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Saints re-sign Alex Okafor

This is breaking news. Please refresh for updates.Alex Okafor is back with the Saints. New Orleans has re-signed the pass rusher to a two-year deal worth up to $10MM, Ian Rapoport of NFL.com tweets.Okafor visited the rival Buccaneers this week, but wound up staying put. That was Okafor’s only known outside visit and it’s quite possible that his list of suitors was limited by the...
Via Pro Football Rumors
5 days ago  |  Discuss

DE Okafor To Visit With Bucs

Though the Bucs have spent some of their free agency budget already on their defensive line, mainly on the interior, that won’t stop them from going full circle and examining some edge rushers, too. PewterReport.com has learned that former Cardinals and Saints defensive end Alex Okafor will be visiting the Buccaneers on Thursday. Okafor (27) […] The post DE Okafor To Visit With Bucs...
Via Pewter Report
7 days ago

Saints lose breakout pass rusher Alex Okafor for season

The Saints came from behind to beat the Redskins to move to 8-2 on the year. While they should be celebrating Monday, they lost a great defender in the process.Alex Okafor tore his Achilles on Sunday, which means he’ll be out the rest of the season. A crucial part of the Saints defensive rebirth, he racked up 43 tackles, 4.5 sacks, and two forced fumbles in ten starts. Okafor signed...
Via The Sports Post
November 20, 2017  |  Discuss

NFL players most likely to be traded at the 2017 deadline

The NFL trade deadline is Oct. 31 at 4 p.m. ET. By the time Halloween rolls around, each team should know some of its major holes on the roster, whether due to injury or performance issues. There typically aren't a ton of moves, but given the uptick in trades during preseason, trades may be becoming more frequent in the NFL.The following 20 players are some of the most likely candidates...
September 25, 2017  |  Discuss

Linebacker Alex Okafor set to return to Cardinals

TEMPE, Ariz. (AP) Alex Okafor's return could provide a big boost to the Arizona Cardinals defense. The third-year linebacker and pass rush specialist is practicing in full this week after missing the past three games with a calf injury. He got an extra week to heal with the Cardinals' bye last week and said he's 100 percent. Okafor had been a starter until he got hurt at Detroit...
Via Associated Press
November 12, 2015  |  Discuss

Impending return of Okafor kept Cardinals out of trade market

Although the Arizona Cardinals are among the league leaders in a number of defensive categories, but the team has one glaring weakness - an inability to get to opposing quarterbacks.Cardinals coach Bruce Arians told the team's official website that the organization had no concerns about pursuing a pass rusher prior to Tuesday's trade deadline due to the impending return of outside...
Via FOX Sports
November 04, 2015  |  Discuss

Cardinals send Okafor, two others back to Arizona for MRI exams

Starting outside linebacker Alex Okafor was among three players injury in the Arizona Cardinals' 42-17 rout of the Detroit Lions on Sunday.Okafor suffered a calf injury and was joined on the sidelines by backup linebacker Kenny Demens (knee) and safety Chris Clemons, who all flew back to Arizona to undergo MRI exams. Demens, a special teams standout, appeared to have suffered the...
Via FOX Sports
October 12, 2015  |  Discuss

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. ...
Via FOX Sports
June 16, 2015  |  Discuss

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