Former Raiders QB Russell clears waivers

ESPN reports that former Raiders QB JaMarcus Russell is free to any team, as he was not claimed by any team on Friday, making him a free agent able to sign anywhere.

JaMarcus Russell is now a free agent. As expected, the talented but extremely disappointing quarterback went unclaimed Friday and passed waivers. The Raiders used the No.1 overall pick on Russell in the 2007 draft but he never developed and was 7-18 as a starter, the worst winning percentage of any quarterback who was drafted No. 1, and became the quickest quarterback who was the No. 1 pick to be released by his drafting team.


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