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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

Oakland's Tatum: Right place, right time

Posted Aug. 10, 2010 @ 4:03 p.m. ET
If Jack Tatum were operating in today's NFL, I have a feeling we wouldn't remember him 30 years from now, PFW's Tom Danyluk says of the late Raiders safety. After all, he was playing in a different ...

Raiders receivers worth considering late

Posted Aug. 08, 2010 @ 11:24 a.m. ET
With the offense in the firmer hands of Jason Campbell, there might be an Oakland wide receiver worthy of a roster spot on fantasy teams for the first time in a while.

Injuries sideline Raiders WRs Murphy, Schilens

Posted Aug. 01, 2010 @ 10:45 a.m. ET
Raiders WR Louis Murphy has been sidelined during training camp because of a concussion, and fellow Raiders WR Chaz Schilens sat out practice with a sore left foot.

More confident Cable arrives at Raiders’ camp

Posted July 30, 2010 @ 11:13 a.m. ET
We hear observers noticed a more confident and in-command Tom Cable when the Raiders opened training camp July 29, and he didn't shy away from raising the bar for his team.

Raiders sign first-round pick McClain

Posted July 29, 2010 @ 11:51 a.m. ET
The Raiders have locked up their top pick in this year's draft.

Ex-Raider Tatum dead at 61

Posted July 27, 2010 @ 3:20 p.m. ET
Former Raiders safety Jack Tatum, a headhunter best-known for a hit that paralyzed former Patriots WR Darryl Stingley, died Tuesday in Oakland. The cause of death was a heart attack, according to his friend John Hicks, a former teammate of ...

Raiders sign rookie DL Houston

Posted July 27, 2010 @ 3:04 p.m. ET
The Raiders have announced they signed rookie DL Lamarr Houston, who was selected in the second round of April's draft.

AFC West training-camp reports

Posted July 22, 2010 @ 9:57 a.m. ET
In the fourth installment of our series of training-camp reports, we take a look at the AFC West teams.

Ex-Raider Russell pleads not guilty

Posted July 20, 2010 @ 11:56 a.m. ET
Former Raiders QB JaMarcus Russell was in court Tuesday and entered a plea of not guilty to the charge of possession of a controlled substance.

Raiders sign fourth-round pick Ford

Posted July 19, 2010 @ 4:54 p.m. ET
The Raiders announced they signed fourth-round pick Jacoby Ford on Monday.

Raiders sign rookies Goethel, Ware

Posted July 16, 2010 @ 2:09 p.m. ET
The Raiders have signed sixth-round pick Travis Goethel and seventh-round choice Jeremy Ware, the team announced.

Raiders’ Richardson looking to prove he’s worthy of greater role

Posted July 16, 2010 @ 1:23 p.m. ET
With training camp just a couple weeks away, Raiders DE Jay Richardson is out to prove he's not a one-dimensional player.

Undercover investigation led to arrest of ex-Raiders QB Russell

Posted July 06, 2010 @ 8:11 p.m. ET
The Monday arrest of former Raiders QB JaMarcus Russell for possession of a controlled substance stemmed from a two-month undercover investigation that could produce more arrests, authorities in Mobile, Ala., said Tuesday.

Long-term deal for Raiders DE Seymour unlikely

Posted June 24, 2010 @ 10:41 a.m. ET
Oakland still could lock up Richard Seymour with a new long-term contract, but signing the franchise tender created the perception that the two sides couldn't come to an agreement on a longer deal.

Raiders DE Seymour signs franchise tender

Posted June 19, 2010 @ 5:54 p.m. ET
Raiders DE Richard Seymour, given the "exclusive" franchise tag by the club in February, has signed his one-year tender, the club announced Saturday.

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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