'We felt this was the best thing to do'
ALAMEDA, Calif. -- Defensive tackle Darrell Russell was released by the Oakland Raiders on Monday, shortly after the NFL reinstated him for completing a 1½-season suspension for violating its substance abuse policy.
He now can be claimed off waivers.
"We felt this was the best thing to do," Raiders senior
assistant Bruce Allen said. "He had some very good years here and
showed all the promise we had hoped for. But because of his
well-documented problems, we decided it ...
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