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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

Cable says Raiders will have quarterback competition

Posted Feb. 28, 2010 @ 3:23 p.m. ET
Raiders head coach Tom Cable was asked about where things stand with his team's situation at starting quarterback during a press conference Sunday at the Combine.

NFL will not punish Cable

Posted Feb. 25, 2010 @ 8:56 a.m. ET
Tom Cable will not be disciplined by the NFL after the league conducted an investigation into allegations that he commited acts of domestic violence against women and broke the jaw of former assistant coach Randy Hanson.

Raiders franchise DE Seymour

Posted Feb. 24, 2010 @ 3:29 p.m. ET
As had been rumored for some time, the Raiders on Wednesday put the franchise tag on DE Richard Seymour. The two sides have been discussing a long-term deal but if none results, Seymour would play the 2010 season at a ...

Hanson sues Cable, Raiders

Posted Feb. 23, 2010 @ 7:19 p.m. ET
Former Raiders defensive assistant Randy Hanson is suing head coach Tom Cable and the team, according to a report.

Raiders tag Seymour as expected

Posted Feb. 23, 2010 @ 9:42 a.m. ET
The Raiders want to get at least one more year out of Richard Seymour after having given up a 2011 first-round pick to acquire him, and that's why they used the franchise designation on him.

Report: Pendergast leaves Raiders' staff

Posted Feb. 19, 2010 @ 12:32 p.m. ET
Just 11 days after being introduced as an assistant on the Raiders' staff, Clancy Pendergast is moving on.

Raiders WRs coach says Heyward-Bey made ‘great strides’

Posted Feb. 17, 2010 @ 3:37 p.m. ET
A Raiders assistant coach who watches WR Darrius Heyward-Bey closely said he saw the seventh overall pick in 2009 improve over the course of the season, despite totaling only nine catches for 124 yards and one touchdown.

Report: Raiders to lock up Janikowski

Posted Feb. 16, 2010 @ 12:26 p.m. ET
PK Sebastian Janikowski, who would have become an unrestricted free agent March 5, will sign a four-year, $16 million contract to stay with the Raiders.

Raiders hire Pendergast

Posted Feb. 08, 2010 @ 5:38 p.m. ET
Former Chiefs defensive coordinator Clancy Pendergast has joined the Raiders' coaching staff, the team announced Monday.

Cable says giving play-calling duties to Jackson the right move

Posted Jan. 30, 2010 @ 6:37 p.m. ET
Raiders head coach Tom Cable declined to comment on his QB situation when PFW spoke with him at the Senior Bowl Jan. 27, but he was willing to discuss the team's decision to take play-calling duties away from him ...

Raiders hire Jackson as offensive coordinator

Posted Jan. 26, 2010 @ 9:28 p.m. ET
The Raiders have yet to say whether Tom Cable will still be their head coach for the 2010 season, but they did hire former Ravens quarterbacks coach Hue Jackson as their offensive coordinator on Tuesday.

Bills', Raiders' problems start at top

Posted Jan. 25, 2010 @ 5:13 a.m. ET
With the Raiders and Bills having finished another in a long string of losing seasons, NFL insiders point to the men at the top of each franchise — Al Davis and Ralph Wilson Jr. — as being most at fault for their ...

Report: Cable will stay with Raiders

Posted Jan. 24, 2010 @ 2:06 a.m. ET
ESPN reported late Saturday that the Raiders will retain head coach Tom Cable for another season, although the team maintains that no decision has been reached.

Raiders still say no decision on Cable

Posted Jan. 22, 2010 @ 3:27 p.m. ET
While reports indicate Tom Cable will be retained as Raiders' head coach, the team continues to indicate that no decision has been made concerning his future.

Raiders' Lechler wins award with superb season

Posted Jan. 21, 2010 @ 11:46 a.m. ET
Sammy Baugh's 1940 record be damned — Shane Lechler outdid his contemporaries with another stellar season in 2009, earning him PFW's Golden Toe Trophy.

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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