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Former Ohio State Cornerback Chimdi Chekwa Shows Support To J.T. Barrett, Gives Him Advice

Chimdi Chekwa, an Ohio State cornerback from 2006-10, has reached out to J.T. Barrett in the wake of the Buckeyes’ quarterback getting cited for an OVI.  Chekwa, who was drafted by the Oakland Raiders in the fourth round of the 2011 NFL Draft, tweeted at Barrett this afternoon.  Here’s what he said.  @JT_theQB4th stay up bro. Learn from it and move passed it. Don’t beat...
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October 31, 2015  |  Discuss

Seahawks Worked Out CBs Chimdi Chekwa & Crezdon Butler

Rand Getlin of NFL Media reports that the Seahawks brought in cornerbacks Chimdi Chekwa and Crezdon Butler for workouts on Wednesday. Getlin adds that Seattle is looking for more depth at cornerback. Chekwa, 27, is a former fourth-round pick of the Raiders back in 2011. He re-signed with the Raiders back in May of last year, but was not tendered a contract as a restricted free...
Via NFL Trade Rumors
October 07, 2015  |  Discuss

Raiders Release CB Chimdi Chekwa From I.R.

Ian Rapoport of NFL Media reports that the Raiders have released CB Chimdi Chekwa from the injured reserve list on Monday. This means that Chekwa is now a free agent and able to sign on with a team of his choosing. Chekwa, 27, is a former fourth round pick of the Raiders back in 2011. He re-signed with … The post Raiders Release CB Chimdi Chekwa From I...
Via NFL Trade Rumors
September 28, 2015  |  Discuss

Raiders Place CB Chimdi Chekwa On Season-Ending I.R.

Rand Getlin reports that the Raiders have placed CB Chimdi Chekwa on season-ending injured reserve Monday. Chekwa, 27, is a former fourth round pick of the Raiders back in 2011. He re-signed with the Raiders back in May to a one-year contract worth $745,000 after he was not tendered a contract as a restricted free agent. In 2014, Chekwa ... The post Raiders...
Via NFL Trade Rumors
September 07, 2015  |  Discuss

Raiders sign cornerback Chimdi Chekwa

ALAMEDA, Calif. (AP) The Oakland Raiders have signed cornerback Chimdi Chekwa. The team announced the move Wednesday to bring back Chekwa following a brief stint in New England. Chekwa spent four seasons with the Raiders from 2011-14. He played 32 games, recording 35 defensive tackles and six passes defensed. Chekwa played 10 games for Oakland last season. Chekwa signed with New...
Via Associated Press
May 20, 2015  |  Discuss

Report: Patriots Release Chimdi Chekwa Two Months After Signing Him

It’s probably safe to say Chimdi Chekwa’s time with the New England Patriots won’t be remembered. reported Monday morning that the Patriots released Chekwa before he even made an appearance with the club. The Patriots signed the cornerback on March 11. New England signed Chekwa after four seasons with the Oakland Raiders. The 2011...
May 18, 2015  |  Discuss

Patriots sign 3 to defense

FOXBOROUGH, Mass. (AP) The New England Patriots have signed a cornerback after losing both of their starters on the opening day of free agency. A day after saying goodbye to Darrelle Revis and Brandon Browner, the Patriots picked up cornerback Chimdi Chekwa, a 2011 fourth-round draft pick by the Oakland Raiders. New England also added defensive lineman Jabaal Sheard and linebacker...
Via Associated Press
March 12, 2015  |  Discuss

Patriots Sign Receiver Kevin Dorsey, Reportedly Add Chimdi Chekwa

The New England Patriots went on a free-agent signing frenzy Wednesday. The Patriots signed wide receiver Kevin Dorsey, the team announced. He was cut by the Green Bay Packers in February and worked out for the Patriots later in the month. The 6-foot-1, 207-pound wideout originally was drafted in the seventh round of the 2013 NFL draft out of Maryland by the Packers. The Patriots...
March 11, 2015  |  Discuss

Raiders Tender Contract To CB Chimdi Chekwa

According to Steve Corkran, the Raiders tendered an offer to exclusive rights free agent CB Chimdi Chekwa. Oakland tendered offers to OL Matt McCants, LB Kaelin Burnett, RB Jamize Olawale, CB Brandian Ross, RB Jeremy Stewart on Tuesday. Chekwa, 25, was a fourth-round pick of the Raiders back in 2011. He appeared in 15 games last season and totaled 24 tackles and...
Via NFL Trade Rumors
March 05, 2014  |  Discuss

Six Raiders tendered exclusive free agent offers

Six exclusive rights free agents received offers from the Oakland Raiders yesterday. The team will retain the services of linebacker Kaelin Burnett, defensive back Chimdi Chekwa, safety Brandian Ross, fullback Jamize Olawale, running back Jeremy Stewart and offensive lineman Matt McCants. Exclusive rights free agents must stay with the team if a minimum contract is tendered to them...
Via cover32 - Raiders
March 05, 2014  |  Discuss

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