Player Page

Chimdi Chekwa | Defensive Back | #38

Team: Unsigned Free Agent
Age / DOB:  (29) / 1/7/1988
Ht / Wt:  6'0' / 196
College: Ohio State
Drafted: 2011 / Rd. 4 (113) / OAK
Contract: view contract details
Share: 

Latest News

Recent News

Dolphins re-signed CB Chimdi Chekwa.
Chekwa got some summer run for Miami's woefully thin cornerback corps. He's back with Xavien Howard (knee surgery) on the mend. We'd like to say Chekwa will only contribute on special teams, but coach Adam Gase's secondary is so bad that's probably not the case. Tue, Oct 11, 2016 04:48:00 PM

Highest Searched Players over the last 7 days


Player News

Date:

Dolphins released CB Chimdi Chekwa.

One of Al Davis' last draft picks in Oakland, Chekwa has been bouncing around for several years. He can help on special teams, but can't play corner.
Sat, Sep 3, 2016 12:24:00 PM

Raiders re-signed CB Chimdi Chekwa.

A restricted free agent, Chekwa wasn't tendered a contract by the Raiders. He was then signed by the Patriots, but released after only two months. Chekwa played 89 defensive snaps across 10 games last season. He's a depth signing.
Tue, May 19, 2015 04:06:00 PM

Patriots released CB Chimdi Chekwa.

It's a terrible sign for Chekwa that he lasted just two months on the roster of a CB-needy team. The Raiders declined to tender him as a restricted free agent in March.
Mon, May 18, 2015 08:42:00 AM

Patriots signed CB Chimdi Chekwa to a one-year contract.

A restricted free agent, Chekwa wasn't tendered a contract by the Raiders. He'll compete for deep-reserve and special-teams duties.
Wed, Mar 11, 2015 07:03:00 PM

The Raiders aren't tendering contracts to restricted free agent CB Chimdi Chekwa and RB Kory Sheets.

A 2011 fourth-rounder, Chekwa appeared in 10 games last season, and has made three starts since 2013. Sheets missed all of 2014 with a torn Achilles'.
Mon, Mar 9, 2015 05:26:00 PM

Raiders CB Chimdi Chekwa (knee) has resumed practicing.

He'll serve as Oakland's nickel back behind LCB Carlos Rogers and RCB Tarell Brown. Rogers typically covers the slot in sub-package formations.
Fri, Sep 12, 2014 01:52:00 PM

Raiders CB Chimdi Chekwa (knee) has been ruled out for Week 1.

Oakland was already without D.J. Hayden, so Chekwa was poised to play outside in sub-packages, with Carlos Rogers kicking inside to nickel back. The Raiders will turn to rookie T.J. Carrie, who may wind up seeing a healthy dose of Eric Decker. Rotoworld has Decker as a top-22 wideout play in Week 1.
Fri, Sep 5, 2014 03:43:00 PM

Chimdi Chekwa is running as a first-team outside corner in sub-packages at Raiders training camp.

Would-be starter D.J. Hayden (ankle surgery) is out indefinitely, so it's entirely possible Oakland enters the season with an arrangement of Chekwa and Tarell Brown outside with Carlos Rogers covering the slot in nickel sets. Chekwa played roughly 170 defensive snaps last season and got burned regularly in coverage. The Raiders will hope to lean on their pass-rush stable to mask secondary deficiencies this season. (It's far easier planned than done.)
Thu, Jul 31, 2014 04:26:00 PM

Raiders re-signed exclusive rights free agent CB Chimdi Chekwa to a one-year, $570,000 contract.

Chekwa appeared in 15 games last season but played just 169 defensive snaps. He has the wheels (4.33 forty) but is just a special teamer, where he racked up six tackles in 2013.
Wed, Mar 5, 2014 05:20:00 PM

Raiders signed CB Chimdi Chekwa off their practice squad.

24-year-old Chekwa was a fourth-round pick in 2011, under the Al Davis regime. At 6-foot, 190, Chekwa ran 4.33 and 4.37 forty times at the Combine two Februaries ago. He'll likely close out the season playing special teams.
Mon, Dec 10, 2012 01:38:00 PM

Raiders waived CB Chimdi Chekwa.

A fourth-round pick last season, Chekwa was no longer under scholarship in Oakland, and will look to continue his career elsewhere. The Raiders claimed CB Phillip Adams, LB Keenan Clayton and OT Willie Smith in corresponding moves.
Sat, Sep 1, 2012 09:29:00 PM

Raiders placed CB Chimdi Chekwa (hamstring) on injured reserve, ending his season.

With Chris Johnson (groin) also injured, the Raiders couldn't afford to wait for Chekwa's hamstring to heal after a recent setback. Per Pro Football Focus, the fourth-rounder graded out well-below average as a fill-in starter in two games this season. He'll return as a reserve in 2012.
Thu, Nov 17, 2011 03:32:00 PM

Raiders signed No. 113 overall pick CB Chimdi Chekwa to a four-year, $2.48 million contract.

A Big Ten star in track and field, Chekwa fits owner Al Davis' speed mandate at corner. He's an interesting project for new DBs coach Rod Woodson, likely starting his career on special teams.
Thu, Jul 28, 2011 11:43:00 AM

Raiders selected Ohio State CB Chimdi Chekwa with the No. 113 overall pick in the 2011 NFL draft.

Chekwa's track speed checks out for Al Davis, even if he doesn't play to those wheels. A Big Ten champ in the 4 x 100 relay, Chekwa ran 4.33 and 4.37 at February's Combine. Critics believe Chekwa is more of a zone corner, however, so DBs coach Rod Woodson has some work to do. He picked off six passes in his career as a three-year starter for the Buckeyes, and has some experience in the nickel. Chekwa is also coming off wrist surgery.
Sat, Apr 30, 2011 12:52:00 PM

Depth Charts

Skill Players
PosRoleName
QB1Robert Griffin III
2Colin Kaepernick
3Phillip Sims
4Josh Freeman
5Ryan Lindley
6G.J. Kinne
7Charlie Whitehurst
8Aaron Murray
9Dylan Thompson
10Johnny Manziel
11Jerrod Johnson
12Tim Tebow
13Ryan Williams
14Seth Lobato
15Brad Sorensen
16Bryan Bennett
17Jerry Lovelocke
18Chandler Harnish
19Chase Rettig
20McLeod Bethel-Thompson
21Pat Devlin
22Matt Blanchard
23Dan LeFevour
24Austin Trainor
25Zach Mettenberger
26David Olson
27Cody Fajardo
28Shane Carden
29Griffin Neal
30Marquise Williams
31Max Wittek
32Joe Licata
33R.J. Archer
34Sean Renfree
35Dalyn Williams
36Eli Jenkins
37Wes Lunt
38Keith Wenning
39Jake Waters
RB1James Starks
2Rashad Jennings
3Joseph Randle
4Toby Gerhart
5Khiry Robinson
6Dominique Williams
7Joique Bell
8LaMichael James
9Alonzo Harris
10Karlos Williams
11Brandon Burks
12Darrin Reaves
13Brandon Ross
14Josh Harris
15Anthony Dixon
16Zac Stacy
17Isaiah Pead
18Dan Herron
19Daryl Richardson
20Jahwan Edwards
21Ross Scheuerman
22Kenneth Harper
23Jawon Chisholm
24Zac Brooks
25Brandon Brown-Dukes
26Jerome Smith
27Michael Dyer
28Jeremy Stewart
29Keshawn Hill
30LaVance Taylor
31Glenn Winston
GLB1Rashad Jennings
2Toby Gerhart
3RB1Joseph Randle
2Rashad Jennings
3James Starks
FB1Joe Don Duncan
2Andrew Bonnet
3Ryan Mueller
4Henry Hynoski
5Erik Lorig
6Will Johnson
7Emil Igwenagu
8Jorvorskie Lane
9James Casey
10Paul Lasike
11Brandon Cottom
12Devon Johnson
13Quayvon Hicks
14Alstevis Squirewell
15Blake Renaud
16John Conner
17Zach Boren
18Kiero Small
19J.C. Copeland
20Joey Iosefa
21Sam Bergen
22Chris Swain
23Nikita Whitlock
24Trey Millard
25Patrick Skov
26Soma Vainuku
27Jordan Campbell
28Will Ratelle
29Brad Smelley
30Zach Laskey
31Sione Houma
32Malcolm Johnson
33Algernon Brown
WR11Anquan Boldin
2Jerome Simpson
3Marcus Easley
4Greg Jennings
5Marques Colston
6Keith Mumphery
7Dwayne Bowe
8James Jones
9Preston Parker
10Greg Little
11Kris Durham
12Kyle Prater
13Josh Morgan
14Tyler Davis
15Hakeem Nicks
16Douglas McNeil
17Stevie Johnson
18Eddie Royal
19Jacoby Ford
20Miles Austin
21Kain Colter
22DeAndre Reaves
23Greg Salas
24Ben Edwards
25Carlton Mitchell
26Nick Harwell
27Armon Binns
28Reggie Dunn
29Tevin Reese
30Issac Blakeney
31Kenny Cook
32Joshua Stangby
33Marquis Bundy
34Ricky Collins
35Jaxon Shipley
36Zach D'Orazio
37Kenzel Doe
38Jared Dangerfield
39Damaris Johnson
40Damian Williams
41Josh Lenz
42Eric Rogers
43Robert Herron
44Shaq Evans
45Kevin Norwood
46Solomon Patton
47Nate Washington
48Travis Labhart
49Josh Stewart
50Donatella Luckett
51Marlon Moore
52Jarrett Boykin
53Lance Lewis
54Joseph Anderson
55Dennis Parks
56Quinshad Davis
57Tyler Murphy
58Marquez Clark
59Josh Harper
60Rashaun Simonise
61Reece Horn
62Chandler Worthy
63Duke Williams
64Ryan Spadola
65David Porter
66L'Damian Washington
67Tyler McDonald
68Ezell Ruffin
69DaVaris Daniels
70Jeff Beathard
71Javontee Herndon
WR21Brian Hartline
2Roddy White
3Riley Cooper
4Ace Sanders
5Denarius Moore
6Chris Givens
7Marcus Thigpen
8A.J. Jenkins
9Emory Blake
10Austin Pettis
11Ryan Broyles
12Ryan Whalen
13Joe Morgan
14Kevin Smith
15Dorial Green-Beckham
16R.J. Harris
17Jacoby Jones
18Nathan Palmer
19Onterio McCalebb
20Andre Debose
21Shakim Phillips
22DeVier Posey
23Mike Brown
24Tandon Doss
25Devon Wylie
26Jimmie Hunt
27Jay Lee
28Marcus Leak
29Mike Williams
30Devante Davis
31Karel Hamilton
32Amir Carlisle
33Reggie Bell
34Jake Kumerow
35Michael Preston
36Phil Bates
37Milton Williams III
38Daniel Rodriguez
39A.J. Cruz
40Clyde Gates
41Marcus Harris
42Kadron Boone
43Ryan Lankford
44Isiah Ferguson
45James Butler
46Durron Neal
47David Glidden
48Kieran Duncan
49Jarvis Turner
50T.J. Thorpe
51Paul Browning
52Austin Willis
53Saalim Hakim
54Kashif Moore
55Juron Criner
56Stephen Hill
57Andre Davis
58Demetrius Wilson
59Josh Reese
60DiAndre Campbell
61Trevor Harman
62Tom Nelson
63Leonard Hankerson
64Michael Bennett
65Trindon Holliday
66Chris King
67Christion Jones
68Levi Norwood
69Ed Williams
70Danny Anthrop
71Reggie Diggs
72Marken Michel
WR31Riley Cooper
2Marques Colston
3Chris Givens
TE1Gary Barnidge
2Owen Daniels
3Scott Chandler
4Craig Stevens
5Ladarius Green
6Tony Moeaki
7Brandon Bostick
8Zach Sudfeld
9Dante Rosario
10Kyle Miller
11Andrew Quarless
12Matt Spaeth
13Blake Annen
14Mickey Shuler
15Michael Cooper
16Beau Gardner
17Nic Jacobs
18Chase Ford
19Dominique Jones
20Bruce Miller
21Nick Kasa
22Chase Dixon
23Richard Gordon
24Casey Pierce
25Mike McFarland
26Rob Blanchflower
27Jacob Maxwell
28Asante Cleveland
29Beau Sandland
30D.J. Williams
31Chase Coffman
32Mo Alie-Cox
33Justice Cunningham
34David Paulson
35Steve Maneri
36Cameron Clear
37Gerell Robinson
38Brandon Barden
39Kevin Greene
40Jake Stoneburner
41Adrien Robinson
42Ryan Taylor
43Konrad Reuland
44Brett Brackett
45Michael Egnew
46Jay Rome
47Kivon Cartwright
48Braxton Deaver
49Clayton Echard
50Jason Croom
51Jake Murphy
52John Peters
53Gannon Sinclair
54Jack Tabb
55Jordan Thompson
56Rob Housler
57Arthur Lynch
58Keith Towbridge
59Dan Light
LT1Jordan Rigsbee
2Terry Poole
3Tyson Chandler
4Robert Myers
5Rob Crisp
6Justin Senior
7King Dunlap
8Eugene Monroe
9Charles Brown
10Cameron Bradfield
11Carter Bykowski
12Michael Oher
13Takoby Cofield
14Kyle Roberts
15Jason Fox
16Micah Hatchie
17David Hedelin
18Taylor Fallin
19Vince Kowalski
20John Weidenaar
21Cody Booth
22Justin Renfrow
23David Foucault
24Andrew McDonald
25Collin Buchanan
26Lars Hanson
27Garry Williams
28Jordan Swindle
LG1Ben Grubbs
2Orlando Franklin
3David Arkin
4Edawn Coughman
5Ryan Seymour
6Ben Heenan
7Antoine Everett
8Sebastian Tretola
9Mackenzy Bernadeau
10Sam Brenner
11Jake Bernstein
12Collin Rahrig
13Vi Teofilo
14Darren Keyton
15Adrian Bellard
16Tanner Hawkinson
17Lene Maiava
18Jamison Lalk
19Al Bond
20Matthew Masifilo
21Alex Cooper
22Garrick Mayweather
23Richard Levy
24Pearce Slater
C1Nick Mangold
2Khaled Holmes
3Manuel Ramirez
4Julian Vandervelde
5Mitchell Bell
6Marcus Henry
7Jacob Flores
8Fernando Velasco
9Jacques McClendon
10Drew Nowak
11Garth Gerhart
12Barrett Jones
13Dalton Freeman
14Patrick Lewis
15Ben Clarke
16Brian De La Puente
17Reese Dismukes
18Dillon Farrell
19Ben Gottschalk
20Braxston Cave
21Robert Kugler
22Quinton Schooley
RG1Louis Vasquez
2Todd Herremans
3Garrett Gilkey
4Cyril Lemon
5Geoff Schwartz
6Darrion Weems
7Hugh Thornton
8Jared Smith
9Paul Fanaika
10Tre' Jackson
11Leon Brown
12Mike Matthews
13Robert Myers
14Chase Farris
15Ruben Carter
16Shahbaz Ahmed
17Trip Thurman
18Matt Rotheram
19Chris Muller
20Ryker Mathews
21Boston Stiverson
22Terran Vaughn
23Donovan Williams
24Jessamen Dunker
25Tony Hills
26Antoine McClain
27Alvin Bailey
28Adam Replogle
29Tyler Johnstone
30Mike McQueen
31Chris Barker
RT1Sebastian Vollmer
2Adrian Bellard
3Mitchell Van Dyk
4J'Marcus Webb
5Erik Pears
6Tayo Fabuluje
7Isiah Cage
8Darryl Baldwin
9Lamar Holmes
10Michael Williams
11Luke Marquardt
12Martin Wallace
13Colin Kelly
14Pierce Burton
15Kona Schwenke
16Zeth Ramsay
17Kevin Bowen
18Ryan Mack
19Torian White
20Nick Ritcher
21Patrick Miller
K1Josh Brown
2Dan Carpenter
3Patrick Murray
4Andrew Furney
5Justin Manton
6Corey Acosta
7Marshall Morgan
8John Lunsford
9Carey Spear
10Billy Cundiff
11Jaden Oberkrom
12Shayne Graham
13Shaun Suisham
14Brandon Bogotay
15Jordan Gay
16Kyle Brindza
17Taylor Bertolet
18Brad Craddock
19Devon Bell
20Andy Phillips
21Brett Maher
22Tom Obarski
23Jonathan Brown
24Ty Long