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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

Cardinals see big future for rookie Williams

Posted Sept. 25, 2010 @ 11:39 p.m. ET
Although he's made a number of rookie mistakes already, Arizona remains very high on undrafted rookie WR Stephen Williams, according to NFC West Whispers.

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 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.

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.

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 ...

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 ...

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.

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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