Today in the first day of training camp we saw Alex Okafor come out with the starting unit along the defensive line. For Saints fans, one can only hope he can finally provide consistent play at a position that has struggled since Juniore Galette departed.
Okafor struggled through a torn bicep in 2016 and was used primarily as 3rd down pass rushing specialist. In 2014, his sophomore year in the NFL, he posted 8 sacks and saw the field on 699 defensive snaps. That number was down to 231 last season.
In the video below we take a look at Okafor against Seattle at the end of 2016 as well as against New Orleans in 2015. If he is now healthy, he could return to his 2014 form and possibly become the full time starter for New Orleans at defensive end.
Thanks for reading everyone. Who would you like to see the next film study done on? Please let us know in the comments section. Who Dat, and God Bless.