Negative To a Positive: Could Arrest Do JaMarcus Russell’s Career Good?

July 7, 2010   ·     ·   Jump to comments

If it's humor you want, then become an NFL fan—the league has plenty of it.
If it isn't Terrell Owens still struggling to find a contract, it's young JaMarcus Russell making mistake after mistake as he further digs himself a deeper hole to climb out of.
Okay, so not everyone finds these situations funny, but surely each and every one of us has encountered that unsympathetic fan who chuckles a little in regards to Russell's latest arrest, right?
I know I have. 
Therefore, it got me to thinking—why do people find Russell such a funny character in modern day football?
I mean, sure, he has packed on a few pounds, and Mel Kiper Jr.'s absurd prediction of "He could be the next John Elway" has gone totally south in a very short amount of time, but why is it that everyone feels they have to contribute their two cents when it comes to this young man?
I guess a lot of it is to do with Russell perhaps going down as one of the biggest draft busts in N...

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