It tells us all we need to know:
When asked about the infamous DVD story (where the Raiders reportedly gave Russell a blank game tape to see if he actually watched the film), Russell didn't confirm or deny the story but admitted he might not watch the film but still say he was ready to play. What frustrated Russell more than anything was the tactic used to undermine him.
Yep. Cause of death: actions resulting from a misplaced notion that anyone outside of a handful of friends and family actually give a hoot about one's social media posts, aka "terminal look-at-meeeee-itis".