Okung named Pro Bowl starting Left Tackle!

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  • Missing_Clink wrote:Thats awesome. That means that a ton of coaches and players voted for him, because he got pretty much nil on the fan vote.

    I was pretty nervous after that first Arizona game, but he really elevated his game after that and has been fantastic ever since. Well deserved.

    :13: He got healthy and his play the rest of the season was Pro Bowl level no doubt. Here's to big Russ staying healthy the remainder of his career.
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  • I don't understand,,,so many of you told me all year how he sucked!

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  • Way to go Big Russ!
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  • to bad he wont play in it.... Supa bow baby
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  • Congrats to big Russ. A silent assassin. Love that guy, always have and glad folks have decided to leave his ankle and Pec alone this year.
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  • Awesome for him to follow a prowbowler and become one.

    (I voted for Jock-o-Meanie too)
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  • Well deserved. Great season after a rough start.
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  • Okung is obliterating people. way to go Russell.....I LOVE Russells.
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  • So awesome! Congrats big guy!
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  • Congrats O'king. To bad you won't be playing in it. Now go pull an Escalade and you will be like a Walt Jr. Nice to see him pull it together and finish season strong. Go Win Seahawks!!!!!!!!!!!!12
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  • To replace a Hall of Famer with Russell Okung is a sign of a blessed franchise.
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  • Yes! Way to continue the tradition of left tackle domination, Russell O!

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  • Ayyyy way to go big guy!
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  • Congrats Russ, you deserve it. Here's to having many more PB nominations that you can't attend!
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  • Great to see this happen
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  • bestfightstory wrote:To replace a Hall of Famer with Russell Okung is a sign of a blessed franchise.


    Seriously. With all the other news on the day regarding Sherman, this kind of gets lost in the shuffle. Congrats to the man, he's persevered through a lot to get to this point. Everyone wondered if we'd ever see another Walter Jones and while we probably won't, we've gotta love Okung for being Russell Okung. Which is a damn fine player.

    Funny how people ragged on him and Leon Washington and now they're both Pro Bowlers.
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  • Okung and Unger are both very worthy of the recognition. Nice work boys!
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