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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

Report: Seahawks given permission to talk with Jackson

Posted Aug. 20, 2010 @ 6:35 p.m. ET
The Chargers gave the Seahawks permission to talk with WR Vincent Jackson, who is not close to signing a new deal with San Diego.

Former No. 1 Williams catching on in Seattle

Posted Aug. 18, 2010 @ 4:04 p.m. ET
Of all the many reclamation projects Pete Carroll is taking a chance on in his first year as the Seahawks' head coach, none has come through any better than former first-round WR Mike Williams.

Source: Seahawks trade DE Jackson to Lions

Posted Aug. 18, 2010 @ 1:56 p.m. ET
The Seahawks have traded DE Lawrence Jackson to the Lions, sources tell PFW.

Report: 49ers trade Balmer to Seattle

Posted Aug. 16, 2010 @ 12:41 p.m. ET
The 49ers have reportedly traded DL Kentwan Balmer, who had been AWOL from training camp, to Seattle.

Seahawks sign ex-Colts LB Hagler

Posted Aug. 10, 2010 @ 7:32 p.m. ET
The Seahawks signed former Colts LB Tyjuan Hagler and ex-Northern Illinois WR Matt Simon on Tuesday. To make room for the two roster additions, the team released CB Chris Richards and waived/injured WR Marcus Maxwell, both of whom had ...

Seahawks' DE situation looks suspect

Posted Aug. 07, 2010 @ 4:27 p.m. ET
No matter how positive a spin the eternally optimistic Pete Carroll puts on the situation, there is no denying the Seahawks’ concern at defensive end.

Seahawks sign first-round OT Okung

Posted Aug. 06, 2010 @ 4:13 p.m. ET
Seahawks rookie OT Russell Okung became the final 2010 first-round draft pick to sign a contract Friday, reportedly agreeing to a six-year deal worth as much as $58 million.

Seahawks sign first-round S Thomas

Posted Aug. 01, 2010 @ 10:20 a.m. ET
The Seahawks joined the first-round signing brigade late Saturday, nailing down a five-year deal with Texas S Earl Thomas, who is expected to start immediately at free safety.

Seahawks sign second-round WR Tate

Posted July 28, 2010 @ 4:45 p.m. ET
Golden Tate, the Seahawks' second-round pick, has agreed to terms with the team. Considered by many to be the front-runner to start at split end for Seattle, Tate broke the news on his Twitter account.

Top 20 key players in NFC West

Posted July 28, 2010 @ 9:09 a.m. ET
Dan Arkush identifies the top five players on each NFC West team who figure to play crucial roles, including Rams rookie QB Sam Bradford.

Insider: Seahawks will be Carroll's last job

Posted July 27, 2010 @ 5:01 p.m. ET
Seattle will be Pete Carroll's endgame as a head coach, says one NFL insider in "Audibles," predicting that Carroll's tenure there won't end well.

Seahawks CEO Lieweke announces resignation

Posted July 26, 2010 @ 3:33 p.m. ET
Vulcan Sports & Entertainment announced today that CEO Tod Leiweke, who also has the same title with the Seahawks, is resigning to join the NHL's Tampa Bay Lightning as CEO and part owner.

NFC West training-camp reports

Posted July 26, 2010 @ 9:22 a.m. ET
In the final installment of our training-camp reports, we look at NFC West teams, including the Seahawks, who'll use Aaron Curry as a stand-up end.

Seahawks OLB Hill on outside looking in

Posted July 21, 2010 @ 5:47 p.m. ET
Even if Leroy Hill had not been suspended for the season opener, we hear he was a real long shot to be the starter on Week One at strong-side linebacker over David Hawthorne.

Seahawks LB Hill suspended for opener

Posted July 17, 2010 @ 8:12 a.m. ET
Seahawks sixth-year OLB Leroy Hill will miss the team's Sept. 12 regular-season opener against the division-rival 49ers after the NFL announced that he would be serving a one-game suspension for violating the league's substance-abuse program.

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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