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Russell Okung signs with Broncos for 5 years, $53 million per reports

The Seahawks are in the market for a left tackle.

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Russell Okung has signed a deal with the Super Bowl Champion Broncos, officially ending his time as a Seahawk. The deal is worth a reported $54M over five years -- or $10.6M APY, with another report stating that he could earn up to $12M per year. The Seahawks evidently chose not to match that offer, and will now be looking to find a new left tackle.

Update: here are more details on the contract:

(Okung employed this former agent and cap specialist to help him negotiate his deal):

And more from La Canfora:

This contract reflects the amount of risk around Okung, who has missed a lot of games over the years and recently had shoulder surgery.


With the Okung deal, the Broncos will now look to trade Ryan Clady, their current left tackle. Clady is due to cound $10.1M against the cap this year and it was reported that the team was trying to restructure that deal. With Okung now under contract, that won't be necessary.

The Seahawks really may have to find their left tackle in the draft at this point. There aren't many left tackles out on the open market, as Kelvin Beachum signed in Jacksonville and Donald Penn re-signed in Oakland.