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Why every Arizona Cardinals fan should get to know Lawrence Okoye

What better way to continue the good feelings of the great things we saw in the final preseason game against Denver than with a feel good story? For those of you unfamiliar with Lawrence Okoye, or those who only know him as a former 49er, Okoye is a British Olympian who competed in track and field as a discus thrower. Okoye’s accomplishments as a teenager include holding a national...
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29 days ago  |  Discuss

Patriots Sign DB Justin Coleman

The New England Patriots signed rookie DB Justin Coleman to a contract on Friday, according to the NFL transactions release. The Pats brought in a number of players for workouts on Friday including: WR Marquez Clark, RB Joe Don Duncan, FB Joey Iosefa, DE Derrick Lott, DE Lawrence Okoye, WR Nathan Palmer, DT Jimmy Staten ... The post Patriots Sign DB Justin Coleman...
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September 04, 2015  |  Discuss

Report: Patriots Work Out Eight, Including British Olympic Discus Thrower

The New England Patriots bid farewell to 10 players Friday, and they also updated their rolodex by reportedly bringing in eight players for tryouts. The Patriots worked out wide receivers Nathan Palmer and Marquez Clark, fullbacks Joe Don Duncan and Joey Iosefa, defensive ends Derrick Lott and Lawrence Okoye, defensive tackle Jimmy Staten and quarterback Jeff Tuel, ESPN’s Mike...
September 04, 2015  |  Discuss

San Francisco 49ers Look to Rebuild, Eye Interesting Prospects

LONDON, ENGLAND – OCTOBER 25: San Francisco 49ers defensive line man Lawrence Okoye warms up during a San Francisco 49ers training session at Allianz Park on October 25, 2013 in London, England. (Photo by Jamie McDonald/Getty Images) The San Francisco 49ers have seemingly been in a tailspin for the past year. After reaching three straight NFC Championship games from 2012-2014...
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July 09, 2015  |  Discuss

NFL Notes: 49ers, Cowboys, Eagles, Vikings

  49ers The 49ers are expected give practice squad player Lawrence Okoye some work at defensive and offensive tackle this year. (Matt Barrows) Cowboys Cowboys owner Jerry Jones won’t face tampering charges from the NFL for his phone conversation with Vikings RB Adrian Peterson. (Chris Mortensen) Eagles The “belief/hope” regarding injured G Evan Mathis is that he...
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September 07, 2014  |  Discuss

49ers Injury Updates: Demarcus Dobbs, Chuck Jacobs, Lawrence Okoye

During Thursday night’s pre-season opener against the Baltimore Ravens, San Francisco 49ers DE Demarcus Dobbs (ankle), WR Chuck Jacobs (torn ACL) and DE Lawrence Okoye (knee) all sustained significant injuries. For DE Demarcus Dobbs, his ankle injury sustained during the first half seems relatively minor at this point.#452422841 / gettyimages.comThe Mercury News stated that, "Dobbs...
Via Sports Injury Alert
August 10, 2014  |  Discuss

49ers DE Lawrence Okoye Ran Down CB Darryl Morris in Special Teams Drill

In the picture of two San Francisco 49ers below who would you think is the faster of the two on a football field? The 300+ pound guy on the left (Lawrence Okoye) or the much smaller defensive back on the right (Darryl Morris)?According to what happened during OTAs Wednesday the answer may surprise you.According to several reports on the 49ers practice Wednesday the huge dude...
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May 29, 2014  |  Discuss

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