27-Year-Old Cornerback – Free Agent
2015 Fantasy Football Outlook
Chekwa was drafted in the fourth-round of the 2011 NFL draft by the Raiders and he played his first four seasons in Oakland before signing with the Patriots back in March. The 26-year old cornerback w...
2015 ADP: –
Chimdi Chekwa Contract Information:
Released by the Raiders in September of 2015.
Chekwa has signed with the Raiders, NFL Network's Ian Rapoport reports.
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Chimdi Chekwa: Past News Updates ( ▲ View most recent update )
Exclusive Fantasy Analysis (FREE PREVIEW)In the wake of parting ways with starters Darrelle Revis and Brandon Browner, it would seem as though retaining cornerback depth would be a priority for the Patriots, but the team has also waived Kyle Arrington and Alfonzo Dennard this offseason. Look for further moves by New England to address the situation in the coming months.
RotoWire's Preseason Outlooks
Now in his fourth season with the Raiders, Chekwa stands an outside chance of starting some games in 2014, if both D.J. Hayden and Carlos Rogers go down with injury. If both are healthy, Chekwa will likely work primarily in the dime package.
Chekwa figures to play mostly on special teams, if he plays at all.
Chekwa appeared in just four games in 2012, but he figures to seen an expanded role this season as either the nickel or dime defensive back.