Turning JaMarcus Russell into a successful QB will difficult, but it can be done
The Oakland Raiders gave up on JaMarcus Russell, the No. 1 draft pick they awarded with almost $30 million guaranteed in 2007, but the 25-year-old signal-caller isn't beyond repair. Sure, his on-field inconsistency, a seemingly indifferent attitude and an arrest and subsequent charge for possession of a controlled substance make him look like damaged goods. But by sticking to our simple five-step plan, Russell could become a shiny new signal-caller.
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ESPN The Magazine: September 20, 2010
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