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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

Seahawks' Pro Bowl snubs considered justified

Posted Dec. 30, 2010 @ 10:20 a.m. ET
Our sources in Seattle couldn't find much fault with the Pro Bowl voters' reluctance to choose any Seahawks players for the second season in a row.

Whitehurst to start for Seattle in Week 17

Posted Dec. 27, 2010 @ 6:28 p.m. ET
Charlie Whitehurst has started only once in his five-year NFL career. Start No. 2 will come in one of the most important games of the entire 2010 season.

Week 17 game times changed

Posted Dec. 26, 2010 @ 10:19 p.m. ET
The NFL has announced time changes for several key Week 17 matchups.

Bucs keep playoff hopes alive with win over Seahawks

Posted Dec. 26, 2010 @ 7:49 p.m. ET
Josh Freeman threw for 237 yards and a career-best five touchdowns Sunday to help the  Buccaneers keep their playoff hopes alive with a 38-15 rout of the struggling Seahawks.

Versatile Robinson earning his keep for Seahawks

Posted Dec. 23, 2010 @ 9:58 p.m. ET
The way we hear it, former Niners RB Michael Robinson has quietly become a very key player for the Seahawks — in a lot of different ways.

Ellis, Jets sued by Seahawks fan

Posted Dec. 21, 2010 @ 12:36 p.m. ET
Shaun Ellis has been sued by a Seahawks fan who claims that the Jets DE threw a "large chunk of ice" at him following a game in December 2008.

Hasselbeck on increasingly shaky ground in Seattle

Posted Dec. 20, 2010 @ 6:33 p.m. ET
After being removed from the Seahawks’ latest one-sided loss having registered three turnovers and a pathetic 28.9 passer rating, it appears Matt Hasselbeck’s longtime run under center in Seattle might have run its course.

Seahawks place CB Lewis on I.R.

Posted Dec. 20, 2010 @ 4:26 p.m. ET
The Seahawks placed CB Roy Lewis on injured reserve on Monday and signed CB Marcus Brown off their practice squad.

Ryan tosses three TDs, Falcons win eighth straight

Posted Dec. 19, 2010 @ 7:29 p.m. ET
Matt Ryan threw for 174 yards and three touchdowns, Jonathan Babineaux recovered a fumble for a touchdown and the Falcons wrapped up an NFC playoff spot with a 34-18 win over the Seahawks on Sunday.

Injuries bombard Seahawks in untimely waves

Posted Dec. 17, 2010 @ 9:38 a.m. ET
Few teams in the league have been victimized by injuries like the Seahawks, with different areas of the team getting thoroughly decimated at different points in the season.    

Seahawks place WR Butler on I.R.

Posted Dec. 14, 2010 @ 3:39 p.m. ET
The Seahawks placed WR Deon Butler on injured reserve Tuesday and signed OG Paul Fanaika from the Browns' practice squad.

Smith returns to lead 49ers past 'Hawks

Posted Dec. 12, 2010 @ 7:46 p.m. ET
Alex Smith threw for 255 yards and three touchdowns in a triumphant return to the starting lineup following a five-game absence, and the 49ers improved their once-slim playoff hopes with a 40-21 victory over the NFC West rival Seattle Seahawks ...

Carlson's scant production for Seahawks a surprise

Posted Dec. 08, 2010 @ 9:32 p.m. ET
For a variety of reasons, Seahawks TE John Carlson has not performed at the level most team observers predicted he would entering the season.

Wake-up call comes just in time for Seahawks

Posted Dec. 06, 2010 @ 8:14 p.m. ET
The Seahawks rebounded from a slow start to keep their playoff hopes alive with a win over the lowly Panthers. But they came away from the victory with newfound concerns about the condition of star WR Mike Williams.

Seahawks rally behind Lynch, top Panthers 31-14

Posted Dec. 05, 2010 @ 8:06 p.m. ET
Marshawn Lynch scored on a pair of 1-yard runs in the third quarter, sandwiched around Lofa Tatupu's 26-yard interception return for a score, and the Seahawks rallied from a 14-0 deficit for a critical 31-14 win over the Panthers ...

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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