Posts Tagged ‘walter-jones’

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 […]

Hawks Put LT Walter Jones on IR; Carrer Over?

Walter Jones has gone on the Seahawks’ injured reserve list, ending the six-time All-Pro left tackle’s season and perhaps his illustrious career. Coach Jim Mora said Wednesday the 35-year-old Jones still has pain that is “not bearable” in his surgically repaired left knee. The anchor to Seattle’s offensive line for the last decade has had […]

Hasselbeck Doesn’t Seem Worried About Jones

QB Matt Hasselbeck, quoted in The Seattle Times when asked if he was worried after learning that perennial Pro Bowl OLT Walter Jones will have arthroscopic knee surgery on his left knee Thursday, the same knee Jones had operated on in December: “Maybe if it was someone else, but he’s just done it so many […]

Walter Jones Back at Practice; Curry to See Plenty of Time

Walter Jones returned to practice for the first time since July 31st today for the Hawks, and also today coach Jim Mora said that first-round pick Aaron Curry will see extensive playing time in Saturday’s exhibition opener against San Diego, perhaps the most of any prospective Seattle starter. After first saying he wasn’t going to […]

Walter Jones to Miss Hawks Preseason Opener

The National Football Post reports that Walter Jones won’t play in the preseason opener: Seahawks left tackle Walter Jones is sidelined by back spasms this preseason and he also is recovering from micofracture surgery on his knee during the offseason. Head coach Jim Mora Jr. said he can already rule Jones out of the preseason […]

Hawks Will Fight Taking a Tackle w/ the Fourth Pick

If you are a fan of the Hawks taking a high profile offensive tackle with the 4th pick in April’s Draft, your probably going to be letdown when the team does not do as you want. “I have never been fond of the high (pick) offensive lineman,” GM Tim Ruskell said. It’s not a sexy […]

Tackle Jones Out for the Rest of the Year After Knee Surgery

Tackle Walter Jones will miss Seattle’s final three games following knee surgery. A team spokesman Friday morning confirmed the eight-time Pro Bowl blocker had arthroscopic knee surgery Thursday. Team orthopedists Dr. Ed Khalfayan and Dr. Mike McAdam performed the procedure to find and fix the source of pain that last weekend caused Jones to miss […]

Three Seahawks Make the Top 50 Players List

CBS Sportsline’s Pete Prisco is out with his annual Top 50 NFL Players list, and three Seahawks are on the list, starting with #16 tackle Walter Jones.  Also on the list is Lofa Tatupu and Marcus Trufant.  Here is the breakdown on the three: 16. Walter Jones, T, Seattle Seahawks: Jones is a rock on […]

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