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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

AFC West Spin cycle: Week Two

Posted Sept. 18, 2012 @ 12:02 p.m. ET
The Chiefs and Raiders are off to woeful starts, and the Chargers are 2-0 for the first time since 2006.

Bush leads Dolphins to first win in Philbin era

Posted Sept. 16, 2012 @ 4:35 p.m. ET
Reggie Bush ran for 172 yards and two touchdowns Sunday, and the Dolphins won a home opener for the first time since 2005 by beating the Raiders 35-13.

Raiders make roster moves before Dolphins game

Posted Sept. 15, 2012 @ 7:40 p.m. ET
The Raiders have placed WR Jacoby Ford on season-ending injured reserve and CB Ron Bartell on the reserved/injured list.

Key matchup: Raiders RB Darren McFadden vs. Dolphins front seven

Posted Sept. 14, 2012 @ 12:36 p.m. ET
In Friday’s key matchup, respective team strengths will be facing off in a big game for two struggling teams, the Raiders and Dolphins.

Raiders WR Ford to undergo surgery on foot

Posted Sept. 11, 2012 @ 5:18 p.m. ET
Raiders WR Jacoby Ford will undergo surgery on his left foot and is expected to be out for “a significant amount of time,” head coach Dennis Allen said.

AFC West Spin cycle: Week One

Posted Sept. 11, 2012 @ 1:42 p.m. ET
Philip Rivers and the Chargers get off on the right foot with a win over the Raiders. We take a spin around the AFC West after Week One.

Raiders sign FB Reece to extension

Posted Sept. 11, 2012 @ 12:53 p.m. ET
The Raiders announced a contract extension with FB Marcel Reece on Tuesday.

McClain sets out to prove Raiders can rely on him

Posted Sept. 07, 2012 @ 3:40 p.m. ET
The Raiders expect MLB Rolando McClain to be more of a leader and a more effective defender in his third season.

Report: Steelers to sign CB Van Dyke

Posted Sept. 06, 2012 @ 6:43 p.m. ET
Former Raiders CB DeMarcus Van Dyke will sign with the Steelers, according to Pro Football Talk.

Raiders sign WR Hagan

Posted Sept. 06, 2012 @ 11:26 a.m. ET
The Raiders announced Thursday that they have signed veteran free-agent WR Derek Hagan.

Raiders cut CB Van Dyke, sign Hanson

Posted Sept. 03, 2012 @ 5:02 p.m. ET
The Raiders have completely restarted at cornerback.

Raiders claim three off waivers

Posted Sept. 01, 2012 @ 8:17 p.m. ET
The Raiders have claimed DB Phillip Adams, LB Keenan Clayton and OT Willie Smith off waivers.

WR Parrish agrees to terms with Raiders

Posted Aug. 28, 2012 @ 11:58 a.m. ET
Hours after being released by the Chargers, WR Roscoe Parrish agreed to terms with the Raiders, Pro Football Talk first reported.

Raiders reduce roster to 75

Posted Aug. 27, 2012 @ 12:14 p.m. ET
The Raiders have reduced the team's active roster to the maximum of 75 players in advance of the NFL's Monday deadline.

Raiders show concern for C Wisniewski

Posted Aug. 24, 2012 @ 11:18 a.m. ET
Raiders head coach Dennis Allen said C Stefen Wisniewski needs more reps and falls further behind with each day of practice he misses.

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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