Has JaMarcus Russell Eclipsed Ryan Leaf as the NFL’s Biggest Bust?

April 28, 2010   ·     ·   Jump to comments

The only one happier than Raider Nation with the acquisition of former Redskin Jason Campbell must be former San Diego Charger bust Ryan Leaf.
For with JaMarcus Russell's exit from Oakland imminent, it could be said that Russell has officially surpassed Leaf as the NFL's biggest bust!
With a record of just 7-18 as a starter, Russell may have played his last game in a Raider uniform, and for all intents and purposes, played himself out of the National Football League forever!
Russell is just 25. It's hard to comprehend such a free-fall from the top of the NFL to the current depths of mediocrity and outright failure for the former No. 1 pick from LSU.
With just a 52 percent lifetime completion rate and only 18 touchdowns in three years, how does JaMarcus Russell reset his NFL career?
A change of scenery would do him some good.
His time in Oakland has been one of mutual frustration for both sides. Russell bypassed his rookie training camp, an...

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