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Pass-rusher Alex Okafor is re-signing with the Saints

Alex Okafor will re-sign with the Saints. (Source: Mark LaGrange) Alex Okafor will re-sign with the Saints. (Source: Mark LaGrange)
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The Saints are re-signing Alex Okafor to a 2-year deal worth up $10 million according to FOX 8 Sports Sean Fazende. NFL Network's Ian Rapaport reported the news first.

The pass-rusher visited the Bucs, but working in Dennis Allen's defense appears to be a great fit for Okafor. Okafor joined the Saints on a one-year deal last year.

According to Fazende, the team has now addressed safety, cornerback, linebacker, and edge on defense during free agency.

Okafor is still recovering from a torn Achilles tendon suffered in November.  Okafor racked up 43 tackles, and 4.5 sacks in only 11 games of work. 

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