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Kyle Shanahan on JaMarcus Russell: 'We'll take a look and we'll evaluate him'

Quarterback JaMarcus Russell, considered arguably the biggest bust in NFL draft history, worked out for the Redskins on Tuesday at Redskins Park.

"I have no idea" what went wrong with Russell, offensive coordinator Kyle Shanahan said. "I haven't studied JaMarcus since he came out of college. I think me, and everybody else in the NFL, thought he was a hell of a talent coming out, a hell of a player. I know it didn't work out for him, but we'll take a look and we'll evaluate him."

Selected first overall by the Oakland Raiders in the 2007 draft from LSU, Russell signed a $61 million contract that included almost $32 million in guaranteed money. But he struggled with his weight, displayed poor work ethic and had a 7-18 record as a starter.

During his time with Oakland, Russell's weight reportedly ballooned to 290 pounds. He completed only 52.1 percent of his passes in three seasons and had 18 touchdown passes with 23 interceptions. Russell has a career passer rating of 65.2.

Shortly after acquiring Jason Campbell in a trade with the Redskins, the Raiders released Russell on May 6. Hoping to revive his career, Russell has been training with former NBA player and coach John Lucas, who successfully underwent drug rehabilitation and has started programs to help other athletes.

"I don't think you'd consider anyone just based off of talent," Shanahan said. "There's got to be a lot ... I think everyone in the NFL is pretty talented. On this other stuff, that really separates ya. ... He is very talented, so I think he can overcome some of the stuff that's he's struggled with.

"I don't really know that personally. But if he looks like he's in good shape out here and he's working, then that's all you can evaluate. Everything else is just hearsay. I think sometimes when guys do get a second opportunity, they can change their stripes."

By Jason Reid  | November 2, 2010; 2:18 PM ET
 
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In spite of all this mess, you cannot dispute the fact that we are (slowly) moving in the right direction. We've already matched last year's win total and we already have 2 more division wins than last year.

It's gonna take more than 1/2 a season to fix the problems left behind by Zorn/Vinny... I mean, we wouldn't want to put Zorn and Vinny back in power just because the fix is taking longer than we all wanted, right? I mean, that would be crazy!

Something to think about on this election day!

Posted by: jgarrisn | November 2, 2010 2:28 PM | Report abuse

love it.

not that i'm a fan of Russell's either. But I love that we're attempting to fix the QB position before this season gets out of hand. I wasn't thrilled with DM as our starter, less thrilled with the prospect of a long term contract, even less thrilled with Grossman as the backup. But after watching DM the last few weeks its painfully apparent he's not going to push us past the better teams. To beat the Giants, you'll have to sustain long drives and get into the endzone a few times. No way is Donovan guiding this offense to that level.

Posted by: cstanton1 | November 2, 2010 2:30 PM | Report abuse

I say we sign him and the Battleship Lorenzen and stick 'em on the right side of the line and tee off on the linemen who have been coming after them all these years.

Posted by: mattsoundworld | November 2, 2010 2:31 PM | Report abuse

Great ceasars ghost. The wheels are starting to come off now.

Posted by: jimc93 | November 2, 2010 2:33 PM | Report abuse

Must be his cardiovascular fitness!

Posted by: hubcap | November 2, 2010 2:35 PM | Report abuse

Insane. Even if only for the PR nightmare this'll become. McNabb for JaMarcus... The FO needs to think more about perception. Idiots.

Who's driving you plane?

Posted by: WorstSeat | November 2, 2010 2:36 PM | Report abuse

The front office doesnt need to think about anything other than making this team better. Fack PR and the media. Mike knows what he's doing. Deangelo Hall and Randy Moss are perfect examples of careers the Raiders ruined only to be ressurected by other teams who says Jamarcus is any different than them?

I say in a different situation (not down by 6 to the effen Lions with 2 min to play) benching McNabb was the perfect move, it gives a guy who throws too many balls in the dirt to think about they way he and the line has played. 2 weeks to prep for the Eagles a division opponent non the less after being benched. If McNabb is a competitor this will be a good thing. Look what happened after he got benched last year.

Posted by: murphyz703 | November 2, 2010 2:45 PM | Report abuse

How can anyone even look at this as a good idea? In one action, this organization has made two draft picks worthless.

Posted by: noluvdr | November 2, 2010 2:48 PM | Report abuse

WOW

Posted by: pabrian2003 | November 2, 2010 2:49 PM | Report abuse

The Redskins are looking at Russell as a favor to John Lucas who is advising Russell. Russell is completing rehab at his facility. Lucas seemed to express doubt in his interview on 980 Sportstalk that the Redskins would sign him. He said Russell would be visiting several teams.

Posted by: JAMNEW | November 2, 2010 2:49 PM | Report abuse

Don't we need a backup fullback?

Posted by: DikShuttle | November 2, 2010 2:50 PM | Report abuse

Non-story.

The skins are looking at a bunch of QB's for practice squad/camp fodder for next year and JaMarcus is among them.

Yawn.

We won't sign him and even if we do, he won't see the field.

Posted by: Original_etrod | November 2, 2010 2:52 PM | Report abuse

Yet another example is the Shanny's ego. We can make everyone better cause we coach so well. Maurice Clarett comes to mind.

Posted by: edavis291 | November 2, 2010 2:52 PM | Report abuse

So, instead of saying, "OK, so maybe I screwed that up," Mike Shannahan goes and brings in JaBingus Russell?

I admire a man that sticks to his word, but... WTF?!?

Posted by: Anonynonandon | November 2, 2010 2:53 PM | Report abuse

I think that the Shanahans need to drop some of their stuborness about implimenting their system and come up with some ways to alter their playcalling to adjust to the weaknesses of our personell.

Against Detroit, our O-line was getting dominated in the middle, but the playcalling was never adapted to counteract that problem. The Shanahans should have run plays that would get the ball out of McNabb's hands quickly, Moved him out of the pocket, thrown some screen passes (like the one that yeilded a touchdown), or some quick toss runs that get to the outside quickly. All of these things are effective at counteracting a strong inside pass rush, but the Skins called very few of these types of plays.

It is true that McNabb played poorly, but it is also true that the Shanahans did not call plays that would have given him a chance to excell.

Posted by: kaasmaster | November 2, 2010 2:54 PM | Report abuse

Portis Beeps

Posted by: kerzon417 | November 2, 2010 2:55 PM | Report abuse

anyone know who else was worked out?

Posted by: rcjordan44 | November 2, 2010 3:08 PM | Report abuse

anyone know who else was worked out?

Posted by: rcjordan44 | November 2, 2010 3:09 PM | Report abuse

This sort of silliness is usually reserved for the off season. Don't know why we should entertain such stupidity now.

I don't care is the Dude is a borne again embodiment of the greatest QB who ever played the game.

We already have enough distractions to work through -- like O line, running back situation, wide receivers, etc. -- to focus on this Dude.

Playing half-way house to yet another Dumb Dude with character issues is more in keeping with the likes of Andy Reid than with the Shanny-liars.

Only thing I might be willing to offer him is a job reference for a possible position in Dallas -- and only because it might give us another competitive edge when we see them again later this season.

Posted by: Vic1 | November 2, 2010 3:11 PM | Report abuse

mcnabb has lead eagles to victory many times against the giants..but with the horrible interior o-line that mao tse tung shanaKLAN has put together washington has NO chance unless he makes changes(pulling rabach and litchensteiger)bringing capers,cook and austin to the 53 man roster and see if young players can help out if not look for team to go 6-10 7-9 don't look for the chairman to make changes that make any sense. j. russell may be ready to try nfl next year. bring in some o-linemen to work out that and wr are bigger problems.

Posted by: wathu19 | November 2, 2010 3:33 PM | Report abuse

kassmaster hit it on the head. Fix the line and stop blaming the QB for your failure to design an effective game plan that fits the talent of your personnel. The Shannys don't even attempt to make half time adjustments.

Posted by: tankjuice | November 2, 2010 3:34 PM | Report abuse

Let the circus begin.....I thought the circus left town last year when Zorn left.

Posted by: RealOne1 | November 2, 2010 3:44 PM | Report abuse

I don't have to be on an NFL staff to know or recognize that Rex Grossman is no Donovan McNabb. And it's a slap in the face for the ShanAllan plan to suggest that JaMarcus Russell could be an answer to what ails the Redskins offence.

Talk about insulting the fan base, never mind #5!

Fix the line, it's soft, weak and performing at an unacceptable level, and its costing the team points.

The ShanAllan Plan is giving McNabb all the reasons he needs to look elsewhere next year.

What we're seeing is desperation, not calculated planning to build a future contending team.

This is an average team, with average players, with average talent, with no depth and therefore should be focused on rebuilding a program that eventually CAN compete and win on a consistent basis.

But its not going to happen in 2010!

Posted by: psssst | November 2, 2010 3:57 PM | Report abuse

Let the nightmare begin...

Posted by: bgmathis | November 2, 2010 3:58 PM | Report abuse

If anything comes of it all it will prove is that Shanahan is dumber than Al Davis.

Posted by: ExPatYankee | November 2, 2010 4:02 PM | Report abuse

i am against this all the way. i didn't and still don't understand the benching. i don't understand the reasoning behind it. and why the heck would they even think about Jamarcus Russell at this point. right direction or not, that man was a bust in Oakland. once released he got busted for purple drink and now he is doing tryouts for the Skins. i just don't understand where this team is heading. just when it seemed for the first time since Snyder bought this team, that things were turning around, this weekend was the worst. loses to the Rams and Lions....double digit loses. yet we lose to the Texans and Colts by 3 points. how is that possible. we beat Dallas, GB, Eagles and Bears and those two teams come in and own us. now our QB is benched at a time when we really needed him in there and two days later JM shows up for a tryout. I'm speechless......

Posted by: tiredrdsknfan | November 2, 2010 4:04 PM | Report abuse

"Somebody put a tent over this circus. This is unbelievable!" unknown

Posted by: psssst | November 2, 2010 4:11 PM | Report abuse

JaMarcus Russell has nothing to do with the McNabb issue. Two separate deals.

I think bringing in Russell is a smart move. Why not? He was good enough to be the consensus number one pick. Maybe with a wakeup call and some good coaching, he could fulfill that promise. If not, what have you lost? I said the same thing about the Redskins picking up some guy by the name of Mike Vick last year. All the resident know it alls said it was a bad idea. WTf does Andy Reid know about QBs anyway?

Posted by: Iamhumongous | November 2, 2010 4:16 PM | Report abuse

Wow... McNabb's passer rating and completion % is only slightly better than the biggest bust in NFL history.

**sigh**

Posted by: Redskinrex | November 2, 2010 4:17 PM | Report abuse

The last 48 hours sounds like Vinny and Zorny all over again. What's next - Sherm Lewis and the Bingo Cards?

Posted by: jaypem | November 2, 2010 4:20 PM | Report abuse

wft!!! seriously!!!

Posted by: jimmy_the_crickett | November 2, 2010 4:46 PM | Report abuse

Try him out as a running back and maybe use him in a wildcat formation. But definitely not an everyday QB.

Posted by: unquiltom | November 2, 2010 4:49 PM | Report abuse

I wholeheartedly agree with kaesmaster and original.

On a separate, conspiratorial note I've been wondering if Shanahan orchestrated this entire drama. It has produced enormous support for McNabb, as opposed to doubt. For the rest of the season the players and the stadium will be giving Donovan their strong vocal backing and undying loyalty. Without this drama, the boo-birds might have come out as early as the coming Monday night game against Philly. Before the Lions game the media was already starting polls asking who should be starting.

I'd love to see McNabb back next year. Mentoring Jamarcus during the off-season, while it will never happen, would be a great way to learn the offense inside and out.

And since I just mentioned next season, free agency should allow us to pick up smaller, more athletic O lineman better suited to the zone blocking scheme, without giving up draft picks or even huge salaries. If Kyle can then design and heavily implement planned roll-outs and moving pockets, this thing could come together.

Posted by: belly_kilmer | November 2, 2010 5:35 PM | Report abuse

think about it

if russel looks good at these workouts, we could sign him relatively cheap. trade mcnabb to minnesota for a pick or 2. work with russel for the rest of the season and offseason so he gets playbook/mechanics down, get him into football shape and hopefully give us a little something. he obviously has potentialcuz in oakland he didnt have a coach, and his bad work ethic, psh, shanny as we all know dosent put up with that crap, and he'll learn quic and hopefully buy in.
my two cents

Posted by: redskinfreak26a | November 2, 2010 6:14 PM | Report abuse

think about it

if russel looks good at these workouts, we could sign him relatively cheap. trade mcnabb to minnesota for a pick or 2. work with russel for the rest of the season and offseason so he gets playbook/mechanics down, get him into football shape and hopefully give us a little something. he obviously has potentialcuz in oakland he didnt have a coach, and his bad work ethic, psh, shanny as we all know dosent put up with that crap, and he'll learn quic and hopefully buy in.
my two cents

Posted by: redskinfreak26a | November 2, 2010 6:14 PM | Report abuse

Go ahead and take a chance on Jamarcus. Skins shouldn't have to pay him anything. If it doesn't work out, cut the guy.

Posted by: coparker5 | November 2, 2010 6:47 PM | Report abuse

McNabb has always had his off/bad/stupid plays. But, he has always more than made up for it with timely big plays. This has been the cause of the love/hate relationship Philly fans have had with him. Same with the Skins. I'm frustrated but not suprised when he misses a wide open receiver 5 yards in the flat. Then I'm ecstatic when he dodges a sure sack and hits a 50 yard big play. Thats the QB we got when we first traded for him. I didn't like the trade then, because I thought a number 2 was too high. No way McNabb should have been pulled from that game, because he gave us the best chance to win the game. I don't believe in sacrificing the chance to win a game just to "send a message". If McNabb had gotten even decent protection, we would have won that game, period. And, how do we justify working out J Russell when we let his replacement go, namely JC?

Posted by: kenboy1 | November 2, 2010 7:21 PM | Report abuse

HAS EVERY BODY LOST THEIR FREAKIN' MINDS!!!???

SHANATAN SHOULD BE WORKING ON THE OFFENSIVE LINE!

WATCHING JAMARCUS RUSSELL WORK OUT IS A WASTE OF TIME- T I M E !!!

You people are driving me crazy. This Reskins Insider must be full of Redskin front office trolls.

There's NO other explanation.

JaMarcus RUSSELL?! Have you NOT seen him be a veritable TRAVESTY??

I must be on another planet. Redskin fans cannot be this stupid. And CONSISTENTLY stupid. It's impressive.

Question: If Shanny were to cut Peyton Manning (If he played for the Skins) and replace him with, oh, say, Rex Grossman, would you all still think it's great?

Answer: No, we wouldn't.

Response: You are LYING!! You'd LOVE it!

I can't believe it. JaMarcus F'ing Russell is coming in for a workout.

What the Fk for.

Posted by: Thinker_ | November 2, 2010 7:24 PM | Report abuse

ThE happiest man in DC right now has got to be Albert haynesworth. Now the focus is off him and everybody see how crazy shannahan really is.

Posted by: Jmel1 | November 2, 2010 7:27 PM | Report abuse

Yep. He's crazy as a sh!t house rat.

No doubt about it.

Posted by: Thinker_ | November 2, 2010 7:30 PM | Report abuse

Don't buy it, Kenboy...

Shanny wasn't sending a message. That's what the trolls on here are contending to explain his inexplicable brain fart.

They don't want to believe that Shanahan is an insane loose cannon, so they invent reasons explaining why he did what he did. Hey, apparently Shanny isn't too sure either, so don't feel bad.

So far, the message Shanahan is sending is: "I'm an insane loose cannon and I lie all the time."

How's THAT for a secret message from your boss. Must be nice to be a Redskin right about now. Keep your F'ing head down... Don't make eye contact! He's crazy! He's CRAZY!!

Posted by: Thinker_ | November 2, 2010 7:36 PM | Report abuse

Makes you wonder what Devin Thomas did.

Was it the tatoos?

"Hey, Kyle, who's that guy with all the tatoos?"

"Oh, that's Devin Thomas, Dad. Pretty good young receiver."

"I want him gone. There's no place for tatoos on a football field. I know all the kids are wearing them these days, but not on MY team! I'm putting him on waivers. We'll go with the soft-spoken old guy... What's his name?"

"Galloway, Dad."

"Yeah, that's him. Fine young man, that guy is. Sharp as a tack, too. Seems to know the playbook."

Posted by: Thinker_ | November 2, 2010 7:41 PM | Report abuse

NOTE TO DAN SYNDER; Fire Shannahan and hire Sideshow Bob from the Simpsons because this whole mess has become a circus!!.

Posted by: dargregmag | November 2, 2010 7:50 PM | Report abuse

PLEASE FOLKS!!! TAKE A DAMN BREATH!!! You all are reminding me of the Beck/Limbaugh crazies looking for tanks in the streets on Election Day. Let's remind ourselves... the Redskins were 4-12 with the EASIEST schedule in the history of the NFL. They are 4-4 at the bye with the HARDEST schedule in my 40 plus years of bleeding Burgundy and Gold. Who would not have signed up for that in the Spring? Liars say "No". Yes, they have a LONG way to go, but they are on the right track and competitive. Do you think, for a second, that JJ in Dallas would not hire Shanahan in a heartbeat? For a fan base that has had ten years of losing and was willing to bite the bullet for a season or two, there sure does not seem to be much patience being shown.

Posted by: obxtacy313 | November 2, 2010 9:04 PM | Report abuse

Wow.

What a visonary idea.

Russell backup for starter Grossman...

...and so another coaching legend is born !

Posted by: petebowling1 | November 2, 2010 9:52 PM | Report abuse

We saw him last year. We liked him playing for the other side. Let's keep it that way. On the other hand, it fits. Jeff George is unavailable. Russell to Moss, with Haynesworth as the locker room leader. Is $nyder playing fantasy football again?

Posted by: jburnetti | November 2, 2010 11:02 PM | Report abuse

Some of you fans must seriously be on crack! As a diehard Raiders fan who has had to put up with Al Davis' antics for several decades, I can tell you that JaMarcus Russell was not worth the high draft pick of $32m Al gave him. And his work ethic, unstable coaching situation or no, was ridiculous. He makes Grossman look like Flacco. Shanahan is a nut job with an ego the size of Donald Trump. I hope he's stupid enough to sign JR - I'm enjoying the trainwreck so far.

Posted by: whodat2 | November 3, 2010 12:47 AM | Report abuse

Are you freaking kidding me? Jarmacus Russell? Wow what next. A lot of these so called fans are clueless about football an always assume those in charge are smart or make rational decisions that will help the team win. There is a snake a Redskin Park an I believe his name is Kyle Shanhan. Maybe Mike Shanahan has been out of football a bit too long. I will be the first to admit Mcnabb's stats are not the best but he has intangibles he knows how to win games. Furthermore if any of you GMs believe Grossman gives the team a better chance to win then an injured Mcnabb your smoking some good weed or in this case some lean. For all you genuis GM's an Mcnabb haters please tell me what this guy is supposed to do without a professional offensive line which must be a staple in any successful offense. Second how long did it take Matt Schaub to get where he an his Houston Texans offense is an why isn't Mcnabb held to that benchmark ? Next besides Cooley an Moss who are reliable playmakers on the offense?

Posted by: BeatDontStop | November 3, 2010 11:23 AM | Report abuse

Have these idiot Shanahans worked out any dam offensive lineman? Wow what next. A lot of these so called fans are clueless about football an always assume those in charge are smart or make rational decisions that will help the team win. There is a snake a Redskin Park an I believe his name is Kyle Shanhan. Maybe Mike Shanahan has been out of football a bit too long. I will be the first to admit Mcnabb's stats are not the best but he has intangibles he knows how to win games. Furthermore if any of you GMs believe Grossman gives the team a better chance to win then an injured Mcnabb your smoking some good weed. For all you genuis GM's an Mcnabb haters please tell me what this guy is supposed to do without a professional offensive line which must be a staple in any successful offense. Second how long did it take Matt Schaub to get where he an his Houston Texans offense is an why isn't Mcnabb held to that benchmark ? Next besides Cooley an Moss who are reliable playmakers on the offense?

Posted by: BeatDontStop | November 3, 2010 11:30 AM | Report abuse

Jamarcus Russel? Hey Kyle, evaluate this!

Posted by: TRACIETHEDOLPHIN | November 3, 2010 3:06 PM | Report abuse

EVERYONE CALM DOWN. It's a workout. And even if the Redskins do sign him, this is a low risk, high reward signing. Obviously he has tons of natural talent (that's why he was the #1 pick that every team had rated extremely high), he just had no work ethic and was highly overpaid. We get him on the cheap, tell him his only the path to his redemption is to do exactly what the Shanahans want. Give him time. We all need patience. Smile- we aren't in the Vinny Cerrato era anymore. How many years did the Steelers wait for Cowher to deliver the Super Bowl? It takes time to put the pieces in place. Sometimes, you have the wrong pieces and you fix that down the road. We were 4-12 last year after a DECADE of misery. We are at the midpoint and already have 2 divisional wins and are 4-4. Let's not forget our first draft choice was finally a LT. The pieces are being put in place. But we as fans have to support the coaches and not want them gone at the first sign of trouble. That would make us Dan Snyder if he had a regular 9-5. I can't believe the circus comments and the dread and anxiety I'm reading here. Once upon a time Bob Irsay dismantled the Colts to rebuild them and the fans weren't happy with some of the choices made. But in the end, it all worked out. Let's have a little more patience and support whatever direction they take us in. It's only THE FIRST YEAR. We wasted how many years saying "next year Jason Campbell will get it together" but now when we get Cerrato out, have a sensible draft with what little selections we had, and the NEW coaches are doing some tinkering, always looking to improve the team we are starting to uncover the panic button. RELAX. These guys have a blueprint for what they want to do. If Donovan isn't the piece to the puzzle they need, no matter how shiny a piece he is, they need to do whats right. Just be patient.

Posted by: A_o_C57 | November 3, 2010 3:47 PM | Report abuse

I mean, does anyone even remember watching Zorn's press conferences that made you want to kick a chair? or watching swinging gate plays? or Randel-El fair catch demonstrations,or our screen door offensive line? or Campbell holding and holding and holding just to check down? or just seeing Vinny's bug eyes hiding in the stairwell to do an interview? I can keep going...

Do the names Smith, Sanders, George, Archuleta, Lloyd and Haynesworth cause the scar tissue in your chest to reopen?

I don't care if Joe the Plumber is our QB as long as we win.

Let's not let the media stir us up. It's only been 8 games. We are .500 right now with some close wins, close losses, and some not so close. But we finally have direction and should hope for consistency. Consistency will start with us as fans buying into the Shanahans first, showing some patience with what they want to do, then going from there. Please don't let the Wilbons influence you.

Posted by: A_o_C57 | November 3, 2010 4:13 PM | Report abuse

"JaJerkUsAround Russell being evaluated"

Well, lets see, what's most appropriate, F, F-, F--, F---, F----, F-----, F------, F-------,F---------,F--------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------

Posted by: burro2 | November 4, 2010 12:11 PM | Report abuse

I'm pretty sure they are hoping he'll lose a few pounds and replace Haynesworth.

Let's see, Albert, Jamarcus...if only Randy Moss hadn't been picked up off of waivers.

Posted by: nfshakespeare | November 4, 2010 1:24 PM | Report abuse

Lousy timing for the Russell visit. Don't think McNabb's benching at the end of the game and Russell visiting have anything in common. I feel sorry for Grossman, throwing him into that situation where he has not played, and going against a team for a two minute drill where they are going to be teeing off on him. What a mess. I am no big fan of McNabb but this whole thing is getting silly. Just lousy timing. Won't blame McNabb if he decides to move on. This is embarrassing and he is too professional and has a proven track record to win, should not have to deal with this. I assume he liked getting a fresh start after dealing with the Philly fans and their love-hate relationship.

I hope he stays and gets the rest needed during this bye time to come back and finish this season. We were, and technically still are in position for a wild card. Was bad enough we lost to Detroit but to blow up the bye week like this is the real tragedy.

Posted by: skins50 | November 4, 2010 1:29 PM | Report abuse

Lousy timing for the Russell visit. Don't think McNabb's benching at the end of the game and Russell visiting have anything in common. I feel sorry for Grossman, throwing him into that situation where he has not played, and going against a team for a two minute drill where they are going to be teeing off on him. What a mess. I am no big fan of McNabb but this whole thing is getting silly. Just lousy timing. Won't blame McNabb if he decides to move on. This is embarrassing and he is too professional and has a proven track record to win, should not have to deal with this. I assume he liked getting a fresh start after dealing with the Philly fans and their love-hate relationship.

I hope he stays and gets the rest needed during this bye time to come back and finish this season. We were, and technically still are in position for a wild card. Was bad enough we lost to Detroit but to blow up the bye week like this is the real tragedy.

Posted by: skins50 | November 4, 2010 1:29 PM | Report abuse

Trying out Russell makes NO sense... He's not close in ability to McNabb.. Grossman is Kyle's guy and knows the system so that only leaves Beck.. But Beck isn't going to see the field this season so why get that fat lazy bum to replace a guy who isn't going to play anyway??? Meanwhile he is such a LOSER it only digusts the fans just having him workout. It just makes no sense..

Posted by: sovine08 | November 4, 2010 7:01 PM | Report abuse

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