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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 LB Curry still sidelined by injured knees

Posted Aug. 19, 2012 @ 9:24 p.m. ET
Dennis Allen says Raiders LB Aaron Curry won't be taken off the PUP list until he is able to change direction at full speed.

Falcons among narrow Week One favorites

Posted Aug. 14, 2012 @ 2:34 p.m. ET
PFW's Mike Wilkening offers his take on four Week One games where linemakers have separated a pair of teams by less than three points.

Five minutes with a legend: Ted Hendricks

Posted Aug. 11, 2012 @ 11:53 a.m. ET
Hall of Famer Ted Hendricks was a disruptive pass rusher and blocked-kick specialist for three Super Bowl champions.

Myers is early leader in Raiders' TE battle

Posted Aug. 10, 2012 @ 3:34 p.m. ET
Brandon Myers is at the top of the Raiders' TE depth chart, but we hear the competition at the position is not over.

Raiders RB Goodson carted off field

Posted Aug. 07, 2012 @ 8:22 p.m. ET
Raiders RB Mike Goodson was taken away from practice by ambulance following a helmet-to-helmet collision with teammate Philip Wheeler.

Patriots OG Gallery retires

Posted Aug. 04, 2012 @ 5:58 p.m. ET
After eight seasons, OG Robert Gallery has decided to retire, the Patriots announced Saturday.

Raiders sorting out backfield options to complement McFadden

Posted July 29, 2012 @ 4:48 p.m. ET
The Raiders are looking for complementary running backs to emerge as they try to fill the void left by Michael Bush’s departure.

Wisniewski resigns from Raiders coaching staff

Posted July 26, 2012 @ 2:54 p.m. ET
Raiders assistant offensive line coach Steve Wisniewski has resigned his position because of personal reasons.

Ravens add LBs Blackstock, Brown

Posted July 25, 2012 @ 3:07 p.m. ET
The Ravens signed veteran LBs Darryl Blackstock and Ricky Brown, and OG Cord Howard the team announced Wednesday.

Ex-player Walker sues NFL over concussions

Posted July 24, 2012 @ 2:38 p.m. ET
Derrick Walker has sued the NFL in federal court, accusing it of not warning him about the risk of football-related concussions.

Raiders WR Heyward-Bey pleads no contest to DUI

Posted July 23, 2012 @ 8:06 p.m. ET
Raiders WR Darrius Heyward-Bey pled no contest to DUI on Monday, multiple media outlets reported.

Raiders send WR Murphy to Panthers

Posted July 23, 2012 @ 1:18 p.m. ET
The Raiders traded WR Louis Murphy to the Panthers, according to Jason Cole of Yahoo! Sports.

AFC West training-camp reports

Posted July 19, 2012 @ 11:12 a.m. ET
Pro Football Weekly's preview of what to expect from the Broncos, Chiefs, Raiders and Chargers in training camp.

Raiders, S Branch agree to four-year deal

Posted July 14, 2012 @ 11:22 a.m. ET
The Raiders agreed to a four-year deal with S Tyvon Branch, according to CBS Sports and NFL Network.

Ex-Raider faces three new murder charges

Posted July 06, 2012 @ 3:01 p.m. ET
New murder charges have been filed against former Raiders DE Anthony Wayne Smith.

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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