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The former top-10 pick was cleared to practice last August after spending a year recovering from anti-NMDA receptor encephalitis, which causes brain swelling. But the 27-year-old Okoye never played for the Cowboys, spending last season on the non-football injury list before Wednesday's release. The Texans took Okoye with No. 10 overall pick in 2007 when he was 19, making him the youngest NFL draft choice since 1967. He spent four years with Houston and two with Chicago.