Okoye signs with Buccaneers

Okoye signs with Buccaneers
April 8, 2012, 4:56 am
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Add defensive tackle to the list of Bears' needs going into the NFL Draft. Free agent Amobi Okoye signed a one-year deal with the Tampa Bay Buccaneers on Saturday.

The first person to report Okoye's departure was his former teammate Henry Melton.

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Henry MeltonSad to say my man @AO_FASHO isn't gonna be back next year wish him the best with the Bucs
Apr 08 via Echofon Favorite Retweet Reply
In one season with Chicago, - serving primary as a backup - Okoye accounted for four sacks and 27 tackles.

Okoye's exit now leaves the Bears thin at defensive tackle, with only Melton, Stephen Paea, Matt Toeaina and Jordan Miller on the roster going into next season.