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Alabama Grand Jury Gets Drug Case Against JaMarcus Russell

A judge sent the drug possession case against former Raiders quarterback JaMarcus Russell to a grand jury Wednesday despite testimony that the codeine drink found at Russell’s home belonged to a longtime friend. District Judge Charles McKnight questioned the credibility of the testimony given by Marcus Stevenson, who said he made the codeine-laced drink found […]

Raiders Fans to Give Campbell Plenty of Time to Perform

The Oakland Tribune says that new Raiders starter Jason Campbell will be given a little honeymoon by fans since they are just happy to have JaMarcus Russell out of Oakland: Raiders QB Jason Campbell will be given the benefit of the doubt by Oakland fans this year at the beginning, simply because he will be […]

Former QB Russell Pleads Not Guilty to Drug Charge

Derica Williams of WALA 10 in Mobile reports that former Raiders QB JaMarcus Russell has entered a not guilty plea in his drug charge case: JaMarcus Russell appeared in court Tuesday morning in downtown Mobile. The former NFL quarterback was arrested two weeks ago during an undercover narcotic investigation. He entered a not guilty plea. […]

Raiders Release Statement On former QB Russell

Despite the release awhile ago of QB JaMarcus Russell, the team made a statement about the QB’s recent arrest for having codeine syrup. “We did all that we could to intervene and assist with a myriad of issues with JaMarcus Russell,” the Raiders said in a statement. “NFL policy restricts our ability to comment publicly […]

Raiders want money back from Russell

The Raiders seem to feel like all that money that former first overall pick JaMarcus Russell made with the team was not earned. Because of that, the Raiders have filed a grievance seeking nearly $10 million back from recently released quarterback. Yahoo! Sports first reported the story Thursday, saying the Raiders are seeking $9.55 million […]

Russell clears waivers; free to sign with any team

ESPN reports that former Raiders QB JaMarcus Russell is free to any team, as he was not claimed by any team on Friday, making him a free agent able to sign anywhere. JaMarcus Russell is now a free agent. As expected, the talented but extremely disappointing quarterback went unclaimed Friday and passed waivers. The Raiders […]

Cutting their losses – Davis and Raiders made the right move dumping Russell

Three years into the JaMarcus Russell reign as the future of the franchise for the Oakland Raiders – it’s over. It took a lot of courage for Al Davis to admit his mistakes on Thursday, flat out releasing the former first overall pick from LSU in favor of giving the starting job likely to former […]

Russell says he’ll keep showing up till told to stop

It’s a big story that JaMarcus Russell is even on the team at this point, and today he was at the Raiders mini-camp, and says that he’ll keep showing up till he’s told not to: Embattled Oakland Raiders quarterback JaMarcus Russell practiced today. The question of whether he’ll continue to do so and remain a […]