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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 reached out to Harbaugh

Posted Jan. 20, 2010 @ 11:20 a.m. ET
The Raiders spoke to Stanford head coach Jim Harbaugh about becoming their head coach, but he said he wasn't interested in the job, according to reports.

Reports: Davis, Cable hold meeting

Posted Jan. 14, 2010 @ 7:07 p.m. ET
Raiders managing partner Al Davis scheduled a meeting with head coach Tom Cable on Thursday, and the two could sit down again on Friday to discuss Cable's future, according to reports.

Lechler would ‘hate’ to see Davis fire Cable

Posted Jan. 14, 2010 @ 1 p.m. ET
Raiders P Shane Lechler told PFW he strongly believes Al Davis should reconsider if he's leaning toward firing Tom Cable.

Report: Davis to tell Cable he's fired

Posted Jan. 11, 2010 @ 11:34 a.m. ET
Raiders managing partner Al Davis is going to meet with Tom Cable on Monday and tell him his time as the team's head coach has come to an end, according to a report.

Raiders' Davis mulls head-coaching change

Posted Jan. 09, 2010 @ 1:43 p.m. ET
We're awaiting word from Al Davis as to whether the Raiders will be searching for their sixth head coach since 2002, but it's clear the team's managing partner is seriously considering making yet another change.

Report: Raiders likely to fire Cable

Posted Jan. 04, 2010 @ 12:33 p.m. ET
He probably will not be sent packing Monday, but a report indicates the Raiders will likely fire head coach Tom Cable in the near future.

Heyward-Bey fails to silence critics in Year One

Posted Jan. 02, 2010 @ 8:32 a.m. ET
Raiders rookie Darrius Heyward-Bey will head into his first full offseason having failed to silence skeptics that mocked Oakland for selecting him with the seventh overall pick in April's draft.

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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