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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 OLG Gallery rehabbing after injury-plagued season

Posted April 22, 2010 @ 3:25 p.m. ET
While serious back injuries can be difficult to return from, word is Raiders OLG Robert Gallery's rehab is going well and he's planning on participating in training camp.

Raiders acquire DE Groves for fifth-round pick

Posted April 21, 2010 @ 5:11 p.m. ET
The Raiders dealt a 2010 fifth-round pick to the Jaguars for DE Quentin Groves, according to reports.

Raiders sign QB Boller

Posted April 15, 2010 @ 6:20 p.m. ET
The Raiders added a fourth quarterback to their roster Thursday with the signing of Kyle Boller.

Raiders MLB Morrison signs tender

Posted April 15, 2010 @ noon ET
Raiders MLB Kirk Morrison announced he signed his restricted free-agent tender on Twitter late Wednesday.

Trade or draft could scramble Raiders' QB picture

Posted April 08, 2010 @ 12:12 p.m. ET
The Raiders are in the market for a quarterback, but until a move is made, the competition between Bruce Gradkowski and JaMarcus Russell to become the starting signalcaller will continue.

Rookie could join competition for Raiders’ ORT spot

Posted March 25, 2010 @ 8:35 p.m. ET
Some mock drafts, including PFW's most recent one, have the Raiders selecting Maryland OT Bruce Campbell, who had an impressive showing at the Combine, with the eighth overall pick.

Raiders QBs Gradkowski, Frye sign tenders

Posted March 15, 2010 @ 2:57 p.m. ET
The Raiders' voluntary offseason workout program began Monday, and two of the team's quarterbacks were in attendance after signing their restricted free-agent tenders.

Browns trade LB Wimbley to Raiders

Posted March 14, 2010 @ 6:08 p.m. ET
The wheeling and dealing continued for the Browns on Sunday as they dealt OLB Kamerion Wimbley to the Raiders for Oakland's third-round pick in April's draft, according to multiple reports.

Raiders release DT Warren

Posted March 11, 2010 @ 4:16 p.m. ET
The Raiders created a vacancy on the interior of their defensive line Thursday, cutting 31-year-old DT Gerard Warren.

Report: Raiders cut Ellis, Walker

Posted March 08, 2010 @ 6:25 p.m. ET
Oakland released DE Greg Ellis and WR Javon Walker on Monday, according to a report.

Raiders release RB Fargas

Posted March 06, 2010 @ 8:27 p.m. ET
The Raiders have released RB Justin Fargas, according to reports.

Raiders re-sign OT Barnes

Posted March 06, 2010 @ 9:50 a.m. ET
After a disappointing first season in Oakland, the Raiders have decided to give OT Khalif Barnes another chance.

Cable not sure if Walker will be with Raiders next season

Posted March 05, 2010 @ 7:19 p.m. ET
Raiders head coach Tom Cable was non-committal when asked whether WR Javon Walker would be back with the team in 2010.

AFC West team needs

Posted March 04, 2010 @ 10:35 a.m. ET
The trade of Brandon Marshall has left the Broncos with a huge hole to fill at wide receiver. PFW continues its series examining the needs of each team with a look at the AFC West.

Report: Raiders will tender Routt at highest level

Posted March 03, 2010 @ 5:18 p.m. ET
A team would have to give Oakland a first- and third-round pick to sign CB Stanford Routt.

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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