Report: Chiefs sign defensive end Alex Okafor to one-year contract

The team bolstered its pass-rushing right before the season gets under way.

Pass-rushing has been one of the biggest question marks surrounding the Chiefs all offseason, and according to NFL Network's Ian Rapoport, Brett Veach and company took another step to address it on Tuesday. According to Rapoport, the team signed free agent defensive end Alex Okafor to a one-year contract:

Originally drafted by the Arizona Cardinals out of Texas back in 2013, Okafor actually signed a three-year deal with Kansas City back in 2019. He's struggled to stay on the field since; he suffered an ankle injury in late October 2019 and then tore a pec a little over a month after that. Last year, Okafor injured his hamstring during a Week 6 game against the Bills, which once again put him on IR. While he would return later in the season, his role remained diminished.

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