Russell Okung out with ankle sprain

Updated: October 31, 2010, 8:25 PM ET
Associated Press

OAKLAND, Calif. -- Seattle rookie offensive tackle Russell Okung will miss the game against the Raiders with an ankle injury.

Among the other players inactive for the Seahawks on Sunday are cornerbacks Kelly Jennings with a hamstring injury and Walter Thurmond with a head injury, and defensive tackle Brandon Mebane with a calf injury.

Roy Lewis is expected to start in Jennings' place, Kentwan Balmer is set to replace Mebane and Tyler Polumbus will start in Okung's place.

For the Raiders, starring cornerback Chris Johnson is inactive after sustaining a concussion last week. Bruce Gradkowski remains the third quarterback despite making progress in his return from a separated shoulder.


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