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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

Branch's exit from Seattle makes few waves

Posted Oct. 14, 2010 @ 9:45 a.m. ET
There was nary a shrug when the disappointing Deion Branch era came to an abrupt halt in Seattle with his Oct. 11 trade back to the Patriots in exchange for a fourth-round draft pick.

Patriots reacquire Branch from Seattle

Posted Oct. 11, 2010 @ 10:19 p.m. ET
The Patriots reacquired WR Deion Branch from Seattle on Monday, according to reports by ESPN and NFL Network, both of whom cite a league source. Both reports say that the Seahawks will receive a 2011 fourth-round draft choice in return.

Reports: Patriots in talks with Seahawks about WR Branch

Posted Oct. 07, 2010 @ 10:56 a.m. ET
While nothing is close to imminent, the Patriots and Seahawks are reportedly talking about a potential trade involving Seahawks WR Deion Branch.

Seahawks hope Lynch will fill RB bill

Posted Oct. 06, 2010 @ 6:06 p.m. ET
There's strong reason to believe newly acquired Seahawks RB Marshawn Lynch will benefit from a badly needed change of scenery.

Bills trade RB Lynch to Seahawks

Posted Oct. 05, 2010 @ 2:45 p.m. ET
The Bills have agreed to trade RB Marshawn Lynch to the Seahawks for a 2011 fourth-round draft choice and a conditional choice in 2012, according to Fox Sports. To make room for Lynch, Seattle released veteran RB Julius Jones.

Seahawks LB Hill suspended one game

Posted Oct. 04, 2010 @ 5:15 p.m. ET
The league announced Monday that Seahawks LB Leroy Hill will be suspended one game and fined one additional paycheck for violating the league's personal-conduct policy.

Rams' defense stuffs Seahawks 20-3

Posted Oct. 03, 2010 @ 4:21 p.m. ET
QB Sam Bradford and a tough defense led the Rams to a 20-3 win over the Seahawks on Sunday.

Seahawks pleased with fill-in OT Polumbus

Posted Oct. 03, 2010 @ 1:58 a.m. ET
Seattle was very happy with the play of Tyler Polumbus while he was filling in for starting OLT Russell Okung, and Polumbus may soon get some opportunities at right tackle.

Seahawks LB Hill placed on I.R.

Posted Oct. 02, 2010 @ 11:32 a.m. ET
The Seahawks placed LB Leroy Hill on injured reserve because of an Achilles injury, ending his tumultuous season. The team re-signed DT Craig Terrill and promoted OG Mike Gibson from the practice squad.

Washington bolsters Seahawks' biggest strength

Posted Oct. 01, 2010 @ 2:43 p.m. ET
With the addition of Leon Washington, the league's leading kickoff returner, special teams continue to be the Seahawks' biggest strength.

Seahawks cut veteran OG Pitts

Posted Sept. 30, 2010 @ 7:20 p.m. ET
The Seahawks had high hopes for OG Chester Pitts but were forced to cut him on Thursday after he struggled to stay healthy.

Reports: Seahawks sign WR Stokley

Posted Sept. 28, 2010 @ 4:47 p.m. ET
The Seahawks have reportedly signed free agent WR Brandon Stokley and cut RB Quinton Ganther to make room on the roster.

Washington's two kick-return TDs lead Seahawks to victory

Posted Sept. 26, 2010 @ 7:58 p.m. ET
Leon Washington returned two second-half kickoffs for touchdowns of 101 and 99 yards, making up for a long list of Seattle mistakes, and the Seahawks held off Philip Rivers and the San Diego Chargers 27-20 on Sunday.

Seahawks far from giving up on Hasselbeck

Posted Sept. 25, 2010 @ 10 p.m. ET
Even though he had a very forgettable performance against the Broncos in Week Two, we hear Matt Hasselbeck remains firmly entrenched as Seattle’s starting quarterback.

McLoughlin announced as Seahawks president

Posted Sept. 23, 2010 @ 3:43 p.m. ET
The Seahawks named Peter McLoughlin their new president, replacing Tod Leiweke.

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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