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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

Revolving-door policy in Seattle continues

Posted Sept. 05, 2010 @ 11:23 a.m. ET
The winds of change continued to blow briskly for the Seahawks Saturday, with the exits of high-priced WR T.J. Houshmandzadeh and offensive line coach Alex Gibbs highlighting a host of significant developments.

Seahawks acquire OG Andrews, lose O-line coach Gibbs

Posted Sept. 04, 2010 @ 8:05 p.m. ET
Seattle traded for Eagles OG Stacy Andrews on Saturday, but lost offensive line coach Alex Gibbs, according to an NFL Network report.

Seahawks officially release WR Houshmandzadeh

Posted Sept. 04, 2010 @ 3:09 p.m. ET
The Seahawks have released WR T.J. Houshmandzadeh, according to multiple reports.

Cardinals cut ties with QB Matt Leinart

Posted Sept. 04, 2010 @ 2:09 p.m. ET
The Cardinals released QB Matt Leinart, who failed to win the team's starting job this summer.

Report: Seahawks to cut or trade WR Houshmandzadeh

Posted Sept. 03, 2010 @ 7:03 p.m. ET
New head coach Pete Carroll must find WR T.J. Housmandzadeh expendable as the Seahawks are ready to part ways with their leading receiver from 2009.

Seahawks concluded Wilson was expendable

Posted Sept. 02, 2010 @ 11:42 a.m. ET
None of our Seahawks sources could honestly say they saw the trade of fan favorite Josh Wilson to the Ravens coming.

Report: Ravens acquire CB Wilson from Seahawks

Posted Aug. 31, 2010 @ 7:42 p.m. ET
The Ravens added depth to a banged-up secondary Tuesday, trading a conditional fifth-round pick to the Seahawks for CB Josh Wilson, according to an ESPN report.

Seahawks acquire OT Polumbus from Lions

Posted Aug. 31, 2010 @ 1:54 p.m. ET
One week after losing out on a waiver claim on OT Tyler Polumbus to the Lions, the Seahawks traded for Polumbus to add depth to their offensive line.

Carlson could be Seahawks' best fantasy weapon

Posted Aug. 30, 2010 @ 1:15 p.m. ET
After scoring a touchdown in each of the final four games in 2009, don’t be surprised if Seahawks TE John Carlson picks right up where he left off last season.

Injury sidelines Seahawks OLG Hamilton

Posted Aug. 26, 2010 @ 2:11 p.m. ET
The injuries continue to pile up for the left side of the Seahawks' offensive line. OLG Ben Hamilton missed practice Wednesday with an undisclosed injury and, according to head coach Pete Carroll, will not start Saturday's preseason game against ...

Report: Seahawks, Vikings balk at Jackson's asking price

Posted Aug. 25, 2010 @ 9:31 p.m. ET
The San Diego Union-Tribune reported that both the Vikings and Seahawks have been turned off by the salary demands of Chargers holdout WR Vincent Jackson, whose agent says he isn't sure the Chargers want to trade his client.

Catching up with Warren Moon

Posted Aug. 24, 2010 @ 6:22 p.m. ET
Hall of Fame QB Warren Moon shares his thoughts on Brett Favre, an up-and-coming division and a football movie that he's a part of.

Recently cut WR Jones chooses Seahawks

Posted Aug. 22, 2010 @ 9 p.m. ET
WR Brandon Jones, who was released by the 49ers on Wednesday, agreed to terms with the Seahawks on Sunday.

Update: Seahawks OLT Okung (ankle) out 2-4 weeks

Posted Aug. 22, 2010 @ 8:58 p.m. ET
As was the case a good part of the 2009 season, the Seahawks' offensive line might be ankle-deep in problems after losing 2010 first-round OLT Russell Okung to an ankle injury in the first quarter of Seattle's 27-24 loss ...

Bradford, Tate lead NFC West rookie crop

Posted Aug. 22, 2010 @ 4:14 p.m. ET
You’ll be making a mistake if you’re counting on youth to serve up much of a fantasy impact from the NFC West in 2010.

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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