A chance for JaMarcus Russell comes down to talent, ego
Summary of 4 articles · Updated Jun 7, 2013
“And when you look at Russell from a physical talent perspective, there was never a question about JaMarcus Russell. He can throw the football. But ultimately, the difference comes down to physical talent, and to an extent, the ego of those making decisions for teams. Jeff Garcia, who has been working with Russell, says that going north of the border is something Russell would do if he finds an interested CFL team. We’ll find out later if the Bears think Russell can still be a viable NFL player, or whether they’ve just convinced themselves they’re the ones who can make it work. With three quarterbacks already on the roster in Jay Cutler, Josh McCown and Matt Blanchard, the Bears had considered bringing a fourth quarterback to training camp, but as recently as Tuesday, they wanted to keep the roster status quo at the position.
Quarterback JaMarcus Russell, the top pick in the 2007 draft who's been out of the league for three years, showed up at the expected weight and displayed a "big arm" and "good, positive demeanor" during a Friday workout for the Chica…