• Jets have explored JaMarcus Russell

    Summary of 5 articles · Updated Jan 29, 2013
    The Jets explored adding JaMarcus Russell And the Jets have explored the possibility of adding Russell to their offseason roster. And the Jets have explored the possibility of adding Russell to their offseason roster. Former No. 1 overall pick JaMarcus Russell widely considered the biggest bust in NFL draft history recently shed weight and is attempting an NFL comeback. The Jets need a quarterback. With that in mind, Connor Orr of The Star-Ledger reports that the Jets' personnel department had internal, exploratory discussions about free agent quarterback JaMarcus Russell after the dismissal of former GM Mike Tannenbaum. Russell started just one of four games as a rookie before taking over the starting job in 2008. Russell quickly flamed out as a No. 1 overall pick in 2007. He recently weighed in at 308 pounds, which suggests that there’s still a fair amount of work to be done before anyone will be having more than informal discussions about one of the bigger draft busts in recent history.
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      So apparently the Jets aren’t interested in JaMarcus Russell according to a report on NFL.com. Yay! Now we can start discussing whether or not the Jets have discussed bringing Ryan Leaf in for a tryout …
    • Jets had exploratory internal discussions about JaMarcus Russell

      New York Jets general manager John Idzik told WFAN on Monday morning that the team was "comfortable" with quarterback Mark Sanchez, but his regime will be about creating competition. "Yeah, I’m comfortable with Mark being a Jet," Idzik said on WFAN Mond
      Source: yahoo.com

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