NFL News: JaMarcus Russell Charged With Possession Of A Controlled Substance

Russell isn’t having a very good offseason.

A Mobile County Sheriff’s spokesperson said Russell was arrested as part of an undercover narcotics investigation. The spokesperson said Russell had codeine syrup without a prescription.

Russell was released on $2500 bon and will his next court hearing July 20th.

Russell was released from the Oakland Raiders on May 6th after 3 lackluster years with the team after they made him the number 1 overall pick.

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