JaMarcus Russell may never play another snap again, but one thing is for sure: He’s trying.
Russell, who is attempting to make an NFL comeback, has reportedly lost 50 pounds.
Today’s JaMarcus Russell update: He’s down to 265 pounds. He began his latest comeback at 315. Still work to be done. #progress
— Ian Rapoport (@RapSheet) May 28, 2013
Russell has been working with Jeff Garcia this offseason in hopes of landing with a team in time for training camp. It’s unlikely that the weight loss will dramatically improve Russell’s play on the field, but it is progress. Only time will tell if teams will take a chance on a 28-year-old quarterback who hasn’t played a regular-season down since 2009.
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