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Raiders seek $9.55M from Russell

Updated: May 28, 2010, 2:15 AM ET
Associated Press

ALAMEDA, Calif. -- The Oakland Raiders have filed a grievance seeking nearly $10 million back from recently released quarterback JaMarcus Russell.

Yahoo! Sports first reported the story Thursday, saying the Raiders are seeking $9.55 million from Russell in what was paid as salary advances for the 2010-12 seasons. The team later confirmed the report.

"We have filed a grievance against JaMarcus Russell and that's all we're going to say at this time," Raiders general counsel Jeff Birren ...

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