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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 think Whitehurst is total package

Posted March 27, 2010 @ noon ET
As was the case when they acquired little-known Matt Hasselbeck nine years ago, the Seahawks paid an eyebrow-raising price for QB Charlie Whitehurst, who'll be counted on as Hasselbeck’s heir apparent.

Seahawks obtain QB Whitehurst from Chargers

Posted March 17, 2010 @ 7:02 p.m. ET
The wheels continue to turn fast and furious in Seattle with the news that the Seahawks have agreed to move down 20 spots in the second round and also part with a 2011 third-round pick to acquire QB Charlie Whitehurst ...

Eagles land Tapp from Seahawks for Clemons, pick

Posted March 16, 2010 @ 7:16 p.m. ET
The Eagles and Seahawks swapped defensive ends Tuesday, with the Eagles landing Darryl Tapp and Chris Clemons heading to Seattle.

Seahawks release Grant, re-sign Tapp

Posted March 16, 2010 @ noon ET
The release of starting SS Deon Grant and the re-signing of restricted free-agent DE Daryl Tapp topped off a busy day of Monday moves for the Seahawks on the first day of their offseason conditioning program.

Report: Seahawks sign TE Baker

Posted March 13, 2010 @ 5:20 p.m. ET
Seattle filled its need for a backup tight end Saturday, signing ex-Patriot Chris Baker.

Seahawks leaving no QB stone unturned

Posted March 13, 2010 @ 1:57 a.m. ET
There's plenty of QB intrigue in the Pacific Northwest, with names ranging from Tim Tebow to Donovan McNabb to Kevin Kolb being bandied about on the Seahawks' rumor mill.

NFC West team needs

Posted March 01, 2010 @ 2:56 p.m. ET
With Marc Bulger showing that he was not the answer and having been released, the Rams desperately need to find a quarterback they can build their offense around. PFW continues its analysis of team needs with a look at the ...

Pass rusher could be bigger need for Seahawks than OT

Posted Feb. 26, 2010 @ 3:47 p.m. ET
Seahawks insiders seem to think the team's need for a top pass rusher is just as glaring as the need for a new left tackle to eventually replace Walter Jones.

Seahawks franchise PK Mare

Posted Feb. 25, 2010 @ 7:41 a.m. ET
The Seahawks further solidified their kicking ranks Wednesday when they placed the franchise tag on PK Olindo Mare. The 11-year veteran who kicked for both the Dolphins and Saints before taking over the PK duties in Seattle the last two ...

Seahawks planning 'unique' role for Curry

Posted Jan. 28, 2010 @ 12:34 p.m. ET
The word out of Seattle is that new head coach Pete Carroll plans on having Aaron Curry apply a lot more pressure next season in more of a pass-rushing, stand-up DE role similar to what both Brian Cushing and Clay ...

Assessing where Redskins, Seahawks, Bills stand

Posted Jan. 24, 2010 @ 1:04 p.m. ET
With only three teams having hired new head coaches since the end of the season, NFList looks at the pros and cons facing the new field bosses in Buffalo, Seattle and Washington.

Seahawks clarify chain of command

Posted Jan. 21, 2010 @ 5:01 p.m. ET
At the introductory press conference for new Seahawks GM John Schneider, the Seahawks indicated new head coach Pete Carroll will have the final say on personnel after all.

Schneider named Seahawks' new GM

Posted Jan. 19, 2010 @ 10:59 a.m. ET
League sources have confirmed that the Seahawks have hired Packers director of football operations John Schneider as the team’s new general manager to replace Tim Ruskell, who was forced to resign late in the season.

Insider: Why did Seahawks hire Carroll?

Posted Jan. 16, 2010 @ 1:46 p.m. ET
In hiring Pete Carroll, the Seahawks were looking to change the style of their head coach, one NFL insider says in this week's "Audibles," but he wonders why they pursued a coach whose image appeared to be taking a ...

Carroll quickly winning over Seahawks fans

Posted Jan. 15, 2010 @ 11:04 a.m. ET
After what we hear was a bit of a backlash initially in defense of Jim Mora when he was unexpectedly replaced by Pete Carroll, it appears Carroll is quickly getting the Seattle area to warm up to him.

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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