JaMarcus Russell Will Succeed Elsewhere…But It Won’t Be in an NFL Uniform

May 7, 2010   ·     ·   Jump to comments

After being cut yesterday, it looks like JaMarcus Russell will never succeed in an NFL uniform.
The reasons why?  Aside from the obvious, I'd like to address a few things that I've heard from fans of the Oakland Raiders and those that despise the Oakland Raiders.

1.  "It's not all JaMarcus Russell's fault"
Really?  Explain to me how it's not all his fault?  Was it that he did not have good coaches surrounding him and trying to teach him the game?  Did he have to change offenses a couple of times and learn new formations, plays and other areas of the game?  Yes.  But who hasn't?  Why is it that other quarterbacks in the league will have those things happen and more yet you see them putting up, at the very least, decent numbers?  Example?

2.  "He's not lazy, he's just laid back"
No.  He is lazy.  Former Raider's center Jeremy Newberry said the following: "He looked like a lineman&mda...

Read Complete Article at Bleacher Report - NFL
Article is property of BleacherReport.com

readers comments