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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 AP on Fox
May 20, 2015  |  Discuss

New England Patriots release cornerback Chimdi Chekwa

The New England Patriots have officially released cornerback Chimdi Chekwa, who was signed as a free agent from the Oakland Raiders in March. Chekwa joins Kyle Arrington and Alfonzo Dennard as the third cornerback to be released within the last two weeks by the Patriots. Arrington has since signed a three-year contract with heated rival the Baltimore Ravens while Dennard joins...
Via TopSportsReport
May 18, 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 Release CB Chimdi Chekwa

Pro Football Talk, citing a league source, reports that the Patriots have have released CB Chimdi Chekwa on Monday. New England signed Chekwa to a one-year contract back in March. However, it appears they prefer to completely overhaul the cornerback position this summer, as Chekwa becomes the latest corner to be cut loose in the past month. Chekwa, 26, was ... The post Patriots...
Via NFL Trade Rumors
May 18, 2015  |  Discuss

Patriots to sign CB Bradley Fletcher

Kevin Jairaj-USA TODAY Sports The New England Patriots have now signed two cornerbacks since losing Darrelle Revis and Brandon Browner in free agency. According to Mike Reiss of ESPN, New England is signing former Philadelphia Eagles cornerback Bradley Fletcher. CB Bradley Fletcher, who visited the Patriots on Tuesday, is signing with the team. His agent @andysimms confirmed...
Via Sports-Glory
March 18, 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

Patriots Sign CB Chimdi Chekwa To A One-Year Deal

Pro Football Talk, citing a league source, reports that the Patriots signed CB Chimdi Chekwa to a one-year contract on Wednesday. Chekwa, 26, appeared in 10 games for the Raiders last year and recorded 16 tackles and two pass defenses.
Via NFL Trade Rumors
March 11, 2015  |  Discuss

Raiders Injury Report: Carols Rogers, Justin Tuck, Chimdi Chekwa

The Oakland Raiders will have significant injuries in the secondary to deal with when they try to upset the defending champion Seattle Seahawks at CenturyLink Field on Sunday: #453987224 / Oakland doesn’t have too many starters listed on it's final Week 9 injury report, but could be missing three cornerbacks. Carlos Rogers is the biggest addition...
Via Sports Injury Alert
October 31, 2014  |  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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