Posts Tagged ‘JaMarcus Russell’

Theismann hands down strong critcism of Russell

Former Redskins QB Joe Theismann had a strong rebuke of Raiders QB JaMarcus Russell.

Raiders have two jobs up for grabs

Raiders coach Tom Cable discussed his open quarterback competition Tuesday at the NFL Annual Meeting, but he said he also expects Darren McFadden and Michael Bush to compete for a role as an every-down back.

Bills, Raiders prepare for open competition at QB

Bills coach Chan Gailey and Raiders coach Tom Cable both spoke at length Tuesday morning at the NFL Annual Meeting’s AFC coaches breakfast about their unsettled QB positions, and neither is committed to a starter.

NFL Total Access: Tim Tebow in the spotlight

Much of Wednesday’s production meeting for NFL Total Access was dedicated to Tim Tebow, who will be a focal point of the show today at 7 p.m. ET. Get the latest from analysts Mike Mayock and Charley Casserly on Tebow’s pro day performance.

Russell arrives for Raiders’ voluntary workouts

When QB JaMarcus Russell didn’t turn up at the first day of the Raiders’ voluntary offseason workouts Monday, it created a buzz. As it turns out, Russell had been excused to tend to personal business. Russell showed up Tuesday, the team confirmed, although his “new” body couldn’t be seen because the Raiders aren’t making him available to the media.

Cable: Perception on Raiders’ draft strategy not reality

Raiders coach Tom Cable insisted Sunday that his team’s draft strategy isn’t picking the fastest, strongest and biggest players, regardless of their college production.

Cable says he was confident in his Raiders future

Tom Cable told reporters at the NFL Scouting Combine on Sunday that he never believed he wouldn’t be back as the Raiders’ coach — the team never made a statement saying he definitely would return — and he’s preparing for the 2010 season.

Russell in for injured Frye

JaMarcus Russell is in for the Raiders after Charlie Frye left the game with an undisclosed head injury.

Former Bills QB Losman agrees to join Raiders

Free-agent quarterback J.P. Losman has signed with the Oakland Raiders, according to a league source.

Losman had been contacted by the Indianapolis Colts last week, but the club has been unable to add a quarterback to the roster yet.

Losman agrees to join Raiders

Free-agent quarterback J.P. Losman has agreed to terms with the Oakland Raiders, NFL Network’s Michael Lombardi has confirmed.

Cable: Gradkowski ‘day to day’ with sprained knees

Raiders coach Tom Cable said Monday that Bruce Gradkowski has medial collateral sprains in both knees and termed the QB’s status as “day to day.”

Gradkowski leaves for Raiders with knee injury

The Oakland Raiders have switched quarterbacks again … but this time due to injury. Starter Bruce Gradkowski has been ruled out for the remainder of Sunday’s game against the Redskins due to a right knee injury.

Cable promotes Gradkowski to Raiders’ starting QB

Coach Tom Cable has tabbed Bruce Gradkowski the Raiders starting quarterback, benching former No. 1 overall pick JaMarcus Russell according to the team.

Chat live with me on Monday at 1 p.m. ET

It’s almost that time of week again. Everybody ready to roll? Join me for my weekly live chat on NFL.com on Monday, November 16 at 1 p.m. ET.

Raiders bench Russell again

JaMarcus Russell is out again. For the second time this season, the Raiders have benched Russell in favor of backup Bruce Gradkowski.

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