Originally posted on NorthWest Sports Beat  |  Last updated 12/28/12
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Okung’s his own man It is nearly impossible for a player to follow a legend. That is exactly what Pete Carroll and John Schneider asked Russell Okung to do when they selected him with the 6th overall pick in 2010, their first draft. Chances are, if you’re still reading this, you know the legend that I am referring too, Walter Jones. In my opinion, #71 Walter Jones is several things: The BEST left tackle in Seahawks history The BEST offensive lineman in Seahawks history The BEST left tackle that has ever played the game The BEST Seahawks player of time One of the top 5 offensive lineman in NFL history A sure fire First Ballot Hall of Famer 9 time Pro Bowler 7 time All Pro Russell Okung is NOT Walter Jones, but he is: Russell Okung looking fly on draft day (Photo: Washington Post) Starting Left Tackle for your Seattle Seahawks The best current offensive lineman on the team A Starter in the 2012 Pro Bowl They are not without their similarities: Both players were drafted by the Sea...
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