While many free agents fail to live up to the hype, we tend to see more positive outcomes when it comes to offensive linemen. Nick Shook examines some good and not-so-good O-line signings.
One of the best bargains in fantasy football last season, Gordon has established himself as a true featured back for the Chargers. That role won't be in question with the departure of Woodhead, whose presence in the offense capped Gordon's fantasy ceiling during his rookie campaign. The Bolts also
they will be is anyone's guess. A few folks think the Bolts are on the rise. Others scratched their head at the Russell Okung signing, given the offensive lineman's injury history -- and, while we're at it, the importance of keeping
surgery and back-to-back disappointing seasons before that. The deal had repercussions throughout free agency, with Russell Okung and Riley Reiff earning similar contracts after Kalil. (My imagined agent pitch for them: "Well, he's better
After signing Russell Okung to protect Philip Rivers ' blind side, the Bolts released veteran tackle King Dunlap , the team announced Monday. Good Morning
Terrelle Pryor is out to find a new mate. As talks continue to stall with Cleveland, the former Browns wideout is visiting with the Washington Redskins, NFL Network Insider Ian Rapoport reported.
let go by the Chargers on Tuesday. Los Angeles replaced the fifth-year pro with former Seahawks and Broncos tackle Russell Okung . Fluker will likely play the right side of the offensive line in East Rutherford, either at guard or tackle, while
and $55 million, including $25 million guaranteed, despite Kalil coming off some brutal seasons and hip surgery. Russell Okung received a similar deal from the Los Angeles Chargers coming off a so-so year with Denver, and the Vikings quickly
edged out the Vikings , who were also courting Okung to join freshlysigned Riley Reiff . Okung took advantage of a weak tackle market to revive ..... The NFL 's list of the Top 100 free agents , Okung figures to take over at left tackle in Los Angeles
quarterback in my opinion hall of fame career doesn't have the jury to back it up and but go on out they're gonna Russell Okung signing him trying to find ways to protect deliberate thought that we all question the Chargers able what do you don
demonstrated a serious need at tackle following the departure of Russell Okung , who is again a free agent and could return. The Seahawks ..... their issues at tackle in one fell swoop by bringing back Okung on a team-friendly deal and drafting Bolles. Multiple
overall on Around The NFL 's Top 101 Free Agents list. The next true left tackle on the list doesn't pop up until Russell Okung at No. 46. Rapoport adds that the plan is to move disappointing first-round pick Greg Robinson to guard -- a plan
NFL Media Insider Ian Rapoport reports a deal between the Los Angeles Chargers and offensive lineman Russell Okung .
2017 Relegating negotiations to certified agents and team employees means players that represent themselves -- like Russell Okung -- cannot talk to teams until free agency opens Thursday. The NFL offered a warning for teams that violate rules
even spend on? Average starters, such as Riley Reiff and Rick Wagner, could be paid like superstars. Veterans like Russell Okung , Ryan Clady , Kelvin Beachum and Matt Kalil won't come at a discount despite injury risks and shaky play. Arians
contract with Carolina last offseason was one of the best bargains in all of free agency. 50) Russell Okung , Denver Broncos offensive tackle: Okung was signed to solve the Broncos ' pass-protection woes. Instead, he was mistake-prone
sabotage the ground attack and surrender consistent pressure on Trevor Siemian in the passing game. After opting out of Russell Okung 's contract , tackle remains the roster's Achilles' heel. It's time to restock the D-line after the run defense
For context, here is the original list of the Top 101 Free Agents of 2017. This is how the board looked upon its initial unveiling, before franchise tags, signings and releases muddled the rankings.
pay an aging veteran just for that quality alone. 5) Russell Okung , offensive tackle The Broncos ' offense fell apart last ..... highest ). Meanwhile, the Broncos ranked 27th in rushing . Okung , for his part, did play in all 16 games for the first
Vernon Davis; Ryan Harris; Malik Jackson; Evan Mathis; Brock Osweiler; Danny Trevathan Gained: Jared Crick; Russell Okung ; Donald Stephenson GREEN BAY Lost: Casey Hayward; Scott Tolzien INDIANAPOLIS Lost: Coby Fleener; Jerrell Freeman
have declined to pick up the option on Okung 's contract. His initial deal was ..... money kick in. Rapoport noted that Okung did make the extra $3 million available in incentives, so Okung leaves Colorado with $8 million in
named-later. Seattle Seahawks: Russell Okung , tackle Offensive line coach Tom ..... linemen. It's not working. In Okung , the Seahawks could bring back GM ..... Pete Carroll at a reduced price. Okung is not currently a free agent, but
would be best used as a rotational defensive end. 12) Russell Okung , LT, Denver Broncos: John Elway has until March 8 to ..... 19.5 million guaranteed over the next two years of Okung 's contract , an option the team almost surely will decline
Mike Evans is a stud, Tampa Bay has to find another threat for Jameis Winston . RANK 20 BRONCOS Needs: OT, G, TE. Russell Okung doesn't look like a long-term option at left tackle, and the guard play hasn't been much better. Both spots
With the Super Bowl in the books, we have our first complete look at the first-round draft order. Have a look at how the board shakes out, along with needs for all 32 teams.