The Oakland Raiders have signed Chimdi Chekwa to a one-year contract, according to Ian Rapoport of NFL.com. The Patriots released Chekwa on Monday to make room for linebacker Brandon Spikes.
CB Chimdi Checkwa just signed a one-year deal to return the Raiders, per @RosenhausSports
— Ian Rapoport (@RapSheet) May 19, 2015
The Patriots signed Chekwa after the Raiders declined to tender him an offer in March.
The 26-year-old has 44 career tackles and one fumble recovery in his career. He’s still searching for his first career interception.