LT Russell Okung leaves game with ankle injury

Published on August 11, 2011 by     

Left tackle Russell Okung suffered an injury to his left ankle at some point in the first three plays of Thursday’s exhibition opener.

It’s the second consecutive year Okung suffered a sprained left ankle in his first exhibition game last year, an injury that kept him out for the first three regular-season games.

Okung suffered a left ankle sprain in Week 7.

A first-round pick from Oklahoma State in 2010, Okung played in 10 of Seattle’s 16 games last season.

He was standing, testing the strength of his ankle on the sidelines, but was then carted off the field into the locker room.

Okung was replaced at left tackle by Tyler Polumbus.

via Seahawks Blog | LT Russell Okung leaves game with ankle injury | Seattle Times Newspaper.

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Tell Us What's On Your Mind (3)

  1. @BozeLF says:

    How disappointing. Hopefully the spain will be less serious than the sprain last year

  2. roodbs says:

    here we go again!

  3. Gregg says:

    This guy is joke. All that talent and no heart. Cut him loose and stop wasting the money.




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