Reports: Chiefs, Alex Okafor agree to 1-year deal

Alex Okafor
Posted at 1:17 PM, Jul 20, 2021
and last updated 2021-07-20 14:17:53-04

KANSAS CITY, Mo.  — The Kansas City Chiefs have reached a one-year deal with defensive lineman Alex Okafor, NFL Network’s Ian Rapoport reported on Tuesday.

The 30-year-old has been with Kansas City for the past two seasons. In the 2020 regular season, Okafor played in 11 games, recording three sacks and 10 quarterback hits.

A torn pectoral muscle prevented Okafor from playing in Super Bowl LIV and at the start of the 2020-21 season, Okafor suffered hamstring injuries.

Okafor was originally a Cardinals’ fourth-round pick in 2013. He spent four seasons there before playing with the Saints in the 2017 and 2018 seasons.