Originally Posted by Tombstone RJ
yah, maybe. I guess we will see. Also, if he plays at 270lbs and can be successful then I think that is actually an advantage. I look at Ben Roethlisberger as an example of a big QB who can stand in the pocket yet be mobil enough to escape the rush. A big body is harder to bring down and might protect against injury better than a super trim yet more athletic Russell.
Russell was always a statue anyway. I assume he can wear 270 OK.