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Six Of The Biggest Quarterback Busts Of The Last 10 Years

AP | DAVE CAMPBELL | Posted 05.05.2014 | Sports

Ryan Leaf or Peyton Manning? That was the drama at the top of the 1998 NFL draft, with two seemingly elite quarterbacks in play. Fortunately for Indi...

Don't Call It A Comeback... Yet

sportsonearth.com | Gwen Knapp | Posted 04.23.2013 | Sports

We've seen his tears of regret and grief. They engendered some compassion, or maybe just pity, but that's of little use to JaMarcus Russell right now....

Traces of Deal Forming in NFL?

Andrew Brandt | Posted 08.22.2011 | Sports
Andrew Brandt

As the optimistic drumbeat continues towards eventual resolution of the long-running labor dispute between the NFL owners and players, we are starting to hear reports of what an eventual Collective Bargaining Agreement will look like.

Epic NFL Bust Fired By 'Life Coach'

Posted 06.14.2011 | Sports

JaMarcus Russell's return to the NFL has suffered another setback. According to Jason Cole of Yahoo! Sports, "life coach" John Lucas recently fired...

The Rookie Sacrifice: Key to NFL Labor Talks

Andrew Brandt | Posted 05.25.2011 | Sports
Andrew Brandt

As has been clear from some time, top incoming rookies are going to be sacrificed; Sam Bradford will go down in history as the last bonus baby of the NFL Draft. The key for the NFLPA is having this rookie sacrifice work for the greater good.

NFL Week 9 - Tweet Dreams

Scott Swanay | Posted 05.25.2011 | Sports
Scott Swanay

Hypothetical tweets from real NFL figures! @JayCutler6 Customs asked me if I had anything to declare. I told them, "Yes - my offensive line is a jo...

10 Things We Learned From NFL Week Two

Scott Swanay | Posted 05.25.2011 | Sports
Scott Swanay

Derek Anderson should never be allowed to start another NFL game. Ever. Any team that violates this edict should immediately forfeit their first-round draft choice for each of the next ten years.

MORE Trouble: Epic NFL Bust JaMarcus Russell Arrested

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | Sports

MOBILE, Ala. — Former Oakland Raiders quarterback JaMarcus Russell has been charged with possession of a controlled substance – codeine sy...

JaMarcus Russell's Next Team: 5 Teams That Should Consider Signing Him

Bleacher Report | Posted 05.25.2011 | Sports

Russell doesn't have many options at this point, but here are five teams who may give Russell a second chance to add a backup quarterback to their ros...

JaMarcus Russell RELASED: Raiders Cut Former Top Draft Pick

AP | JOSH DUBOW | Posted 05.25.2011 | Sports

ALAMEDA, Calif. — Three years, more than $39 million and only seven wins as the starting quarterback for the Oakland Raiders. The verdict is in...

JaMarcus Russell Ryan Leaf: Who Is Biggest NFL Draft Bust?

FanHouse | Posted 05.25.2011 | Sports

In an ideal world, Ryan Leaf and JaMarcus Russell would square off in Celebrity Deathmatch (with special guest referee Michael Irvin, natch) in order ...

JaMarcus Russell Weight: 300 Pounds?!

FanHouse | Posted 05.25.2011 | Sports

Word on the street is that JaMarcus Russell now weighs in at over 300 pounds, which coincides nicely with the news that the Raiders traded for Jason C...

The Latest Chapter of the $39 Million Man

Andrew Brandt | Posted 05.25.2011 | Sports
Andrew Brandt

In any grievance between a player and a team, the key fact I look for is: Has the money been paid? If it has, chances are strong that the money is long since spent.

Will Sam Bradford Shine in St. Louis?

David Berri | Posted 05.25.2011 | Sports
David Berri

It could be that Bradford will be everything the Rams and the team's fans hope. But it's also quite possible the Rams would have been better off taking Jimmy Clausen in the second round.

The risk in signing JaMarcus Russell, the $39 million man

Andrew Brandt | Posted 05.25.2011 | Sports
Andrew Brandt

We know that Russell is a talent and that if the Raiders did not select him first in the 2007 Draft he would have been scooped up soon thereafter. The issue with Russell has been work ethic, discipline and willingness to get better.

A Bust is a Bust is a BUST!

Khai Gordon | Posted 05.25.2011 | Sports
Khai Gordon

Let us not be confused with all of the chatter regarding the status of recently released Oakland Raiders quarterback JaMarcus Russell. True the com...

JaMarcus Russell Leads Raiders To Stunning Upset Of Broncos

AP | ARNIE STAPLETON | Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver

DENVER — JaMarcus Russell returned to the Oakland Raiders' lineup in time to hurt the Denver Broncos' playoff hopes. Russell threw a 10-yard to...

Broncos 23, Oakland Raiders 3: Who's Your MVP?

Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver

The Broncos dismantled the rival Raiders in Oakland Sunday 23-3. Read the AP story about the game and vote for Sunday's MVP. * * * * * * * * * * *...

Does the NFL Draft Lose Its Sizzle If the #1 Pick Is Pre-Determined?

Paula Duffy | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Paula Duffy

The #1 pick is the glamor moment since discussion of draft order has run rampant for more than a month. But do you care if it's a surprise or not?