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Russell Okung | Tackle | #76

Team: Seattle Seahawks
Age / DOB:  (27) / 10/7/1988
Ht / Wt:  6'5' / 310
College: Oklahoma State
Drafted: 2010 / Rd. 1 (6) / SEA
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Impending free agent LT Russell Okung will undergo surgery to repair his dislocated shoulder and will be sidelined five months.
Okung battled a shoulder issue most of the year and ended up dislocating it in the Divisional Round against the Panthers. The former No. 6 overall pick has never played a full 16-game season and will turn 28 next season. He's representing himself on the open market. The Seattle Times' Bob Condotta doesn't expect Seattle to re-sign Okung. His market will be very interesting. Jan 27 - 1:45 PM

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The Seattle Times' Bob Condotta reports impending free agent LT Russell Okung will test his value on the open market.

Okung suffered a dislocated shoulder in the Divisional Round loss to the Panthers. It is yet another injury for a player who has not played a full 16-game season yet in the NFL. The No. 6 overall pick of the 2010 draft, Okung will likely find a colder market than he anticipates.
Jan 18 - 12:45 PM

Seahawks LT Russell Okung exited Sunday's Divisional Round game against the Panthers with a dislocated shoulder.

Okung was whipped by DE Mario Addison in the second quarter, and Addison hit Russell Wilson as he threw his second interception. Okung was hurt on the play. The free agent-to-be missed three games earlier this season with a calf injury. Okung has never played a full 16-game season in the NFL.
Jan 17 - 1:51 PM

Seahawks LT Russell Okung suffered a calf strain Week 15 against the Browns.

Pete Carroll did not know the severity of the injury following the game, but he indicated Okung could miss some time. Alvin Bailey replaced Okung at left tackle against Cleveland.
Sun, Dec 20, 2015 07:51:00 PM

Seahawks declared T Russell Okung, RB Bryce Brown, TE Cooper Helfet, DE David King, CB Tye Smith, G Kristjan Sokoli and FS Steven Terrell inactive for Week 8 against the Cowboys.

Sitting Okung was probably the right choice, particularly with Seattle on bye next week. Alvin Bailey will fill in at left tackle. Cliff Avril (ankle), Marcus Burley (hand), Demarcus Dobbs (shoulder), Jordan Hill (quad), Patrick Lewis (ankle), Marshawn Lynch (hamstring), Nick Moody (ankle) and Thomas Rawls (calf) are all active.
Sun, Nov 1, 2015 03:18:00 PM

Seahawks LT Russell Okung (ankle) is upgraded to questionable for Week 8.

Okung is a game-time decision after suffering an ankle injury in Friday's practice. Alvin Bailey would start if Okung is held out.
Fri, Oct 30, 2015 05:47:00 PM

Seahawks LT Russell Okung (toe) is listed as doubtful for Week 8.

Okung has been Seattle's best offensive lineman this season. His loss is a big concern for Russell Wilson with Cowboys RE Greg Hardy on the docket.
Fri, Oct 30, 2015 04:16:00 PM

Seahawks LT Russell Okung plans to negotiate his own contract when he's a free agent following this season.

Okung will be 28 in October and has been a solid blindside protector (when healthy) for the Seahawks since they took him sixth overall in 2010. By negotiating this pivotal deal himself, he'll save the 3 percent standard commission. "I know my worth. I can look at the market and go directly to a team without an agent and tell that team my worth," Okung said. "And I can do so with confidence because I’ve done my research, I’ve educated myself and I’ve questioned the answers I’ve been given."
Tue, Jul 21, 2015 08:12:00 AM

Seahawks LT Russell Okung (chest) has been cleared to return and is probable to face the Rams Week 17.

Okung ended up missing just one game with a bruised lung suffered Week 15 against the 49ers. With Max Unger (knee/ankle, questionable) also nearing a return, Seattle's offensive line should be 100 percent healthy for the playoff run.
Sat, Dec 27, 2014 09:15:00 AM

Seahawks LT Russell Okung (chest) is expected to resume practicing this week.

That would put Okung on track to suit up for Sunday's finale against the Rams, but the Seahawks won't take any chances with his health even as they fight for the NFC's No. 1 seed. Alvin Bailey filled in against the Cardinals, holding his own.
Mon, Dec 22, 2014 01:45:00 PM

Seahawks LT Russell Okung (chest) has been ruled out for Week 16.

Okung is expected to miss 1-2 weeks. Seattle will also be without C Max Unger (doubtful, ankle) for Sunday night against the Cardinals.
Fri, Dec 19, 2014 08:07:00 PM

Seahawks LT Russell Okung (bruised lung) will miss 1-2 weeks.

Okung suffered a scary chest wall injury when he got hit by Ray McDonald during Sunday's Week 15 win over the 49ers. The 2012 Pro Bowler will be replaced by Alvin Bailey, who will have his hands full at Arizona Sunday. Russell Wilson took seven sacks the last time these two teams met.
Tue, Dec 16, 2014 08:20:00 AM

Russell Okung (chest wall) has been released from the hospital.

Okung left Sunday's win over the 49ers while spitting blood. His status going forward is uncertain, with Alvin Bailey serving as the backup at left tackle.
Sun, Dec 14, 2014 08:32:00 PM

Seahawks LT Russell Okung was forced from Seattle's Week 15 game against the 49ers with a chest injury.

Okung was officially classified as "doubtful," but should be done for the day. Alvin Bailey is now in the game on Russell Wilson's blindside. "Chest" injuries often end up as pectoral issues. Okung's 2011 season was ended by a torn pec.
Sun, Dec 14, 2014 06:43:00 PM

The Seahawks will get LT Russell Okung (calf) and C Max Unger (foot) back in Week 10 against the Giants.

It's great news for all of Seattle's offense, which struggled to pass protect Russell Wilson in last week's game against the Raiders. The Seahawks enter Sunday's clash with the Giants as nine-point favorites per the Vegas line.
Fri, Nov 7, 2014 04:08:00 PM

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PosRoleName
QB1Russell Wilson
2Phillip Sims
RB1Thomas Rawls
2Christine Michael
3Cameron Marshall
GLB1Thomas Rawls
2Christine Michael
3RB1Thomas Rawls
2Christine Michael
FB1Derrick Coleman
2Brandon Cottom
WR11Doug Baldwin
2Kevin Smith
3Douglas McNeil
4Deshon Foxx
5Tyler Slavin
WR21Tyler Lockett
2Paul Richardson
3Kasen Williams
4Antwan Goodley
5Jeff Fuller
WR31Paul Richardson
TE1Jimmy Graham
2Luke Willson
3Cooper Helfet
4Ronnie Shields
LT1Alvin Bailey
2Terry Poole
LG1Justin Britt
2Kristjan Sokoli
C1Patrick Lewis
2Drew Nowak
RG1Mark Glowinski
RT1Garry Gilliam
K1Steven Hauschka