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Tim Brown: Russell Two Year's Away?

Some of you may have heard the Sports 1140 interview with Tim Brown live from Fred Biletnikoff's Charity Golf Tournament. Freddie B was interviewed as well and even JT the Brick stopped by to chat. Also, I believe there was a Steve Wisnewski sighting off air.

Tim Brown seems to think that Russell is still two years away from being fully developed and that he could struggle this year. That said, Tim Brown said that when he played he did things to help his developing or weak QBs (Lord he knows better than anyone). IF his QB didn't throw a certain pass well he ran routes that played to their strengths, etc.

Let us pray that Javon Walker and Drew Carter have that kind of attitude. Tim Brown is a class act, we can only hope any of the players we have are half as classy as Tim Brown.

Mini-Camp starts tomorrow, check back for all the late breaking Raiders detail and analysis.

Notes:

Odell Thurman isn't really the type of guy the Raiders or Kiffin wants on the team. Good talent, but just not worth the trouble.

Lamont Jordan should have been cut already, if he shows up to camp, the Raiders have a malcontent hanging around our young RB core. That has got to end. Jordan should be gone by tomorrow...will he...anyone can guess.

Travis Henry got cut...and half of the single promiscuous women in Denver cried and promptly put their Prada bags on eBay for some extra cash.

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