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Amobi Okoye

27-Year-Old Defensive Tackle – Dallas Cowboys

2013 Defensive Stats

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2014 Fantasy Football Outlook

Much-traveled former first round pick will get a chance to compete for a rotation spot in the Cowboys' defensive line, provided he's recovered from the medical issues that cost him the 2012 season....

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2014 ADP:

Bye Week:  11

STATUS:  Questionable     INJURY:  Undisclosed
HT: 6' 2"   WT: 292   DOB: 6/10/1987
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Amobi Okoye Contract Information:

Signed with the Cowboys in May 2014.

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Amobi Okoye NFL Stats
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  Tackles Defensive Stats Fumbles Kick Ret Punt Ret
Year Age Team G Tackles Solo Assist Sacks PDef Int TD Forced Recovered Yds TD Yds TD
2007 20 16 - 32 - 5.5 - 0 0 - 0 - - - -
2008 21 13 - 24 - 1 - 0 0 - 1 - - - -
2009 22 16 - 38 - 1.5 - 0 0 - 0 - - - -
2010 23 Hou 16 44 27 17 3 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0
2011 24 Chi 16 27 18 9 4 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
2012 25 Chi 9 12 9 3 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0

Age is determined on September 1st of each season.

Amobi Okoye – Playing Time Overview

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#4 Defensive Tackle

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Defensive Snaps in 2013

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Year Def ST
2011 - -
2012 229 10

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Amobi Okoye 2013 Game Log
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  Snap Count Tackles Defensive Stats Fumbles Kick Ret Punt Ret
Week Opp Def ST Tackles Solo Assist Sacks PDef Int TD Forced Recovered Yds TD Yds TD
1 NYG
2 @KC
3 StL
4 @SD
5 Den
6 Was
7 @Phi
8 @Det
9 Min
10 @NO
11 BYE Bye Week
12 @NYG
13 Oak
14 @Chi
15 GB
16 @Was
17 Phi

A blank stat line is used above whenever a player was not on the field for any plays in the game that week.

Measurables Overview for Amobi Okoye
As Compared To Other Defensive Tackles
Height:   6' 2"
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Weight:   292 lbs
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Amobi Okoye: Past News Updates   ( ▲ View most recent update )

Okoye signed with the Cowboys on Friday, Calvin Watkins of ESPN Dallas reports.

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Okoye was just 19 years old when he was drafted in the first round with the Texans, and will go to Dallas, where he'll reunite with defensive coordinator Rod Marinelli. The 26-year-old already has six NFL seasons under his belt, racking up 177 combined tackles and 16 sacks. He did sit out all of 2013 due to an undisclosed medical issue, however. Okoye's value as an IDP will be dependent on the role he's able to carve out in Dallas.
The Bears re-signed Okoye to a one-year contract, the team's official Twitter page reports.

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The Bears released Okoye on Tuesday, the Baltimore Sun's Aaron Wilson reports.

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Okoye (knee) signed with the Bears on Friday, the Chicago Sun-Times reports.

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Okoye (knee) has been involved in practice the past few days and the prospect of playing in the season opener Sept. 9 continues to improve, the Tampa Bay Times reports.

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Okoye agreed to a one-year deal with Tampa Bay on Monday, NFL Network's Jason La Canfora reports.

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Okoye signed with the Bears on Saturday, ChicagoBears.com reports.

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The Texans released Okoye on Saturday, ESPN.com reports.

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The Texans have informed Okoye that he has permission to seek a trade, the Houston Chronicle reports.

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2011

The Bears are suddenly very deep at the defensive tackle position, which allowed them to take a shot on the Texans' former bust. Though defensive coordinator Rod Marinelli may have something up his sleeve for the youngster.

2010

Okoye had a bounce back season after his disappointing sophomore campaign in 2008 and enters 2010 as a starter at defensive tackle.

2009

Okoye struggled with injuries in his second season and badly missed the marks set by his impressive rookie season. Okoye is shockingly just 22 years old heading into his third year and really should become more physically-imposing for each of the next couple years. Despite his high-ceiling and promising work so far, he shouldn't be a fantasy factor as an interior lineman.

2008

Okoye had an impressive rookie campaign by totaling 5.5 sacks. The emergence of Mario Williams last season made life easier on Okoye and that should continue to be the case. The Texans also brought in Roosevelt Colvin to bolster their linebacker unit. Okoye should improve in 2008.

2007

Okoye is expected to start at defensive tackle and brings a reputation as a pass rusher from the inside. He may have some IDP potential if DE Mario Williams plays up to his reputation.