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FILE - In this Auprl 30, 2010, file photo,  Seattle Seahawks first-round draft pick tackle Russell Okung, right, stands next to running back Justin Forsett, left, during rookie football minicamp at the team's headquarters in Renton, Wash. The agent for sixth-overall draft choice Okung says he is working to ensure Seattle's replacement for left tackle Walter Jones is on the field when Seahawks training camp begins on Saturday.  (AP Photo/Ted S. Warren, File)
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FILE - In this Auprl 30, 2010, file photo, Seattle Seahawks first-round draft pick tackle Russell Okung, right, stands next to running back Justin Forsett, left, during rookie football minicamp at the team's headquarters in Renton, Wash. The agent for sixth-overall draft choice Okung says he is working to ensure Seattle's replacement for left tackle Walter Jones is on the field when Seahawks training camp begins on Saturday. (AP Photo/Ted S. Warren, File)

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