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Raiders | Week 3 Inactives

Sun, 21 Sep 2014 08:33:13 -0700

The Oakland Raiders have declared CB Chimdi Chekwa, QB Matt Schaub, OT Matt McCants, RB Maurice Jones-Drew, LB Nick Roach, LB Sio Moore, OG Tony Bergstrom inactive for Week 3.

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Raiders | Nick Roach still not cleared

Sat, 20 Sep 2014 07:30:19 -0700

Oakland Raiders LB Nick Roach (concussion) still has not been cleared to play because of his concussion. Roach is listed as questionable for Week 3 and could be a game-time decision.

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Raiders | Friday injury report

Fri, 19 Sep 2014 15:29:28 -0700

Oakland Raiders LB Sio Moore (ankle) has been ruled out for Week 3. CB Chimdi Chekwa (knee), OT Matt McCants (knee), CB Carlos Rogers (knee), LB Nick Roach (concussion), DE Antonio Smith (back) and WR Rod Streater (hip) are listed as questionable. DE Justin Tuck (illness) is listed as probable. Moore did not participate in practice Friday, Sept. 19. Tuck fully participated in practice, while the other players were limited during practice.

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Raiders | Thursday practice report

Thu, 18 Sep 2014 15:41:36 -0700

Oakland Raiders LB Sio Moore (ankle) did not practice Thursday, Sept. 18. CB Chimdi Chekwa (knee), OT Matt McCants (knee), LB Nick Roach (concussion), CB Charles Rogers (knee) and DE Justin Tuck (illness) were limited.

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Raiders | Wednesday practice report

Wed, 17 Sep 2014 14:45:47 -0700

Oakland Raiders LB Sio Moore (ankle), CB Carlos Rogers (knee), WR Rod Streater (hip) and DE Justin Tuck (illness) did not practice Wednesday, Sept. 17. CB Chimdi Chekwa (knee), OT Matt McCants (knee) and LB Nick Roach (concussion) were limited.

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Raiders | Week 2 Inactives

Sun, 14 Sep 2014 12:06:43 -0700

The Oakland Raiders have declared OG Tony Bergstrom, S Jonathan Dowling, DE Shelby Harris, RB Maurice Jones-Drew, OT Matt McCants, QB Matt McGloin, LB Nick Roach inactive for Week 2.

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Raiders | Friday injury report for Week 2

Fri, 12 Sep 2014 15:21:42 -0700

Oakland Raiders CB Taiwan Jones (foot) did not participate in practice Friday, Sept. 12, and has been ruled out for the team's Week 2 game. OT Matt McCants did not participate in practice and is questionable. LB Kaluka Maiava (illness) and LB Nick Roach (concussion) were both limited in practice and are questionable. CB Chimdi Chekwa (knee) fully participated in practice and is probable.

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Raiders | Thursday injury report for Week 2

Thu, 11 Sep 2014 15:12:41 -0700

Oakland Raiders CB Taiwan Jones (foot) and OT Matt McCants (knee) did not practice Thursday, Sept. 11. LBs Kaluka Maiava (illness) and Nick Roach (concussion) were limited. CB Chimdi Chekwa (knee) fully participated.

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Raiders | Nick Roach not cleared

Wed, 10 Sep 2014 22:06:52 -0700

Oakland Raiders LB Nick Roach (concussion) has not yet been cleared to practice. He is still making his way back from a concussion suffered Aug. 22. Head coach Dennis Allen was optimistic Wednesday, Sept. 10, that Roach is making some progress. "He's doing better," Allen said. "He did a little bit more today. We're following a protocol and we're going to stick with it. Whenever he's ready to go, we'll slide him right back in there."

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Raiders | Wednesday injury report for Week 2

Wed, 10 Sep 2014 16:10:00 -0700

Oakland Raiders CB Taiwan Jones (foot) and LB Kaluka Maiava (illness) did not participate in practice Wednesday, Sept. 10. CB Chimdi Chekwa (knee) and LB Nick Roach (concussion) were both limited in practice.

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Raiders | Nick Roach still dealing with injury

Mon, 08 Sep 2014 14:24:42 -0700

Oakland Raiders LB Nick Roach (concussion) is still dealing with a concussion and is considered questionable for Week 2, according to head coach Dennis Allen.

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Raiders | Week 1 Inactives

Sun, 07 Sep 2014 08:41:27 -0700

The Oakland Raiders have declared WR Brice Butler, CB Chimdi Chekwa, QB Matt McGloin, OT Matt McCants, LB Nick Roach, DL Shelby Harris, OG Tony Bergstrom inactive for Week 1.

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Raiders | Friday injury report

Fri, 05 Sep 2014 13:07:47 -0700

Oakland Raiders CB Chimdi Chekwa (knee) has been ruled out for Week 1 against the New York Jets. LB Nick Roach (concussion) is questionable, while TE David Ausberry (knee), CB Taiwan Jones (knee), QB Matt Schaub (elbow), OT Menelik Watson (hip) and DE LaMarr Woodley (undisclosed) are probable. Chekwa and Woodley didn't practice Friday, Sept. 5. Roach was limited, while the others practiced in full.

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Raiders | Thursday practice report for Week 1

Thu, 04 Sep 2014 12:59:47 -0700

Oakland Raiders TE David Ausberry (knee), CB Taiwan Jones (knee) and OT Menelik Watson (hip) all fully participated in practice Thursday, Sept. 4. LB Nick Roach (concussion) was limited. CB Chimdi Chekwa (knee) did not participate.

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Raiders | Wednesday practice report

Wed, 03 Sep 2014 14:15:16 -0700

Oakland Raiders CB Chimdi Chekwa (knee) did not practice Wednesday, Sept. 3. LB Nick Roach (concussion) was limited, while TE David Ausberry (knee), CB Taiwan Jones (knee) and OT Menelik Watson (hip) practiced in full.

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Raiders | Nick Roach looking on

Mon, 01 Sep 2014 19:59:26 -0700

Oakland Raiders LB Nick Roach (concussion) was watching practice Monday, Sept. 1, as he is still not all the way from a concussion suffered during the preseason.

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Raiders | Nick Roach still absent

Tue, 26 Aug 2014 13:24:48 -0700

Oakland Raiders LB Nick Roach (concussion) remains absent from practice Tuesday, Aug. 26.

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Raiders | Nick Roach misses practice

Sun, 24 Aug 2014 20:19:32 -0700

Oakland Raiders LB Nick Roach (concussion) did not practice Sunday, Aug. 24, after suffering a concussion in the team's preseason game Friday, Aug. 22.

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Raiders | Two defensive starters hurt

Fri, 22 Aug 2014 18:10:45 -0700

Oakland Raiders CB Tarell Brown (head) and LB Nick Roach (head) left the preseason game in the first half against the Green Bay Packers Friday, Aug. 22, due to head injuries.

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Raiders | Defensive front could be flexible

Wed, 02 Jul 2014 07:27:56 -0700

Oakland Raiders LBs Miles Burris or Sio Moore could move to inside linebacker with LB Nick Roach, and either Burris or Moore would say outside with OLB Khalil Mack.

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Raiders | One in, one out

Tue, 13 Aug 2013 20:09:59 -0700

Oakland Raiders LB Nick Roach (undisclosed) left practice Tuesday, Aug. 13, due to an undisclosed injury. Meanwhile, DE Lamarr Houston (undisclosed) was able to return to practice.

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Raiders | Nick Roach works with first team

Fri, 26 Jul 2013 18:52:06 -0700

Oakland Raiders LB Nick Roach worked as the first-team middle linebacker Friday, July 26, and LB Sio Moore was used as the team's first-team, strong-side linebacker.

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Raiders | Coach praises Nick Roach

Mon, 03 Jun 2013 17:27:20 -0700

Oakland Raiders head coach Dennis Allen praised LB Nick Roach. "Nick's highly intelligent and he's athletic," Allen said Monday. "He's done a nice job of kind of being the quarterback of our defense. He really has a passion about leading that team ... and he's got some things that he can do from a coverage standpoint that lends some flexibility to us."

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Raiders | Nick Roach contract update

Mon, 18 Mar 2013 11:49:28 -0700

Updating a previous report, the Oakland Raiders have signed LB Nick Roach to a four-year deal worth $13 million. The deal includes $5 million in guaranteed money.

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Bears | Brian Urlacher could be helped by LB departure

Fri, 15 Mar 2013 19:15:35 -0700

The departure of LB Nick Roach to the Oakland Raiders could help the team's effort to bring back free-agent LB Brian Urlacher, although it is still not a slam dunk he'll return. The team still needs Urlacher to agree to a return at a price favorable to the team. "He's part of the group of players that we have to work through and come to a final conclusion (on)," general manager Phil Emery said Friday, March 15. "That (process) will be (handled) with Brian and his agents."

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Raiders | Nick Roach to start at MLB

Fri, 15 Mar 2013 07:51:04 -0700

The Oakland Raiders signed LB Nick Roach to be their starting middle linebacker.

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Raiders | Nick Roach agrees to terms

Fri, 15 Mar 2013 05:19:20 -0700

The Oakland Raiders have agreed to terms with free-agent LB Nick Roach (Bears), according to a league source. The deal is believed to be in the range of three to four years at $3 million to $4 million a year.

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Raiders | Nick Roach to visit

Wed, 13 Mar 2013 11:08:48 -0700

The Oakland Raiders are scheduled to meet with free-agent LB Nick Roach (Bears).

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NFL | Nick Roach receiving a lot of interest

Sat, 09 Mar 2013 10:22:59 -0800

Josh Wright, agent for free-agent LB Nick Roach (Bears), said six teams have called him to express interest in Roach. Wright indicated some of the teams interested are looking at Roach as a middle linebacker.

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Bears | Nick Roach could see expanded role

Fri, 08 Mar 2013 18:06:52 -0800

The Chicago Bears are attempting to re-sign impending free-agent LB Nick Roach, and he could be in line for an expanded role on defense even if the team is able to finalize a deal with fellow impending free-agent LB Brian Urlacher.

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Bears | Interest in Nick Roach

Tue, 26 Feb 2013 14:03:32 -0800

The Chicago Bears are expected to make a big push to re-sign LB Nick Roach. The Bears have not made Roach a contract offer yet, but have expressed a desire to keep him with the team.

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Bears | Nick Roach to start

Tue, 04 Dec 2012 13:02:33 -0800

Chicago Bears LB Nick Roach is expected to start in place of LB Brian Urlacher (hamstring). It would be Roach's fourth career start at middle linebacker. The Bears re-signed LB Dom DeCicco for depth at the position.

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Bears | Nick Roach expected to fill in at MLB

Tue, 07 Aug 2012 19:03:09 -0700

Chicago Bears LB Nick Roach is expected to get the starting nod at middle linebacker in the preseason opener Thursday, Aug. 9, against the Denver Broncos with LB Brian Urlacher (knee, personal) unlikely to suit up.

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Bears | Two expected to compete for OLB job

Mon, 23 Apr 2012 13:29:10 -0700

Chicago Bears general manager Phil Emery said LBs Geno Hayes and Nick Roach will compete for the starting strongside linebacker job during training camp. He will also be the backup at weakside linebacker.

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Bears | Geno Hayes agrees to terms

Thu, 19 Apr 2012 09:39:35 -0700

The Chicago Bears agreed to terms with free-agent LB Geno Hayes (Buccaneers) Thursday, April 19. Terms of the deal were not disclosed. The Bears could put Hayes in a position to compete with strongside LB Nick Roach.

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Bears | Six players probable

Fri, 30 Dec 2011 12:59:09 -0800

Chicago Bears WR Devin Hester (ankle), TE Kellen Davis (illness), OG Chris Spencer (back), DE Corey Wootton (concussion) and LBs Lance Briggs (ankle) and Nick Roach (shin) are listed as probable for Week 17 and are expected to play. Briggs was limited during practice Friday, Dec. 30, while the other five fully participated in practice.

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Bears | Four players fully practice

Thu, 29 Dec 2011 16:52:30 -0800

Chicago Bears WR Devin Hester (ankle), C Chris Spencer (back), DE Corey Wootton (concussion) and LB Nick Roach (shin) fully participated in practice Thursday, Dec. 29.

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Bears | Four limited

Wed, 28 Dec 2011 15:17:09 -0800

Chicago Bears WR Devin Hester (ankle), LB Nick Roach (shin), C Chris Spencer (back) and DL Corey Wootton (concussion) were limited in practice Wednesday, Dec. 28.

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Bears | Nick Roach might be busy in Week 14

Fri, 09 Dec 2011 23:02:33 -0800

Chicago Bears LB Nick Roach has seen his playing time increase to approximately 40-45 plays in a given week over the past month, and he might be busy again in Week 14 against the Denver Broncos. "We always in the linebacker room enjoy the challenge of a good rushing team because they're going to test our rules," Roach said Friday, Dec. 9. "Plus, it's always a challenge to face really good players like (RB Willis McGahee) who's having an excellent year and has been put in a smart scheme that features the power run game."

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Bears | Nick Roach re-signed

Fri, 29 Jul 2011 15:54:31 -0700

The Chicago Bears have re-signed free-agent LB Nick Roach to a two-year deal worth $4.5 million.

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Bears | Talking with Nick Roach

Tue, 26 Jul 2011 20:02:45 -0700

Unrestricted free-agent LB Nick Roach (Bears) had breakfast with members of the Chicago Bears' coaching staff Tuesday, July 26. However, it is not clear if he will re-sign with the team.

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Bears | Unrestricted free agents

Tue, 26 Jul 2011 17:12:26 -0700

The Chicago Bears have the following unrestricted free agents to consider re-signing for the 2011 season: NT Anthony Adams, S Josh Bullocks, TE Desmond Clark, QB Todd Collins, WR Rashied Davis, DB Corey Graham, LB Brian Iwuh, C Olin Kreutz, S Danieal Manning, P Brad Maynard, Nick Roach, Pisa Tinoisamoa, LB Rod Wilson and RB Garrett Wolfe.

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Bears | Could look to bring back some FA LBs

Wed, 09 Mar 2011 07:23:34 -0800

The Chicago Bears may consider re-signing impending free-agent LBs Brian Iwuh, Rod Wilson and Nick Roach this offseason to help their depth at linebacker and keep some of their special teams contributors, reports Brad Biggs, of the Chicago Tribune.

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Bears | Four players receive tenders

Fri, 04 Mar 2011 16:15:10 -0800

The Chicago Bears have tendered offers to impending free-agents QB Caleb Hanie, LB Nick Roach, CB Corey Graham and FS Danieal Manning, reports Chicago Tribune. The levels of the tenders were not disclosed.

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Bears | May choose between two LBs

Thu, 03 Feb 2011 13:58:44 -0800

The Chicago Bears likely will not re-sign both impending free-agent LBs Pisa Tinoisamoa and Nick Roach, but could re-sign one during the offseason, reports Brad Biggs, of the Chicago Tribune.

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Bears | Nick Roach suffers injury Week 17

Sun, 02 Jan 2011 16:02:43 -0800

Chicago Bears LB Nick Roach (shoulder) suffered a shoulder injury in the team's Week 17 game and was ruled out of the game, according to Frank Tadych, of NFL.com.

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Bears | Pisa Tinoisamoa not on injury report

Fri, 31 Dec 2010 12:38:29 -0800

Chicago Bears LB Pisa Tinoisamoa (knee) fully participated in practice Friday, Dec. 31, and is not on the injury report for Week 17, reports Brad Biggs, of the Chicago Tribune. He may rotate with LB Nick Roach during the game with Roach as the starter.

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Bears | Nick Roach questionable for Week 14

Fri, 10 Dec 2010 13:53:24 -0800

Chicago Bears LB Nick Roach (back) fully participated in practice Friday, Dec. 10, reports Brad Biggs, of the Chicago Tribune. He is listed as questionable for Week 14 but may start in the game.

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Bears | Two players limited Thursday

Thu, 09 Dec 2010 15:05:56 -0800

Chicago Bears RB Chester Taylor (knee) and LB Nick Roach (back) were limited during practice Thursday, Dec. 9, reports ChicagoBears.com.

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Bears | Three sit out practice Wednesday

Wed, 08 Dec 2010 14:05:41 -0800

Chicago Bears RB Chester Taylor (knee) and LBs Nick Roach (back) and Pisa Tinoisamoa (knee) did not participate in practice Wednesday, Dec. 8, reports Shalise Manza Young, of The Boston Globe.

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