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November 7, 2016 07:31 PM
Chimdi Chekwa: Released from Dolphins
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Chekwa (hamstring) was waived/injured by the Dolphins on Monday, The Washington Times reports.

Chekwa signed on with Miami in early October, but didn't register in the box score during any game. However, he went down with a hamstring injury Sunday against the Jets and appears to be sidelined for an uncertain period of time.

November 6, 2016 03:09 PM
Dolphins' Chimdi Chekwa: Questionable to return
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Chekwa (hamstring) is questionable to return to Sunday's game against the Jets, Armando Salguero of the Miami Herald reports.

Chekwa, a reserve corner, left in the second half. Given the timing of the injury, it seems unlikely he'll return.

October 11, 2016 10:00 PM
Dolphins' Chimdi Chekwa: Signs with Dolphins
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Chekwa signed with the Dolphins on Tuesday, Adam Beasley of the Miami Herald reports.

Chekwa played with the Dolphins during training camp, so he has at least some familiarity with the system. That being said, he will fill a mere reserve role with Miami.

August 25, 2016 06:15 PM
Dolphins' Chimdi Chekwa: Not playing in Saturday's game
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Chekwa (thigh) will not play in Saturday's preseason tilt against the Falcons, Armando Salguero of the Miami Herald reports.

Chekwa has not played during the preseason so far and that won't change in the Dolphin's third game, as the corner is still dealing with a thigh injury. Though he returned to practice on Tuesday the team doesn't want to push him too much before he's fully healthy. It's unclear if he'll play in the team's final preseason game, next Thursday against the Titans.

August 24, 2016 12:01 AM
Dolphins' Chimdi Chekwa: Returns to practice Tuesday
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Chekwa (thigh) returned to practice Tuesday, Adam H. Beasley of the Miami Herald reports.

Chekwa has yet to appear in a preseason game as he continues to nurse a lingering thigh injury. The sooner the cornerback can return to full speed the better, as he was pushing for a starting spot over Tony Lippett before he went down with the injury. Chekwa's status for Thursday's preseason tilt with the Falcons is still unknown.

August 22, 2016 02:29 AM
Dolphins' Chimdi Chekwa: Misses practice again Sunday
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Chekwa (leg) was sidelined again during Sunday's practice, James Walker of reports.

Chekwa has been dealing with a lingering leg injury for roughly two weeks now and has yet to shed light on a potential return date. The 27-year-old cornerback is slated to be a reserve for the Dolphins during the upcoming season, so the team is still hoping to give him some live game action sometime during the team's final two preseason matchups.

August 5, 2016 12:20 PM
Dolphins' Chimdi Chekwa: Suffers leg strain
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Chekwa suffered a leg strain during Friday's practice, Armando Salguero of the Miami Herald reports.

The injury isn't too serious but the 27-year-old could miss some time at training camp due to the strain. Chekwa is competing for a reserved cornerback role as he looks to revitalize his NFL career, having not played in the league since 2014.

June 1, 2015 02:11 PM
Chimdi Chekwa back with Raiders on one-year deal
by Michael Hurcomb | CBS Sports Staff

Cornerback Chimdi Chekwa has agreed to a one-year deal with the Raiders, according to agent Drew Rosenhaus, per

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.

June 1, 2015 02:12 PM
Report: Patriots have cut CB Chimdi Chekwa
by Marty Gitlin |

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.

June 1, 2015 03:39 PM
Patriots will sign CB Chimdi Chekwa
by Jason Butt |

The Patriots are adding defensive back Chimdi Chekwa to the roster, according to'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. 

June 2, 2015 04:31 AM
Raiders list inactives for Week 17
by Chris Cwik |

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. 

June 2, 2015 04:33 AM
Raiders list seven player on Week 17 injury report
by Igor Mello |

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.

June 2, 2015 04:38 AM
Raiders list Week 16 inactives vs. Bills
by R.J. White |

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.

June 2, 2015 04:40 AM
Raiders unveil final injury for Bills game
by Sean D'Oliveira | CBS Sports Staff

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.

June 2, 2015 04:48 AM
WR Andre Holmes among Raiders cleared Week 15
by Larry Hartstein |

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.

June 2, 2015 04:50 AM
Raiders' Denarius Moore to miss third straight game against Chiefs
by Brandon Wise |

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. 

June 2, 2015 05:24 AM
Raiders announce Week 11 inactives vs. Chargers
by R.J. White |

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).

June 2, 2015 05:26 AM
Four Raiders set to sit Sunday against Chargers
by Marty Gitlin |

A quartet of Raiders have been ruled out for their Week 11 game at San Diego. They are tight end David Ausberry (foot), safety Jonathan Dowling (back), guard Gabe Jackson (knee) and cornerback Carlos Rogers (knee).

Cornerback T.J. Carrie (ankle) and defensive end Justin Tuck (neck) are questionable while offensive linemen Menelik Watson (concussion) and Khalif Barnes (quad), cornerbacks D.J. Hayden (groin) and Chimdi Chekwa (hamstring) and fullback Jamize Olawale (hamstring).

June 2, 2015 05:33 AM
Raiders list Week 10 inactives
by Michael Hurcomb | CBS Sports Staff

Raiders quarterback Matt McGloin, cornerback Carlos Rogers, cornerback Chimdi Chekwa, cornerback T.J. Carrie, guard Gabe Jackson, guard Tony Bergstrom and tight end David Ausberry were all ruled inactive Week 10 vs. Denver.

June 2, 2015 05:35 AM
Four Raiders get thumbs-down for Week 10
by Marty Gitlin |

A quartet of Raiders have been red-lighted for the Sunday game against the Broncos, including cornerbacks Chimdi Chekwa (hamstring) and Carlos Rogers (knee). The others are tight end David Ausberry (foot) and guard Gabe Jackson (knee).

Listed as questionable is T.J. Carrie (ankle) while wideout Vincent Brown (hamstring), cornerback Keith McGill (groin), fullback Jamize Olawale (shoulder) and defensive end Justin Tuck (knee) are probable.


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