It was enough to make Charlie Frye sit up and take notice, provided he was fully awake at the time.
Frye got to work at 6:30 a.m., and was pleasantly surprised to be joined by starting quarterback Jamarcus Russell two days after the worst day of his professional life.
“He got in here Wednesday, earliest he’s ever been,” Frye said. “I think he was in here at 6:30. That’s step one. The things he continues to need to do is stay the course and just maybe do a little bit more.”