Amobi Okoye DL CHI 9 Months
The Cowboys are showing interest in free agent DT Amobi Okoye.
The Cowboys need line depth after losing Tyrone Crawford for the season and Anthony Spencer to left knee surgery. Okoye is familiar with Dallas DL coach Rod Marinelli after spending time with Marinelli in Chicago last season.
Amobi Okoye DL CHI Dec 12 '12
Bears re-signed DT Amobi Okoye.
Okoye is back after appearing in six games for the Bears earlier this season. He compiled seven tackles and one sack in a rotational role.
Amobi Okoye DL CHI Aug 31 '12
Bears agree to terms with free agent DT Amobi Okoye, formerly of the Bucs.
Amobi Okoye DL CHI Aug 29 '12
Bucs DT Amobi Okoye's knee has continued to be a problem throughout training camp despite his June scope.
"It's not just one surgery," said coach Greg Schiano. "He has a history with that knee." Okoye has missed the Bucs' last two preseason games and practiced sparingly. Tampa Bay's interior defensive line is going to be a major weakness again this year. They'll be a running game to target in fantasy matchups.
Amobi Okoye DL CHI Jul 27 '12
Bucs DT Amobi Okoye has been cleared for camp after an offseason knee scope.
Okoye spent Wednesday on active/PUP, then was activated Thursday and practiced fully on Friday. The Bucs view Okoye as primarily a three-technique tackle, backing up Gerald McCoy. Roy Miller and Gary Gibson will compete at nose tackle.
Amobi Okoye DL CHI Jun 12 '12
Bucs DT Amobi Okoye is recovering from arthroscopic knee surgery.
It was merely a simple scope. Okoye is absent from Tuesday's practice, but coach Greg Schiano expects him to return as early as Wednesday. Expected to be a rotational lineman this season, Okoye should be back to full health for training camp.
Amobi Okoye DL CHI Apr 07 '121 Comment
Buccaneers signed DT Amobi Okoye to a one-year, $2 million contract.
Amobi Okoye DL CHI Apr 05 '12
According to the Tampa Bay Times, the Buccaneers' interest in free agent DT Amobi Okoye is "mutual."
The Times confirms Okoye is also receiving interest from the Broncos and Bengals, although the Buccaneers could offer him significant playing time in a three-man rotation. Usual third DT Roy Miller is coming off a poor year. Okoye could be the top reserve behind Gerald McCoy and Brian Price.
Amobi Okoye DL CHI Apr 05 '12
The Bears will not be re-signing free agent DT Amobi Okoye.
GM Phil Emery recently hinted Okoye was no longer in Chicago's plans. Per Vaughn McClure of the Chicago Tribune, Okoye is "likely headed" to Denver, Cincinnati, or Tampa Bay. It sounds like the Broncos quietly entered the bidding.
Amobi Okoye DL CHI Apr 02 '12
Free agent DT Amobi Okoye will visit the Bengals on Tuesday.
Akoye has also reportedly drawn interest from the Bucs, Patriots and Broncos, but Cincinnati will be his first known visit. The Bears remain interested in re-signing him. Okoye will be a part of a three-technique tackle rotation wherever he ends up.