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ALEX OKAFOR RUMORS & GOSSIP

Alex Okafor hopes to stay healthy and put up huge sack numbers

Arizona Cardinals outside linebacker Alex Okafor was on pace for a huge year last season until an injury limited his production. This year, Okafor is feeling healthy and hopes to put up the monster sack numbers he knows he is capable of. "Alex has improved and in 16 games he would have been a double-digit sack guy last year," head coach Bruce Arians told Arizona Sports 98.7 FM. ...
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June 16, 2015  |  Discuss

Arizona Cardinals Offseason Review: Alex Okafor

Height: 6’4 Weight: 260 D.O.B.: Feb 8, 1991 (23)School: Texas Experience: 2nd year (4th Round, 2013) Position: LBGoing into Season: Alex Okafor played against the New Orleans Saints in Week 3, that was the only game he played in after a biceps injury sidelined him to the injury reserve. In college Okafor played alongside current Arizona Cardinal Sam Acho. Their similarities are...
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January 26, 2015  |  Discuss

Cardinals Campbell, Okafor rack up sacks

TEMPE, Ariz. -- When Cardinals Calais Campbell and Alex Okafor line up on the same side of the defensive front, the competition can be fierce. Their competition may learn to hate it. "We both take pride in rushing the passer well," the veteran defensive end Campbell said. "He's really good at it. And I like to compete with him, because it makes me play better." The play is the thing...
Via Fox Sports Arizona
November 26, 2014  |  Discuss

Fitzgerald enjoys bigger role; Okafor steps in, steps up

GLENDALE, Ariz. -- He's back. The Cardinals made Larry Fitzgerald a large part of their game plan Sunday, and he made the most of it with six catches for 98 yards and his first touchdown of the season in a 30-20 victory over Washington.  Fitzgerald tied a season high for receptions and set a season high for yards, and it was the touchdown that showed him at his bullish best. Fitzgerald...
Via Fox Sports Arizona
October 12, 2014  |  Discuss

Cardinals Injury Report: Andre Ellington, Tyrann Mathieu, Alex Okafor

The Arizona Cardinals’ final Week 1 injury report has some big names on it, but they still have a chance to be nearly at full strength Monday night against the San Diego Chargers:#453712634 / gettyimages.comIt seemed likely that running back Andre Ellington would certainly be out after suffering a foot injury earlier in the week, but he is officially listed as questionable...
Via Sports Injury Alert
September 08, 2014  |  Discuss

Cardinals Injury Update: Alex Okafor hoping for a strong second season

After being selected in the fourth round (103rd overall) of the 2013 draft, Arizona Cardinals linebacker Alex Okafor had his rookie season end after suffering a torn biceps tendon against the New Orleans Saints in Week 3. While rehabbing during last season he remained a presence in defensive meeting rooms, and head coach Bruce Arians was complementary of Okafor's work during offseason...
Via Sports Injury Alert
July 08, 2014  |  Discuss
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