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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 LB Hill 'out for a while'

Posted Sept. 23, 2010 @ 10:28 a.m. ET
Seahawks OLB Leroy Hill will miss several weeks after suffering an injury to his right Achilles tendon.

Deadline passes for Chargers WR Jackson to be traded

Posted Sept. 22, 2010 @ 4:42 p.m. ET
The deadline imposed for Chargers WR Vincent Jackson to be traded, which would have allowed him to reduce his suspension from six games to four, has passed with no deal consummated.

Seahawks' road woes continue

Posted Sept. 20, 2010 @ 11:04 p.m. ET
There are a ton of things different about the Seahawks this season under new head coach Pete Carroll, but one thing remains the same: Seattle still stinks on the road.

Orton's throws for over 300 yards as Broncos beat Seahawks

Posted Sept. 19, 2010 @ 7:12 p.m. ET
Kyle Orton threw for 307 yards and two TD passes and top draft pick Demaryius Thomas caught eight passes for 97 yards and a touchdown in the Denver Broncos' 31-14 rout of the Seattle Seahawks on Sunday.

Seahawks could ill-afford Unger's injury

Posted Sept. 16, 2010 @ 10:21 a.m. ET
Already missing first-round OLT Russell Okung (out with a high ankle sprain), the Seahawks suffered another blow when previously rock-solid second-year ORG Max Unger suffered a season-ending toe injury in Week One.

Seahawks place starting ORG Unger on I.R.

Posted Sept. 14, 2010 @ 7:42 p.m. ET
The Seahawks received bad news after their big season-opening victory over the 49ers. Starting ORG Max Unger was placed on injured reserve Tuesday after suffering an injury to the big toe on his left foot Sunday.

Seahawks shoot out of gate like Seattle Slew

Posted Sept. 13, 2010 @ 5:56 p.m. ET
Don’t look now, but Pete Carroll’s new-look Seahawks earned immediate respect leaguewide after one-upping the division-rival 49ers in a 31-6 thumping that few league observers can honestly say they saw coming.

Hasselbeck leads Seahawks to opening-day rout

Posted Sept. 12, 2010 @ 7:49 p.m. ET
Matt Hasselbeck threw for two touchdowns and ran for another as the Seattle Seahawks gave new coach Pete Carroll a winning start with a 31-6 victory over the San Francisco 49ers on Sunday.

Five football recipes to try out on game day

Posted Sept. 12, 2010 @ 2:23 a.m. ET
We asked five NFL players for the recipes they like the most, and they served up some delicious-sounding fare.

Locklear takes pay cut to stay with Seahawks

Posted Sept. 11, 2010 @ 12:23 p.m. ET
Veteran ORT Sean Locklear has agreed to give up $2.2 million in salary to stay with the Seahawks.

Seahawks OLT Okung's status uncertain for Week Two

Posted Sept. 10, 2010 @ 8:59 p.m. ET
Seahawks rookie OLT Russell Okung, who is already out for the season opener, might miss Week Two, as well.

Burnout apparently got to Gibbs in Seattle

Posted Sept. 08, 2010 @ 7:53 p.m. ET
While nobody knows for sure what actually triggered offensive line coach Alex Gibbs' decision to retire only eight days before Seattle's season opener, wear and tear appears to have been a contributing factor.

Reports: Seahawks to re-sign S Babineaux

Posted Sept. 07, 2010 @ 5:36 p.m. ET
Reports indicate the Seahawks plan to re-sign veteran S Jordan Babineaux, just a few days after releasing him.

Seahawks add Brock, Robinson, Siavii

Posted Sept. 06, 2010 @ 9:06 p.m. ET
Following the team's cutdown to 53 players, the Seahawks on Monday signed DE Raheem Brock, RB Michael Robinson and DT Junior Siavii. To make room for the three players, the team released S Jordan Babineaux, DT Kevin Vickerson and ...

Report: Seahawks to sign DT Siavii

Posted Sept. 05, 2010 @ 3:11 p.m. ET
A report on ESPNDallas.com says ex-Cowboys DT Junior Siavii will sign with the Seahawks.

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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