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Source: Bears to give QB Russell tryout Friday

Source: Bears to give QB Russell tryout Friday

ESPN.com Updated Jun 4, 2013
Former Oakland Raiders No. 1 overall pick JaMarcus Russell gets his first shot at returning to the NFL on Friday when he visits the Chicago Bears for a workout, according to an NFL source with knowledge of the situation.
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  • Peter King: Late Deacon Jones would have dominated any era; mai…

    Peter King: Late Deacon Jones would have dominated any era; mail

    CNNSI.com Jun 4, 2013
    You can't say many players from the '40s, '50s and '60s would have dominated today. Be competitive, sure. But dominated? Not many. Deacon Jones, though -- there was a guy who would have been one of the greats whenever he played.
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  • Raiders coach says QB Pryor 'not there yet'

    Raiders coach says QB Pryor 'not there yet'

    ESPN.com Jun 4, 2013
    Matt Flynn is the Oakland Raiders' quarterback of the present. Terrelle Pryor might be the team's future at the position but coach Dennis Allen said Monday "he's not there yet."
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  • Raiders' defense going back to Davis years

    Raiders' defense going back to Davis years

    ESPN.com Jun 4, 2013
    ALAMEDA, Calif. -- The Al Davis Oakland Raiders were known for playing man-to-man coverage in the secondary. The late Oakland owner would be pleased. The 2013 Oakland Raiders are going back to those days in essence. The Raiders have to spend a lot of en…
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  • Gilbert firing suggests McKenzie’s power is limited

    Gilbert firing suggests McKenzie’s power is limited

    profootballtalk.com Jun 4, 2013
    Raiders fans correctly have pointed out that the decision by owner Mark Davis to fire P.R. director Zak Gilbert has no connection to the team’s performance on the field. Still, Gilbert was hired not by Davis but by G.M. Reggie McKenzie, who supposedly h
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  • Peter King: Late Deacon Jones would have dominated any era; mail

    Jun 4
    You can't say many players from the '40s, '50s and '60s would have dominated today. Be competitive, sure. But dominated? Not many. Deacon Jones, though -- there was a guy who would have been one of the greats whenever he played.
  • Chadiha: Deacon Jones left permanent imprint

    Jun 4
    The late Deacon Jones revolutionized the DE position and had an unforgettable presence, writes Jeffri Chadiha.