Source: JaMarcus Russell gets tryout

Updated: June 5, 2013, 11:31 AM ET
By Michael C. Wright | ESPNChicago.com

Former Oakland Raiders No. 1 overall pick JaMarcus Russell gets his first shot at returning to the NFL on Friday when he visits the Chicago Bears for a workout that will include two other quarterbacks, according to an NFL source with knowledge of the situation.

Having shed a reported 50 pounds in recent months, Russell has drawn interest from multiple teams, including the Bears, who would like to obtain a current evaluation of the quarterback. Initially, the Bears weren't interested ...

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