24-Year-Old Linebacker – Arizona Cardinals
2015 Fantasy Football Outlook
As a rookie in 2013, Okafor suffered a season-ending torn biceps in Week 3, and his recovery extended through the same point last season. In his third career appearance in Week 6 against Washington, h...
2015 ADP: –
Bye Week: 9
Alex Okafor Contract Information:
Signed a four-year contract with the Cardinals in June of 2013.
Okafor is penciled into one of the Cardinals' starting outside linebacker spots for the 2015 season, Mike Jurecki of FOX Sports 910 Phoenix reports.
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Alex Okafor: Past News Updates ( ▲ View most recent update )
Exclusive Fantasy Analysis (FREE PREVIEW)Since sustaining a torn biceps in Week 3, Okafor has embarked upon a lengthy rehab at the team's training facility in Tempe, which is drawing to close. With the entire offseason in front of the Cardinals, though, it's unclear exactly where he'll fit into the linebacker rotation heading into his sophomore campaign in the fall.
RotoWire's Preseason Outlooks
During John Abraham's absence from the first half of the preseason, Okafor logged time as the starting weakside linebacker, which could extend into the regular season if Abraham is suspended for a June DUI arrest. Okafor himself has made just one appearance as a professional after sustaining a torn biceps in Week 3 last year, but during his final two collegiate campaigns at Texas, he displayed superior pass-rushing skills, totaling 19.5 sacks across 24 games.