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Raiders | G. Russell to start in Week 7

Wed, 21 Oct 2009 20:43:45 -0700

Steve Corkran, of the Oakland Tribune, reports Oakland Raiders FB Gary Russell will make his second straight start at fullback in Week 7.

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Raiders | G. Russell likely team's No. 1 fullback

Wed, 21 Oct 2009 07:14:41 -0700

Jerry McDonald, of ANG Newspapers, reports Oakland Raiders RB Gary Russell will likely be the team's new starting fullback after a strong performance in Week 6. Russell caught five passes for 55 yards but also provided strong blocking.

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Raiders | Lawton misses practice Wednesday

Wed, 14 Oct 2009 21:21:24 -0700

Jerry McDonald, of ANG Newspapers, reports Oakland Raiders FB Luke Lawton (ankle) missed the team's practice Wednesday, Oct. 14. FB Gary Russell took reps with the first-team offense at fullback.

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Raiders | G. Russell re-signed

Wed, 07 Oct 2009 15:24:29 -0700

Aaron Wilson, of the National Football Post, reports the Oakland Raiders have re-signed free-agent RB Gary Russell. Terms of the contract were not disclosed.

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Rams | Foster, Russell workout Tuesday

Wed, 09 Sep 2009 07:12:12 -0700

Jim Thomas, of the St. Louis Post-Dispatch, reports free-agent RBs DeShaun Foster (49ers) and RB Gary Russell (Raiders) worked out for the St. Louis Rams Tuesday, Sept. 8.

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Rams | G. Russell to visit Tuesday

Mon, 07 Sep 2009 21:57:41 -0700

Aaron Wilson, of the National Football Post, reports free-agent RB Gary Russell (Raiders) is scheduled to visit the St. Louis Rams Tuesday, Sept. 8, according to agent Andy Simms.

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Raiders | Announce roster moves

Sat, 05 Sep 2009 16:56:53 -0700

Jerry McDonald, of ANG Newspapers, reports the Oakland Raiders have released S Jerome Boyd, WR Jonathan Holland, LB David Nixon, LB Slade Norris, LB Chris O'Neill, FB Marcel Reece, RB Gary Russell, LB Morlon Greenwood, CB Justin Miller, DT Ryan Boschetti, DT Terdell Sands, CB Darrick Brown, OT Seth Wand, OG Mark Wilson, OT James Marten, TE Darrell Strong and DE Greyson Gunheim. The Raiders have also waived injured FS Rashad Baker (stinger), CB Mike Hawkins (undisclosed) and C John Wade (stinger).

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Raiders | G. Russell scores twice Thursday

Thu, 03 Sep 2009 23:43:24 -0700

The Associated Press reports Oakland Raiders RB Gary Russell had 12 carries for 59 yards with two rushing touchdowns Thursday, Sept. 3. Russell also caught two passes for 15 receiving yards.

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Raiders | 13 offensive players on the bubble to make team

Wed, 02 Sep 2009 23:28:15 -0700

Jerry McDonald, of ANG Newspapers, reports Oakland Raiders QB Bruce Gradkowski, QB Charlie Frye, RB Louis Rankin, RB Gary Russell, FB Marcel Reece, FB Luke Lawton, WR Nick Miller, WR Todd Watkins, WR Jonathan Holland, OL Mark Wilson, OT Seth Wand, OT James Marten and C John Wade are on the bubble to make the team's final roster.

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Raiders | G. Russell could play some fullback

Sat, 09 May 2009 05:33:29 -0700

Jerry McDonald, of InsideBayArea.com, reports Oakland Raiders head coach Tom Cable believes RB Gary Russell can play both running back and fullback for the team.

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Raiders | G. Russell added

Fri, 08 May 2009 12:03:03 -0700

Jerry McDonald, of InsideBayArea.com, reports the Oakland Raiders have signed free-agent RB Gary Russell (Bengals). Terms of the deal were not disclosed.

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Bengals | Russell and Henderson waived

Mon, 27 Apr 2009 11:43:12 -0700

The Cincinnati Bengals have waived RB Gary Russell and DE/LB Eric Henderson.

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Steelers | Russell release was for cap room

Thu, 23 Apr 2009 07:28:20 -0700

John Harris, of The Tribune-Review, reports Pittsburgh Steelers director of football operations Kevin Colbert said the team previously released RB Gary Russell because they needed the salary cap room to re-sign QB Charlie Batch. Russell, as reported, was claimed by the Cincinnati Bengals.

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Bengals | Russell claimed off waivers

Fri, 17 Apr 2009 11:28:07 -0700

The Cincinnati Bengals have announced they have claimed RB Gary Russell (Steelers) off waivers.

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Steelers | Russell released

Thu, 16 Apr 2009 09:57:50 -0700

The Pittsburgh Steelers have announced they have released RB Gary Russell.

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Steelers | Russell may see more time in Week 17

Tue, 23 Dec 2008 08:58:34 -0800

Pittsburgh Steelers RB Gary Russell may be used more than usual to spell RB Willie Parker in the team's Week 17 game.

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Steelers | Russell could see more short yardage plays

Tue, 18 Nov 2008 08:59:47 -0800

Ed Bouchette, of the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, reports Pittsburgh Steelers head coach Mike Tomlin said he liked how RB Gary Russell ran in short yardage situations in Week 11 and could use more in that role. "Maybe we found something with Gary Russell. We will see. I think that based upon what he showed us in this football game, he is a strong candidate for that," Tomlin said.

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Steelers | Russell probable for Week 11

Fri, 14 Nov 2008 12:39:47 -0800

Pittsburgh Steelers RB Gary Russell (quadriceps) fully participated in practice Friday, Nov. 14. He is listed as probable for the team's Week 11 game.

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Steelers | Russell not listed on injury report

Fri, 07 Nov 2008 11:09:48 -0800

Pittsburgh Steelers RB Gary Russell (groin) fully participated in practice Friday, Nov. 7. He is not listed on injury report for the team's Week 10 game and will play.

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Steelers | Russell practices Thursday

Thu, 06 Nov 2008 13:19:08 -0800

Pittsburgh Steelers RB Gary Russell (groin) fully participated in practice Thursday, Nov. 6. He is considered probable for the team's Week 10 game.

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Steelers | Russell limited in practice Wednesday

Wed, 05 Nov 2008 14:51:19 -0800

Pittsburgh Steelers RB Gary Russell (groin) was limited in practice Wednesday, Nov. 5.

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Steelers | G. Russell signed to one-year deal

Wed, 01 Oct 2008 09:02:40 -0700

The Pittsburgh Steelers have announced the signing of RB Gary Russell to a one-year contract. Financial terms of the deal were not released.

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Steelers | Russell likely to sign to active roster

Tue, 30 Sep 2008 11:12:37 -0700

Ed Bouchette and Gerry Dulac, of the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, report the Pittsburgh Steelers are likely to sign practice squad RB Gary Russell to their active roster.

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Steelers | Russell released

Sat, 20 Sep 2008 14:22:49 -0700

The Associated Press reports the Pittsburgh Steelers have released RB Gary Russell.

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Steelers | Week 2 Inactives

Sun, 14 Sep 2008 16:20:14 -0700

The Pittsburgh Steelers have declared LB Bruce Davis, QB Dennis Dixon, CB Deshea Townsend, RB Gary Russell, WR Limas Sweed, DL Orpheus Roye, OT Tony Hills, OT Trai Essex inactive for Week 2.

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Steelers | Week 2 Inactives

Sun, 14 Sep 2008 16:17:49 -0700

The Pittsburgh Steelers have declared LB Bruce Davis, QB Dennis Dixon, CB Deshea Townsend, RB Gary Russell, WR Limas Sweed, DL Orpheus Roye, OT Tony Hills, OT Trai Essex inactive for Week 2.

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Steelers | Week 1 Inactives

Sun, 07 Sep 2008 08:53:27 -0700

The Pittsburgh Steelers have declared FS Anthony Smith, LB Bruce Davis, RB Gary Russell, WR Limas Sweed, DL Orpheus Roye, TE Sean McHugh, OT Tony Hills inactive for Week 1.

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Steelers | Week 1 Inactives

Sun, 07 Sep 2008 08:51:19 -0700

The Pittsburgh Steelers have declared FS Anthony Smith, LB Bruce Davis, RB Gary Russell, WR Limas Sweed, DL Orpheus Roye, TE Sean McHugh, OT Tony Hills inactive for Week 1.

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Steelers | Team did not want to part with G. Russell

Sun, 29 Jun 2008 01:58:08 -0700

Gerry Dulac, of the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, reports the Pittsburgh Steelers did not want to part with RB Gary Russell, which helped lead to the release of free-agent RB Najeh Davenport (Steelers). The team's coaches think Russell could develop into a top-notch running back in the league.

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Steelers | Week 16 Inactives

Thu, 20 Dec 2007 16:46:18 -0800

The Pittsburgh Steelers have declared LB Andre Frazier, QB Brian St. Pierre, LB Clint Kriewaldt, OL Darnell Stapleton, RB Gary Russell, TE Jon Dekker, OT Marvel Smith, DL Ryan McBean inactive for Week 16.

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Steelers | Week 16 Inactives

Thu, 20 Dec 2007 16:44:11 -0800

The Pittsburgh Steelers have declared LB Andre Frazier, QB Brian St. Pierre, LB Clint Kriewaldt, OL Darnell Stapleton, RB Gary Russell, TE Jon Dekker, OT Marvel Smith, DL Ryan McBean inactive for Week 16.

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Steelers | Week 14 Inactives

Sun, 09 Dec 2007 12:12:58 -0800

The Pittsburgh Steelers have declared QB Brian St. Pierre, OL Darnell Stapleton, RB Gary Russell, LB LaMarr Woodley, C Marvin Philip, OT Trai Essex, SS Troy Polamalu, WR Willie Reid inactive for Week 14.

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Steelers | Week 14 Inactives

Sun, 09 Dec 2007 12:11:36 -0800

The Pittsburgh Steelers have declared QB Brian St. Pierre, OL Darnell Stapleton, RB Gary Russell, LB LaMarr Woodley, C Marvin Philip, OT Trai Essex, SS Troy Polamalu, WR Willie Reid inactive for Week 14.

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Steelers | Week 12 Inactives

Mon, 26 Nov 2007 16:41:41 -0800

The Pittsburgh Steelers have declared QB Brian St. Pierre, OL Darnell Stapleton, RB Gary Russell, LB LaMarr Woodley, OT Marvel Smith, C Marvin Philip, WR Santonio Holmes, SS Troy Polamalu inactive for Week 12.

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Steelers | Week 12 Inactives

Mon, 26 Nov 2007 16:41:34 -0800

The Pittsburgh Steelers have declared QB Brian St. Pierre, OL Darnell Stapleton, RB Gary Russell, LB LaMarr Woodley, OT Marvel Smith, C Marvin Philip, WR Santonio Holmes, SS Troy Polamalu inactive for Week 12.

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Steelers | Week 11 Inactives

Sun, 18 Nov 2007 12:35:27 -0800

The Pittsburgh Steelers have declared QB Brian St. Pierre, OL Darnell Stapleton, RB Gary Russell, CB Grant Mason, LB LaMarr Woodley, C Marvin Philip, OT Trai Essex, WR Willie Reid inactive for Week 11.

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Steelers | Week 11 Inactives

Sun, 18 Nov 2007 12:13:15 -0800

The Pittsburgh Steelers have declared QB Brian St. Pierre, OL Darnell Stapleton, RB Gary Russell, CB Grant Mason, LB LaMarr Woodley, C Marvin Philip, OT Trai Essex, RB Willie Parker inactive for Week 11.

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Steelers | Week 11 Inactives

Sun, 18 Nov 2007 12:12:52 -0800

The Pittsburgh Steelers have declared QB Brian St. Pierre, OL Darnell Stapleton, RB Gary Russell, CB Grant Mason, LB LaMarr Woodley, C Marvin Philip, OT Trai Essex, WR Willie Reid inactive for Week 11.

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Steelers | Russell practices Friday

Fri, 16 Nov 2007 13:29:25 -0800

Pittsburgh Steelers RB Gary Russell (undisclosed) participated in practice Friday, Nov. 16. He will be able to play Week 11.

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Steelers | Russell practices Thursday

Thu, 15 Nov 2007 15:47:13 -0800

Pittsburgh Steelers RB Gary Russell (undisclosed) participated in practice Thursday, Nov. 15. He will likely play Week 11.

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Steelers | Russell misses practice Wednesday, expected to play Week 11

Wed, 14 Nov 2007 18:05:55 -0800

Pittsburgh Steelers RB Gary Russell missed the team's practice Wednesday, Nov. 14, because of a player decision. He is expected to play Week 11.

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Steelers | Week 10 Inactives

Sun, 11 Nov 2007 09:22:42 -0800

The Pittsburgh Steelers have declared QB Brian St. Pierre, FB Dan Kreider, OL Darnell Stapleton, RB Gary Russell, TE Jerame Tuman, FS Ryan Clark, OT Trai Essex, WR Willie Reid inactive for Week 10.

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Steelers | Russell probable for Week 10

Fri, 09 Nov 2007 22:03:05 -0800

Updating a previous item, Pittsburgh Steelers RB Gary Russell (player decision) is probable for the team's Week 10 game.

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Steelers | Russell expected to play Week 10

Fri, 09 Nov 2007 14:33:46 -0800

Pittsburgh Steelers RB Gary Russell (undisclosed) practiced Friday, Nov. 9, and is expected to play Week 10.

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Steelers | Russell likely to play Week 10

Thu, 08 Nov 2007 16:38:47 -0800

Pittsburgh Steelers RB Gary Russell (personal) returned to practice Thursday, Nov. 8, and is likely to play Week 10.

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Steelers | Russell misses practice Wednesday

Wed, 07 Nov 2007 16:20:55 -0800

Pittsburgh Steelers RB Gary Russell (undisclosed) did not participate in practice Wednesday, Nov. 7.

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Steelers | Week 9 Inactives

Mon, 05 Nov 2007 16:40:55 -0800

The Pittsburgh Steelers have declared DL Aaron Smith, QB Brian St. Pierre, OL Darnell Stapleton, RB Gary Russell, TE Jerame Tuman, FS Ryan Clark, OT Trai Essex, WR Willie Reid inactive for Week 9.

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Steelers | Week 9 Inactives

Mon, 05 Nov 2007 16:39:12 -0800

The Pittsburgh Steelers have declared DL Aaron Smith, QB Brian St. Pierre, OL Darnell Stapleton, RB Gary Russell, TE Jerame Tuman, FS Ryan Clark, OT Trai Essex, WR Willie Reid inactive for Week 9.

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Steelers | Week 8 Inactives

Sun, 28 Oct 2007 09:35:53 -0700

The Pittsburgh Steelers have declared DL Aaron Smith, QB Brian St. Pierre, OL Darnell Stapleton, RB Gary Russell, FS Ryan Clark, OT Trai Essex, WR Willie Reid inactive for Week 8.

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Steelers | Week 8 Inactives

Sun, 28 Oct 2007 09:33:34 -0700

The Pittsburgh Steelers have declared DL Aaron Smith, QB Brian St. Pierre, OL Darnell Stapleton, RB Gary Russell, FS Ryan Clark, OT Trai Essex, WR Willie Reid inactive for Week 8.

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