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  1. Ranking The Last 10 First-Overall NFL Draft PicksRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 15 | SidelionReport

    ... and validating former head coach Jeff Fisher's reluctance to play him right from the jump. I put him over JaMarcus Russell, but that's not saying much. Second-overall pick, Carson Wentz, looks to be the better quarterback so far, and fourth-round ...

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  2. Former Raiders draft pick, 33, dies in house fireRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Feb 12 | SFGate

    ... and tears! So sad. Life is too short." Quentin Moses #94 of the Georgia Bulldogs pressures quarterback JaMarcus Russell #4 of the Louisiana State University Tigers during the second quarter of the 2005 SEC Football Championship Game on December 3, ...

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  3. The Princess of DarknessRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 10 | Silver And Black Pride

    ... a Touchdown in NFL is called 'crossing the bonus line.' There are plenty of omissions: no mention of Jamarcus Russell, Carson Palmer etc and no reason why she walked away from her role. She has a no naming policy for many of the protagonists, which ...

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  4. NFL's young coaches have been a mixed bagRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 12, 2017 | MSNBC

    ... miserable and short tenure in Oakland characterized by major disagreements with Al Davis about quarterback JaMarcus Russell. Harland Svare, Rams, 31 years, 11 months: Took over in the middle of the 1962 season and became something of an old-time ...

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  5. Do The Oakland Raiders Have A Leg To Stand On This Postseason? Bet On It.Read the original story w/Photo

    Jan 4, 2017 | East Bay Express

    ... versatile backfield attack that is always just one good block away from flipping the momentum in a game. Jamarcus Russell could score with this unit. This is not to mention the beastly pass rush of Bruce Irvin and Khalil Mack. All four of these ...

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  6. Oakland Raiders Power Rankings: Final Regular Season EditionRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 3, 2017 | Raiders

    ... could say that-14 painstaking seasons, to be exact. Raiders fans waded through the football sewage that was JaMarcus Russell and Tom Cable's fists and two seconds of Lane Kiffin; they came out on the other end with Derek Carr and . I bet any Vader ...

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  7. Lane Kiffin wanted Raiders to draft Calvin Johnson, not JaMarcus RussellRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 30, 2016 | San Jose Mercury News

    Hindsight is 20/20, but Lane Kiffin claims to have foreseen Calvin Johnson's greatness. And, perhaps, JaMarcus Russell's downside.

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  8. Lane Kiffin: I wanted Megatron, Al Davis took JaMarcus RussellRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 30, 2016 | MSNBC

    In the 2007 NFL draft, the Raiders took JaMarcus Russell with the first overall pick, and the Lions took Calvin Johnson second. Russell turned out to be a major bust, while Johnson became the best receiver in the NFL.

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  9. Raiders: Lane Kiffin Begged Al Davis Not to Draft JaMarcus RussellRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 29, 2016 | NFLMocks

    ... , former Raiders head coach Lane Kiffin said he begged the Raiders owner not to draft LSU quarterback JaMarcus Russell. Davis reportedly watched one game of Russell's which was the the blowout against Notre Dame. Kiffin, who was recently hired as ...

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  10. Lane Kiffin says he 'begged' Al Davis to draft Megatron instead of JaMarcus RussellRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 29, 2016 | CBS Sports

    ... the Raiders, other than pointing out he begged Al Davis to use the No. 1 pick on Calvin Johnson instead of JaMarcus Russell. Kiffin says Jeff Garcia had agreed to come to Oakland in free agency, and Davis based his Russell pick off evaluating the ...

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  11. Former Raiders OC on why team believes in Matt McGloin and why you should tooRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 27, 2016 | Silver And Black Pride

    ... who Lane Kiffin wanted to select in the second round had he not been overruled by Al Davis who wanted Jamarcus Russell. "He had real strong mechanics and he was extremely accurate in the workout that we brought him in on," Olson continued. "So it ...

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  12. The Essential Raider QuestionRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 26, 2016 | Silver And Black Pride

    ... Rich Gannon, Marques Tuiasosopo, Kerry Collins, Aaron Brooks, Andrew Walter, Daunte Culpepper, Josh McCown, JaMarcus Russell, Charlie Frye, Jason Campbell, Carson Palmer, Terrelle Pryor, Matt McGloin, Derek Carr, and Matt McGloin again. Why bring up ...

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  13. This 346 lb. Defensive Tackle's Touchdown Pass is the Talk of the Football WorldRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 26, 2016 | Mediaite.com

    ... the heaviest player to throw a touchdown pass in NFL history by a full 81 lbs. (Former Raiders quarterback JaMarcus Russell previously held the mark at 265 lbs.) But the play didn't go over too well in the Denver locker room. Poe's touchdown toss ...

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  14. Chiefs' Dontari Poe tops JaMarcus Russell's record for heaviest TD passerRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 26, 2016 | San Jose Mercury News

    Former JaMarcus Russell, shown throwing a pass in 2009, no longer holds the record for heaviest player to throw a touchdown. OK so maybe Raider Nation had already left Russell nightmares behind, even though the dreamy Derek Carr went down with a broken leg Saturday.

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  15. JaMarcus Russell's NFL record broken in Broncos-Chiefs gameRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 26, 2016 | Alabama Live

    JaMarcus Russell's NFL career is widely viewed as a disappointment. The No. 1 choice in the 2007 NFL Draft spent three seasons with the Oakland Raiders, started 25 games and compiled a 7-18 record and a passer rating with 65.2. But until Sunday night, the former Williamson High School star held an NFL record -- heaviest player to throw a touchdown pass .

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  16. Poe breaks JaMarcus Russell's record, heaviest to throw a TD passRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 26, 2016 | MSNBC

    When Chiefs defensive tackle Dontari Poe pulled a bloated Tebow last night, he broke a record previously set by JaMarcus Russell: Heaviest player ever to throw a touchdown pass. Russell, the former Raiders quarterback who was a bust as the No.

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  17. Titans hold on late to beat Broncos 13-10Read the original story w/Photo

    Dec 11, 2016 | MSNBC

    ... completion percentage was 30 percent for the day, the lowest for a starting quarterback in a win since JaMarcus Russell completed 29 percent of his throws in a 2009 win. Mariota doesn't usually keep company with Russell and the Titans will need him ...

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  18. Broncos vs. Titans: Score and Twitter Reaction from 2016 Regular SeasonRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 11, 2016 | BleacherReport

    ... Mariota completed 30% of his passes (6-20) today, lowest completion pct in a win (min. 20 att.) since 2009 (JaMarcus Russell, 29.2%) Quarterback Trevor Siemian did have 334 passing yards and a touchdown for the Broncos, but it wasn't enough to score ...

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  19. Derek Carr has to fix something.Read the original story w/Photo

    Dec 10, 2016 | Silver And Black Pride

    ... since 1985 and in that time I have seen so many quarterbacks fail in silver and black. I was there for JaMarcus Russell but I was also there for Todd Marinovich, Jeff George, Rusty Hilger, Aaron Brooks and the illustrious Marc Wilson. Of that group ...

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  20. Carr: Raiders got 'punched in the mouth'Read the original story w/Photo

    Dec 9, 2016 | NFL

    ... yards, completing 17 of 41 passes. His 2.9 yards per attempt was the lowest for a Raiders quarterback since JaMarcus Russell was roaming the Raiders sideline. Consider what happened after each of the Chiefs turnovers. Oakland took over in field-goal ...

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