Posts Tagged ‘Amobi Okoye’

Tampa Bay Buccaneers Ink Former Bears DT Amobi Okoye

The Buccaneers have inked former Bears defensive tackle Amobi Okoye to a one-year deal. Adam Caplan of The Sideline View confirmed the signing, adding that the one-year deal is worth $2 million and includes $700,000 in guarantees. Okoye also had some interest from the Bengals, Broncos, and Patriots. A first round pick (seventh overall) out […]

Bears Sign RB Marion Barber and DT Amobi Okoye

The Bears added a pair of discarded players on Saturday, agreeing to terms with defensive tackle Amobi Okoye and running back Marion Barber, Vaughn McClure of the Chicago Tribune reports. A 2007 first-round pick by the Texans, Okoye was not a fit in the Texans’ new 3-4 defense and, after no team was willing to […]

Houston Wants to See a Lot More From DT Amobi Okoye

The Texans are not taking a very soft patient stance with Amobi Okoye, and they are saying they want to see a lot more from the 23-year-old this season, this 4th in the NFL for the former first round pick: The Houston Texans are taking a hard line stance with Amobi Okoye: either produce or […]

AFC South Predictions

By Andy Benoit, AFC South Predictions 1. Indianapolis Colts Hard to pick against five consecutive division titles – especially if the defense continues to perform so well. 2. Jacksonville Jaguars If they were in the NFC, they would maybe be the Super Bowl favorite. 3. Houston Texans Capable of winning 10 games if everyone […]

Texans Hand GM Rick Smith a Four-Year Extension

The Texans have handed GM Rick Smith a four-year extension to try and continue building a team that appears it can be a contender in the AFC in the few years to come.  Smith was entering the final year of a three-year deal, but the team is coming off an 8-8 season, a franchise best, […]

NFL Nigerian-American Athletes Give Back

Five Nigerian-American NFL players will be arriving Monday in Nigeria on a relief assistance mission to provide support to their communities throughout five states in Nigeria. The five players, Houston’s Amobi Akoye and Ahman Green, New York’s Osi Umenyiora, and Chicago’s Adewole Ogunyele and Israel Idonijie, will be on a seven day trip to give […]