ESPN

    ... of these payout figures is ESPN's roster management system database. a No rookie contracts were considered. JaMarcus Russell was a bad draft pick , not a bad contract. He was paid the going rate for the No. 1 overall selection at that time. a ...

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  11. 'Looks like my hunting season is over': Saints sign ex-Lsu QB Matt...Read the original story w/Photo

    Nov 8, 2015 | The Advocate

    ... 2003-2007, where he redshirted his first year and then spent the next three holding on kicks and serving as JaMarcus Russell's backup. It wasn't until 2007 that he finally became the starter and he led LSU to the BCS National Championship by beating ...

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  12. TemeculaRAIDERS-CHARGERS: Longtime rivalry stirs passion of die-hard fansRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 24, 2015 | The Press-Enterprise

    ... Football League days, haven't won a Super Bowl title. But what have the Raiders done lately? Remember JaMarcus Russell in a knit cap? How about the parade of coaches with losing records since Jon Gruden left town? "You wanna know how much I hate the ...

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  13. Raiders better off than BearsRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 2, 2015 | Windy City Gridiron

    ... Gannon or Jeff George. Then they fell apart. Out came Norv Turner, Art Shell, Lane Kiffin, Andrew Walter , Jamarcus Russell and on and on. The Raiders have been the poster child for ineptitude, especially when it comes to hiring coaches (nine in 14 ...

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  14. Why the Oakland Raiders are Making the NFL Playoffs in 2015Read the original story w/Photo

    Oct 1, 2015 | NFLSpinZone

    ... franchise who has lost 10 or more games in 10 out of the last 12 seasons. The same franchise who drafted JaMarcus Russell over Calvin Johnson and Adrian Peterson. How can the Raiders even be taken seriously? Well to start, this is definitely not the ...

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  15. At Least Kirk Cousins Isn't JaMarcus Russell, Or Is He?Read the original story w/Photo

    Oct 1, 2015 | CBS Local

    SEPTEMBER 20: Quarterback Kirk Cousins #8 of the Washington Redskins drops back to pass in the first quarter of a game against the St. Louis Rams at FedExField on September 20, 2015 in Landover, Maryland. Quarterback JaMarcus Russell was taken number one overall by the Oakland Raiders in the 2007 NFL draft.

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  16. The Raiders May Be BackRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 28, 2015 | CBS Local

    ... into the 2015 season. For the last decade the Raiders have been the obvious choice. They drafted poorly (JaMarcus Russell, Darrius Heyward-Bey, Robert Gallery etca ) they had a crazy owner who may or may not have been senile later in life and the ... 2 comments

  17. Browns QB Josh McCown eager for 2nd chance; coaches, teammates...Read the original story w/Photo

    Sep 26, 2015 | The Chronicle-Telegram

    ... it well." Coordinator John DeFilippo watched McCown deal with a similar scenario in Oakland in 2007 when JaMarcus Russell was the No. 1 overall pick. "He will handle it like a total pro," DeFilippo said. "I pulled him aside yesterday and told him, ...

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  18. Kirk Cousins continues to throw interceptions at an alarming rateRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 25, 2015 | MSNBC

    ... passes and 24 interceptions. Cousins also throws interceptions at a worse rate than Raiders draft bust JaMarcus Russell: Cousins and Russell both have 23 career interceptions, but Russell threw 166 more passes than Cousins has thrown. Washington ...

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  19. Raiders will face Josh McCown, not Johnny Manziel, in ClevelandRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 23, 2015 | SFGate

    ... waiting in the wings and people waiting on that guy to play and wanting that guy to play." That guy was JaMarcus Russell, in Oakland. McCown shared playing time with the 2007 No. 1 overall pick, starting the first three games and the last six, ...

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  20. Browns, Raiders setting standard for futilityRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 23, 2015 | ESPN

    ... latest to try to end the futility. Raiders : Rich Gannon, Kerry Collins, Andrew Walter, Daunte Culpepper, JaMarcus Russell, Jason Campbell, Carson Palmer , Terrelle Pryor, Derek Carr . This list isn't as troubling as what Cleveland has gone through ...

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