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Alex Okafor

23-Year-Old Defensive End – Arizona Cardinals

2014 Defensive Stats

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2014 Fantasy Football Outlook

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 Jun...

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2014 ADP:

Bye Week:  4

STATUS:  Out     INJURY:  Thigh      FRI PRACTICE:   DNP
HT: 6' 4"   WT: 260   DOB: 2/8/1991
College: Texas  DRAFTED: 4th Rd   Show ContractHide Contract

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Alex Okafor Contract Information:

Signed a four-year contract with the Cardinals in June of 2013.

September 6, 2014  –  Alex Okafor News

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Okafor (thigh) is ruled out for Monday's game against the Chargers, the Cardinals' official site reports.

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Alex Okafor 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
2013 22 Ari 1 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0

Age is determined on September 1st of each season.

Alex Okafor – Playing Time Overview

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#1 Outside Linebacker
  1. Alex Okafor
  2. Victor Butler
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Defensive Snaps in 2014

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Special Teams Snaps in 2014

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Year Def ST
2013 5 20
Alex Okafor 2014 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 SD
2 @NYG
3 SF
4 BYE Bye Week
5 @Den
6 Was
7 @Oak
8 Phi
9 @Dal
10 StL
11 Det
12 @Sea
13 @Atl
14 KC
15 @StL
16 Sea
17 @SF

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 Alex Okafor  (View College Stats & News)
As Compared To Other Defensive Ends
Height:   6' 4"
ABOVE AVERAGE
Weight:   260 lbs
BELOW AVERAGE
40-Yard Dash:   4.88 sec
WEAK
Shuttle Time:   4.40 sec
AVERAGE
Cone Drill
Not Available
Arm Length:   33.88 in
AVERAGE
Hand Length:   9.63 in
BELOW AVERAGE
Vertical Jump:   36 in
GREAT
Broad Jump:   112 in
WEAK
Bench Press:   21 reps
WEAK
Arizona Cardinals Team Injury Report
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Alex Okafor: Past News Updates   ( ▲ View most recent update )

Okafor has been working at weakside linebacker with the Cardinals' first-team defense during John Abraham's (personal) absence from training camp, Kent Somers of the Arizona Republic reports.

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Okafor (biceps) was cleared late last week for post-rehab work, the Cardinals' official site reports.

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Okafor (biceps) should be a "full-go" in about 4-to-6 weeks, the Cardinals' official site reports. "My time here is almost up," he said. "I'm excited to get out there and start doing football-type things again."

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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.
Okafor (biceps) was placed on injured reserve Wednesday, Alex Marvez of FOX Sports 1 reports.

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The Cardinals selected Okafor in the fourth round of the 2013 NFL Draft, 103rd overall.

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Okafor ran the 40-yard dash in 4.88 and 4.89 seconds at the Texas pro day, NFL.com reports.

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