Report: Chargers sign OT Russell Okung to four-year, $53 million deal

Russell Okung is headed to Los Angeles to protect Philip Rivers. According to Josina Anderson of ESPN, he’s signing a four-year deal worth up to $53 million with $25 million guaranteed to play for the Los Angeles Chargers.According to Ian Rapoport of NFL Media, $13.5 million is fully guaranteed, meaning the rest is likely guaranteed for injury only.Okung was one of the top offensive...
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March 09, 2017  |  Discuss

Report: Russell Okung, Broncos discussing possible return

When Russell Okung signed his five-year, $53 million contract with the Denver Broncos last year, it was understood that it was essentially nothing more than a one-year contract.There were absolutely no  no real guarantees in the deal, so it came as no surprise when the Broncos declined his 2017 option before $20.5 million in guaranteed money actually did kick into effect.However...
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March 07, 2017  |  Discuss

Russell Okung taken to hospital after Broncos-Chargers game

Russell Okung was taken to the a hospital for further examination after experiencing concussion symptoms following the Chargers-Broncos game on Thursday. The Denver offensive lineman was placed on a stretcher with an IV and carted into an ambulance after the game. News 9 in Denver’s Mike Klis added that overheating may have been part of the problem. Russell Okung went to hospital...
Via Larry Brown Sports
October 14, 2016  |  Discuss

Broncos heavily protected with Russell Okung’s contract

The Denver Broncos have protected themselves with the unique structuring of new left tackle Russell Okung’s contract. According to Adam Schefter of ESPN, Okung’s five-year deal in Denver includes no guaranteed money. Former Seahawks' OT Russell Okung's 5-year contract with the Denver Broncos contains not one dollar of guaranteed money. — Adam Schefter (@AdamSchefter)...
Via The Sports Daily
March 18, 2016  |  Discuss

Report: Russell Okung heading to Denver for $10.6M per year

The Denver Broncos have yet to settle on a quarterback for 2016, but whoever it is, they’re making sure he’ll have ample protection. The Broncos have reportedly agreed to terms with left tackle Russell Okung on a five year deal worth about $10.6 million annually, according to ESPN’s Josina Anderson. Sources tell me that OT Russell Okung is close to finalizing a 5-year deal...
Via Larry Brown Sports
March 17, 2016  |  Discuss

Russell Okung reportedly set to visit Denver Broncos

Free agent offensive tackle Russell Okung is one of the top NFL free agents left on the market. After visiting with a few top teams recently, Okung is now reportedly on his way to visit with John Elway and the Denver Broncos, per Mike Garafolo of FOX Sports. OT Russell Okung expected to visit Broncos, source says. Denver looking to bolster OL after losing Ryan Harris. Clady...
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March 16, 2016  |  Discuss

Russell Okung pushes trainer, spits blood (VIDEO)

Seattle Seahawks OT Russell Okung looked to be quite frustrated during an exchange with a trainer in Sunday’s game against the 49ers. When QB Russell Wilson threw an interception on the final play of the first half, Okung appeared to hurt himself when Eric Reid attempted to turn the return into a possible score. He then came off the field and had a heated exchange with a trainer...
Via The Sports Daily
December 14, 2014  |  Discuss

Seattle Seahawks stunned by Chargers

Philip Rivers and Antonio Gates, one of the greatest quarterback-tight end duos I have seen in my young life, dominated the Seahawks’ defense, and the Chargers handed the defending Super Bowl champs their first loss, winning 31-20. When I looked at the match-up between the Seattle Seahawks and San Diego Chargers, I envisioned a 31-20 final score. I somehow got that right. I just...
September 14, 2014  |  Discuss

Seattle Seahawks offensive tackle Russell Okung named top-10 in the NFL

Typically speaking, sports fans tend to worry about two things – the past and the future. They’ll debate who was the greatest player of all-time, while also spending hours discussing whether or not a rookie is going to be develop into an All-Pro. Both are fun exercises, things that keep fans engaged and the beer flowing at the local tavern. But they miss out on what is most important...
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June 02, 2014  |  1 Comment

Russell Okung’s walking boot a bad omen for offensive line

Well, this can’t be good. Or maybe it can be, depending on how you look at it. Left tackle Russell Okung missed eight games during the 2013 season with toe issues. His absence forced the Seahawks to take Paul McQuistan out of his natural position to fill in. The results were less than desirable. That’s why the sight of Okung in a walking boot at his alma mater Oklahoma State...
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April 08, 2014  |  Discuss

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