Chimdi Chekwa (born October 7, 1988) is an American football cornerback for the Miami Dolphins of the National Football League (NFL). He played college football at Ohio State. He was drafted by the Raiders in the fourth round in the 2011 NFL Draft where he played 32 games with 4 starts.
As a senior in 2010, Chekwa was named a first team All-American by the FWAA and College Football News.
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Chekwa was drafted by the Oakland Raiders in the fourth round, 113th overall, in the 2011 NFL Draft.
New England Patriots
He was signed by the New England Patriots on March 12, 2015. He was released by the team on May 18, 2015.
Oakland Raiders (second stint)
Chekwa re-signed with the Raiders on May 19, 2015.
Chekwa signed with the Dolphins. On September 3, 2016, he was released as part of final roster cuts. He was re-signed by the Dolphins on October 11, 2016.