Chiefs DE Okafor designated for return from IR

Kansas City Chiefs defensive end Alex Okafor has been designated for return from injured reserve, a day after returning to practice.The Chiefs have 21 days to activate Okafor to the 53-man roster.Okafor, 29, could play this week when the Chiefs (8-1) visit the Las Vegas Raiders (6-3) on Sunday night. The Chiefs’ defensive line took a hit after Taco Charlton was lost for the season with a broken ankle.Okafor has battled hamstring issues twice this season and landed on IR after the Chiefs’ Week 6 win over the Buffalo Bills.