Raiders Seek 10 Million from Russell, but Won’t See a Dime

May 28, 2010   ·     ·   Jump to comments

The Oakland Raiders are now seeking $9.55 million that JaMarcus Russell received in guaranteed money over his career. While already obtaining $36 million, he is still owed three million after being cut, the Raiders believe that, due to his poor play, he owes some of that 39 million dollars he made in three years of inadequacy.
"We have filed a grievance against JaMarcus Russell and that's all we're going to say about it at this time," said Raiders general counsel, Jeff Birren, in a statement reported by ESPN.
In three years, Russell won a total of seven games in 25 starts, while completing 52.1 percent of his passes, and throwing 18 touchdowns with 23 interceptions. He also had a passer rating 65.2 and 15 lost fumbles.
It's hard to find something productive Russell did in his three years. I guess he had that game winning touchdown last year against somebody, but who cares.
However, as good as Al Davis is in court, JaMarcus Russell and his agent, Eric Metz, h...

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