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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

Report: Raiders agree to terms with DT Henderson

Posted June 11, 2010 @ 1:54 p.m. ET
The Raiders agreed to terms with former Jaguars DT John Henderson on a one-year deal Friday, according to an ESPN report.

Raiders rookies Veldheer, Campbell could get chance to start

Posted June 11, 2010 @ 12:27 p.m. ET
After passing on offensive linemen in the 2008 and '09 drafts, even though it was a position of need, the Raiders drafted two O-linemen this year.

Raiders lose two days of OTAs

Posted June 09, 2010 @ 5:43 p.m. ET
The NFL and the NFLPA released a joint statement Wednesday announcing they had reached a settlement in an unspecified dispute concerning the Raiders' offseason workout program.

Raiders trying to find best fit for new defensive pieces

Posted May 28, 2010 @ 10:12 a.m. ET
There was talk last year about the Raiders considering a shift to a 3-4 base defense, and speculation about a move to the 3-4 returned this offseason as the team made personnel changes on "D."

Report: Raiders file grievance against Russell

Posted May 27, 2010 @ 5:09 p.m. ET
The Raiders have filed a grievance against JaMarcus Russell and are seeking repayment of $9.55 million, according to a Yahoo! Sports report.

Raiders’ Campbell a lock to start

Posted May 07, 2010 @ 10:32 p.m. ET
It was a near lock that Jason Campbell would open the season as the Raiders' starting quarterback even before the release of JaMarcus Russell, and it's even more certain now that Russell has been sent packing.

Raiders sign RB Bennett

Posted May 06, 2010 @ 6:15 p.m. ET
The Raiders added depth to their backfield Thursday, agreeing to a one-year deal with RB Michael Bennett.

Davis admits mistake with release of Russell

Posted May 06, 2010 @ 5:40 p.m. ET
This must have been a difficult day for Al Davis, who is no fan of admitting errors. Former No. 1 overall draft pick JaMarcus Russell turned out to be a colossal one.

Raiders release QB Russell

Posted May 06, 2010 @ 4:26 p.m. ET
The Raiders released QB JaMarcus Russell on Thursday after three disappointing seasons by the former No. 1 overall pick.

2010 draft choices by team: Raiders

Posted April 24, 2010 @ 11:09 p.m. ET
Here are the players who were chosen by the Oakland Raiders in the 2010 NFL draft.

Campbell’s arrival in Oakland could lead to Russell’s dismissal

Posted April 24, 2010 @ 9:48 p.m. ET
It wasn't a blockbuster deal, but the Raiders' decision to trade for QB Jason Campbell could have some major ramifications.

Redskins trade QB Campbell to Raiders

Posted April 24, 2010 @ 1:46 p.m. ET
The Redskins sent QB Jason Campbell to the Raiders for a 2012 fourth-round pick, reports indicate.

Jaguars acquire LB Morrison

Posted April 24, 2010 @ 11 a.m. ET
The Jaguars continued to bolster their defense on Saturday as they traded their fourth-round pick to the Raiders for ILB Kirk Morrison and Oakland's fifth-round pick.

Raiders continue focus on run defense with DT Houston

Posted April 23, 2010 @ 8:24 p.m. ET
Whether MLB Rolando McClain and DT Lamarr Houston, whom Oakland selected with the No. 44 pick after trading down two times, become great players remains to be seen, but on paper, they look like smart, capable additions.

Raiders reach to land run stuffer in McClain

Posted April 22, 2010 @ 8:53 p.m. ET
Yes, the Raiders were caught reaching again in 2010. This time, the move that will be second-guessed for some time is the selection of ILB Rolando McClain.

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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