Alex Okafor

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Steve Geller
March 14, 2019 - 4:39 pm
According to multiple reports, the Kansas City Chiefs have signed former Saints defensive end Alex Okafor to a three-year deal. His contract is worth $18 million and can go up to $24 million if he hits all the incentives included. Okafor had 8.5 sacks over 26 games for the Black & Gold and...
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Nov 12, 2017; Orchard Park, NY, USA; New Orleans Saints defensive end Alex Okafor (57) on the field prior to a game against the Buffalo Bills at New Era Field.
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Steve Geller
January 02, 2019 - 5:56 pm
The Saints were still in the spirit of giving after Christmas. Defensive end Alex Okafor came up just short of an on the field bonus, but the team decided to reward him anyway. He will receive $400,000 despite coming up just one sack shy sack of the incentive in his contract. "The Saints have...
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Steve Geller
August 22, 2018 - 6:21 pm
The first day of Saints / Chargers joint practices was a good workout for both teams filled with big offensive plays and a few turnovers. A massive positive for the Saints was seeing rookie defensive end Marcus Davenport in pads and taking part in team drills. He had missed about 3 weeks of...
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Saints DE Alex Okafor
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Kristian Garic
August 15, 2018 - 11:34 pm
​After a scary moment in practice on Wednesday, the Saints and defensive end Alex Okafor can exhale. Okafor went down in a pile during practice and received medical attention before walking off the field in what looked like a bad injury. Okafor is already working his way back from an Achilles...
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Jun 12, 2018; Metairie, LA, USA; New Orleans Saints wide receiver Cameron Meredith (81) participates in drills during minicamp at the Ochsner Sports Performance Center.
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Steve Geller
August 15, 2018 - 6:00 pm
The Saints pushed back their practice time a little bit today and the indoor session had two big positives along with a unsettling negative. First, the good news. Rookie Marcus Davenport and wide receiver Cameron Meredith were back at practice. Davenport didn't take part in any drills but it was at...
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Nov 12, 2017; Orchard Park, NY, USA; New Orleans Saints defensive end Alex Okafor (57) on the field prior to a game against the Buffalo Bills at New Era Field.
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The Saints have their first injury scare of training camp, after defensive end Alex Okafor went down during team drills. When Okafor went down, you could hear a pin drop in the Saints indoor facility. Okafor ended up getting up and walking off the field with trainers, but he was visibly upset,...
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Steve Geller
August 09, 2018 - 8:04 am
Quarterback Taysom Hill It is still early in training camp, but I would say Tom Savage has the edge right now for the #2 QB gig behind Drew Brees. He’s just been more accurate than Taysom Hill. The back-up battle will be determined on what happens in an actual game vs. practice, though. Hill’s...
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Steve Geller
August 03, 2018 - 2:49 pm
The Saints started outdoors this morning; but once lighting was spotted, the practice moved to the team’s indoor facility. Wide receiver Ted Ginn Jr. was not at camp, but it may have just been just a veterans day off. Rookie defensive end Marcus Davenport , tight end Benjamin Watson, wide receiver...
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Nov 19, 2017; New Orleans, LA, USA; New Orleans Saints defensive end Alex Okafor (57) is taken off the field on a cart after an injury in the second half against the Washington Redskins at the Mercedes-Benz Superdome. The Saints won, 34-31 in overtime.
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Seth Dunlap
May 09, 2018 - 7:42 pm
The last time we saw Saints' defensive end Alex Okafor on the field, he was being carted off after suffering a season ending Achilles injury in mid-November. It was a crushing blow for Okafor, who was enjoying a career year up to that point, with 43 tackles and 4.5 sacks. Many wondered if Okafor...
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