by Michael Hurcomb | Fantasy Writer
Chimdi Chekwa back with Raiders on one-year deal
Cornerback Chimdi Chekwa has agreed to a one-year deal with the Raiders, according to agent Drew Rosenhaus, per NFL.com. Chekwa, who has spent the first four seasons of his NFL career with the Raiders, signed with the Patriots in March. He was released Monday. Chekwa has totaled 51 tackles (44 solo) and no interceptions in 32 career games.
by Marty Gitlin | CBSSports.com
Report: Patriots have cut CB Chimdi Chekwa
Two months after signing cornerback Chimdi Chekwa, the Patriots have released him, per Pro Football Talk. The latest move has been part of an offseason purge at that position. The team has already released Kyle Arrington and Alfonzo Dennard after losing Darrelle Revis and Brandon Browner to free agency. Chekwa spent four years with Oakland before landing with New England. He has no career interceptions and has been a bit of a disappointment in the NFL.
by Jason Butt | CBSSports.com
Patriots will sign CB Chimdi Chekwa
The Patriots are adding defensive back Chimdi Chekwa to the roster, according to ESPN.com's Mike Reiss. Chekwa will sign a one-year contract. Chekwa was originally taken in the fourth round by Oakland in the 2011 NFL draft out of Ohio State. He's started four games in his career.
by Chris Cwik | CBSSports.com
Raiders list inactives for Week 17
The Raiders have listed WR Denarius Moore, WR Vincent Brown, CB Chimdi Chekwa, CB T.J. Carrie, G Tony Bergstrom, T Menelik Watson and DT Stacy McGee as inactive Week 17 against the Broncos. Brown, Chekwa and Moore had all been ruled out prior to Sunday. Both Carrie and Watson entered the contest listed as questionable. Carrie is dealing with an ankle injury. Watson has foot and ankle issues. Bergstrom and McGee are healthy scratches.
by Igor Mello | CBSSports.com
Raiders list seven player on Week 17 injury report
The Raiders listed seven players on its final injury report for Week 17 against Denver. Wide receiver Vincent Brown (groin), cornerback Chimdi Chekwa (hamstring), and wide receiver Denarius Moore (knee, ankle) were ruled out for for Sunday. Cornerback T.J. Carrie (ankle), linebacker Khalil Mack (hamstring) and tackle Menelik Watson (foot, ankle) were labeled questionable. Meanwhile, defensive back Ras-I Dowling (hamstring) got the green light after being a limited participant all week. He was deemed probable for the final game of the season.
by R.J. White | CBSSports.com
Raiders list Week 16 inactives vs. Bills
The Raiders have listed the following players as inactive for Sunday's Week 16 matchup with the Bills: wide receivers Vincent Brown (groin) and Denarius Moore (knee, ankle), tight end Brian Leonhardt (concussion), cornerback Chimdi Chekwa (hamstring), guard Tony Bergstrom, tackle Menelik Watson and defensive tackle Stacy McGee. Brown, Moore, Leonhard and Chewka were previously ruled out on the team's final injury report for Week 16. Bergstrom, Watson and McGee are healthy scratches. The team will have cornerback D.J. Hayden (back) and defensive tackle C.J. Wilson (knee) available after both players were listed as questionable to play. Also active are quarterback Derek Carr (thumb) and cornerback T.J. Carrie (ankle), both of whom were deemed probable. The Raiders are a 6 1/2-point underdog at home against the Bills.
by Sean d'Oliveira | CBSSports.com
Raiders unveil final injury for Bills game
The Raiders released their final injury report for the Week 16 game against the Bills and listed quarterback Derek Carr (thumb) and cornerback T.J. Carrie (ankle) as probable. The only players listed as questionable are defensive lineman C.J. Wilson (knee) and cornerback D.J. Hayden (back). The Raiders listed the following players as out: Vincent Brown (groin), Tarell Brown (foot), Chimdi Chekwa (hamstring), Brian Leonhardt (concussion), Menelik Watson (foot) and Denarius Moore (knee). The Raiders are 6 1/2-point underdogs.
by Larry Hartstein | Senior Analyst
WR Andre Holmes among Raiders cleared Week 15
Raiders wideout Andre Holmes (shoulder) is active for the game at Kansas City after being listed as probable. Other injured Raiders suiting up include cornerback Tarell Brown (foot, ankle), cornerback Chimdi Chekwa (shoulder), defensive tackle Pat Sims (shoulder) and cornerback Neiko Thorpe (hand). Holmes has 37 catches for 540 yards and four touchdowns.
by Brandon Wise | Staff Writer
Raiders' Denarius Moore to miss third straight game against Chiefs
Raiders wide receiver Denarius Moore will miss his third consecutive game with ankle and knee injuries. Moore, who has 12 catches for 115 yards on the year, has played in 10 games for Oakland. Also out for the Raiders is Larry Asante, Brian Leonhardt and Menelik Watson. Sio Moore, Tarell Brown, and Pat Sims are all questionable while Chimdi Chekwa, Andre Holmes and Neiko Thorpe are probable.
by R.J. White | CBSSports.com
Raiders announce Week 11 inactives vs. Chargers
The Raiders have listed the following players as inactive for Sunday's Week 11 matchup with the Chargers: tight end David Ausberry (foot), cornerback Carlos Rogers (knee), safety Jonathan Dowling (back), quarterback Matt McGloin, wide receiver Vincent Brown and guards Gabe Jackson and Tony Bergstrom. Ausberry, Rogers and Dowling were all previously ruled out for Sunday's game, so their absence isn't a surprise. The Raiders had two players listed as questionable, but both Justin Tuck (neck) and T,J, Carrie (ankle) are active. Also active are the team's five probables, including tackles Khalif Barnes (quad) and Menelik Watson (concussion), running back Jamize Olawale (shoulder, hamstring) and cornerbacks D.J. Hayden (groin) and Chimdi Chekwa (hamstring).
INJURY ALERT: IR | Undisclosed | IR. Out for season