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Battle Red Blog Apr 9, 2015

Houston Texans News: April 9, 2015

Your one-stop shop for Houston Texans, local sports, and news from around the league for Thursday, April 9, 2015. Houston Texans News NFL draft needs for Colts, Texans, Jaguars and Titans - The Washington PostWill the Titans take Marcus Mariota second overall? With the Jaguars go with a pass rusher with the No. 3 pick? Around sports: Cowboys release former top Texans pick Okoye - Houston ChronicleThe Dallas Cowboys have released defensive tackle Amobi Okoye, who was drafted by the Texans as a teenager and hasn't played since 2012 as he attempts to come back from a brain condition. Texans...
Blogging The Boys Apr 9, 2015

Dallas Cowboys News And Notes: Okoye, We Hardly Knew Ye

All the news that's fit to link. Since it was a slow news day, there ain't much. Today's top storylines: Adieu, Amobi; pre-draft visits; draft profiles, salary cap opinions; NFC East's worst free agent signing. Today's biggest story is, if not sad, then at least a bummer: Cowboys Release Defensive Tackle Amobi Okoye - Blogging The Boys The Cowboys have released defensive tackle Amobi Okoye, roughly a year into the two-year contract his signed last Spring. While a full recovery was always a longshot, it was hard not to root for the guy, especially after he'd overcome the rare disease that...
Blogging The Boys Apr 8, 2015

Cowboys Release Defensive Tackle Amobi Okoye

Dallas made a move along the defensive line. It would have been a good story, the kind of ending you might get in a Hollywood movie. Alas, it was not to be as the Dallas Cowboys released defensive tackle Amobi Okoye today. Okoye was trying to make it back from a life-threatening disease that put him in a coma at one point. The Cowboys had signed Okoye last May but he never made it past just being on the roster. He spent the year on the non-football injury list. The disease Okoye faced was rare and devastating. Okoye was a free agent in March of 2013 when he suffered a seizure after a...

Cowboys release DT Amobi Okoye in his bid to comeback from a rare disease

Amobi Okoye’s comeback attempt with the Cowboys has come to an end. The club released the defensive tackle Wednesday. Okoye, who suffered from a rare disease that put him in a coma and left a 145-day gap in his memory, …
Blogging The Boys Mar 27, 2015

Dallas Cowboys Draft 2015: 7 Interior Defensive Linemen Possibilities

The Cowboys have plenty of questions in the middle of their defensive line. With the 2015 Draft providing interior linemen into the fourth round, they may be able to find their answers. Dallas will begin the season with a promising three-tech in Tyrone Crawford, but too many maybes after that. Nick Hayden, Terrell McClain, Amobi Okoye, Ken Bishop and Chris Whaley all look to be in the mix, yet it is undetermined which roles they will fill. Despite some of our beliefs that the Cowboys could use a bigger bruiser in the middle, Marinelli doesn't necessarily require that prototype of player....

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