Extreme makeover

JaMarcus Russell has a long road to become a quality quarterback. Kyle Terada/US Presswire

The Oakland Raiders gave up on JaMarcus Russell, the No. 1 draft pick they awarded with almost $30 million guaranteed in 2007, but the 25-year-old signal-caller isn't beyond repair. Sure,
his on-field inconsistency, a seemingly indifferent attitude and an arrest and subsequent charge for possession of a controlled substance make him look like damaged goods. But by sticking to our simple five-step plan, Russell could become a shiny new signal-caller.