Category: JaMarcus Russell

Jeff Garcia Says JaMarcus Russell has Lost 30 Pounds in Three Months as the Two Former Raiders Train Together

Tuesday, April 9th, 2013

JaMarcus Russell continues to train under the tutelage of former teammate and NFL starter Jeff Garcia as one of the biggest busts in NFL history attempts to revive his reputation and resume his pro football career. But while you'd expect Garcia to stick up for Russell in trying to sell ...

Tom Brady’s Personal Coach Says the QB Will Avenge his AFC Title Game Performance, Could Fix Tim Tebow in Two Weeks

Friday, January 27th, 2012

If you watched football on Thanksgiving, you'll recognize Tom Martinez as the personal quarterback coach to Tom Brady and many others. At the time, Brady and the rest of us believed Martinez was on his deathbed. Martinez was given a week or two to live, but has survived that scare.  ...

JaMarcus Russell: “I think I have a lot left inside of me to show the NFL and the people out there that I can do it.”

Wednesday, October 27th, 2010

Every April, one college player is selected as the number one overall pick in the NFL Draft, but not all of them exactly pan out.  As is the case with former Oakland Raiders QB JaMarcus Russell,  who lasted through three lackluster seasons before being run out of town, which by ...

Richard Seymour On JaMarcus Russell: “Talent Only Gets You So Far In This League”

Friday, September 10th, 2010

Richard Seymour has been an elite level defensive lineman for 10 seasons in the NFL, not an easy task for a 6'6", 310 pound guy who has had to play all positions for the 4-3 and end in a 3-4. Whatever is asked of him, he does. While Seymour clearly ...

The Raiders Move Forward Without JaMarcus Russell

Wednesday, May 19th, 2010

Tom Cable punched a colleague in the jaw last season and he is still the head coach of the Oakland Raiders, yet his career may always be defined by JaMarcus Russell. The former first round pick who predated Cable's tenure as head coach with the team was cut earlier this ...

Bruce Gradkowski Looks Forward to an Open Competition at Quarterback

Friday, March 12th, 2010

Whether it was expected or not, the Oakland Raiders did not have a good football team in 2009. The team went 5-11 in a weak division. Yet, they did have a couple bright spots. Four of their wins were against teams with .500 or better records. Somehow, they beat the ...

Tom Cable On His Future In Oakland: “I don’t think there was ever any question. I think that was more speculation than anything else…”

Friday, January 29th, 2010

Jeez, I hadn't read too much about the situation, but just a quick perusal of how Al Davis and the Oakland Raiders have handled the coaching situation since the conclusion of the 2009 regular season screams one thing, and one thing only: 'how typical of the Raiders.' Several media reports ...

John Madden: “To me there is only one way to play and that’s you play to win.”

Wednesday, December 16th, 2009

John Madden might go down in history as one of the best coaches ever in the NFL, but he will be more known to all that didn’t see him coach for his video game. He was an announcer for Fox and CBS for 21 seasons as a game analyst before ...

Bruce Gradkowski is the Prince of Pennsylvania

Monday, December 7th, 2009

The Oakland Raiders have had two of the biggest upsets all season long in the NFL. In Week 6 they played the Eagles and upset them and this past Sunday they beat the other team in Pennsylvania, the Pittsburgh Steelers. (Editor's note:  They upset the Bengals as well)  The Raiders ...

Brian Baldinger is not the biggest fan of JaMarcus Russell

Thursday, November 19th, 2009

Brian Baldinger was a brash offensive lineman for the Cowboys, Colts and Eagles and has taken that brashness to his broadcasting career as well. He knows all about the NFL and has an opinion on anything and everything NFL. He is great on the radio and is always a great ...