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March 17, 2016

BRONCOS AGREE TO TERMS WITH UNRESTRICTED FREE-AGENT T RUSSELL OKUNG ON FIVE-YEAR CONTRACT

ENGLEWOOD, Colo. — The Denver Broncos on Thursday agreed to terms with unrestricted free-agent tackle Russell Okung on a five-year contract, Executive Vice President of Football Operations/General Manager John Elway announced.

Okung (6-5, 310 pounds) is a seventh-year player who started all 72 regular-season games played as well as 12 playoff contests at left tackle during his first six NFL seasons with Seattle. He was selected by the Seahawks with the sixth overall pick in the 2010 NFL Draft from Oklahoma State University.

A Pro Bowl selection in 2012, Okung has allowed the fewest sacks (20.0) in the NFL among tackles who have started at least half of their team’s games in each season since 2010.

He anchored a Seattle offensive line that helped the team rank second in the NFL with 135.2 rushing yards per game from 2010-15. During that stretch, the Seahawks won three NFC West Division titles, two NFC Championships and one Super Bowl.  

Okung started 47-of-52 games played at Oklahoma State, opening his final 39 contests for the school at left tackle. The Cowboys led the Big 12 Conference in rushing during each of his four seasons in the lineup. 

A graduate of George Bush High School in Fort Bend, Texas, Okung was born in Oct. 7, 1987. His last name is pronounced oh-KOONG.

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