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Bears | Okwo released

Fri, 29 Aug 2008 16:49:14 -0700

Vaughn McClure, of the Chicago Tribune, reports the Chicago Bears have released LB Michael Okwo, according to a team source.

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Bears | Okwo practices Sunday

Mon, 04 Aug 2008 03:39:17 -0700

Larry Mayer, of ChicagoBears.com, reports Chicago Bears LB Michael Okwo (leg) returned to practice Sunday, Aug. 3, after recovering from a minor injury.

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Bears | Okwo misses practice

Sat, 02 Aug 2008 02:58:20 -0700

Brad Biggs, of the Chicago Sun-Times, reports Chicago Bears LB Michael Okwo (leg) did not practice Friday, Aug. 1.

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Bears | Okwo expected to be ready for offseason workouts

Fri, 25 Apr 2008 13:17:54 -0700

Larry Mayer, of ChicagoBears.com, reports Chicago Bears LB Michael Okwo (shoulder) is expected to be ready to practice when the team's workouts begin May 19.

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Bears | Okwo placed on IR

Wed, 05 Sep 2007 13:00:29 -0700

Larry Mayer, of ChicagoBears.com, reports the Chicago Bears have placed LB Michael Okwo (shoulder) on Injured Reserve, ending his 2007 season.

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Bears | Okwo misses practice Monday

Mon, 03 Sep 2007 18:10:09 -0700

Brad Biggs, of the Chicago Sun-Times, reports Chicago Bears LB Michael Okwo (shoulder) missed practice Monday, Sept. 3. He is not expected to be active for the Week 1 game.

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Bears | Okwo injured Thursday

Sat, 01 Sep 2007 07:56:45 -0700

Vaughn McClure, of the Chicago Tribune, reports Chicago Bears LB Michael Okwo (shoulder) left the team's preseason game Thursday, Aug. 30, with a shoulder injury.

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Bears | Okwo held out of preseason game Saturday

Sat, 11 Aug 2007 17:52:27 -0700

Brad Biggs, of the Chicago Sun-Times, reports Chicago Bears LB Michael Okwo will be held out of the team's preseason game Saturday, Aug. 11.

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Bears | Okwo contract update

Wed, 30 May 2007 11:23:13 -0700

Updating a previous item, Bob LeGere, of the Daily Herald, reports Chicago Bears LB Michael Okwo's four-year deal is believed to be worth $2.245 million, including a $580,000 signing bonus.

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Bears | Okwo signed

Tue, 29 May 2007 14:26:32 -0700

Larry Mayer, of ChicagoBears.com, reports the Chicago Bears have signed third-round draft pick LB Michael Okwo to a four-year deal. Financial terms were not disclosed.

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Bears | Okwo missing team's minicamp

Fri, 18 May 2007 18:35:38 -0700

John Mullin, of the Chicago Tribune, reports Chicago Bears LB Michael Okwo is missing from the team's mandatory minicamp to attend classes at Stanford.

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Bears | Okwo may fight for starting job

Mon, 07 May 2007 13:58:23 -0700

Brad Biggs, of the Chicago Sun-Times, reports Chicago Bears LB Michael Okwo may compete with LB Jamar Williams for the starting weakside linebacker position, if LB Lance Briggs does not play with the Bears.

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Bears | L. Smith feels Okwo is prototype he is looking for

Sun, 06 May 2007 10:30:18 -0700

John Mullin, of the Chicago Tribune, reports Chicago Bears head coach Lovie Smith feels rookie LB Michael Okwo is the prototype he is looking for at weakside linebacker. "Most of the guys are at about 6 feet, they move, they have some defensive back skills as far as hip moves, change of direction, and they have a little bit of strength. He is the prototype that we are looking for, was sideline to sideline in college, and we're hoping he'll do the same for us," Smith said.

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NFL | Okwo works out at Pro Day

Sun, 08 Apr 2007 22:35:19 -0700

Gil Brandt, of NFL.com, reports Stanford LB Michael Okwo measured a height of 5-foot-11 3/8 and a weight of 231 pounds at his Pro Day. He ran the 40-yard dash in 4.70 seconds and 4.65 seconds, the short shuttle in 4.54 seconds and the three-cone drill in 7.25 seconds. He also measured a 10-foot-1 broad jump.

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NFL | Okwo discusses what he brings to a team

Sun, 25 Feb 2007 08:07:08 -0800

During his NFL Combine interview, Stanford LB Michael Okwo measured a height of 5-11 and a weight of 232 pounds. During the interview, Okwo was asked what he brings to a team. "I can diagnose plays pretty well. I'm very comfortable in the inside linebacker position. I have great instincts. I think those are probably my main strengths," Okwo responded. He feels he is more accustomed to the inside linebacker position.

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NFL | Okwo invited to NFL Combine

Fri, 02 Feb 2007 00:14:23 -0800

NFLCombine.net reports Stanford LB Michael Okwo has been invited to participate in the NFL Combine. He will be part of Group 9.

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