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Seahawks place Russell Okung on IR; re-sign OG Gibson

The Seattle Seahawks have placed left tackle Russell Okung on injured reserve, John Boyle of the Everett Herald reports. Okung suffered a significant injury to his pectoral muscle after he was tossed to the ground by Philadelphia Eagles defensive end Trent Cole in the final two minutes of Seattle’s 31-14 win last Thursday night. Okung will undergo surgery […]

Russell Okung suffers pectoral injury; out six months

UPDATE: Okung suffered a torn pectoral muscle during Thursday night’s 31-14 win over the Eagles, ESPN’s Adam Schefter reports. According to Schefter, Okung faces six months of rehab. Seattle Seahawks left tackle Russell Okung suffered a potentially serious pectoral injury in the fourth quarter of the team’s 31-14 win over the Philadelphia Eagles, head coach Pete Carroll said […]

Russell Okung fined $7,500

Seahawks left tackle Russell Okung has been fined $7,500 for an unnecessary roughness penalty in the second quarter of the team’s 24-7 win over the Rams, a league spokesman confirmed on Friday. On a 1st-and-10 play from the Rams’ 27-yard line, Okung cleared Rams linebacker Brady Poppinga from the pile following a one-yard run by […]

Hamilton’s Knee Ailing, Will Miss Saturday Game vs. Vikings

As if the left side of the Seattle Seahawks’ left side of the offensive line is dinged up enough, one more player has joined the list of the walking wounded as guard Ben Hamilton has joined fellow O-lineman Russell Okung on the sidelines Wednesday. According to the Associated Press, team head coach Pete Carroll said […]

Rookie OT Russell Okung Injures Ankle

Sixth-overall draft choice Russell Okung has left the Seahawks’ second preseason game with an ankle injury. Seattle’s left tackle to replace retired All-Pro Walter Jones limped off and into the locker room following his team’s opening drive against Green Bay on Saturday night. The team announced his return was doubtful. Seattle’s starters were expecting to […]

Okung’s Agent Wants Him In Camp On Saturday

The agent for sixth-overall draft choice Russell Okung says he is working to ensure his client is on the field when Seahawks training camp begins Saturday. Agent Peter Schaffer told The Associated Press in a telephone interview Wednesday that he has been negotiating with the Seahawks every day for the last two weeks. The agent […]

Okung A Rookie That Could Be an Instant Starter for Hawks

Pro Football Weekly has an interesting article on rookie players that could make big impacts in their first season with their new teams. Number six on the list is Hawks first round pick Russell Okung: 6. OLT Russell Okung / Seahawks (1st round / Oklahoma State; 6th overall; OL grade: C-plus) Skinny: Immediately anointed the […]

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