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    Former Raiders' QB is losing his home to foreclosure.

    Looks like he has too much of that Purple Drank

    JaMarcus Russell's return to greatness isn't going as well as planned.
    The former No. 1 pick of the Oakland Raiders, famous for wearing mink coats and taxing a heavy toll on the team's bench, needs to find a job soon.
    Foreclosure proceedings have started on Russell's Oakland Mansion, according to TMZ. If the former LSU star can't come up with $195,512.05 in backed mortgage payments in the next three months, his house will be auctioned off.
    Russell purchased the house in 2007 for $3 million before he even signed his contract with the Raiders.

    The 5,800-square-foot has six bedrooms, six full bathrooms and two half bathrooms, a four-car garage, four fireplaces and bay views.
    Russell returned to his native Alabama after being released by the Raiders in 2009. His attempts to return to the NFL have been slowed down by charges that Russell was illegally sipping "purple drank."
    The Raiders signed Russell to a six-year contract worth up to $68 million, with $31.5 million guaranteed. But in true Al Davis fashion, the team is trying to recoup some of the signing bonus.

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    Russell likes his Sprite easter pink...

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    might have to sell off his supply of codeine cough syrup to make the payment.

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    You could take the * out of the hood but you can't take the hood out of the *.

    This guy has a sub 60 IQ. Why would you draft him #1 and try and make him the face of your franchise? There are Dolphins swimming in the Gulf of Mexico smarter than this wannabee person.