Media and Fans Contribution to Demise of JaMarcus Russell

May 14, 2010   ·     ·   Jump to comments

Lets get on things straight off the bat.
I am a JaMarcus Russell fan and apologist. I believe many fans made a big mistake by booing JaMarcus and making him not want to play here and forcing the hand of the Raiders to release JaMarcus by threatening to not buy tickets.
We once had another QB from Alabama (The Snake,) who had the fortune to sit and learn behind "the mad bomber," for five years before becoming the full time starter. The Snake also had a HOF supporting cast.
Stabler was one of the best QB of all time. He was also known for his all-night benders which in turn, allowed the Sports writers to have an excuse for not voting him into the HOF.
The media lynched Stabler as they have JaMarcus thus far. But mark my words, JaMarcus will be a great QB in the NFL someday. He took hits and kept fighting. He kept his cool at all times and led the Raiders to comebacks.
Between the media, inpatient fans, terrible O-line, rookie receivers, no running...

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