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Former Seahawks tackle Russell Okung shares opinions on NFL contracts

Former Seahawks tackle Russell Okung shares opinions on NFL contracts

It has been nearly nine years since the Seattle Seahawks made left tackle Russell Okung a first round draft choice out of Oklahoma State in 2010, officially becoming the first player drafted by the Pete Carroll and John Schneider regime. Since that time Okung has played out his original, six-year rookie contract, spent time in Denver on what was effectively a prove it deal and then became, for a short time, the highest paid offensive lineman in NFL history. Okung is well known for representing himself in contract negotiations, not just once, but twice, as a free agent. Both times he ended...

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