Will JaMarcus Russell Ever Get Signed After Recent Arrest?

July 6, 2010   ·     ·   Jump to comments

JaMarcus Russell was going to have a tough time getting any team to buy into his potential before today. Now I'm having a very tough time believing that any team will sign him.
Russell was arrested on July 5 for possession of codeine syrup, often referred to as "purple drank."  This addicting concoction is very popular down south, and many high profile people have been reported as drinking it—people such as Lil' Wayne and Johnny Jolly.
Codeine is on a list of banned substances by the NFL, so this could result in a suspension.  That being said, it's not the biggest worry for Russell.
This recent arrest is just another example of Russell's immaturity, lack of respect, and lack of appreciation for playing in the NFL.
Aside from that, he is one of the worst QBs in the league. 
Last year, Russell posted a disgustingly low 50 QB rating and a 48.8 completion percentage.  He turned the ball over 17 times last year while only throwing thre...

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