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Raiders Release LB Nick Roach & S Usama Young

The Oakland Raiders released veteran LB Nick Roach and S Usama Young on Friday with failed physical designations. The Raiders have released/failed physical LB Nick Roach and S Usama Young. — OAKLAND RAIDERS (@RAIDERS) March 6, 2015 Roach has unfortunately been dealing with serious concussions symptoms in recent years and there was talk recently that he was unlikely ...
Via NFL Trade Rumors
March 06, 2015  |  Discuss

Raiders Injury Update: Nick Roach out for the season

The Oakland Raiders have learned they will be without the services of middle linebacker, Nick Roach, for the remainder of the season, as reported by Chris Wesseling of Around the NFL. #459488957 / Roach suffered a concussion in a pre-season game on August 22nd and has missed the first four regular season games. Roach is still experiencing concussion symptoms,...
Via Sports Injury Alert
October 09, 2014  |  Discuss

Raiders place Nick Roach on season-ending IR

ALAMEDA, Calif. (AP) The Oakland Raiders have placed starting middle linebacker Nick Roach on season-ending injured reserve after he was unable to recover from a concussion in the preseason. The Raiders signed Jamar Chaney on Wednesday to replace Roach on the roster. Roach originally got hurt on Aug. 22 in the third exhibition game against Green Bay. He returned to practice on Sept...
Via AP on Fox
October 08, 2014  |  Discuss

Nick Roach not ready to be on the practice field, should retirement be discussed?

The Oakland Raiders are struggling with run their run defense. Ok, scratch that, the run defense is flat out terrible. A large part of the reason that the Raiders run defense is so bad is that they are missing their starting middle linebacker in Nick Roach who has been out with a concussion since August 22nd. That’s right, the guy who played every snap for the Raiders’ defense...
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October 07, 2014  |  Discuss

Raiders Rewind: 5 positions of need, worst to first, and Nick Roach trucks a kid

The weekend means it’s time for some rest and relaxation. What better way to do that then by catching up on Oakland Raiders content you may have missed this past week. There are simply too many pieces from this week to link to them all so here are some of the best: - With Marshawn Lynch drama in Seattle, should the Raiders make a trade for the Oakland native? (READ) - Five positions...
Via cover32 - Raiders
July 19, 2014  |  Discuss

Nick Roach takes out some aggression on a poor intern

Many members of the Oakland Raiders spend portions of their offseason training with various independent companies. With strict rules in the NFL collective bargaining agreement which limit the amount of contact coaches can have with players during the offseason, it makes sense that many will turn to companies with coaches and facilities that match the quality of that found in the...
Via cover32 - Raiders
July 15, 2014  |  Discuss

Should the Raiders consider D’Qwell Jackson?

The Oakland Raiders need help all across their roster, but yesterday a quality player became available at the one position where the Raiders do not NEED to improve. The Cleveland Browns cut veteran middle linebacker D’Qwell Jackson and the Raiders were almost immediately linked to him as a potential landing place. This is no big surprise since almost every talented free agent will...
Via cover32 - Raiders
February 27, 2014  |  Discuss

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