Seahawks tackle Russell Okung headed for IR-to-return list

Scooby Axson
Friday September 20th, 2013

Seahawks tackle Russell Okung will likely miss some time with a toe injury. (Jim Dedmon/Getty Images Seattle Seahawks tackle Russell Okung will likely miss some time with a left toe injury. (Jim Dedmon/Getty Images)

Seattle Seahawks left tackle Russell Okung is headed to the injured reserve with a designation to return list after he receiving a second opinion on his left toe injury, reports

Okung got the second opinion from foot specialist Dr. Robert Anderson after the team feared he could be out for the season. It was originally reported that Okung suffered a torn ligament in his left toe.

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Okung was injured on the final play of the first quarter of the Seahawks 29-3 victory over the San Francisco 49ers on Sunday night. Placing Okung on the IR designation-to-return list means he will have to miss eight weeks of action, so Week 11 against the Vikings is the earliest he can return.

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