Russell Okung
Russell Okung
31-Year-Old TackleOT
Los Angeles Chargers
Injury Groin
2019 Fantasy Outlook
There was no outlook written for Russell Okung in 2019. Check out the latest news below for more on his current fantasy value.
$Signed a four-year, $53 million contract with the Chargers in March of 2017.
Set for MRI
OTLos Angeles Chargers
November 8, 2019
Okung (groin) is scheduled to undergo an MRI on Friday, Jeremy Fowler of reports.
Okung sustained a groin injury after the first drive of Thursday's loss to the Raiders, the severity of which kept him from rejoining the contest. The starting left tackle is reportedly feeling well, which gives some reason for optimism, but count on the results of his MRI to disclose official information regarding the severity of the injury.
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Measurables Review
How do Russell Okung's measurables compare to other tackles?
This section compares his draft workout metrics with players at the same position. The bar represents the player's percentile rank. For example, if the bar is halfway across, then the player falls into the 50th percentile for that metric and it would be considered average.
* The Shuttle Time, Cone Drill, Vertical Jump, and Broad Jump metrics are from his Pro Day. All others are from the NFL Combine.
6' 5"
310 lbs
40-Yard Dash
5.18 sec
Shuttle Time*
4.80 sec
Cone Drill*
7.79 sec
Vertical Jump*
32.5 in
Broad Jump*
105 in
Bench Press
38 reps
Hand Length
10.50 in
Arm Length
36.00 in
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Past Fantasy Outlooks
In his first full season with the Chargers, Okung solidified the LT position that had been a turnstile in past years, playing in 15 games while yielding zero sacks. On the second year of a four-year, $53 million contract he signed during the 2016 offseason, Okung is one of the feature offensive lineman in a unit that is widely regarded as an emerging core of the team.
The oft-injured Okung has never played a full season, missing two games last year with calf and chest injuries. When he plays, though, he's a stalwart at left tackle, though he allowed as many sacks last year (3.5) as he did in the previous two years combined (23 games). Health, and more consistency, is imperative this year for Okung, who will anchor a weak offensive line that will start mediocrity at left guard. A free agent at year's end, Okung might not be back next season if the Seahawks aren't willing to pay top dollar.
In four seasons, the injury prone Okung has played in only 45 of 64 games. He was limited to eight games last season because of a toe injury. When he's on the field, though, he's one of the league's best left tackles. A 2010 Pro Bowler, Okung has allowed 3.5 sacks the last two years (23 games).
The sixth overall pick in the June draft, Okung replaces the HOF-bound Walter Jones at left tackle. Okung will have his rookie struggles, but the Seahawks need him to develop quickly.
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Leaves with injury
OTLos Angeles Chargers
November 7, 2019
Okung (groin) was forced out of Thursday's game against the Raiders with a groin injury.
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Practices in full
OTLos Angeles Chargers
October 31, 2019
Okung (calf) was a full participant in Thursday's practice.
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May have avioded serious setback
OTLos Angeles Chargers
October 27, 2019
Okung (calf) said following Sunday's win over Chicago he doesn't think his injury is serious, Gilbert Manzano of The Orange County Register reports. "I can't talk too much about injuries, but I think it's something minor," Okung said.
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Leaves game Sunday
OTLos Angeles Chargers
October 27, 2019
Okung (calf) is questionable to return to Sunday's game against Chicago, Daniel Popper of The Athletic reports.
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Slated for start
OTLos Angeles Chargers
October 27, 2019
Okung will officially get the start at left tackle for Sunday's game against the Bears.
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