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Alex Okafor

Arizona Cardinals
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Cardinals | Week 2 Inactives

Sun, 14 Sep 2014 08:33:17 -0700

The Arizona Cardinals have declared LB Alex Okafor, QB Carson Palmer, TE Darren Fells, P Dave Zastudil, DL Frostee Rucker, LB Glenn Carson, LB Marcus Benard inactive for Week 2.

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Cardinals | Friday injury report

Fri, 12 Sep 2014 14:01:42 -0700

Arizona Cardinals LB Alex Okafor (thigh) and DT Frostee Rucker (calf) are out for Week 2 against the New York Giants. P Dave Zastudil (groin) is questionable, while OG Paul Fanaika (knee) and Ss Rashad Johnson (ankle) and Tyrann Mathieu (knee) are probable. Okafor and Rucker did not practice Friday, Sept. 12. Zastudil was limited, while the others practiced in full.

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Cardinals | Thursday injury report for Week 2

Thu, 11 Sep 2014 14:01:26 -0700

Arizona Cardinals LB Alex Okafor (thigh) and DT Frostee Rucker (calf) did not practice Thursday, Sept. 11. OG Paul Fanaika (knee) and P Dave Zastudil (groin) were limited. FS Tyrann Mathieu (knee) and FS Rashad Johnson were full participants.

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Cardinals | Wednesday's practice report

Wed, 10 Sep 2014 16:39:51 -0700

Arizona Cardinals LB Alex Okafor (thigh) and DE Frostee Rucker (calf) did not practice Wednesday, Sept. 10, while OG Paul Fanaika (knee), FS Rashad Johnson (ankle) and P Dave Zastudil (groin) were listed as limited participants. FS Tyrann Mathieu (knee) was able to practice in full.

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Cardinals | Week 1 Inactives

Mon, 08 Sep 2014 17:58:54 -0700

The Arizona Cardinals have declared LB Alex Okafor, TE Darren Fells, OG Earl Watford, LB Glenn Carson, DL Kareem Martin, QB Logan Thomas, FS Tyrann Mathieu inactive for Week 1.

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Cardinals | Saturday practice report

Sat, 06 Sep 2014 14:47:21 -0700

Arizona Cardinals LB Alex Okafor (thigh) did not practice Saturday, Sept. 6, and is out for Week 1. FS Tyrann Mathieu (knee), OG Jonathan Cooper (toe), LB Kevin Minter (chest) and DT Frostee Rucker (back) were full participants in practice. P Dave Zastudil (groin) was limited in practice Saturday and is questionable for Week 1. Mathieu is questionable for Week 1, while Cooper, Minter and Rucker are probable.

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Cardinals | Friday practice report

Fri, 05 Sep 2014 14:38:02 -0700

Arizona Cardinals LB Alex Okafor (thigh) did not practice Friday, Sept. 5. OG Jonathan Cooper (toe), FS Tyrann Mathieu (knee), LB Kevin Minter (chest) and DT Frostee Rucker (back) practiced in full.

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Cardinals | Thursday practice report

Thu, 04 Sep 2014 14:54:44 -0700

LB Alex Okafor (thigh) did not practice Thursday, Sept. 4. OG Jonathan Cooper (toe), SS Tyrann Mathieu (knee) LB Kevin Minter (chest) and DT Frostee Rucker (back) were full participants.

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Cardinals | Larry Foote, Kevin Minter in the middle

Wed, 06 Aug 2014 17:13:22 -0700

Arizona Cardinals LBs Larry Foote and Kevin Minter are listed as the team's starting inside linebackers on the first depth chart of the preseason, with LB Matt Shaughnessy listed as the starting 'SAM', and LB John Abraham as the starting 'WILL'. LB Sam Acho is the primary backup at SAM, with LB Alex Okafor as the backup WILL. LBs Lorenzo Alexander and Kenny Demens are the backups in the middle.

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Cardinals | Alex Okafor filling in

Sat, 26 Jul 2014 15:25:46 -0700

Arizona Cardinals OLB Alex Okafor is filling in for OLB John Abraham (personal) as the starting weakside linebacker.

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Cardinals | Alex Okafor more comfortable in 2014

Mon, 07 Jul 2014 13:52:47 -0700

Arizona Cardinals LB Alex Okafor (biceps) feels more comfortable in his sophomore offseason. "A year makes all the difference," Okafor said, adding that he's learned the playbook and knows his teammates better. Okafor said he feels like he finally has an identity and can be himself on the field. Head coach Bruce Arians said Okafor had an excellent offseason.

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Cardinals | Alex Okafor expected to be ready in a few weeks

Sun, 09 Feb 2014 20:53:20 -0800

Arizona Cardinals LB Alex Okafor (biceps) said he expects to be 100 percent healthy in four to six weeks. Okafor missed most of the 2013 season because of a torn biceps.

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Cardinals | Alex Okafor thinks he could have played with injury

Wed, 25 Sep 2013 09:16:54 -0700

Arizona Cardinals LB Alex Okafor (biceps) said he believes he could have played with his torn biceps but decided to have surgery because he has a lot of football left in his career.

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Cardinals | One out, one to IR

Wed, 25 Sep 2013 08:43:12 -0700

Arizona Cardinals DT Dan Williams will not play in Week 4, as he attends his father's funeral. LB Alex Okafor (biceps) was placed on Injured Reserve.

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Cardinals | Alex Okafor done for season

Tue, 24 Sep 2013 19:53:43 -0700

Arizona Cardinals head coach Bruce Arians said Tuesday, Sept. 24, that LB Alex Okafor (biceps) suffered a torn biceps tendon and will miss the rest of the season.

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Cardinals | Alex Okafor to get more time

Mon, 23 Sep 2013 10:57:52 -0700

Arizona Cardinals head coach Bruce Arians said LB Alex Okafor will receive more playing time because of the injuries to LB Lorenzo Alexander (foot) and LB Sam Acho (leg).

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Cardinals | Week 2 Inactives

Sun, 15 Sep 2013 11:55:51 -0700

The Arizona Cardinals have declared DL Alameda Ta'amu, LB Alex Okafor, OT Bobby Massie, OG Earl Watford, TE Rob Housler, QB Ryan Lindley, RB Ryan Williams inactive for Week 2.

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Cardinals | Week 2 Inactives

Sun, 15 Sep 2013 11:43:43 -0700

The Arizona Cardinals have declared DE John Abraham, LB Lorenzo Alexander, DE Darnell Dockett, TE Rob Housler, QB Ryan Lindley, OT Bobby Massie, LB Alex Okafor, DT Alameda Ta'amu, OG Earl Watford and RB Ryan Williams inactive for Week 2.

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Cardinals | Week 1 Inactives

Sun, 08 Sep 2013 12:19:59 -0700

The Arizona Cardinals have declared DL Alameda Ta'amu, LB Alex Okafor, OT Bobby Massie, LB Brandon Y. Williams, OG Earl Watford, CB Jamell Fleming, TE Rob Housler, RB Ryan Williams inactive for Week 1.

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Cardinals | Two defensive players dealing with injuries

Fri, 02 Aug 2013 13:32:43 -0700

Arizona Cardinals LB Karlos Dansby (hamstring) is dealing with a mild hamstring strain while LB Alex Okafor (ankle) has a sprained ankle.

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Cardinals | Sign two

Tue, 04 Jun 2013 14:13:05 -0700

The Arizona Cardinals signed LB Alex Okafor (Texas) and OG Earl Watford (James Madison) Tuesday, June 4. Terms of the contracts were not disclosed.

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Bengals | Worked out two Texas players

Sun, 31 Mar 2013 18:17:37 -0700

Cincinnati Bengals defensive coordinator Mike Zimmer and defensive line coach Jay Hayes were in Austin last week for the University of Texas Pro Day, working out Texas DE Alex Okafor and S Kenny Vaccaro.

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NFL | Alex Okafor lifts at combine

Tue, 26 Feb 2013 20:16:54 -0800

Texas DL Alex Okafor (hip) did not take part in most drills at the NFL Scouting Combine due to a hip injury, although he was able to record 21 reps of 225 pounds in the bench press.

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NFL | More on Alex Okafor

Sat, 23 Feb 2013 21:27:31 -0800

Updating a previous report, Texas DE Alex Okafor (hip), who was unable to work out at the NFL Scouting Combine due to a bruised hip flexor, said Saturday, Feb. 23, he would rather wait for the opportunity to fully heal. He plans to work out at the University of Texas Pro Day March 26.

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NFL | Alex Okafor measured at combine

Sat, 23 Feb 2013 15:46:50 -0800

University of Texas DE Alex Okafor measured in at 6-foot-4 1/2, 264 pounds at the NFL Scouting Combine.

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NFL | Alex Okafor not working out at combine

Sat, 23 Feb 2013 13:15:23 -0800

University of Texas DE Alex Okafor (hip) will not participate in thee drills at the NFL Scouting Combine because of a bruised hip flexor he suffered at the Senior Bowl. He said the injury is not serious and will allow the injury to fully heal in time for his Pro Day.

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Bills | May not be interested in Alex Okafor

Sat, 16 Feb 2013 11:34:31 -0800

The Buffalo Bills may not show interest in University of Texas DE Alex Okafor during the 2013 NFL Draft because he may only be able to play defensive end in a 4-3 defensive alignment which would not fit the team's need for a defender that can play in multiple defenses.

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Cowboys | Met with Alex Okafor

Sat, 26 Jan 2013 11:33:08 -0800

The Dallas Cowboys met with Texas DE Alex Okafor at the Senior Bowl this week.

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