Gary Russell

Oakland Raiders #22 - Running Back

  • Born: 09/08/86
  • Age: 27
  • Height: 5-11
  • Weight: 215

Memories of Willie Parker in the Preseason Make These Games Worth Watching

I'm not going to apologize, I enjoy the preseason. The game of football isn't always simply about the scores or the star players. Seeing future starters take a step toward their future positions is fun to experience.

Steelers Training Camp Competition Series to Launch Wednesday


BTSC is set to run a series of training camp positional battles through the beginning of the pre-season. Some of these positions will include the 5th wide receiver, emergency quarterback and back-up running backs.

NFL Draft 2009 Review: RB Frank Summers


The Steelers have more running backs than you realize. Rookie Frank Summers shouldn't be one you miss.

UPDATE: Bengals release five, including Chris Perry and Gary Russell


We wrote earlier that the Bengals will have a tight competition for two spots on the roster -- given that Cedric Benson is surely the team's feature back. Well, the first causalities have already...

Report: Gary Russell cut from Pittsburgh after police raid


Thanks to Behind the Steel Curtain (who lavishes in throwing our Bengals pride into a blender, uncorking that sonabitch at high speed and laughing like Dr. Evil), the previous report that Gary...

So there's a draft coming up; Twittering; whoever drafts Donald Brown, wins!


In truth, I'm still lost on this Twitter thing. I thought I had it figured out. Create an account, throw links up there, and we'd have some more friends. Then someone suggested to me that I install...

Bengals pick up former Steelers running back off waivers


Against the Bengals in 2008, Steelers running back Gary Russell gained five yards rushing on seven attempts -- including a touchdown in the Steelers 27-10 win on November 20. On Friday, the...


Gary Russell Released

Thanks BlackandGold for the breaking news on the release of Gary Russell, I wonder if this move and a few others are part of master plan to sign some of our other veterans with contracts up in...

Get Gary the ball, he's earned it


If you think the Steelers will be able to get wins over the teeth of their schedule - at New England, vs. Dallas, at Tennessee and at Baltimore - running the way they did against the Bengals, you're crazy. That's why it's time to take the Governor off second-year back Gary Russell and see what the hard-nosed kid from Columbus can do.

Steelers Training Camp Primer, Vol. 4: "Mack" Line Backer


As camp nears, we look at another position that could be up for grabs once camp starts. We've already taken a look at the battles that will ensue at cornerback and 3rd WR but the competition at...

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