By Jerry McDonald - NFL Writer
Saturday, April 30th, 2011 at 9:52 am in Oakland Raiders.
The Raiders continued to run to speed, rather than run from it, with the selection of Chimdi Chekwa, their second cornerback in four picks.
Chekwa had the third fastest time among cornerbacks at the combine at 4.4.
Chekwa’s overview at NFL.com: Chekwa lacks the measurables to line up against a number one receiver in the NFL, but he has the skills to develop into an effective corner in sub packages. He is a smooth athlete that shows the hip fluidity to be solid in both man and zone coverage. He also flashes the ability to close quickly and break up passes on underneath routes. He does not have the explosiveness to mirror faster receivers and takes too long to fill in run support despite being a willing tackler. Overall, Chekwa is fluid enough to cover slot receivers and should be a Day 3 pick.