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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' O-line major factor in offense's recent success

Posted Dec. 27, 2012 @ 3:54 p.m. ET
While rookie phenom Russell Wilson is mainly responsible for Seattle's recent offensive fireworks, the O-line in front of him has also excelled.

Key matchup: DE Jared Allen vs. OLT Russell Okung

Posted Oct. 30, 2012 @ 1:17 p.m. ET
PFW’s Dan Arkush focuses on Vikings DRE Jared Allen vs. Seahawks OLT Russell Okung in the Vikings-Seahawks game Sunday in Seattle.

Makeovers back in vogue for Seahawks O-line

Posted Sept. 13, 2012 @ 3:33 p.m. ET
After being “under siege” in Week One according to their head coach, it appears disorder has returned to the Seahawks’ O-line.

Okung injury latest blow to Seahawks' O-line

Posted Dec. 03, 2011 @ 6:57 p.m. ET
Another changing of more than just the guards is coming for the offensive line after OLT Russell Okung's torn pectoral ended Seattle's 31-14 win over the Eagles on a down note.

Report: Seahawks OLT Okung done for the season

Posted Dec. 02, 2011 @ 7:03 p.m. ET
Seahawks OLT Russell Okung tore his pectoral muscle in Thursday night's win over the Eagles and will reportedly miss the rest of the season.

Growing pains biggest problem on Seahawks O-line

Posted Nov. 03, 2011 @ 11:41 a.m. ET
Injuries have limited Seattle's offensive line. But the biggest problem has been the inconsistency with so much youth being served.

Faneca undecided about playing in 2011

Posted March 13, 2011 @ 11:42 a.m. ET
It appears Cardinals veteran OLG Alan Faneca is in no rush at all to decide whether or not he wants to continue his playing career.

Seahawks expecting strong second seasons from Okung, Thomas

Posted Feb. 26, 2011 @ 3:29 p.m. ET
Seahawks GM John Schneider told PFW at the NFL Scouting Combine that he couldn't be more excited about the progress he is expecting from the team's two first-round picks last season — OT Russell Okung and FS Earl Thomas.

Bears-Seahawks matchup of the day: Wednesday

Posted Jan. 12, 2011 @ 5:22 p.m. ET
Rookie OLT Russell Okung played one of his best games of the season against DE Julius Peppers, who was held to two tackles as the Bears failed to sack QB Matt Hasselbeck in Week Six.

Cardinals' Feely deserving of Pro Bowl alternate

Posted Jan. 02, 2011 @ 2:43 a.m. ET
Of the five Cardinals named as Pro Bowl alternates, PK Jay Feely is the player who most deserved the honor, according to NFC West Whispers.

Can wounded Seahawks stop their bleeding?

Posted Nov. 08, 2010 @ 10:28 p.m. ET
With their offense unable to score in the first three quarters for a second straight week, and their defense surrendering touchdowns on five straight first-half possessions, Seattle looked clueless in a 41-7 thumping by the Giants that does not bode ...

Seahawks licking wounds after rout by Raiders

Posted Nov. 01, 2010 @ 9:54 p.m. ET
In addition to getting beaten to a pulp by the suddenly red-hot Raiders in Week Eight, the Seahawks' already ailing roster was further depleted by a new rash of injuries, including a knee injury to DE Red Bryant.

Seahawks winning ugly but hardly complaining

Posted Oct. 25, 2010 @ 6:51 p.m. ET
Hardly concerned about style points, Pete Carroll’s Seahawks snapped a four-game losing streak to the division-rival Cardinals Sunday despite an offense that had trouble scoring touchdowns and the loss of first-round OLT Russell Okung with another ankle injury.

Cardinals showing patience with OT Keith

Posted Oct. 24, 2010 @ 12:09 a.m. ET
Although he has had his share of problems, especially as a pass blocker, Cardinals third-year ORT Brandon Keith is unlikely to give up his starting job, according to NFC West Whispers.

Did Julius Peppers earn his paycheck in Week Six?

Posted Oct. 18, 2010 @ 12:10 p.m. ET
Even the elite players are going to have a bad day once in a while. Julius Peppers had his on Sunday, which was surprising.

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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