We continue our Draft Possibilities series with two inside linebackers who caught the Oakland Raiders attention during the scouting and player evaluation process: Kevin Reddick and Kiko Alonso. After giving up on the underachieving Rolando McClain earlier in the off-season, the Silver & Black signed former Bears’ Nick Roach to take over the middle linebacker spot in 2013. However, that [...]
Oakland Raiders general manager Reggie McKenzie and head coach Dennis Allen made it through the first week 2013 NFL Free Agency without making any major moves on the open market, but did manage to strengthen the struggling pass rush.
Former Chicago Bears outside linebacker Nick Roach signed a multi-year contract with compensation ranging from $3 to $4 million per season, the...
At the end of last week, the Raiders signed former Chicago Bears LB Nick Roach to a 4 year deal worth up to $13 million. The 6’1 235 lbs linebacker played as the Bears starting strong-side linebacker last year (strong side is the side of the line where the tight end lines up) for most of the season but filled in at middle linebacker for the last four games of the season when...
The Raiders made a move on Tuesday that would further portend the team releasing off-the-field nuisance Rolando McClain.
The team on Friday signed former Bears linebacker Nick Roach to a three-year deal.
He joins a linebacking corps of second-year player Miles Burris and the recently signed Kaluka Maiava. Roach could take over the starting middle linebacker position from the player...
With Nick Roach signing in Oakland, the Bears are now forced to bargain shop for linebackers. We break down some potential options in free agency that could contribute at a discount.
The Oakland Raiders agreed to terms with Chicago Bears free-agent linebacker Nick Roach, Jeff Dickerson of ESPN Chicago reports citing an NFL source.
Terms of the deal are unknown but it's believed the Raiders offered a multi-year deal worth between $3 million and $4 million per year.
The Raiders flew Roach to Oakland on Wednesday for an official visit and presented the...
Chicago Bears free agent linebacker Nick 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.
Via AP on Fox
March 09, 2013
How important will it be for the Chicago Bears to re-sign linebacker Nick Roach, a potential long-term replacement for Brian Urlacher, once free agency begins this offseason?
Chicago Bears defensive leader/middle linebacker Brian Urlacher may be out for the remainder of the regular season.
According to reports, the Pro Bowl veteran injured his right hamstring on the second-to-last play of the Bears ‘overtime loss to the Seattle Seahawks on Sunday.
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