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Thu, 15 Dec 2005 12:04:55 -0800
ESPNews reports former NFL DL Darrell Russell, 29, passed away in an automobile accident.
Fri, 26 Aug 2005 19:51:49 -0700
Associated Press reports the NFL has lifted their suspension on DT Darrell Russell, who is now free to sign with any NFL team he desires. The league suspended him indefinitely in July 2004 for testing positive for drugs. He has previously played for the Tampa Bay Buccaneers, Washington Redskins and Oakland Raiders.
Mon, 26 Jul 2004 14:47:29 -0700
ESPN.com's Chris Mortensen reports the NFL has suspended DT Darrell Russell indefinitely for being a repeat violator of the NFL's substance abuse policy. To date, he's had seven infractions of the league's policy since being drafted in 1997; and he's missed 1 1/2 years while serving two league suspensions. Russell can apply for reinstatement at midseason.
Thu, 15 Jul 2004 12:44:14 -0700
Updating previous reports, ESPN.com's Chris Mortensen reports the Tampa Bay Buccaneers decided to release veteran DT Darrell Russell after he violated his treatment program by testing positive for alcohol last month. Russell faces another indefinite suspension by the league as this is his seventh infracation of the NFL's substance abuse policy since entering the NFL in 1997. Russell could seek reinstatement following the eighth week of the upcoming season, but the league is determining a new course of treatment for the former first-round pick.
Tue, 13 Jul 2004 18:29:42 -0700
Updating a previous report, Jim Flynn of PewterReport.com, reports the Tampa Bay Buccaneers recent release of DL Darrell Russell may have been tied to his reporting to minincamps nearly 20 pounds overweight, although Buccaneers' general manager Bruce Allen would not confirm that was the sole cause. "We gave him the opportunity to succeed here and it just didn't work out for him," said Allen. "I'm not going to get into specifics, but there were certain things we wanted him to adhere to and he didn't do that."
Tue, 13 Jul 2004 12:42:20 -0700
ESPNews reports the Tampa Bay Buccaneers have released DT Darrell Russell.
Sun, 25 Apr 2004 12:58:42 -0700
Tampa Bay Buccaneers head coach Jon Gruden, during an interview on ESPN, said the team is giving DT Darrell Russell, who was added during the offseason, another chance to get his career turned around.
Tue, 30 Mar 2004 21:13:35 -0800
Updating previous reports, according to John Clayton of ESPN.com, the Tampa Bay Buccaneers have signed free agent DT Darrell Russell (Redskins). The deal is reportedly a one-year contract that will pay the second pick in the 1997 NFL Draft a base salary of $685,000, including a $25,000 signing bonus. Exact contract details have yet to be made official.
Mon, 29 Mar 2004 13:54:52 -0800
John Clayton, of ESPN.com, reports the Tampa Bay Buccaneers are finalizing a contract agreement with free agent DT Darrell Russell (Redskins). The offer is a one-year deal worth $685,000, including a $25,000 signing bonus.
Tue, 09 Mar 2004 19:05:50 -0800
PewterReport.com reports the Tampa Bay Buccaneers have met with free agent DT Darrell Russell (Raiders). The team is interested in him as a potential replacement if they're unable to re-sign DT Warren Sapp.
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