12:30 AM EST, Tue February 28, 2017
Blogging Big Blue 2 hours ago

Giants reportedly inquiring about Russell Okung

Russell Okung would be great for the New York Giants at the right price. With left tackle Russell Okung now a free agent after the Denver Broncos decided to not pick up his option last week, the New York Giants are one of many teams that have already expressed interest. Jason La Canfora of CBS […] The post Giants reportedly inquiring about Russell Okung appeared first on Blogging Big Blue.
NFL Trade Rumors 2 hours ago

Giants, Jets, Chargers & Vikings Have Inquired About Veteran LT Russell Okung

Jason La Canfora of CBS Sports reports that the Giants, Jets, Chargers and Vikings have all inquired about free agent LT Russell Okung since his option was declined by the Broncos. The Broncos had until March 9 to pick up Okung’s $1 million team option. Had they exercised his option, they would have added four years … The post Giants, Jets, Chargers & Vikings Have Inquired About Veteran LT Russell Okung appeared first on NFLTradeRumors.co.
Bolts From The Blue Feb 25, 2017
Should the Los Angeles Chargers Sign Russell Okung?

Should the Los Angeles Chargers Sign Russell Okung?

The Los Angeles Chargers certainly need help along the offensive line. Does that mean they should chase the most expensive Left Tackle in free agency? Russell Okung, former Pro Bowler and all-around solid Offensive Tackle through the majority of his career, is about to become a free agent. Many Los Angeles Chargers fans are excited about this, knowing that the team desperately needs to revamp its offensive line if it wants to compete for a playoff spot in 2017. So, we come back to the eternal question: Should the Chargers sign this guy who used to be good? The History First, consider the...
Predominantly Orange Feb 24, 2017

Broncos Oscars Series: O-Line Needs “A Few Good Men” in Free Agency

Whether they can handle the truth or not, tackles Russell Okung and Donald Stephenson likely won’t be getting any more “jack” from the Broncos after poor seasons up front. But which free agents may be cruisin’ into Denver to serve as their replacements? This week’s 89th Academy Awards ceremony have a great many all over […] Broncos Oscars Series: O-Line Needs “A Few Good Men” in Free Agency - Predominantly Orange - Predominantly Orange - A Denver Broncos Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and more.
Predominantly Orange Feb 24, 2017

Denver Broncos: Keep or Let Russell Okung Walk?

The final unrestricted free agent on the list, how should the Denver Broncos handle the Russell Okung situation since his option was declined? The Denver Broncos have made quite an interesting move for the 2017 offseason. They really are looking to retool the offensive line. At least that is what it appears to be. On […] Denver Broncos: Keep or Let Russell Okung Walk? - Predominantly Orange - Predominantly Orange - A Denver Broncos Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and more.
Field Gulls Feb 24, 2017
NFL compensates Seahawks with two extra third-round picks in 2017 draft

NFL compensates Seahawks with two extra third-round picks in 2017 draft

League distributes 32 compensatory selections among 15 teams Last offseason, the Seattle Seahawks lost defensive starters Bruce Irvin and Brandon Mebane to former AFC West rivals Oakland Raiders and San Diego Chargers in free agency, as well as starting left tackle Russell Okung to another AFC West foe, the Denver Broncos, and right guard J.R. Sweezy to expansion rivals the Tampa Bay Buccaneers. The Seahawks signed a few minor free agents themselves, but overall the contractual balance didn’t offset those moves and so now the NFL grants Seattle two relatively high compensatory draft...
Mile High Report Feb 24, 2017
By releasing Russell Okung, are the Denver Broncos crazy smart or just plain crazy?

By releasing Russell Okung, are the Denver Broncos crazy smart or just plain crazy?

My No Bull thoughts on the Broncos offensive line personnel and how the front office is managing / mismanaging it. We’ve all heard the news at this point that the Denver Broncos aren’t going to pick up the option on Russell Okung’s contract and keep him. I’ve read the comments yesterday at MHR and saw everything from “he sucked” to “the Broncos blew it.” It really is worth talking about all the angles of this move as I think this is the move that for 2017 is going to speak the most truth about the direction of the Broncos as set by GM John Elway and what their plan is in the...
NFL Trade Rumors Feb 23, 2017

Broncos Will Not Pickup LT Russell Okung’s Contract Option

Troy E. Renck reports that the Broncos are not picking up LT Russell Okung‘s contract option this offseason, making him an unrestricted free agent. The post Broncos Will Not Pickup LT Russell Okung’s Contract Option appeared first on NFLTradeRumors.co.
FOX Sports Feb 23, 2017
Broncos to part ways with tackle Russell Okung

Broncos to part ways with tackle Russell Okung

ENGLEWOOD, Colo. (AP) Russell Okung bet on himself and lost. Or did he?
Field Gulls Feb 23, 2017
Report: Broncos Will Not Pick Up Option on Okung

Report: Broncos Will Not Pick Up Option on Okung

Contract structure would also allow team to extend, then trade him Reports emerged earlier today that according to sources the Denver Broncos will not pick up the option on Russell Okung’s contract, which means he may be able to test the free agent market for the second straight offseason. The first reports of this came from Fox Sports, with all the usual big names echoing the report as the day has gone on. This means there is likely to be yet another mid-level free agent left tackle available to teams next season, as Okung will likely join former Pro Bowlers Matt Kalil and Andrew...
Predominantly Orange Feb 23, 2017

Russell Okung’s contract option to be declined by Denver Broncos

According to multiple reports, the Denver Broncos will declined the four-year contract option for left tackle Russell Okung, making him a free agent… According to multiple reports from local and national outlets, the Denver Broncos have informed offensive tackle Russell Okung of their intent to decline his contract option. Another strong tackle option appears headed […] Russell Okung’s contract option to be declined by Denver Broncos - Predominantly Orange - Predominantly Orange - A Denver Broncos Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and more.
Giants Wire Feb 23, 2017
Should Giants pursue Russell Okung if he hits free agency?

Should Giants pursue Russell Okung if he hits free agency?

There may be another possible option at left tackle for the New York Giants to make a run at in free agency as the Denver Broncos are reportedly not picking up the option of Russell Okung, per Jay Glazer. Related:Potential Giants free agent target Andrew Whitworth likely to hit market Another strong tackle option appears headed to free agency as the broncos have informed Russell Okung they will not be picking up his option — Jay Glazer (@JayGlazer) February 23, 2017 The Giants are looking to upgrade their offensive line before the 2017 season starts in order to better protect...
Big Blue View Feb 23, 2017
Jay Glazer reports Russell Okung is headed for free agency

Jay Glazer reports Russell Okung is headed for free agency

The talent pool for free agent left tackles just got deeper with the addition of Okung As great as their 2016 offseason was, the New York Giants were criticized for not upgrading their offensive line. That wasn’t for lack of trying, however, and the Giants talked to a number of free agent offensive tackles. The biggest name of the bunch, former Seattle Seahawk Russell Okung, ultimately decided to go to the Denver Broncos. Well, that didn’t last long as the Denver Broncos informed Okung that they will not be picking up his option for the 2017 season. Another strong tackle option...
Broncos Wire Feb 23, 2017
Broncos 'expected' to show interest in OT Andrew Whitworth

Broncos 'expected' to show interest in OT Andrew Whitworth

The Broncos are “expected” to be among the teams that show interest in Bengals left tackle Andrew Whitworth during free agency, according to KMGH-TV’s Troy Renck. Denver needs to add a new starting left tackle after declining to pick up Russell Okung’s option. Whitworth (6-7, 330 pounds) is a 35-year-old veteran with three Pro Bowl selections on his resume. Though he appears willing to return to Cincinnati, Whitworth would like to play for a contender, according to Alex Marvez of Sporting News. “At this point in my career it’s about the challenge, the excitement of trying to win...
Seattle Times Feb 23, 2017
Former Seahawk Russell Okung to hit free agency as Broncos do not pick up his option

Former Seahawk Russell Okung to hit free agency as Broncos do not pick up his option

Former Seahawk Russell Okung will again be a free agent after the Denver Broncos declined an option on his contract on Thursday.

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