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Russell Okung

Russell Okung - #76 - T

Status Active
Height/Weight 6' 5"/ 310 lbs.
Birthday 10/07/1987
Birthplace Richmond, TX
College Oklahoma State
Years played 4
Drafted 2010, 1st round, 6th pick by Seahawks

Schneider: Seahawks talking contract with Hasselbeck

Posted Feb. 25, 2011 @ 1:36 p.m. ET
Seahawks GM John Schneider said contract negotiations are going well with QB Matt Hasselbeck.

NFC West 2010 season-in-review team reports

Posted Feb. 13, 2011 @ 5:22 a.m. ET
Mike Williams emerged as one of the better stories of 2010, returning after two years out of the league to become the Seahawks' top receiver.

Top 10 stories of 2010 season

Posted Feb. 10, 2011 @ 8 a.m. ET
As players, owners and fans enter an offseason filled with uncertainty, Pro Football Weekly takes a look back at the 10 stories that shaped the 2010 season, both on the field and off.

Thurmond on track to win Seahawks' CB job

Posted Jan. 30, 2011 @ 7:23 p.m. ET
Walter Thurmond is a good bet to unseat Kelly Jennings as Seattle's starting right cornerback in 2011, according to NFC Whispers.

Cromartie and Hasselbeck engage in Twitter war

Posted Jan. 27, 2011 @ 2:40 p.m. ET
After Seahawks QB Matt Hasselbeck made a comment about Jets CB Antonio Cromartie on Twitter, Cromartie responded with a threat.

Seahawks comfortable with RBs Lynch, Forsett

Posted Jan. 27, 2011 @ 2:36 p.m. ET
While major improvement in Seattle’s ground game is considered a key need, we hear there hasn’t been much talk about making any major changes in the Seahawks’ RB corps.

NFC West tired of being 'NFC Worst'

Posted Jan. 24, 2011 @ 5:33 a.m. ET
The NFC West has been acting with a sense of urgency to shed its image as the league's wasteland, making a number of impressive coaching hires.

Seahawks look to gain ground with Cable, without Bates

Posted Jan. 21, 2011 @ 3:57 p.m. ET
Team insiders believe the Seahawks' 31st-ranked running attack that failed to have a player rush for 100 yards in the regular season was at the root of Pete Carroll's decision to fire offensive coordinator Jeremy Bates.  

Bevell is new offensive coordinator in Seattle

Posted Jan. 20, 2011 @ 6:24 p.m. ET
The Seahawks have signed former Vikings offensive coordinator Darrell Bevell to the same job.

Report: Seahawks offer offensive coordinator job to Bevell

Posted Jan. 19, 2011 @ 7:38 p.m. ET
A report from ESPN Wednesday evening says that former Vikings offensive coordinator Darrell Bevell has been offered the same position with the Seahawks.

Seahawks hire Cable, make other coaching moves

Posted Jan. 18, 2011 @ 7:05 p.m. ET
The Seahawks made a series of coaching moves, including hiring former Raiders head coach Tom Cable.

Report: Seahawks fire OC Bates

Posted Jan. 18, 2011 @ 1:50 p.m. ET
The Seahawks fired offensive coordinator Jeremy Bates on Tuesday. Bates came to Seattle with Pete Carroll after being Carroll's assistant at USC.

Seahawks assistant leaves for Longhorns

Posted Jan. 18, 2011 @ 9:48 a.m. ET
Seahawks DBs coach Jerry Gray will be an assistant head coach and DBs coach at his alma mater, the University of Texas, Mack Brown announced Monday.

CBS' blame game and Fox's arrogance

Posted Jan. 17, 2011 @ 4:42 p.m. ET
Barry Jackson gives his playoff commentary from the couch.

Carlson, Trufant suffer concussions; will stay overnight in hospital

Posted Jan. 16, 2011 @ 5:39 p.m. ET
Seahawks head coach Pete Carroll said that TE John Carlson and CB Marcus Trufant were likely to remain in a Chicago hospital overnight after both players suffered concussions in Sunday's divisional playoff game.

STATS, LLC PLAYER NEWS

Posted Sept. 16, 2012
Okung is inactive with a bruised left knee for Seattle, leading to more shuffling on the Seahawks' offensive line.||||||| Okung went through some running drills about two hours before Sunday's game, but walked off the field looking down and was later announced as being out. Frank Omiyale will start at left tackle for the Seahawks with the primary task of keeping DeMarcus Ware off the back of Seattle rookie QB Russell Wilson.
Posted Dec. 07, 2011
Okung is currently on injured reserve for the Seahawks.||||||| Okung has a torn right pectoral muscle.
Posted Aug. 19, 2011
Seattle Seahawks left tackle Russell Okung has returned to practice in limited fashion with coach Pete Carroll saying Okung is one or two weeks away.||||||| Okung was in a helmet and shoulder pads for Thursday's practice, doing work in individual drills just a week after injuring his left ankle. He is not full speed yet, but Carroll says Okung is "not as bad as he was" in reference to a pair of ankle injuries that sidelined Okung for chunks of last season. Okung was hurt in the first series last Thursday night in Seattle's preseason opener at San Diego.
Posted Nov. 17, 2010
Okung was a full practice participant Wednesday.||||||| Okung has missed the past three games after suffering a high-ankle sprain on his right leg. He was nearly ready to go last week against Arizona, but was held out. Okung missed the first three games of the season with a high-ankle sprain on his left leg.
Posted Oct. 24, 2010
Okung is inactive with a high ankle sprain for Sunday's game against Arizona.||||||| Okung, the sixth overall pick in the April draft out of Oklahoma State, was rolled up on during a 2-yard run by Marshawn Lynch in the Seahawks' home game against Arizona earlier this season.

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