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blog.mlive.com Sep 16, 2018
Ezekiel Ansah won't play for Lions after all; Romeo Okwara replaces him

Ezekiel Ansah won't play for Lions after all; Romeo Okwara replaces him

Ezekiel Ansah and T.J. Lang are two good players who battled injuries throughout the last two seasons. And the Detroit Lions will be without both of them for their Week 2 game against the San Francisco 49ers.
Pride Of Detroit Sep 8, 2018
Lions DE Romeo Okwara’s play style should make for a quick transition

Lions DE Romeo Okwara’s play style should make for a quick transition

Patricia is confident Okwara’s style of play fits what the Lions are trying to do. Romeo Okwara has played 20 total games since entering the NFL. He’s only started in four games and amassed just a single sack in his time with the New York Giants. Anthony Zettel, the man he’ll be replacing on the Detroit Lions roster after a surprise transaction this week, has Okwara beat in just about every statistical category. He’s played in 29 games, started 16, has double the tackles, and 5.5 more sacks. And while head coach Matt Patricia may not want to call it a one-for-one swap, that’s...
blog.mlive.com Sep 8, 2018

Romeo Okwara's long arms made him a fit for the Detroit Lions

The new defensive end offers one athletic trait that the departing Anthony Zettel couldn't provide.
Detroit Free Press Sep 7, 2018
Detroit Lions' Romeo Okwara was cut from middle-school football team

Detroit Lions' Romeo Okwara was cut from middle-school football team

There arent many NFL players who got cut from their middle-school football team. Romeo Okwara ventures to guess hes the only one.        
Detroit Sports Nation Sep 7, 2018

REPORT: Multiple NFC North teams put in claim for former Lions DE Anthony Zettel

In a move that surprised many and upset others, the Detroit Lions decided on Wednesday to waive defensive end Anthony Zettel in favor of signing former New York Giants DE Romeo Okwara. Source: the Lions have waived DE Anthony Zettel and claimed DE Romeo Okwara off of waivers from the Giants. — Field Yates (@FieldYates) September 5, 2018 Embed from Zettel started all 16 games for the Lions in 2017, collecting 7.5 sacks along the way. The move upset many Lions fans because the pass rush is one of the team’s biggest weaknesses heading into the 2018 season. But, those who have a better...
Detroit Sports Nation Sep 5, 2018

Detroit Lions waive DE Anthony Zettel after claiming player off of waivers from Giants

With the 2018 NFL regular season ready to kickoff, the Detroit Lions made a surprising move on Wednesday. According to reports, the Lions have waived defensive end Anthony Zettel and have claimed defensive end Romeo Okwara off of waivers from the New York Giants. Source: the Lions have waived DE Anthony Zettel and claimed DE Romeo Okwara off of waivers from the Giants. — Field Yates (@FieldYates) September 5, 2018 Okwara, who attended Notre Dame, originally signed with the Giants as an undrafted rookie free agent prior to the 2016 season. From 2016-2018, Okwara played in 22 games (4...
blog.mlive.com Sep 5, 2018
Lions cut Anthony Zettel to make room for Romeo Okwara waiver claim

Lions cut Anthony Zettel to make room for Romeo Okwara waiver claim

With that, the Lions have now cut 14 of the 16 defensive linemen who played a snap for them last year as they totally overhaul the scheme and personnel up front.
Detroit Free Press Sep 5, 2018
Detroit Lions waive Anthony Zettel, add DE Romeo Okwara

Detroit Lions waive Anthony Zettel, add DE Romeo Okwara

Of the Lions 10 picks from the 2016 draft, half are no longer on the teams 53-man roster        
Fox Sports Sep 5, 2018

Lions claim DE Romeo Okwara off waivers, cut Anthony Zettel

The Detroit Lions claimed defensive end Romeo Okwara off waivers from the New York Giants and cut defensive end Anthony Zettel
Pride Of Detroit Sep 5, 2018
Lions waive Anthony Zettel, sign DE Romeo Okwara

Lions waive Anthony Zettel, sign DE Romeo Okwara

The former sixth-round pick of Bob Quinn’s first draft was waived on Wednesday to make room for another defensive end. The Detroit Lions waived defensive lineman Anthony Zettel and were awarded former New York Giants defensive end Romeo Okwara via waivers on Wednesday. The news was first reported by ESPN reporter Field Yates and later confirmed by the Lions organization. #Lions awarded DE Romeo Okwara via waivers from New York Giants: https://t.co/LF9UKJ3yOo pic.twitter.com/GaIrrSYhzW— Detroit Lions (@Lions) September 5, 2018 While the move is fairly straight forward—replacing...
Big Blue View Sep 4, 2018
Giants roster move: LB Nate Stupar added

Giants roster move: LB Nate Stupar added

Transformation continues as Big Blue seeks to add more talent You are seriously going to need a scorecard to figure out who is playing for the New York Giants on Sunday vs. the Jacksonville Jaguars. The Giants are adding linebacker Nate Stupar, a move that comes just hours after it was learned that the team was adding defensive tackle John Jenkins and waiving Romeo Okwara. It’s official! Congrats to @thenastynate54 signing with @Giants #EMGSports pic.twitter.com/QY9gJAfMTw— Ed Wasielewski (@ed_waz) September 4, 2018 Stupar, 30, was a seventh-round pick by the Oakland Raiders in...
Big Blue View Sep 4, 2018
Report: Giants sign DT John Jenkins, waive DL/OLB Romeo Okwara

Report: Giants sign DT John Jenkins, waive DL/OLB Romeo Okwara

Shuffling continues as Giants try to upgrade their 53-man roster The New York Giants’ roster shuffle continues, as the Giants have signed nose tackle John Jenkins, formerly of the Chicago Bears. I want to thank the @ChicagoBears fans and organization for my time in the family. Today I begin a new chapter with the #BigBlue nation & happy to announce my signing with @Giants !! pic.twitter.com/R4OV250ErE— John Jenkins (@jenkinsjohn6) September 4, 2018 Jenkins was drafted by the New Orleans Saints in the third round of the 2013 draft. He played three and a half years with the Saints,...
Big Blue View Sep 4, 2018
Report: Giants open a roster spot, waive DL/OLB Romeo Okwara

Report: Giants open a roster spot, waive DL/OLB Romeo Okwara

The Giants opened a roster spot, we’ll see how they fill it. The New York Giants’ roster shuffle continues, as Art Stapleton is reporting that they have waived DE/OLB Romeo Okwara. Roster turnover for #NYGiants continuing: I’m told they are waiving OLB Romeo Okwara, per source.— Art Stapleton (@art_stapleton) September 4, 2018 The Giants originally signed Okwara as an undrafted free agent out of Notre Dame before the 2016 season. He was largely buried on their depth chart that year, until Jason Pierre-Paul suffered a sports hernia and was lost for the season. Okwara got the...

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