Russell Okung RUMORS & NEWS

  • New Broncos OL Russell Okung defends self-negotiated contract

    USA Today "Russell Okung heard the criticism of the self-negotiated contract he signed with the Denver Broncos in March. He just doesn’t agree with it. The left tackle, whose five-year, $53-million contract is really a one-year deal worth $5 million with a team option to pick up the rest of the deal after..." May 27

  • Russell Okung wants to be in Denver for “long haul”

    Pro Football Talk "Russell Okung, the agent, found a new home for Russell Okung, the player, in Denver on Thursday. After taking free agent visits to Pittsburgh, Detroit and the New York Giants, Okung decided that the Broncos provided the best fit and contract for him moving forward. “[The contract] is a bit..." March 18

  • Russell Okung, Broncos agree to a five-year deal "The Broncos have seen plenty of players float out the door since Super Bowl 50. On Thursday, they invited a new face into the fold. Former Seahawks offensive tackle Russell Okung told NFL Media Insider Ian Rapoport that he's agreed to terms on a five-year deal with Denver. The deal is worth $53..." March 17

  • Seahawks make 'strong offer' to Russell Okung

    The Score "The Seattle Seahawks have made a "strong offer" to impending free-agent left tackle Russell Okung in a last ditch attempt to keep him away from the open market, according to Ian Rapoport of NFL Network. It was expected that Seattle would be forced to allow Okung to hit free agency because of..." March 09

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    Ian Rapoport @RapSheet

    With free agency beginning, #Seahawks LT Russell Okung is intent on hitting the market, despite Seattle expressing interest in him staying

  • Russell Okung says it’s “very possible” he could stay in Seattle

    Pro Football Talk "Seahawks left tackle Russell Okung doesn’t know where he’s going to land for next season, but he’s still putting down some degree of roots in Seattle. Okung told Sheil Kapadia of at an event for his charitable foundation that he’s committed to the city whether he ends up playing there..." February 26

  • Pending free agent Russell Okung calls shoulder surgery precautionary

    The Score "Seattle Seahawks left tackle Russell Okung is downplaying his shoulder surgery as he heads into free agency, describing the procedure as precautionary while on 710 ESPN Seattle radio on Thursday. "I've been pretty optimistic about what's going on. It was something I didn't have to do but..." February 21

  • Report: Okung emails teams about shoulder surgery "Seattle Seahawks left tackle Russell Okung injured his shoulder in the team's 34-21 loss to the Carolina Panthers nearly two weeks ago. Per, Okung emailed all 32 clubs to inform them of his impending surgery. Okung said he faces a five-month recovery period and added that..." January 28

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    Jason La Canfora @JasonLaCanfora

    Okung told teams he will have surgery to repair his dislocated left shoulder soon and should be cleared to return fully in 5 months...

  • Impending FA Russell Okung emails every team an update on his injury

    CBS Sports "Russell Okung is set to become a self-represented free agent this offseason, meaning he won't be relying on an agent to secure his next contract once the league year ends. But he started his new gig as his own agent a little early, sending an email to every NFL team on Wednesday to give them a..." January 27

  • Seahawks' Okung taken to locker room vs. Panthers with shoulder injury

    The Score "Seattle Seahawks left tackle Russell Okung left Sunday's divisional-round game against the Carolina Panthers with an shoulder injury suffered early in the second quarter. Okung had to helped to the sidelines before eventually heading for the locker room and being ruled doubtful to return." January 17

  • Russell Okung will represent himself in free agency

    Field Gulls "Seahawks starting left tackle Russell Okung is due to hit free agency after the 2015 NFL season, and he took to The Players Tribune to pen an article about why he'll represent himself. Says Okung: "I know my worth. I can look at the market and go directly to a team without an agent and tell..." July 20

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    Stephen Cohen @scohenPI

    Carroll on Okung on @710ESPNSeattle: Has a bruised lung. Is very sore. "It's going to be a week or so before he can jump back out there."

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    John Boyle @johnpboyle

    Russell Okung had foot surgery, Pete Carroll said. Should be back by training camp.

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    Curtis Crabtree @Curtis_Crabtree

    Carroll praised the play of Michael Bowie at right guard. Said Russell Okung is expected to play despite sore toe.

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    Adam Schefter @AdamSchefter

    Seahawks have released QB B.J. Daniels and activated OT Russell Okung from the injured reserve/designated to return list.

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    Mike Garafolo @MikeGarafolo

    Meanwhile, I spoke briefly with Russell Okung, who was walking stadium steps pregame. Confident he'll be back when eligible (Wk 11).

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    Seattle Seahawks @Seahawks

    T Russell Okung has been placed on the IR/designated to return list & T Caylin Hauptmann has been signed from the @Browns practice squad.

  • Seahawks LT Russell Okung ruled out for Week 3 against Jaguars

    CBS Sports "If the Seattle Seahawks are going to cover the gigantic 19.5 point spread against the Jacksonville Jaguars on Sunday they're going to have to do it without starting left tackle Russell Okung. Seahawks coach Pete Carroll announced on Wednesday that Okung won't be playing against the..." September 18

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    Mike Garafolo @MikeGarafolo

    Seahawks LT Russell Okung has a tear of a toe ligament as @AdamSchefter noted. Source says it's a partial tear of the plantar plate.

  • Seahawks' Russell Okung exercising body and mind in offseason

    Tacoma News Tribune "Coming off his first Pro Bowl season, Russell Okung is out to prove that the impressive level of play he established in 2012 will lead to a long and productive career in Seattle. The 25-year-old offensive tackle chose an unusual way to stay in shape this offseason, picking up mixed martial arts..." April 13

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