Report: Okafor returning to Chiefs on 1-year deal
Okafor spent the previous two seasons in Kansas City, appearing in 21 regular-season games. He racked up 38 tackles, eight sacks, and two forced fumbles over that span.
The news comes hours after the Pittsburgh Steelers signed pass-rusher Melvin Ingram, who had recently visited with the Chiefs.
Okafor, 30, previously signed with Kansas City for three years prior to the 2019 season, but the team restructured the contract a year later, which made him a free agent in 2021.
The reigning AFC champions have been looking to add edge rushers this offseason after ranking 19th in sacks with 32 in 2020. Defensive coordinator Steve Spagnuolo recently said the Chiefs plan to use two-time Pro Bowl defensive tackle Chris Jones as an outside pass-rusher at times in 2021.