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  1. Ex-Lions great Calvin Johnson working with Oakland RaidersRead the original story w/Photo

    May 23, 2017 | MLive.com

    ... Thursday. The Raiders passed on Johnson with the first overall pick in the 2007 draft, choosing quarterback JaMarcus Russell instead, one of the worst draft decisions in professional sports history. Russell went 7-18 as a starter and was run out of ...

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  2. Real Value of a #1 Overall PickRead the original story w/Photo

    May 19, 2017 | California Golden Blogs

    ... Pick, 98% of the picks in the draft to match Manning's production. Across the spectrum we can see that even JaMarcus Russell, the biggest bust of busts himself, still played better for the Raider's than nearly 48% of the players drafted in that year ...

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  3. 2017 NFL Draft: Instant starters, plug-and-play options for all 32 teamsRead the original story w/Photo

    May 4, 2017 | UPI

    ... Robert Griffin III ? Or do we recall that the Oakland Raiders took strong-armed, can't-miss LSU quarterback JaMarcus Russell No. 1 overall in 2007? Russell was out of football after three forgettable years and RGIII is a free agent after being cut ...

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  4. The Draft Hangover: Is Reggie at Risk after Conley's Talk to Police?Read the original story w/Photo

    May 2, 2017 | Silver And Black Pride

    ... or not with the pick. It was risky indeed, but every pick is risky. I remember some "can't miss" picks like JaMarcus Russell or Robert Gallery going south badly. So no, I don't think making Gareon Conley his first round pick should be anymore ...

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  5. Raiders' pick says he is not blindRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 29, 2017 | SFGate

    ... dad on his Twitter account . Of course, the list had to include one of the NFL's most infamous draft busts, JaMarcus Russell. The No. 1 overall pick from LSU struggled from day one, admitting later that he tested positive for codeine shortly after ...

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  6. Raiders will move, but Raider Nation must stay in character a " for everyonea s enjoymentRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 29, 2017 | The Fresno Bee

    ... they dumped coach Jon Gruden into Tampa's bay. You stayed faithful when they bet the ranch on quarterback JaMarcus Russell . You endured Tom Walsh calling plays from a bed and breakfast, Tom Cable knocking out the help staff, and Lane Kiffin going ...

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  7. Revisiting the 2007 NFL Draft for the BearcatsRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 28, 2017 | Down The Drive

    ... luck over the years. Today also marks the 10-year anniversary of the 2007 NFL Draft. That was the year JaMarcus Russell went No. 1 overall and also the same one that brought Calvin Johnson , Adrian Peterson and Patrick Willis into the league. It was ...

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  8. Two Tigers selected in the Top 10Read the original story w/Photo

    Apr 28, 2017 | WWL-AM New Orleans

    ... New York Jets took safety Jamal Adams. In 2007, LSU also had two players taken within the first six picks. JaMarcus Russell went number one to the Oakland Raiders and LaRon Landry was drafted by the Washington Redskins at number six. With the number ...

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  9. 7 of the biggest NFL draft busts in the last 20 yearsRead the original story

    Apr 27, 2017 | SFGate

    Vernon Gholston, DE, taken 6th overall in 2008 by the New York Jets Justin Harrel, DT, taken 16th overall in 2007 by the Green Bay Packers Blaine Gabbert, QB, taken 10th overall in 2011 by the Jacksonville Jaguars Ryan Leaf, QB, taken 2nd overall in 1998 by the San Diego Chargers JaMarcus Russell, QB, taken first overall in 2007 by the Oakland Raiders Robert Aguayo, K, taken 59th overall in 2016 by the Tampa Bay Buccaneers Jake Locker, QB, taken 8th overall in 2011 by the Tennessee Titans Media: Wibbitz

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  10. Schefter's draft notebook: Final nuggets before the draftRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 27, 2017 | ABC News

    ... a franchise's fate for years. In 2007, with the No. 1 overall pick, the Raiders picked quarterback JaMarcus Russell; the next pick was wide receiver Calvin Johnson. In 2001, Oakland used its first-round pick on safety Derrick Gibson; two of the next ...

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  11. Why drafting quarterbacks in the first round is diceyRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 27, 2017 | NewsOK.com

    ... round. Ten of those 26 have been busts. Either barely held the job for a limited time with no success (JaMarcus Russell) or flamed out quickly (Robert Griffin III). I grouped the first-round QBs into categories of star, good pick, decent pick, ...

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  12. The biggest NFL Draft busts in Bay Area historyRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 27, 2017 | SFGate

    ... receiver in the draft. But the Raiders liked his speed and thought he'd prove a good target for quarterback JaMarcus Russell. Alas, it was not to be. Heyward-Bey never had more than 64 receptions in a season with the Raiders. Drafted three spots ...

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  13. NFL mock draft 2017: Who will your team snap up in Philadelphia this weekend?Read the original story w/Photo

    Apr 27, 2017 | Mirror.co.uk

    The draft is the Christmas day of the NFL off-season, as each and every team snap up the best fresh young talent that the college game has to offer. Some players enter the draft as sure-things for a successful pro career and deliver - think Peyton Manning , the No.1 pick in 1998 - while others such as JaMarcus Russell, the Oakland Raiders 2007 first pick, flop badly.

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  14. Commentary: Why the 49ers should not use their No. 2 overall pick on a quarterbackRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 27, 2017 | Monterey County Herald

    ... Now, odds are also against drafting a complete bust that high. It is true that such ignominious names as JaMarcus Russell, Tim Couch and Rick Mirer are on the list. But in fairness, 19 of the 31 have become Pro Bowl players - although that includes ...

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  15. History shows that far more Super Bowl winning QBs come from farther down in the draftRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 26, 2017 | Inside Bay Area

    ... Now, odds are also against drafting a complete bust that high. It is true that such ignominious names as JaMarcus Russell, Tim Couch and Rick Mirer are on the list. But in fairness, 19 of the 31 have become Pro Bowl players - although that includes ...

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  16. A History Of The Top Pick 1967-2016: Part 2Read the original story w/Photo

    Apr 26, 2017 | Dawgs By Nature

    ... top spot are almost never totally illogical. It's easy now to say that the Raiders should have known that Jamarcus Russell was never going to have the work ethic to succeed in the NFL, was never going to be the sort of quarterback you could plug ...

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  17. Most painful NFL Draft slides of last 20 yearsRead the original story

    Apr 25, 2017 | Sporting News

    ... was a raging debate over which was the true franchise quarterback that year: Quinn, from Notre Dame, or JaMarcus Russell, from LSU. Russell went first to the Raiders, then teams started passing on Quinn over and over. The Dolphins took a particular ...

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  18. Ranking the biggest NFL draft busts of all timeRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 8, 2013 | USA Today

    Worse, Russell came at the cost of picking Hall of Fame-caliber talents Calvin Johnson, Joe Thomas, Adrian Peterson, Patrick Willis and Darrelle Revis. Ranking the biggest NFL draft busts of all time 1. JaMarcus Russell, QB, Raiders : Oakland paid $39 million for seven wins, 18 TD passes and 300 pounds of "passer."

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  19. From Cam Newton to JaMarcus Russell: The best and worst QB picks of the past decadeRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 24, 2017 | CBS Sports

    This is a league, remember, that thrives on the passing game, with teams doling out $100 million deals and exhausting countless resources to ensure a signal-caller of top quality is leading their roster and, ultimately, reeling in Lombardi Trophies. , a man with 56 career completions, zero touchdowns and one interception to his name, could very well be starting for a playoff contender in the AFC.

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  20. Agent's Take: Recent draft history shows first-round QBs are more likely to failRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 17, 2017 | CBS Sports

    ... and Stafford is they were top-three picks. Ryan is the only one that wasn't the first pick of his draft. JaMarcus Russell is at the other end of the spectrum. He is widely considered as one of the biggest draft mistakes in NFL history. Russell only ...

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