Former 2007 No. 1 draft pick JaMarcus Russell was released by the Oakland Raiders today. 

He was signed to the richest contract ever by a draft pick: a six-year, $61 million contract.

Russell played for the Raiders for three years, where he never was able to prove himself. As a starter, he only won seven games.

Last year in 2009, JaMarcus Russell was given the starting job once again, but lost ...

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