Thursday Round-Up: Russell Okung out; Catching up with Gus Bradley

Posted Sep 19, 2013

A morning link round-up of what's "out there" about your Seattle Seahawks

Good morning, 12th Man.

Here's a look at what's "out there" for today, Thursday, September 19, about your Seattle Seahawks:

Left tackle Russell Okung (toe) will sit out Sunday's game against the Jaguars, head coach Pete Carroll said during his Wednesday press conference. Paul McQuistan will step in for the injured Okung with James Carpenter taking McQuistan's spot at left guard.

Todd Dybas of the Tacoma News Tribune has his story on the Seahawks situation at left tackle.

Dave Boling of the Tacoma News Tribune has notes on Gus Bradley's transition from Seahawks defensive coordinator to Jacksonville Jaguars head coach.

John Boyle of the Everett Herald says Bradley's optimistic approach is being tested with the Jaguars early season struggles.

Danny O'Neil of pegs Jaguars running back Maurice Jones-Drew as this week's person of interest.

Brady Henderson of recaps a conversation between Seahawks right tackle Breno Giacomini and 710 ESPN Seattle's "Bob and Groz."

Bob Condotta of the Seattle TImes says despite the 2-0 start the Seahawks offense is not where they want to be.

Adam Lewis of highlights the Seahawks improved play along the defensive line.

Terry Blount of evaluates the play of quarterback Russell Wilson during the Seahawks Sunday night win over the 49ers. Blount also shares comments from Jacksonville Jaguars head coach Gus Bradley, who is facing a Seahawks defense he helped create this Sunday.

Quarterback Russell Wilson joined ESPN Radio's Mike & Mike to weigh in on the team's win over the 49ers.

It's an ESPN Insider piece, but Khaled Elsayed of Pro Football Focus outlines why the offseason additions of defensive ends Michael Bennett and Cliff Avril make the Seahawks one of the League's top teams.

Pat Kirwan of breaks down how the Seahawks cornerbacks are the strength of the team's defense. Around the League writer Marc Sessler has some video breakdown of Sunday's game against the San Francisco 49ers, commenting on the strong play of the Seahawks defense.

Gil Brandt of ranks the Seahawks as the League's second-deepest team behind the San Francisco 49ers, pointing to solid play along the offensive and defensive lines for both clubs.

Hays Carlyon of the Florida Times-Union talks with defensive end Cliff Avril, a Florida native, about his time in Seattle.

Seahawks team photographer Rod Mar shares some behind-the-scenes photos from the Seahawks-49ers game with

The NFL's "Million Fan Salute" campaign has opened up and you can show support for our local military by casting a vote for the Seahawks at If the Seahawks come out on top in fan votes, Washington's Joint Base Lewis-McChord will receive facility upgrade support from USAA.

And here at, Digital Media Reporter Clare Farnsworth catches up with cornerback Richard Sherman on being named NFC Defensive Player of Week 2, previews Jacksonville Jaguars head coach Gus Bradley's Sunday matchup against his former defense, and puts the focus on new left tackle Paul McQuistan.

Did I miss anything you think is worthy of inclusion? Let me know on Twitter @TonyDrovetto