Sunday, November 15, 2009
Russell benched again
By Bill Williamson
OAKLAND -- JaMarcus Russell has been benched again.
Bruce Gradkowski entered the game late in the third quarter.
Russell seemed visibly upset and was seen asking his coaches what was going on when Gradkowski entered the game.
Russell was benched three weeks ago against the Jets. The difference was that game was a blowout. This time, the Chiefs are leading 13-10. The game is still in question and Oakland coach Tom Cable clearly thinks Russell can’t help Oakland win.
Really, Russell hasn’t been that bad Sunday. He has been victimized by seven drops. Russell has completed 8 of 24 passes for 64 yards.