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Report: JaMarcus a svelte 290

If Raiders quarterback JaMarcus Russell indeed suffers from lethargy addiction, it has not affected Russell’s willingness to move his hand from his plate to his mouth.

Adam Schefter of ESPN reports, citing two sources, that Russell recently weighed in at 290 pounds.

Raiders director of squad development Willie Brown recently promised that Russell, the first pick in the 2007 draft, had lost “quite a bit of weight.”  It’s possible that Brown is telling the truth and that Schefter’s report is accurate.  This would mean that, in the past, Russell had been significantly heavier than his listed weight of 260.

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  1. Cereal Blogger says: Mar 26, 2010 10:29 PM

    Svelte ? Thats classy
    Get in my belly !!!

  2. subadai says: Mar 26, 2010 10:29 PM

    Why don’t the Raiders turn him into a two way player? He’s definitely big enough to be an under tackle in a Tampa 2.
    Oh wait, he’s also a total puss. Nevermind.

  3. Hooby says: Mar 26, 2010 10:29 PM

    maybe he could move to oline or something.

  4. Jeff says: Mar 26, 2010 10:30 PM

    Raiders have Homer Simpson back at QB.

  5. DoomsDayD75 says: Mar 26, 2010 10:30 PM

    ‘Tis no man. ‘Tis a remorseless eating machine.

  6. Martin Keamy says: Mar 26, 2010 10:30 PM

    Don’t be a linebacker

  7. DcNinerFan says: Mar 26, 2010 10:30 PM

    So he’s limited himself to 2 dozen Krispy Kremes a day then… good job!

  8. SaintsBucsPanthersSUKK says: Mar 26, 2010 10:30 PM

    JaMarcus Russell is in great shape, a true Adonis.
    Jared Lorenzen

  9. Hans says: Mar 26, 2010 10:32 PM

    What a lazy, stupid P.O.S. Dude will be broke/dead/incarcerated (pick one or more) in 5 years.

  10. jerryitus says: Mar 26, 2010 10:33 PM

    Ha! Fat@ss! Now I know why McNabb wants to go to Minnesota, he doesn’t want to be eaten.

  11. Bun McSticky says: Mar 26, 2010 10:33 PM

    What a fat tub of dung. Seriously. This is why rookies in the NFL need a salary cap. What a waste of money this POS is.

  12. TryTheVeal says: Mar 26, 2010 10:35 PM

    Did they add the 30 pounds of Jackass star wars outfit that Raiders idiots are so fond of?……Oh wait……..i mean Thug attire…..

  13. Nevisyakker says: Mar 26, 2010 10:36 PM

    Maybe if he lost “quite a bit of weight” he should look behind him…I think it must be hanging there on his ass.
    Is it too late to convert him to an offensive lineman?

  14. packerfanfornot4life says: Mar 26, 2010 10:37 PM

    wow what a fat F@%K

  15. Lucky5927 says: Mar 26, 2010 10:37 PM

    Its pretty sad when JaMarcus goes to Jared Lorenzen for weight loss advice.

  16. 1NationRaiderNation says: Mar 26, 2010 10:38 PM

    BSPN….I also heard adam schefter is dating women again….but yet to be confirmed if it is treue or not.

  17. denverHorse says: Mar 26, 2010 10:38 PM

    That fatbacked bastard! Hey, Brady Quinn and Kyle Orton may suck, but they’re not big, fat, stupid Quarterbacks. Gimme ROLANDO MCLAIN!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

  18. EZeNKCLA says: Mar 26, 2010 10:38 PM

    Yes, the overused and equally dreaded “un named sources” quote (and I chided him on his twitter where he posted). I want to know how he got a sniff of facts from closed sessions. The local beat writers don’t know for sure and I guarantee some one who co authors a book with Shanarat isn’t gonna get a close to any “inside info”.
    Just like the McNabb crap….keep throwing Sh$t to the wall…..eventually something will stick.
    What I really want to know is…..why is praised when occasionally correct and NOT admonished when he is (often) wrong?

  19. dogma1 says: Mar 26, 2010 10:40 PM

    yup, Al will give it all up for McNabb now.

  20. DieHardSkinsFan21 says: Mar 26, 2010 10:40 PM

    What the f does that mean? He is still a fat turd.

  21. tryfe says: Mar 26, 2010 10:42 PM

    Holy crap; it’s Refridgerator behind center!

  22. Sock_Puppet says: Mar 26, 2010 10:43 PM

    What a slob.

  23. TheGooch says: Mar 26, 2010 10:44 PM

    Put that fat piece of shit on the line

  24. RayDaMayor says: Mar 26, 2010 10:45 PM

    That’s 290 reasons why Russell is a disaster of a QB.

  25. jetboy says: Mar 26, 2010 10:45 PM

    Yeah but it’s pure muscle, hmmmm

  26. mustbechris says: Mar 26, 2010 10:46 PM

    maybe if his career as a QB doesn’t work out, he can move to nose tackle. plenty of 3-4 teams are looking for one.

  27. rjgreen3 says: Mar 26, 2010 10:47 PM

    lean mean 290………lmao. what a waste…… this is the reasoning for a rookie wage scale………

  28. CutlerIsACryBaby says: Mar 26, 2010 10:49 PM

    isnt that still really bad?…

  29. raidersteve413 says: Mar 26, 2010 10:50 PM

    hahaha keep going florio! you hate the raiders so much! How many other qbs do u talk about how much the weigh? Your still upset that the raiders knocked out your steelers from the playoffs.
    Get used to it cause The bruce is loose!

  30. stnmmc says: Mar 26, 2010 10:51 PM

    nom nom nom nom nom

  31. Legend says: Mar 26, 2010 10:53 PM

    I’m not near as worried about the kid’s mid-section as I am worried about the mid-section between his ears… and his heart.

  32. Setobakura says: Mar 26, 2010 10:55 PM

    He can play QB and OL

  33. READY2CRUSH says: Mar 26, 2010 10:56 PM

    He and Janikowski are regulars at the downtown Golden Corral

  34. JustDieBaby says: Mar 26, 2010 10:56 PM

    Guess we all know the answer to how much does shit weigh….

  35. deucez2 says: Mar 26, 2010 10:59 PM

    what. a. joke.

  36. Pauljc3 says: Mar 26, 2010 11:01 PM

    Out of the three bustateers jbust, mcbust, and bey bust, jfatbust is the worst ! Cut the worst QB in league history, please! I will take Bruce any day!!

  37. Stone says: Mar 26, 2010 11:02 PM

    The Raiders should trade him to the Jets. Maybe he could use Rex Ryan for inspiration. Oh wait, a professional athlete couldn’t get gastric bypass surgery. Could they?

  38. snnyjcbs says: Mar 26, 2010 11:06 PM

    Same clown that reported Nnamdi was being traded to the Jets, Philly and that Seymour would not play in Oakland. And lets not forget the Cable is going to be arrested, punished by the NFL and would be fired.
    Since he was dumped by NFL Network I did not even know this clown was still out there. Who is he working for now?

  39. Martin Keamy says: Mar 26, 2010 11:06 PM

    Nobody can sack this guy!

  40. Abe Froeman says: Mar 26, 2010 11:07 PM

    Yes Raidersteve, because Florio reports what Adam Shefter reported he clearly hates the Raiders. Brilliant.

  41. jimicos says: Mar 26, 2010 11:07 PM

    That’s funny…–Not-funny-haha-funny-queerSling-Blade-Billy-Bob-Thornton-Karl-Childers-

  42. JakeDSnake says: Mar 26, 2010 11:07 PM

    Yeah! A JaMarcus is fat post!
    The over/under for comments should be about 65 for this time of night.
    How many Raiderettes on here will defend Crypt Keeper Al? You know, those people who still think Michael Bush was a steal in the 4th round – ’cause really, how often can you find a RB who can run for a thousand total yards in his first three years…or a QB who can throw for a total of 18 TD’s in his first three years…or a WR in the first round who’s on pace to catch a total of 27 passes in his first three years.

  43. Tony DeHoff says: Mar 26, 2010 11:09 PM

    JaWorthless and the Faiders. Almost like a real NFL team.

  44. rjaxx says: Mar 26, 2010 11:11 PM


  45. leatherneck says: Mar 26, 2010 11:12 PM

    Why do the Raiders think they need a left tackle? They’ve got one.

  46. rea725 says: Mar 26, 2010 11:13 PM

    Seriously. Put him at left guard. It’s the Raiders. At least it’d make a good human interest story.

  47. Steve-Mo says: Mar 26, 2010 11:13 PM

    Sounds like a dumber, colored Jared Lorenzen to me.

  48. Steelerguy says: Mar 26, 2010 11:19 PM

    A biscuit short of 3 bills huh? Sounds like Big Ben’s got a little (?) competition for the Fat Boy QB award?

  49. Big Time Titan84 says: Mar 26, 2010 11:21 PM

    Can this douche get any more full of sh!+, seriously? 300 lb QB. Get the f*** outta here.

  50. DieHardSkinsFan21 says: Mar 26, 2010 11:30 PM

    when did 290 become svelte? fatass

  51. Michael Edits says: Mar 26, 2010 11:41 PM

    I choose not to run

  52. Dasmol says: Mar 26, 2010 11:43 PM

    He can’t avoid a sack…of donuts.

  53. Rick_Sanders says: Mar 26, 2010 11:47 PM

    “its the Raiders……”

  54. murfdeezy says: Mar 26, 2010 11:48 PM

    Michael Bush is a good pick! He is a great RB, it would just be a little more obvious, if he were on a better team. I am a Raiders fan, and I am thankful for Jafatass…..because he is like a second moon orbiting the earth, reminding the league every night that they are retarded for not implementing a mandatory rookie pay scale. He is the definition of loser. Mcfadden sucks, Bey was overdrafted by Al, but I will give him a chance. Al is terrible at drafting, but don’t take it out on Michael Bush. On a team with a good offensive line, and some coaches with brains, he would have easily rushed for 1000 yds a season. Plus he is cheap. Please direct your hatred at the gigantic loser that is impossible to miss. I would trade our second for Mcnabb, but I see no reason Asomougha will go anywhere. If they want a top 42 pick, give them one. How did Asomougha even get in the conversation? Just doesn’t make sense. Peace.

  55. RAIDERFLYY says: Mar 26, 2010 11:51 PM

    If you look close enough,
    you will see it,
    there’s a light,….
    hush my raiders,…….hush.
    to be con’t

  56. INVAIDUH says: Mar 26, 2010 11:58 PM

    He’s gotta go..

  57. FumbleNuts says: Mar 27, 2010 12:04 AM

    Fat Bastard throws a floater!

  58. etropus says: Mar 27, 2010 12:22 AM

    His boyfriend thought Terrance Cody was cute…..

  59. subadai says: Mar 27, 2010 12:25 AM

    Assertion: Raidernation is the North Korea of the NFL.
    Provided for consideration:
    They are both closed to the outside world but everyone already knows everything they do sucks.
    They both think everyone is actively trying to keep them down when, really, all they do is make the rest of the world laugh.
    They both have a leader who is about fifty years past his prime (if he really ever had a “prime”) and lives a mile and a half underground cowering in fear that he might be destroyed by those they hate – and hate them.
    They both have their own people snowed into thinking that they are great and have sycophantic leeches that perpetuate this myth.
    But only the Raiders… the stupid, pitiful, funny-like-when-a-clown-dies-funny, Raiders gave megabucks to a brontosaurus turd like Jamarcus Russell. Even North Korea isn’t that stupid.

  60. tommyboy1 says: Mar 27, 2010 12:26 AM

    Yea, RaiderNation isn’t in need of McNabb.

  61. Bob Nelson says: Mar 27, 2010 12:30 AM

    First pick in the draft. Any player they wanted they could have had.
    The Raiders chose Jamarcus “Jane” Russell. without the cross your heart support.

  62. The Lord says: Mar 27, 2010 12:33 AM

    Can we call him the Pillsbury Throwboy now?

  63. RUGGERLAD says: Mar 27, 2010 12:33 AM

    Why has he not been cut? He is worse than Leaf making him the biggest bust ever.

  64. OLDCRACKER says: Mar 27, 2010 12:46 AM

    Why don’t the Raiders get Fat Albert from the Skins? (Can you imagine the tires on that bus?)

  65. JNB says: Mar 27, 2010 1:01 AM

    I hate the rookie pay scale; teams pay millions of dollars to these guys before they even step on the field. Some purchase homes for their mothers; others splurge on cars, clothes, and jewelry. JaMarcus apparently spends a lot of his money on Double Whoopers with Cheese. Stop paying college players more money than proven veterans!

  66. rbais2 says: Mar 27, 2010 1:06 AM

    Hey Mike,
    thanks for posting the tweet I sent you!!!
    But back to real story … NOW CAN THEY CUT FATTY and GET DONOVAN “F” McNABB????

  67. rbais2 says: Mar 27, 2010 1:08 AM

    McNabb, Zach Miller, Chaz Schilens, Louis Murphy, Michael Bush — and the “Big, Tall, Athletic Speed Guy”, Bruce Campbell at Left Tackle!!!
    Bruce Campbell = Tony Ugoh, Jr.

  68. Cambodian Breast Milk says: Mar 27, 2010 1:18 AM

    He’s gonna be the baddest buffet bouncer in the country after Oakland cuts him in a few months.

  69. Passrusher76 says: Mar 27, 2010 1:23 AM

    Jamarcus must’ve been training hard at William “Refrigerator” Perrys all-you-can-eat buffet restaurant.

  70. wan8iv says: Mar 27, 2010 1:42 AM

    Love the Raider fans on here. Hey guys do you realize you have the
    worst owner, worst QB and the worst record in the NFL for the last 7 years.
    You have the worst record for draft picks, the worst stadium, the worst Head coach etc etc etc.
    Yet you still defend Al Davis and anything Raider.

  71. Dustin Chandler says: Mar 27, 2010 1:55 AM

    put a McDonalds at the back of the endzone and the Raiders will go 19-0

  72. AcidSoda says: Mar 27, 2010 1:56 AM

    “when did 290 become svelte? fatass”
    Ever heard of sarcasm, dumbass?

  73. Coach says: Mar 27, 2010 2:42 AM

    You people are way too cruel. What ever happened to being nice and kind to overpaid players? You are all mean. Jamarcus is in the NFL record books now. So get over it!
    1. Most overpaid player in NFL history.
    2. Fattest QB in history.
    3. Ok, he just plain sucks and the Raiders are the laughing stock for draftinghim and paying him.
    Just trade him for a fifty eighth round pick in the 2087 draft and hope some other team will be stupid enough to fall for it and eat his huge salary before he eats it all.

  74. ladybucs&steelersnut says: Mar 27, 2010 2:50 AM

    where’s that weird, scary dude…. “how ’bout that!’ or something? Usually he would be all over this kinda shit, mentioning each of us by name, “rallying” us to his team….etc, etc.
    Does he finally realize that the Raiders are a pile of dung and his beloved coach/GM/owner is so far beyond gone that no one can find him?

  75. GG says: Mar 27, 2010 2:54 AM

    Al “get over it” Davis engaging in serious trade talks for McNabb is proof enough Russell is/has frittered away Davis’ patience with lackluster effort during the off-season, and Russell’s refusal to renegotiate a smaller contract.

  76. VonClausewitz says: Mar 27, 2010 2:56 AM

    Does it even matter what’s going on with Jamarcus Russell these days?

  77. buzzsaw says: Mar 27, 2010 3:05 AM

    svelte? and all of raider nation looks for the nearest dictionary
    also, does this mean we will see Jamarcus on the sideline with a Nutrigrain bar instead of skittles?

  78. My Coke Can says: Mar 27, 2010 6:14 AM

    Where are you blueeyedevil. I want to hear your excuse for this one. Let me guess its “the man” making him eat. You racist.

  79. Crowder911 says: Mar 27, 2010 6:59 AM

    what are you guys complaining about????
    at least the Raiders filled their need at Nose Tackle
    Oakland Raiders NoseTackle
    JaMarcus “Dunkin Donut aka the Human BigMc” Russell

  80. Burnum says: Mar 27, 2010 7:18 AM

    Cut Russell while there’s no cap penalty. He doesn’t deserve to be a NFL QB.

  81. brasho says: Mar 27, 2010 7:18 AM

    I said after Russell weighed in at the combine that he would eat himself out of the league within 5 years… considering he reportedly has lost weight and looks trimmer, yet weighs 290… I think that it is safe to say that if he played for any other team for the Raiders… well… he wouldn’t be playing for any other team other than the Raiders because all the other teams would have cut his fat ass.

  82. the big bronco says: Mar 27, 2010 7:32 AM

    Here in Denver, we love Ja Marcus Russell.. We view him as a very high quality player.. We also love DHB.. We hope that Mr. Davis continues picking high quality players in the future.. We have total and complete confidence in him..

  83. GaryClark says: Mar 27, 2010 8:12 AM

    $50 says they sign this fat lazy POS to the Dan Marino diet. I heard JR got caught trying to eat one of his 6 CT diamond earrings. It was smoothered in hot sauce.

  84. kovvboyzfan says: Mar 27, 2010 8:20 AM

    Dear Diary,
    ….I eat because I’m fat, and I’m fat because I eat.

  85. War_Paint says: Mar 27, 2010 8:27 AM

    This isn’t Jacarcus’ fault! Dat lean be slowin down his metaboliz.

  86. red13 says: Mar 27, 2010 8:45 AM

    Hey, but there’s some good news: J-Rus is reportedly going to make some money on the side – I heard he got the part of Grimace in the next McDonalds commercial.

  87. BeerBarron says: Mar 27, 2010 8:46 AM

    Its going to be the radio/chunky soup backfield.. with JR as the lead blocker for the fatcat backfield option.. in other new, news Jamarcus Russell.. biggest (draft) bust.. ever… ever!!!

  88. louisville says: Mar 27, 2010 9:25 AM

    Two weeks ago he weighed in at 271 and now 290???? cant see a 19 lbs swing in two weeks, sorry.

  89. Popeye says: Mar 27, 2010 9:40 AM

    who cares..another lazy overpaid no talent douche

  90. Passrusher76 says: Mar 27, 2010 9:49 AM

    It’s fitting that JaMarcus is supersized. After all, he’ll be working at McDonalds in a couple of years.

  91. Hannibalsmith 63 says: Mar 27, 2010 9:54 AM

    With a weight of 290 and tons of money, give him his own talk show!
    “Ja Oprah”

  92. RaiderVA says: Mar 27, 2010 10:00 AM

    wan8iv says:
    March 27, 2010 1:42 AM
    Love the Raider fans on here. Hey guys do you realize you have the
    worst owner, worst QB and the worst record in the NFL for the last 7 years.
    You have the worst record for draft picks, the worst stadium, the worst Head coach etc etc etc.
    Yet you still defend Al Davis and anything Raider.
    Uhhh yea, cuz we’re Raider fans DUMBASS… REAL fans, not bandwagon fans…
    Some people are so retarded…

  93. Hannibalsmith 63 says: Mar 27, 2010 10:07 AM

    Jababooey Jababooey

  94. AbeFreshly says: Mar 27, 2010 11:02 AM

    If you have an enemy, do not wish death on him. Do not wish misfortune on him. Do not wish ill health, ill will, or tragedy on him.
    Merely wish for him more money than he can manage, & it will ruin him.
    Jamarcus may be dumb, but even HE knows he is supposed to make close to $10M if he somehow manages to stay on the roster this year. Thus, even though JR knows that he is in training (technically) to ‘win’ $10M more, he STILL can’t get his shit together! His #1 priority is to stay on the team, anyway he can. He’s not even sweatin’ it.

  95. Playoffs?! says: Mar 27, 2010 11:03 AM

    “2. Fattest QB in history”
    Jared Lorenzen is offended by that statement….LOL

  96. Ray Guy says: Mar 27, 2010 11:04 AM

    “the big bronco says: March 27, 2010 7:32 AM
    Here in Denver, we love Ja Marcus Russell.. We view him as a very high quality player….”
    Yeah, I bet you loved him when he hit Chaz last season beating your Donkeys in your house.
    He DOES suck, but what does that make you guys???
    You have NO place to talk.

  97. Passrusher76 says: Mar 27, 2010 11:23 AM

    Send the Raiders to the Ivy League or Division III. Then they may actually win a few games.

  98. 1NationRaiderNation says: Mar 27, 2010 11:40 AM

    @ wan8iv
    I have an update that you were seen on a date with Adam Schefter, so I guess its true that you both still like to putt from the rough, and like the salami….or at the very least switch hit.

  99. billsfan1 says: Mar 27, 2010 4:02 PM

    He figured “what the hell, jason peters was a 320 lb tight end for the bills, why cant i be the 320 lb qb throwing him the ball”
    someone forgot to tell JaMarcus that JP was moved to o-line…
    or maybe he realizes he sucks and could lose his job to JP Losman so he figures if he gains weight he can move to tackle

  100. AcidSoda says: Mar 27, 2010 6:56 PM

    At Subadai
    “They both have a leader who is about fifty years past his prime (if he really ever had a “prime”) and lives a mile and a half underground cowering in fear that he might be destroyed by those they hate – and hate them.
    … Raiders gave megabucks to a brontosaurus turd like Jamarcus Russell. Even North Korea isn’t that stupid.”
    Well, I don’t know about “primes” but three super bowls and aiding in the AFL merger, i’d take that any day on my team.
    Not to defend Russell, because I think he is beyond lousy, but in the draft when many teams had him at the top in the QBs draft board of ’07, what then? Somebody was going to pick him, and pretty high up. All first round draft picks can be busts. If stafford doesn’t take the lions to the playoffs next season, is he a bust then?

  101. Midtown says: Mar 27, 2010 7:53 PM

    Looks like JaMarcus hired Kobayashi as his personal trainer this offseason.

  102. TuckRule says: Mar 27, 2010 7:54 PM

    Jamarcus: Subway still has the $5 Footlongs on sale. Let’s get started on a litttle diet here.

  103. geetoot says: Mar 27, 2010 8:35 PM

    Wow, fascinating, ROTFL, the get in my belly comment was epic!

  104. TuckRule says: Mar 27, 2010 9:12 PM

    A little Pleasing Plump never hurt anything

  105. Abe Froeman says: Mar 28, 2010 1:33 AM

    Yes Raidersteve, because Florio reports what Adam Shefter reported he clearly hates the Raiders. Brilliant.

  106. jibfest says: Mar 29, 2010 7:57 PM

    They need to curb the money the college players get when they sign, call it the “Jamarcus Russell” rule.

  107. GoBrowns19 says: Mar 29, 2010 10:28 PM

    I saw him on TV during an NBA game all blinged out acting like he was king shit. He just doesn’t get it.

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