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Fri, 29 Apr 2016 18:32:53 -0700
Free-agent DT Amobi Okoye (Cowboys) is continuing to work out, hoping for one more chance at an NFL comeback.
Wed, 08 Apr 2015 13:48:29 -0700
Dallas Cowboys DT Amobi Okoye was released Wednesday, April 8.
Wed, 31 Dec 2014 18:42:18 -0800
Dallas Cowboys DT Amobi Okoye (ankle, illness) underwent ankle surgery last week. Okoye said the ankle has been bothering him since 2012 and wanted to undergo surgery so it would not be a problem during offseason workouts.
Thu, 13 Nov 2014 12:34:33 -0800
The Dallas Cowboys will not activate DT Amobi Okoye (illness) off the Reserve/Non-Football Injury list.
Thu, 23 Oct 2014 15:35:53 -0700
Dallas Cowboys DT Amobi Okoye (illness) returned to practice Thursday, Oct. 23, for the first time this season. Okoye has been on the team's Reserve/Non-Football Injury list while recovering from a brain condition. There is still no guarantee that Okoye will play this season.
Tue, 21 Oct 2014 15:05:31 -0700
Dallas Cowboys DT Amobi Okoye (illness) is expected to practice Thursday, Oct. 23. Okoye is currently on the Reserve/Non-Football Injury list.
Mon, 29 Sep 2014 11:32:08 -0700
Dallas Cowboys DT Amobi Okoye (illness) has been working on getting his weight back up to where he wants it to be but expects to be ready when he is eligible to come off the Reserve/Non-Football Injury list in Week 7.
Tue, 26 Aug 2014 15:15:14 -0700
Dallas Cowboys DT Amobi Okoye (illness) was placed on the Reserve/Non-Football Injury list Tuesday, Aug. 26.
Fri, 15 Aug 2014 10:15:01 -0700
Dallas Cowboys DT Amobi Okoye (illness) must be activated from the Non-Football Illness list before he can begin practicing with the team, but the team will work him in slowly, and owner Jerry Jones said Okoye isn't expected to practice Monday, Aug. 18. Okoye's agent, Ian Greengross, said his client lost close to 90 pounds while in recovery from his illness and needed to regain brain function over time. The team and the medical staff will be in constant communication with Okoye in regards to how he feels when he starts practicing.
Thu, 14 Aug 2014 16:55:07 -0700
Dallas Cowboys DT Amobi Okoye (illness) has been cleared to practice.
Tue, 29 Jul 2014 16:24:17 -0700
Dallas Cowboys DT Terrell McClain (ankle), OG Ronald Leary (hamstring) OG Darius Morris (undisclosed), LB William Smith (undisclosed), DE Ben Gardner (shoulder), CB Brandon Carr (personal), DT Amobi Okoye (illness) and DE Anthony Spencer (knee) did not practice Tuesday, July 29.
Thu, 24 Jul 2014 15:25:32 -0700
Dallas Cowboys DT Amobi Okoye (illness) was placed on the Non-Football Illness list Thursday, July 24.
Wed, 02 Jul 2014 12:56:53 -0700
Dallas Cowboys DT Amobi Okoye (undisclosed) could start training camp on the Physically Unable to Perform list.
Thu, 22 May 2014 16:24:32 -0700
Updating a previous report, Dallas Cowboys DT Amobi Okoye is scheduled to make $730,000 in 2014 and $870,000 in 2015. The deal did not include a signing bonus or guaranteed money.
Fri, 16 May 2014 12:06:42 -0700
Updating a previous report, the Dallas Cowboys and DT Amobi Okoye agreed to a two-year contract, according to his agents. Financial terms were not disclosed.
Fri, 16 May 2014 10:09:02 -0700
The Dallas Cowboys signed free-agent DL Amobi Okoye (Bears) Friday, May. 16. Terms of the contract were not disclosed.
Wed, 24 Jul 2013 09:55:58 -0700
The Dallas Cowboys have expressed an interested in free-agent DL Amobi Okoye (Bears), according to a source. It is unclear if that is in addition to their expected signing of free-agent DL George Selvie (Buccaneers).
Thu, 07 Mar 2013 16:56:05 -0800
The Dallas Cowboys could show interest in Chicago Bears impending free-agent DLs Israel Idonije and Amobi Okoye this offseason because defensive line coach Ron Marinelli coached them when he was with the Bears.
Wed, 06 Feb 2013 10:44:58 -0800
The Chicago Bears may consider re-signing restricted free-agent DT Nate Collins and impending free-agent DT Amobi Okoye if they want to add depth to their defensive tackle position. The team likely would consider re-signing Collins to be a bigger priority bringing back than Okoye.
Wed, 12 Dec 2012 08:26:45 -0800
The Chicago Bears re-signed DT Amobi Okoye to a one-year deal.
Tue, 27 Nov 2012 20:01:20 -0800
The Chicago Bears released DT Amobi Okoye Tuesday, Nov. 27, according to a league source.
Sun, 25 Nov 2012 08:43:43 -0800
The Chicago Bears have declared WR Alshon Jeffery, DL Amobi Okoye, DL Cheta Ozougwu, WR Dane Sanzenbacher, OT James Brown, QB Josh McCown, DL Matt Toeaina inactive for Week 12.
Sun, 11 Nov 2012 16:12:18 -0800
The Chicago Bears have declared WR Alshon Jeffery, DL Amobi Okoye, TE Brody Eldridge, DL Cheta Ozougwu, WR Dane Sanzenbacher, C Edwin Williams, DL Matt Toeaina inactive for Week 10.
Sun, 04 Nov 2012 08:40:28 -0800
The Chicago Bears have declared WR Alshon Jeffery, DL Amobi Okoye, TE Brody Eldridge, DL Cheta Ozougwu, WR Dane Sanzenbacher, C Edwin Williams, DL Matt Toeaina inactive for Week 9.
Sun, 28 Oct 2012 08:46:31 -0700
The Chicago Bears have declared WR Alshon Jeffery, DL Amobi Okoye, TE Brody Eldridge, DL Cheta Ozougwu, WR Dane Sanzenbacher, C Edwin Williams, DL Matt Toeaina inactive for Week 8.
Sun, 09 Sep 2012 08:51:36 -0700
The Chicago Bears have declared DL Amobi Okoye, DL Cheta Ozougwu, WR Dane Sanzenbacher, C Edwin Williams, FS Jeremy Jones, PK Ryan Quigley inactive for Week 1.
Mon, 03 Sep 2012 20:44:18 -0700
Chicago Bears DT Amobi Okoye (knee) was not pleased with comments by Tampa Bay Buccaneers head coach Greg Schiano, who said after his release from the team: "It's not just one surgery. He had a history with the knee." Okoye said Schiano's comments went about his T.B.A., which the coach preached trust, belief and accountability.
Mon, 03 Sep 2012 10:32:07 -0700
Chicago Bears DT Amobi Okoye said he will be ready to play in the team's Week 1 game.
Mon, 03 Sep 2012 07:38:51 -0700
The Chicago Bears have signed free-agent DT Amobi Okoye (Buccaneers). Terms of the deal were not disclosed.
Sat, 01 Sep 2012 10:54:07 -0700
The Tampa Bay Buccaneers have released DT Frank Okam, DT Amobi Okoye, SS Larry Asante, WR Landon Cox, LB Rennie Curran, LB Jacob Cutrera, TE Drake Dunsmore, PK Kai Forbath, OT Jermarcus Hardrick, RB Robert Hughes, FB Cody Johnson, RB Mossis Madu, DT Jordan Nix, C Moe Petrus, TE Zach Pianalto, QB Brett Ratliff, CB James Rogers, WR Jordan Shipley and DT Teryl White. The team also waived injured OG Desmond Wynn (undisclosed).
Fri, 31 Aug 2012 16:54:16 -0700
The Chicago Bears are close to finalizing a deal with free-agent DT Amobi Okoye (Buccaneers), according to a source. Okoye was released by the Tampa Bay Buccaneers Friday, Aug. 31.
Thu, 30 Aug 2012 12:23:41 -0700
Tampa Bay Buccaneers WR Arrelious Benn (knee) and DT Amobi Okoye (knee) have made progress in their rehabs from knee injuries and may be ready to play Week 1.
Wed, 29 Aug 2012 22:43:59 -0700
Tampa Bay Buccaneers DL Amobi Okoye (knee) continues to battle a sore knee which has hampered him since offseason knee surgery. He was able to play in the first preseason game, but he was held out of the past two games due to his ongoing knee issue, which head coach Greg Schiano said is a concern. "It's not just one surgery," Schiano said. "He has a history with that knee. We knew when we decided to (sign him) that there was a chance that it was going to have to be handled."
Thu, 02 Aug 2012 10:41:33 -0700
Tampa Bay Buccaneers DT Roy Miller, Gary Gibson and Amobi Okoye are candidates for the starting nose tackle position this offseason. The team has not said who will receive the most reps at the position at this point. Miller has been working with the first-team defense most often during training camp but that could change as camp goes on.
Tue, 12 Jun 2012 11:16:05 -0700
Tampa Bay Buccaneers DT Amobi Okoye (knee) recently had arthroscopic surgery on his knee, but he should be ready for training camp.
Sat, 07 Apr 2012 22:53:43 -0700
Updating a previous report, the Tampa Bay Buccaneers signed free-agent DL Amobi Okoye (Bears) to a one-year, $2 million deal Saturday, April 7.
Thu, 05 Apr 2012 11:20:08 -0700
The Cincinnati Bengals had to reschedule their meeting with free-agent DT Amobi Okoye (Bears) because the coaches were attending Notre Dame's Pro Day.
Thu, 05 Apr 2012 10:30:43 -0700
The Tampa Bay Buccaneers have expressed interest in free-agent DT Amobi Okoye (Bears) and it is believed Okoye is interested in signing.
Thu, 05 Apr 2012 10:17:11 -0700
The Chicago Bears are not expected to re-sign DT Amobi Okoye this offseason because they have not been able to reach an agreement with him at this point.
Thu, 05 Apr 2012 06:18:08 -0700
Chicago Bears general manager Phil Emery said the team could look to the NFL Draft to find another defensive tackle, since free-agent DL Amobi Okoye appears to be leaving in free agency. "Between free agency and the draft we have to find a way to meet our needs," Emery said. "We're always looking to improve our squad, regardless of internally what we would think about our immediate needs. We're always looking for playmakers."
Mon, 26 Mar 2012 10:48:46 -0700
The Cincinnati Bengals are scheduled to meet with free-agent DT Amobi Okoye (Bears) later this week.
Thu, 08 Mar 2012 16:49:44 -0800
The Chicago Bears likely will try to re-sign impending free-agent DT Amobi Okoye this offseason if his asking price is not too expensive.
Sat, 25 Feb 2012 20:47:53 -0800
The Chicago Bears reportedly had a good meeting with impending free-agent DL Amobi Okoye. He is likely to receive an offer to re-sign with the team.
Fri, 14 Oct 2011 18:55:06 -0700
Chicago Bears DL Amobi Okoye is expected to move into the starting lineup in Week 6 as a defensive tackle, with DL Henry Melton moving to right defensive end for the injured DL Julius Peppers (knee).
Sun, 31 Jul 2011 12:01:09 -0700
The Chicago Bears have signed free-agent DL Amobi Okoye (Texans) to a one-year deal. Financial terms of the contract were undisclosed.
Sat, 30 Jul 2011 12:59:50 -0700
The Houston Texans have waived WR David Anderson and DT Amobi Okoye.
Thu, 28 Jul 2011 12:38:22 -0700
The Houston Texans have allowed the agents for DT Amobi Okoye to seek trade options for Okoye.
Mon, 09 May 2011 10:48:42 -0700
Houston Texans defensive coordinator Wade Phillips indicated that DT Amobi Okoye will be used at defensive end in the team's 3-4 defensive alignment. Okoye will move to defensive tackle during passing situation.
Mon, 09 May 2011 10:41:32 -0700
Houston Texans defensive coordinator Wade Phillips said he believes the change to a 3-4 defensive alignment will help the play of DT Amobi Okoye and CB Kareem Jackson.
Fri, 24 Sep 2010 19:32:00 -0700
Houston Texans TE Joel Dreessen (hip) and DT Amobi Okoye (ankle) were limited during practice Friday, Sept. 24, but have been listed as probable for Week 3 against the Dallas Cowboys. They are both expected to play.