Source: Russell deal unlikely

Updated: June 8, 2013, 11:21 AM ET
By Michael C. Wright | ESPNChicago.com

Former Oakland Raiders No. 1 overall pick JaMarcus Russell put together a solid showing during his tryout for the Chicago Bears on Friday at Halas Hall, according to a league source who attended the session, but it's unlikely the team will sign him to a contract.

Russell reported to the workout in the 265-pound range, according to the source, and displayed a "big arm" and "good, positive demeanor," but also showed some rust with the timing and accuracy of throws. Still, from the ...

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