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Nick Roach

Nick Roach - LB

Status Active
Height/Weight 6' 1"/ 234 lbs.
Birthday 06/16/1985
Birthplace Milwaukee, WI
College Northwestern
Years played 7

Raiders FS Huff positioning himself well in contract year

Posted Nov. 24, 2010 @ 9:47 p.m. ET
The Raiders will likely have some competition for FS Michael Huff's services if he becomes an unrestricted free agent in 2011.

2011 AFC West free-agent preview

Posted Nov. 24, 2010 @ 11:58 a.m. ET
Can the Raiders afford to keep free-agent-to-be Nnamdi Asomugha, who's one of the elite cornerbacks in the league? Here is our exclusive team-by-team list of AFC West players likely to become free agents in March.

Report: LB Moss signs with Raiders

Posted Nov. 24, 2010 @ 10:21 a.m. ET
Former Broncos LB Jarvis Moss has signed with the Raiders, according to multiple media outlets.

Seymour fined $25,000 for punch

Posted Nov. 22, 2010 @ 6:02 p.m. ET
Raiders DT Richard Seymour has been fined $25,000 for punching Steelers QB Ben Roethlisberger during their Week 11 matchup, according to NFL.com reporter Jason La Canfora.

Raiders DT Seymour’s swat a foolish act

Posted Nov. 22, 2010 @ 2:23 p.m. ET
The Raiders received a rude awakening Sunday when the Steelers gave them a 35-3 beating, and DT Richard Seymour put a blemish on his otherwise outstanding season in the loss.

Cable: Campbell is still the starter

Posted Nov. 22, 2010 @ 12:51 p.m. ET
Despite replacing Jason Campbell with Bruce Gradkowski in Sunday's 35-3 loss to the Steelers, Raiders head coach Tom Cable said Campbell will remain the team's starting quarterback.

Steelers shut down Campbell, Raiders in 35-3 win

Posted Nov. 21, 2010 @ 4:36 p.m. ET
Pittsburgh's James Harrison-led defense drove Jason Campbell from the game, caused two turnovers that Ben Roethlisberger turned into touchdown passes and the Steelers routed the Raiders 35-3 on Sunday.

Seymour ejected from Raiders-Steelers game

Posted Nov. 21, 2010 @ 2:39 p.m. ET
Raiders DE Richard Seymour was ejected after hitting Steelers QB Ben Roethlisberger in Sunday's Week 11 game.

NFL monitoring Heinz Field conditions

Posted Nov. 21, 2010 @ 12:22 p.m. ET
The NFL will be monitoring the conditions in Pittsburgh after complaints about the playing surface.

Gradkowski ready to take reins if Campbell struggles

Posted Nov. 21, 2010 @ 1:13 a.m. ET
The Raiders' QB situation could become an issue again for Tom Cable with one bad outing by Jason Campbell in the midst of a tight race for the AFC West title.

Report: Kiffin's claim vs. Raiders denied

Posted Nov. 15, 2010 @ 4:08 p.m. ET
An NFL arbitrator has denied former Raiders coach Lane Kiffin's claim that the team still owes him unpaid salary from his time in Oakland, according to an ESPN.com report.

DT Seymour a catalyst for improved Raiders

Posted Nov. 12, 2010 @ 10:58 a.m. ET
DT Richard Seymour has fully embraced a leadership role and observers say he's one of the players most responsible for the team's improvement in 2010.

AFC West midseason reports

Posted Nov. 12, 2010 @ 8:33 a.m. ET
WR Brandon Lloyd is on his way to a career season, helping to compensate for the Broncos' 32nd-ranked rushing attack. Read our midseason reports on the AFC West teams.

Bye gives Cable time to consider Raiders’ QB situation

Posted Nov. 08, 2010 @ 7:46 p.m. ET
Raiders head coach Tom Cable had said Bruce Gradkowski would be his starter once he's healthy, but Monday he said he's leaning toward sticking with Jason Campbell after the bye.

Janikowski's clutch FGs give Raiders win

Posted Nov. 07, 2010 @ 8:20 p.m. ET
Jason Campbell threw a 47-yard pass to rookie Jacoby Ford in overtime to set up a 33-yard field goal by Sebastian Janikowski that gave the Oakland Raiders their biggest win in eight years, a 23-20 victory over the AFC West-leading ...

STATS, LLC PLAYER NEWS

Posted March 15, 2013
The Raiders signed Roach.||||||| Roach is the second linebacker signed by Oakland this week, following a three-year, $6 million deal given to Kaluka Maiava on Wednesday. Roach is expected to replace former first-round pick Rolando McClain as the starter in the middle.
Posted March 09, 2013
Roach appears to be drawing interest from other teams. Roach's agent Josh Wright declined comment on the status of negotiations with the Bears, but said six teams had called as of Saturday afternoon.||||||| Roach has mostly played strong side linebacker during his six seasons with the Bears, but has also seen time in the middle.
Posted Dec. 06, 2010
Roach left Sunday's game in the second quarter with a hip injury.||||||| He was starting for the injured Pisa Tinoisamoa. It's not believed to be serious but he'll be questionable against the Patriots.
Posted April 19, 2010
Restricted free agent linebacker Nick Roach has signed a one-year tender offer with the Chicago Bears.||||||| Roach started 15 of 16 games last season for Chicago with 12 starts at strong side and three in the middle. The former Northwestern star had career highs in tackles (82), tackles for losses (10), forced fumbles (three) and sacks (two). He also recoverd a fumble.
Posted March 17, 2009
The Chicago Bears re-signed Roach, an exclusive rights free agent, on Monday.||||||| Roach, who started nine games and appeared in 14 overall, was credited with 25 solo tackles and 15 assists last season. He went undrafted out of Northwestern in 2006 and spent the first 11 weeks on the San Diego Chargers' practice squad as a rookie in 2007 before joining the Bears in late November. He appeared in the final three games that year and recorded five special teams tackles.

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