Alex Okafor news, rumors and stats

 

Alex Okafor

Arizona Cardinals
Linebacker

Ht: 6.5 | Wt: 265

News | Stats | Stat vs. Team | Targets | Injury | Depth Chart | Roster


Player News

From -- thru  --


Cardinals | Arizona's Friday injury report

Fri, 09 Sep 2016 15:34:29 -0700

Arizona Cardinals LB Kareem Martin (knee) did not participate in practice Friday, Sept. 9, and has been ruled out for Week 1. RB Stepfan Taylor (knee), LB Lamar Louis (knee) and CB Justin Bethel (foot) were limited during practice and are listed as questionable. LB Alex Okafor (biceps) and DT Frostee Rucker (neck) fully participated in practice and are not on the injury report.

Comment (0) | Share: Tweet!Share on Facebook | Source: NFL

Cardinals | Arizona practice report for Thursday

Thu, 08 Sep 2016 18:58:34 -0700

Arizona Cardinals CB Justin Bethel (foot), LB Lamar Louis (knee), DL Frostee Rucker (neck) and RB Stepfan Taylor (knee) were limited participants in practice Thursday, Sept. 8. LB Alex Okafor (biceps) was a full participant, and DL Kareem Martin (knee) did not practice.

Comment (0) | Share: Tweet!Share on Facebook | Source: AZCardinals.com

Cardinals | Arizona's Wednesday injury report for Week 1

Wed, 07 Sep 2016 15:51:25 -0700

Arizona Cardinals RB Stepfan Taylor (knee), LB Lamar Louis (knee) and LB Kareem Martin (knee) did not participate in practice Wednesday, Sept. 7. DT Frostee Rucker (neck) and CB Justin Bethel (foot) were limited during practice, while LB Alex Okafor (biceps) fully participated in practice.

Comment (0) | Share: Tweet!Share on Facebook | Source: Patriots.com

Cardinals | Alex Okafor to play with injury

Sun, 21 Aug 2016 11:28:50 -0700

Arizona Cardinals LB Alex Okafor (biceps) plans to play this season even though he has a torn biceps tendon, according to sources.

Comment (0) | Share: Tweet!Share on Facebook | Source: NFL Network - Ian Rapoport

Redskins | Alex Okafor has torn biceps

Fri, 19 Aug 2016 21:19:13 -0700

Washington Redskins LB Alex Okafor (biceps) has a torn biceps tendon and is trying to decide whether he will have surgery, head coach Bruce Arians said Friday, Aug. 19.

Comment (0) | Share: Tweet!Share on Facebook | Source: AZCardinals.com - Darren Urban

Cardinals | Alex Okafor to NFI

Tue, 12 Jan 2016 10:34:17 -0800

Arizona Cardinals LB Alex Okafor (calf) was placed on the Non-Football Injury list Tuesday, Jan. 12. Free-agent LB Jason Babin (Ravens) was signed in a corresponding move.

Comment (0) | Share: Tweet!Share on Facebook | Source: AZCardinals.com

Cardinals | Friday injury report for Week 10

Fri, 13 Nov 2015 16:58:50 -0800

Arizona Cardinals C Lyle Sendlein (shoulder) was limited during practice Friday, Nov. 13, and is listed as questionable for the Week 10 game against the Seattle Seahawks. WR Brittan Golden (groin), LB Alex Okafor (calf) and CB Jerraud Powers (hamstring) fully participated in practice and are listed as probable.

Comment (0) | Share: Tweet!Share on Facebook | Source: AZCardinals.com

Cardinals | Thursday practice report for Week 10

Thu, 12 Nov 2015 17:46:49 -0800

Arizona Cardinals WR Brittan Golden (groin), CB Jerraud Powers (hamstring) and C Lyle Sendlein (shoulder) were limited during practice Thursday, Nov. 12. LB Alex Okafor (calf) fully participated in practice.

Comment (0) | Share: Tweet!Share on Facebook | Source: NFL

Cardinals | Wednesday practice report for Week 10

Wed, 11 Nov 2015 15:22:52 -0800

Arizona Cardinals WR Brittan Golden (groin), CB Jerraud Powers (hamstring) and C Lyle Sendlein (shoulder) were limited in practice Wednesday, Nov. 11. LB Alex Okafor (calf) practiced in full.

Comment (0) | Share: Tweet!Share on Facebook | Source: NFL

Cardinals | Week 8 Arizona inactives

Sun, 01 Nov 2015 08:39:08 -0800

The Arizona Cardinals have declared LB Alex Okafor, OT D.J. Humphries, TE Darren Fells, OG Earl Watford, QB Matt Barkley, LB Shaquille Riddick, DT Xavier Williams inactive for Week 8.

Comment (0) | Share: Tweet!Share on Facebook

Cardinals | Friday practice report for Week 8

Fri, 30 Oct 2015 14:39:20 -0700

Arizona Cardinals LB Alex Okafor (calf) has been ruled out for Week 8 against the Cleveland Browns Sunday, Nov. 1. WR Brittan Golden (groin) and CB Jerraud Powers (hamstring) are listed as questionable, and LB Dwight Freeney (finger), DT Frostee Rucker (quadriceps), C Lyle Sendlein (ankle) CB Justin Bethel (foot) and S Deone Bucannon (elbow) are listed as probable. Okafor and Powers did not practice Friday, Oct. 30. Golden was limited in practice, and Freeney, Rucker, Sendlein, Bethel and Bucannon practiced in full Friday.

Comment (0) | Share: Tweet!Share on Facebook | Source: AZCardinals.com

Cardinals | Thursday practice report for Week 8

Thu, 29 Oct 2015 15:45:23 -0700

Arizona Cardinals WR Brittan Golden (groin), LB Alex Okafor (calf) and CB Jerraud Powers (hamstring) did not practice Thursday, Oct. 29. LB Dwight Freeney (finger), DT Frostee Rucker (quadriceps) and C Lyle Sendlein (ankle) were limited, while CB Justin Bethel (foot) and S Deone Bucannon (elbow) practiced in full.

Comment (0) | Share: Tweet!Share on Facebook | Source: NFL

Cardinals | Wednesday practice report

Wed, 28 Oct 2015 15:06:51 -0700

Arizona Cardinals WR Brittan Golden (groin), LB Alex Okafor (calf), CB Jerraud Powers (hamstring), DT Frostee Rucker (quadriceps) and C Lyle Sendlein (ankle) did not practice Wednesday, Oct. 28. CB Justin Bethel (foot) and S Deone Bucannon (elbow) and LB Dwight Freeney (finger) were limited.

Comment (0) | Share: Tweet!Share on Facebook | Source: AZCardinals.com - Darren Urban

Cardinals | Week 7 inactives for Arizona

Mon, 26 Oct 2015 16:05:58 -0700

The Arizona Cardinals have declared LB Alex Okafor, OT D.J. Humphries, TE Darren Fells, OG Earl Watford, QB Matt Barkley, LB Shaquille Riddick, DT Xavier Williams inactive for Week 7.

Comment (0) | Share: Tweet!Share on Facebook

Cardinals | Saturday Cardinals injury report

Sat, 24 Oct 2015 14:14:16 -0700

Arizona Cardinals TE Darren Fells (shoulder) and LB Alex Okafor (calf) didn't practice Saturday, Oct. 24, and are out for Week 7. CB Justin Bethel (foot) and WR Brittan Golden (groin) were limited Saturday and are probable. DT Cory Redding (shoulder), DT Frostee Rucker (foot) and LB LaMarr Woodley (chest) practiced in full and are probable against the Baltimore Ravens.

Comment (0) | Share: Tweet!Share on Facebook | Source: FOX Sports 910 Radio - Mike Jurecki

Cardinals | Friday practice report for Week 7

Fri, 23 Oct 2015 15:57:00 -0700

Arizona Cardinals LB Alex Okafor (calf) did not participate in practice Friday, Oct. 23. CB Justin Bethel (foot), DT Frostee Rucker (foot) and LB LaMarr Woodley (chest) were limited during practice, while DT Cory Redding (shoulder) fully participated in practice.

Comment (0) | Share: Tweet!Share on Facebook | Source: AZCardinals.com

Cardinals | Thursday practice report for Week 7

Thu, 22 Oct 2015 15:00:06 -0700

Arizona Cardinals LB Alex Okafor (calf) did not practice Thursday, Oct. 22. CB Justin Bethel (foot), DTs Cory Redding (shoulder) and Frostee Rucker (foot) and LB LaMarr Woodley (chest) were limited.

Comment (0) | Share: Tweet!Share on Facebook | Source: AZCardinals.com - Darren Urban

Cardinals | Week 6 inactives for Arizona

Sun, 18 Oct 2015 08:29:45 -0700

The Arizona Cardinals have declared LB Alex Okafor, OT D.J. Humphries, OG Earl Watford, WR JJ Nelson, QB Matt Barkley, LB Shaquille Riddick, DT Xavier Williams inactive for Week 6.

Comment (0) | Share: Tweet!Share on Facebook

Cardinals | Wednesday practice report for Week 6

Wed, 14 Oct 2015 13:13:21 -0700

Arizona Cardinals LB Alex Okafor (calf), FS Tyrann Mathieu (heel) and LB LaMarr Woodley (chest) did not participate in practice Wednesday, Oct. 14. CB Justin Bethel (foot), FS Tony Jefferson (neck) and FS Rashad Johnson (hip) were limited during practice, while WR JJ Nelson (shoulder) and OT Jared Veldheer (ribs) fully participated in practice.

Comment (0) | Share: Tweet!Share on Facebook | Source: AZCardinals.com - Darren Urban

Cardinals | Alex Okafor out 2-4 weeks

Mon, 12 Oct 2015 11:30:58 -0700

Arizona Cardinals LB Alex Okafor (calf) is expected to miss two to four weeks because of a strained calf, according to a source.

Comment (0) | Share: Tweet!Share on Facebook | Source: NFL Network - Rand Getlin

Cardinals | Alex Okafor leaves with calf injury

Sun, 11 Oct 2015 22:52:01 -0700

Arizona Cardinals LB Alex Okafor (calf) left the Week 5 game against the Detroit Lions due to a right calf injury and he was unable to return.

Comment (0) | Share: Tweet!Share on Facebook | Source: The Arizona Republic - Kent Somers

Cardinals | Friday injury report for Week 4

Fri, 02 Oct 2015 14:37:35 -0700

Arizona Cardinals WR JJ Nelson (shoulder) was ruled out for Week 4 against the St. Louis Rams. OG Mike Iupati (knee), LB Alex Okafor (shoulder) and LB LaMarr Woodley (quadriceps) are probable. Nelson did not practice Friday, Oct. 2, while the rest were full participants.

Comment (0) | Share: Tweet!Share on Facebook | Source: AZCardinals.com

Cardinals | Thursday practice report for Week 4

Thu, 01 Oct 2015 16:37:04 -0700

Arizona Cardinals WR JJ Nelson (shoulder) did not participate in practice Thursday, Oct. 1. LB LaMarr Woodley (quadriceps) and OG Mike Iupati (knee) were limited. LB Alex Okafor (shoulder) had a full practice.

Comment (0) | Share: Tweet!Share on Facebook | Source: AZCardinals.com - Darren Urban

Cardinals | Wednesday practice report for Week 4

Wed, 30 Sep 2015 16:30:23 -0700

Arizona Cardinals WR JJ Nelson (shoulder) did not participate in practice Wednesday, Sept. 30. OG Mike Iupati (knee) and LB Alex Okafor (shoulder) were limited during practice.

Comment (0) | Share: Tweet!Share on Facebook | Source: AZCardinals.com

Cardinals | Friday injury report for Week 3

Fri, 25 Sep 2015 15:55:12 -0700

Arizona Cardinals WR JJ Nelson (shoulder) has been ruled out for the Week 3 game against the San Francisco 49ers. OG Mike Iupati (knee) is listed as questionable, while SS Deone Bucannon (groin), FS Tony Jefferson (hamstring), LB Alex Okafor (shoulder) and LB LaMarr Woodley (shoulder) are listed as probable. Nelson did not participate in practice Friday, Sept. 25. Iupati, Jefferson and Okafor were limited during practice, while Bucannon and Woodley fully participated in practice.

Comment (0) | Share: Tweet!Share on Facebook | Source: NFL

Cardinals | Thursday practice report for Week 3

Thu, 24 Sep 2015 17:33:48 -0700

Arizona Cardinals WR JJ Nelson (shoulder) did not participate in practice Thursday, Sept. 24. OG Mike Iupati (knee), FS Tony Jefferson (hamstring), LB Alex Okafor (shoulder) and LB LaMarr Woodley (shoulder) were limited during practice, while SS Deone Bucannon (groin) fully participated in practice.

Comment (0) | Share: Tweet!Share on Facebook | Source: 49ers.com

Cardinals | Wednesday practice report for Week 3

Wed, 23 Sep 2015 16:34:52 -0700

Arizona Cardinals WR JJ Nelson (shoulder) and LB LaMarr Woodley (shoulder) did not practice Wednesday, Sept. 23. S Deone Bucannon (groin), OG Mike Iupati (knee), S Tony Jefferson (hamstring) and LB Alex Okafor (shoulder) were limited.

Comment (0) | Share: Tweet!Share on Facebook | Source: AZCardinals.com

Cardinals | Alex Okafor arrested

Mon, 09 Mar 2015 13:06:56 -0700

Arizona Cardinals LB Alex Okafor was arrested Monday, March 9, after fleeing the scene of a reported disturbance, according to police.

Comment (0) | Share: Tweet!Share on Facebook | Source: ESPN.com - Josh Weinfuss

Cardinals | Friday injury report

Fri, 17 Oct 2014 14:55:23 -0700

Arizona Cardinals TE Troy Niklas (ankle) and DE Calais Campbell (knee) did not participate in practice Friday, Oct. 17, and have been ruled out for Week 7. TE John Carlson (knee), LB Glenn Carson (ankle), DE Frostee Rucker (calf) and DT Alameda Ta'amu (illness) were limited during practice and are listed as questionable. LB Alex Okafor (quadriceps) and CB Patrick Peterson (ankle) fully participate in practice Friday, Oct. 17, and are listed as probable.

Comment (0) | Share: Tweet!Share on Facebook | Source: AZCardinals.com

Cardinals | Thursday practice report

Thu, 16 Oct 2014 17:49:25 -0700

Arizona Cardinals DT Alameda Ta'amu (illness), DE Calais Campbell (knee) and TE Troy Niklas (ankle) did not practice Thursday, Oct. 16. LB Glenn Carson (ankle) was a limited participant in practice, and TE John Carlson (knee), WR John Brown (hamstring) and LB Alex Okafor (quadriceps) were full participants.

Comment (0) | Share: Tweet!Share on Facebook | Source: ESPN.com - Josh Weinfuss

Cardinals | Wednesday's practice report

Wed, 15 Oct 2014 18:39:57 -0700

Arizona Cardinals DE Calais Campbell (knee), TE John Carlson (knee), TE Troy Niklas (ankle) and DE Frostee Rucker (calf) did not practice Wednesday, Oct. 15. LB Glenn Carson (ankle), LB Alex Okafor (quadriceps) and CB Patrick Peterson (ankle) were listed as limited participants.

Comment (0) | Share: Tweet!Share on Facebook | Source: AZCardinals.com

Cardinals | Friday injury report

Fri, 03 Oct 2014 14:31:00 -0700

Arizona Cardinals LB Glenn Carson (ankle) has been ruled out for Week 5. OG Paul Fanaika (knee) is listed as questionable, while LB Alex Okafor (thigh), DT Frostee Rucker (calf), P Dave Zastudil (groin), TE Rob Housler (hip) and CB Patrick Peterson (illness) are listed as probable. Carson and Peterson did not participate in practice Friday, Oct. 3. Housler and Okafor fully participated in practice, while the other players were limited during practice.

Comment (0) | Share: Tweet!Share on Facebook | Source: AZCardinals.com

Cardinals | Thursday practice report

Thu, 02 Oct 2014 15:00:20 -0700

Arizona Cardinals OG Paul Fanaika (knee) did not practice Thursday, Oct. 2. DT Frostee Rucker (calf) and P Dave Zastudil (groin) were limited, while LB Alex Okafor (thigh) and TE Rob Housler (hip) practiced in full.

Comment (0) | Share: Tweet!Share on Facebook | Source: AZCardinals.com

Cardinals | Wednesday's injury report

Wed, 01 Oct 2014 17:13:10 -0700

Arizona Cardinals OG Paul Fanaika (knee), LB Alex Okafor (thihg), DE Frostee Rucker (calf) and P Dave Zastudil (groin) were each listed as limited participants for practice Wednesday, Oct. 1. TE Rob Housler (hip) was able to take part in a full practice.

Comment (0) | Share: Tweet!Share on Facebook | Source: AZCardinals.com

Cardinals | Alex Okafor hopes to return next week

Wed, 24 Sep 2014 10:55:36 -0700

Arizona Cardinals LB Alex Okafor (thigh) is hoping to return in Week 5 after the team's bye week.

Comment (0) | Share: Tweet!Share on Facebook | Source: The Arizona Republic - Bob McManaman

Cardinals | Week 3 Inactives

Sun, 21 Sep 2014 11:47:36 -0700

The Arizona Cardinals have declared LB Victor Butler, LB Glenn Carson, TE Rob Housler, LB Alex Okafor, QB Carson Palmer, NT Alameda Ta'amu, P Dave Zastudil inactive for Week 3.

Comment (0) | Share: Tweet!Share on Facebook

Cardinals | Friday injury report

Fri, 19 Sep 2014 14:36:45 -0700

Arizona Cardinals LB Alex Okafor (thigh) and P Dave Zastudil (groin) have been ruled out for Week 3. TE Rob Housler (hip) and Frostee Rucker (calf) are listed as questionable, while C Lyle Sendlein (ankle), LB Larry Foote (shoulder) and LB Kevin Minter (quadriceps) are listed as probable. Housler, Okafor and Zastudil did not participate in practice Friday, Sept. 19. Rucker was limited during practice, while the other three players fully participated in practice.

Comment (0) | Share: Tweet!Share on Facebook | Source: AZCardinals.com

Cardinals | Thursday practice report

Thu, 18 Sep 2014 17:58:15 -0700

Arizona Cardinals LB John Abraham (concussion), TE Rob Housler (hip), LB Alex Okafor (thigh), DE Frostee Rucker (calf) and P Dave Zastudil (groin) did not participate in practice Thursday, Sept. 18. LB Larry Foote (shoulder) was limited during practice, while LB Kevin Minter (quadriceps) and C Lyle Sendlein (ankle) fully participated in practice.

Comment (0) | Share: Tweet!Share on Facebook | Source: AZCardinals.com

Cardinals | Wednesday's practice report

Wed, 17 Sep 2014 17:37:01 -0700

Arizona Cardinals LB John Abraham (concussion), LB Alex Okafor (thigh) and DE Frostee Rucker (calf) each did not practice Wednesday, Sept. 17. LB Larry Foote (shoulder) and P Dave Zastudil (groin) were listed as limited participants, while LB Kevin Minter (quadriceps) and C Lyle Sendlein (ankle) were able to fully participate.

Comment (0) | Share: Tweet!Share on Facebook | Source: AZCardinals.com

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.

Comment (0) | Share: Tweet!Share on Facebook

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.

Comment (0) | Share: Tweet!Share on Facebook | Source: AZCardinals.com

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.

Comment (0) | Share: Tweet!Share on Facebook | Source: AZCardinals.com

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.

Comment (0) | Share: Tweet!Share on Facebook | Source: AZCardinals.com

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.

Comment (0) | Share: Tweet!Share on Facebook

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.

Comment (0) | Share: Tweet!Share on Facebook | Source: AZCardinals.com

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.

Comment (0) | Share: Tweet!Share on Facebook | Source: AZCardinals.com

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.

Comment (0) | Share: Tweet!Share on Facebook | Source: AZCardinals.com

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.

Comment (0) | Share: Tweet!Share on Facebook | Source: AZCardinals.com - Darren Urban

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.

Comment (0) | Share: Tweet!Share on Facebook | Source: AZCardinals.com - Darren Urban

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.

Comment (0) | Share: Tweet!Share on Facebook | Source: AZCardinals.com - Kyle Odegard