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Texans | Team places Okobi on Reserve/Injured list

Thu, 22 May 2008 14:48:36 -0700

The Houston Texans placed C Chukky Okobi (undisclosed) on the Reserve/Injured list Thursday, May 22.

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Texans | Okobi signed

Wed, 16 Jan 2008 08:55:26 -0800

NFL.com reports the Houston Texans have signed free-agent C Chukky Okobi (Cardinals). Terms of the contract were not disclosed.

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Cardinals | Okobi released

Tue, 09 Oct 2007 13:30:13 -0700

The Arizona Cardinals have announced they have released C Chukky Okobi.

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Cardinals | Week 5 Inactives

Sun, 07 Oct 2007 02:42:32 -0700

The Arizona Cardinals have declared DL Alan Branch, WR Anquan Boldin, LB Brandon Johnson, C Chukky Okobi, DL Joe Tafoya, OT Levi Brown, DL Quentin Moses, FB Tim Castille inactive for Week 5.

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Cardinals | Week 5 Inactives

Sun, 07 Oct 2007 02:33:28 -0700

The Arizona Cardinals have declared DL Alan Branch, WR Anquan Boldin, LB Brandon Johnson, C Chukky Okobi, DL Joe Tafoya, OT Levi Brown, DL Quentin Moses, FB Tim Castille inactive for Week 5.

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Cardinals | Week 4 Inactives

Sun, 30 Sep 2007 11:56:42 -0700

The Arizona Cardinals have declared DL Alan Branch, WR Anquan Boldin, LB Brandon Johnson, C Chukky Okobi, OT Levi Brown, DL Quentin Moses, DL Ross Kolodziej, FB Tim Castille inactive for Week 4.

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Cardinals | Week 4 Inactives

Sun, 30 Sep 2007 11:53:17 -0700

The Arizona Cardinals have declared DL Alan Branch, WR Anquan Boldin, LB Brandon Johnson, C Chukky Okobi, OT Levi Brown, DL Quentin Moses, DL Ross Kolodziej, FB Tim Castille inactive for Week 4.

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Cardinals | Team signs Okobi

Wed, 12 Sep 2007 10:21:18 -0700

Updating a previous item, the Arizona Cardinals announced Wednesday, Sept. 12, that they have signed free-agent C Chukky Okobi (Steelers). Terms of the deal were not disclosed.

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Cardinals | Team expected to sign Okobi

Wed, 12 Sep 2007 08:45:29 -0700

Adam Caplan, reporting for Scout.com, reports the Arizona Cardinals are expected to sign free-agent C Chukky Okobi (Steelers) to a one-year contract after Okobi passed a team physical.

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Cardinals | Team to bring in Okobi for a physical

Tue, 11 Sep 2007 11:06:02 -0700

Adam Caplan, for Scout.com, reports the Arizona Cardinals are bringing in unrestricted free-agent C Chukky Okobi (Steelers) for a physical Tuesday, Sept. 11. If Okobi passes the physical, the Cardinals will likely sign him to a one-year contract worth the veteran minimum.

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Steelers | Okobi released

Sat, 01 Sep 2007 14:13:34 -0700

Gerry Dulac, of the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, reports the Pittsburgh Steelers have released C Chukky Okobi.

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Steelers | Okobi works with second team

Wed, 22 Aug 2007 13:04:11 -0700

Scott Brown, of the Pittsburgh Tribune-Review, reports Pittsburgh Steelers C Chukky Okobi worked with the second-team offense during practice Tuesday, Aug. 21.

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Steelers | Okobi practices

Tue, 21 Aug 2007 13:47:05 -0700

Ed Bouchette, of the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, reports Pittsburgh Steelers C Chukky Okobi (oblique) participated in practice Monday, Aug. 20.

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Steelers | Okobi unlikely to play in preseason game

Fri, 17 Aug 2007 14:50:01 -0700

John Grupp, of the Pittsburgh Tribune-Review, reports Pittsburgh Steelers C Chukky Okobi (ribs) will likely not play in the team's preseason game Saturday, Aug. 18, against the Washington Redskins.

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Steelers | Okobi may play in preseason game

Thu, 16 Aug 2007 13:02:22 -0700

John Harris, of the Pittsburgh Tribune-Review, reports Pittsburgh Steelers C Chukky Okobi (ribs) may play in the team's preseason game Saturday, Aug. 18, against the Washington Redskins.

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Steelers | Okobi misses practice

Thu, 16 Aug 2007 12:53:36 -0700

Ed Bouchette, of the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, reports Pittsburgh Steelers C Chukky Okobi (ribs) did not participate in practice Wednesday, Aug. 15.

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Steelers | Okobi misses practice

Wed, 15 Aug 2007 13:50:38 -0700

Bob Labriola, of Steelers.com, reports Pittsburgh Steelers C Chukky Okobi (back) did not participate in practice Tuesday, Aug. 14.

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Steelers | Okobi misses practice

Tue, 14 Aug 2007 14:30:37 -0700

Teresa Varley, of Steelers.com, reports Pittsburgh Steelers C Chukky Okobi (ribs) did not participate in practice Monday, Aug. 13.

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Steelers | Okobi sits out preseason game Saturday

Sat, 11 Aug 2007 22:26:09 -0700

Ed Bouchette, of the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, reports Pittsburgh Steelers C Chukky Okobi (back) did not play in the team's preseason game Saturday, Aug. 11.

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Steelers | Okobi misses practice

Fri, 10 Aug 2007 12:49:57 -0700

Teresa Varley, of Steelers.com, reports Pittsburgh Steelers C Chukky Okobi (back) did not participate in practice Thursday, Aug. 9.

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Steelers | Okobi injured

Thu, 09 Aug 2007 11:35:17 -0700

The Associated Press reports Pittsburgh Steelers C Chukky Okobi (back) left practice early because of a back injury. Head coach Mike Tomlin said the injury does not appear to a long-term injury.

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Steelers | Okobi battling for starting center job

Thu, 26 Jul 2007 17:00:38 -0700

Scott Brown, of the Pittsburgh Tribune-Review, reports Pittsburgh Steelers C Chukky Okobi is battling for the starting job at center during training camp.

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Steelers | Competition at center

Sat, 21 Jul 2007 07:32:01 -0700

Ed Bouchette, of the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, reports Pittsburgh Steelers C Chukky Okobi and OG Sean Mahan will compete for the team's starting center spot in training camp.

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Steelers | Okobi to open camp as starting center

Fri, 15 Jun 2007 09:07:30 -0700

Ed Bouchette, of the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, reports Pittsburgh Steelers C Chukky Okobi will open training camp as the first-team center.

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Steelers | Team close to a deal with Mahan

Sat, 10 Mar 2007 06:29:27 -0800

Ed Bouchette, of the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, reports the Pittsburgh Steelers have made significant progress in contract talks with free agent OL Sean Mahan (Buccaneers) and both sides hope to have a deal in place by Saturday, March 10. Mahan would likely compete with C Chukky Okobi and OG Kendall Simmons to replace retired C Jeff Hartings at center if he were to sign with the team.

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Steelers | Replacements for Hartings

Tue, 06 Feb 2007 22:56:47 -0800

Mike Prisuta, of the Pittsburgh Tribune-Review, reports the Pittsburgh Steelers have veteran backup C Chukky Okobi, 2006 sixth-round draft pick C Marvin Philip or veteran OG Kendall Simmons as possible replacements for C Jeff Hartings.

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Steelers | Okobi will play this week

Fri, 17 Nov 2006 15:48:13 -0800

Pittsburgh Steelers C Chukky Okobi (calf) practiced Friday, Nov. 17, and he will play in Week 11. He is listed as probable on the team's injury report.

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Steelers | Okobi probable for Week 11

Wed, 15 Nov 2006 20:21:53 -0800

Pittsburgh Steelers C Chukky Okobi (calf) is listed as probable for the Week 11 game.

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Steelers | Okobi probable for Week 11

Tue, 14 Nov 2006 10:27:04 -0800

Pittsburgh Steelers C Chukky Okobi (calf) is probable for the team's Week 11 game.

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Steelers | Okobi to start at center Week 9

Wed, 01 Nov 2006 08:13:43 -0800

Ed Bouchette, of the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, reports Pittsburgh Steelers C Chukky Okobi will start at center Week 9 in place of C Jeff Hartings (knee).

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Steelers | Okobi practices Wednesday

Wed, 06 Sep 2006 18:31:58 -0700

Pittsburgh Steelers C Chukky Okobi (knee) practiced Wednesday, Sept. 6, and will play Week 1.

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Steelers | Okobi practices Tuesday

Tue, 05 Sep 2006 21:18:48 -0700

Pittsburgh Steelers C Chukky Okobi (knee) practiced Tuesday, Sept. 5, and will play Week 1.

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Steelers | Okobi injury update

Tue, 05 Sep 2006 08:30:33 -0700

Updating a previous item, Joe Starkey, of the Pittsburgh Tribune-Review, reports Pittsburgh Steelers C Chukky Okobi (knee) returned to practice Monday, Sept. 4.

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Steelers | Okobi misses practice Monday

Mon, 04 Sep 2006 17:22:25 -0700

Pittsburgh Steelers C Chukky Okobi (knee) missed practice Monday, Sept. 4, and is questionable for Week 1.

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Steelers | Okobi misses practice Sunday

Sun, 03 Sep 2006 22:59:37 -0700

Ed Bouchette, of the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, reports Pittsburgh Steelers C Chukky Okobi (knee) missed practice Sunday, Sept. 3.

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Steelers | Okobi questionable for Week 1

Sat, 02 Sep 2006 21:41:16 -0700

Ed Bouchette, of the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, reports Pittsburgh Steelers C Chukky Okobi (knee) is considered questionable for Week 1, according to head coach Bill Cowher.

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Steelers | Okobi returns to practice

Tue, 29 Aug 2006 14:51:33 -0700

Teresa Varley, of Steelers.com, reports Pittsburgh Steelers C Chukky Okobi (neck) returned to practice at full-strength Tuesday, Aug. 29. He is hoping to play against the Carolina Panthers Thursday, Aug. 31, in the team's preseason finale.

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Steelers | Okobi returns to practice

Tue, 29 Aug 2006 08:28:58 -0700

Mike Prisuta, of the Pittsburgh Tribune-Review, reports Pittsburgh Steelers C Chukky Okobi (neck) returned to practice Monday, Aug. 28.

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Steelers | Okobi will not play Friday

Wed, 23 Aug 2006 16:27:59 -0700

Steelers.com reports Pittsburgh Steelers OC Chukky Okobi (neck) will not play in the team's preseason game Friday, Aug. 25.

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Steelers | Okobi snaps in non-contact drills

Tue, 22 Aug 2006 22:59:52 -0700

The Pittsburgh Tribune-Review reports Pittsburgh Steelers C Chukky Okobi (neck) snapped Tuesday, Aug. 22, in non-contact, seven-on-seven drills.

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Steelers | Okobi looking to practice by Aug. 28

Mon, 21 Aug 2006 22:32:55 -0700

The Pittsburgh Tribune-Review reports Pittsburgh Steelers C Chukky Okobi (neck) missed practice Monday, Aug. 21, but is hoping to return to practice Aug. 28. Okobi said he saw his doctor during the team's game Saturday, Aug. 19 and added, "I saw the doctor at halftime during the game and he realized that my skeleton was laced with adamantium and my healing powers are what they are, so he said I could probably come back next week."

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Steelers | Simmons could see some time at center

Thu, 17 Aug 2006 21:29:52 -0700

Ed Bouchette, of the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, reports Pittsburgh Steelers head coach Bill Cowher said starting ORG Kendall Simmons could get some snaps at center against the Minnesota Vikings Saturday, Aug. 19. The Steelers have a depth problem at the position after OC Chukky Okobi went down with a neck injury last week.

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Steelers | Okobi to miss game Saturday

Thu, 17 Aug 2006 19:29:27 -0700

Bob Labriola, of Steelers.com, reports Pittsburgh Steelers C Chukky Okobi (neck) will miss the team's preseason game Saturday, Aug. 19.

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Steelers | Okobi feels confident he'll keep his job

Wed, 16 Aug 2006 22:01:24 -0700

Ed Bouchette, of the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, reports Pittsburgh Steelers C Chukky Okobi (neck) is confident no one will replace him as the backup center to C Jeff Hartings. Okobi said, "I'll put it like this. is year six for me. The scouting department, the coaches, they've had a lot more time to evaluate me. I would think they have a pretty high opinion of me as a player." C Marvin Philip has filled in for Okobi and performed well. Okobi added, "Marvin's a good player. Otherwise, he wouldn't have been drafted if he wasn't. But I wouldn't anticipate in a matter of weeks he could erase everything I've done over the last five, six years."

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Steelers | Okobi misses practice

Tue, 15 Aug 2006 19:51:02 -0700

Bob Labriola, of Steelers.com, reports Pittsburgh Steelers OC Chukky Okobi (neck) missed practice Tuesday, Aug. 15.

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Steelers | Okobi misses preseason game Saturday

Sat, 12 Aug 2006 22:57:30 -0700

Ed Bouchette, of the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, reports Pittsburgh Steelers C Chukky Okobi (neck) sat out the team's preseason game Saturday, Aug. 12.

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Steelers | Players to miss game Saturday

Thu, 10 Aug 2006 20:08:39 -0700

Bob Labriola, of Steelers.com, reports Pittsburgh Steelers head coach Bill Cowher said LB Joey Porter (knee), OT Trai Essex (groin), FB Brandon Joe (hamstring), C Chukky Okobi (neck), WR Hines Ward (hamstring) and WR Isaac West (knee) will not play in the team's preseason game Saturday, August 12.

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Steelers | Okobi expected to miss 4-8 weeks

Wed, 09 Aug 2006 22:27:28 -0700

Joe Starkey, of the Pittsburgh Tribune-Review, reports Pittsburgh Steelers C Chukky Okobi (neck) is expected to miss four to eight weeks after undergoing surgery Wednesday, Aug. 9, to fix a herniated disk in his neck. C Marvin Philip is the backup center to C Jeff Hartings while Okobi is out.

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Steelers | Okobi's injury not as bad as first feared

Wed, 09 Aug 2006 22:01:23 -0700

ESPN.com's Len Pasquarelli reports Pittsburgh Steelers OC Chukky Okobi (neck) underwent Wednesday surgery, Aug. 9, to repair a herniated disc in his neck, and while he could miss extended playing time and possibly the entire 2006 season, the injury does not appear as serious as originally believed. "It might not be as bad as we first thought," head coach Bill Cowher said Wednesday morning.

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Steelers | Okobi may be lost for season

Tue, 08 Aug 2006 16:13:20 -0700

Bob Labriola, of Steelers.com, reports Pittsburgh Steelers backup OC Chukky Okobi (neck) was diagnosed with a possible herniated disc in his neck, and head coach Bill Cowher said the injury could threaten Okobi's 2006 season as well as his football career. "We received some bad news. Chukky may have a herniated disc in his neck, and it could be very significant," said Cowher. "He could be having surgery, maybe as early as (Wednesday, Aug. 9). It does not look good."

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