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Cowboys place DT Okoye (illness) on NFI list - Amobi Okoye (DL) Dallas Cowboys

Cowboys placed DT Amobi Okoye (illness) on the reserve/NFI list.

Amobi Okoye an inspiration to teammates

IRVING, Texas – Henry Melton was Amobi Okoye’s teammate for two years with the Chicago Bears. He thought they became good friends, so when Okoye stopped returning text messages last year, he was surprised. “Then someone ended up telling me and I was like, ‘What?’” Melton said. “And then soon after he was out and started texting me back, then started talking to see what was really going on and he said he was all right.

Dallas Cowboys DT Amobi Okoye takes next step in comeback attempt

IRVING — Amobi Okoye took another step Tuesday in his long journey back to football. Okoye, who emerged from a medically-induced coma 13 months ago as he waged an extended battle with the brain disease anti-NMDA receptor encephalitis, did some …

Amobi Okoye closer to return to action

IRVING, Texas – The Dallas Cowboys plan to work defensive tackle Amobi Okoye back to work slowly, but after Tuesday’s practice he got a little one-on-one contact in with an offensive lineman. “It was a weird feeling, but it was good to do that,” said Okoye, who has not played in a game since 2012 and was getting out of a medically-induced coma 13 month ago. Okoye is attempting to return to football after battling anti-NMDA receptor encephalitis, a potentially deadly brain illness.

Amobi Okoye not in pads yet

IRVING, Texas -- The Dallas Cowboys are continuing to take it slow with the recovery of Amobi Okoye, who was cleared last week to return to full football activities. Okoye remains on the non-football injury list as he returns from anti-NMDA encephalitis, a potentially fatal brain illness that had him in a medically-induced coma for roughly three months last year. He will continue to increase his conditioning work before he gets on the field in full pads.

Cowboys owner Jerry Jones says DT Amobi Okoye will return to team next week after being medically cleared

OXNARD, Calif. — Cowboys owner Jerry Jones said defensive tackle Amobi Okoye has been medically cleared an will return to the team Monday. He has been on the active/non-football illness list. Okoye was signed in May and is a former …

Dallas Cowboys add defensive end

OXNARD, Calif. -- With injuries keeping five defensive linemen out of practices, the Dallas Cowboys agreed to a deal with end Ken Boatright and, according to sources, could add Adewale Ojomo as well. Rookie defensive end DeMarcus Lawrence had surgery on a broken foot on Thursday and is expected to miss eight to 10 weeks. Defensive tackle Terrell McClain has been battling a sprained ankle and Ben Bass suffered a hamstring strain on Thursday. Anthony Spencer is on the physically unable to perform list and Amobi Okoye is on the non-football injury list.

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