Jamarcus Russell

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Should The Raiders Play For The No. 1 Pick In The Draft?

Right now, the Oakland Raiders are 1-10, and if the season ended today, they’d get the No. 2 overall pick in the 2015 NFL Draft. There’s not a clear-cut stud or even a lot of depth at the top of the draft next year, so the Silver & Black need to be very smart about their next draft.


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A Look At The 10 Worst Seasons In Oakland Raiders History

As the 2014 Oakland Raiders are staring in to an 0-5 start if they lose to the San Diego Chargers at home this weekend, it’s entertaining to take a look back in time at the history of the Silver & Black to see just how bad the team has been at various points in its 55-season history.


Former Oakland Raider QB JaMarcus Russell (Greg Trott/Getty Images)

Raiders Pay JaMarcus Russell $3 Million In Settlement

The Oakland Raiders have paid former first-overall pick JaMarcus Russell $3 million in a settlement over his disputed rookie contract.


JaMarcus Russell #2 of the Oakland Raiders meets fans before his game against the Denver Broncos on September 27, 2009 at the Oakland-Alameda County Coliseum. (Photo by Jed Jacobsohn/Getty Images)

Former Raiders QB Russell Gets Tryout With Bears

The JaMarcus Russell comeback train — which began like a publicity stunt and featured the phrase “heavier than normal” — is actually leading somewhere. That somewhere is Chicago, where Russell was reportedly among three quarterbacks trying out with the Bears on Wednesday.


Former Oakland Raider QB JaMarcus Russell (Greg Trott/Getty Images)

Ex-Raiders QB Russell Says He’s Lost 27 Pounds

With his pro day a week away, give or take, JaMarcus Russell says he’s no longer “breathing like a fat man.”


Former Oakland Raider QB JaMarcus Russell (Greg Trott/Getty Images)

Former 49er Jeff Garcia Mentoring JaMarcus Russell During Comeback Attempt

Drafted first overall in 2007 following an MVP performance in the Sugar Bowl for LSU, JaMarcus Russell signed a six-year contract with the Raiders that included $31.5 milllion guaranteed. He was out of the league after three seasons.


Former Oakland Raider QB JaMarcus Russell (Greg Trott/Getty Images)

Ex-Raider JaMarcus Russell Trying To Make NFL comeback

Former Oakland Raider JaMarcus Russell has lost a few pounds and is attempting an NFL comeback. Russell, who is just 27, hasn’t played in the NFL since 2009.


Former Oakland Raider QB JaMarcus Russell (Greg Trott/Getty Images)

Grand Jury Declines To Indict Ex-Raiders QB Russell

An Alabama grand jury declined Friday to indict former Oakland Raiders quarterback JaMarcus Russell on a felony drug possession charge related to a drink containing codeine syrup found at his home.

CBS San Francisco–10/29/2010