Chiefs re-signing Alex Okafor

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The Chiefs are bringing back one of their own.

Per Ian Rapoport of NFL Media, edge rusher Alex Okafor is re-signing with Kansas City on a one-year deal.

Okafor has played the last two years with the Chiefs. Last year, he recorded 3.0 sacks, a tackle for loss, and 10 quarterback hits in 11 games, playing 26 percent of the team’s defensive snaps.

Originally a Cardinals fourth-round pick in 2013, Okafor is entering his ninth pro season. He spent his first four years with Arizona before signing with the Saints in 2017 and spending two seasons in New Orleans.

Okafor has recorded 30.0 career sacks, 34 tackles for loss, and 67 QB hits.

4 responses to “Chiefs re-signing Alex Okafor

  1. Ah yeah….the Chiefs are only doing what a smart team would do. Okafor has been with the Chiefs the last two seasons. Although he has been injury prone and never played a full season, he provides a safety net/veteran presence if Clark is suspended by the league. The Chiefs have quite a few second and third year players that might just step up too. I think Ingram would have only been a name signing, Chargers non pursuit and Steeler’s one year deal tell me he isn’t who he used to be. And as much as i would love to see Houston back, that bridge is still smoldering.

  2. I see the Chiefs taking an edge rusher in round one next year. I think Frank Clark might have played his last game as a Chief along with his bloated contract.

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