Okung sustained the injury in a Week 6 loss to Dallas. Although the team has not confirmed the extent of the injury, the tear on his shoulder appears to be "significant," per the report from the local news station.It remains to be seen how long Okung will be sidelined for.
The Seahawks will travel to St. Louis for a divisional clash against the Rams in Week 7.
Okung landed awkwardly on his shoulder after a Marshawn Lynch late in the second quarter. He was escorted to the locker room for further tests, leaving his status for the remainder of the game uncertain. Alvin Bailey will take over for him at left tackle, if he is unable to play the rest of the game.
According to Sports Radio KJR in Washington, the following players will not suit up for the
Carroll confirmed Okung had surgery after Seattle finished picking in the draft Friday night. There were no details given on what Okung had repaired, but he'd been bothered by toe problems during 2013 that saw him miss half the regular season.
Questions about whether Okung had surgery first popped up after he was photographed at the Oklahoma State spring game in early April with his foot in a walking boot.
Carroll said it would be a while before Okung was back with the team but said, "We know we'll have him back for training camp. Maybe a little sooner than that."
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