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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 defense depleted by injuries

ALAMEDA, Calif. (AP) The Oakland Raiders defense was dealt a big blow back in the preseason when middle linebacker and defensive signal caller Nick Roach suffered a season-ending concussion. That injury set the tone this season for the Raiders, who have had to piece together their defense on the fly because of a litany of injuries. The Raiders (2-12) have nine defensive players...
Via Associated Press
December 18, 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 Associated Press
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...
Via cover32 - Raiders
October 07, 2014  |  Discuss

Raiders could be down 2 starters on defense

ALAMEDA, Calif. (AP) Already staggering from back-to-back poor performances, the Oakland Raiders will likely be without two of their starting linebackers for Sunday's game in New England. Middle linebacker Nick Roach is still recovering from a concussion he suffered during the preseason and has only recently returned to practice on a limited basis. Roach, who played every defensive...
Via Associated Press
September 19, 2014  |  Discuss

Jones-Drew, Roach questionable for Raiders

ALAMEDA, Calif. (AP) Oakland Raiders coach Dennis Allen remains hopeful that running back Maurice Jones-Drew will be able to play in Sunday's home opener against the Houston Texans. Nick Roach's status isn't as encouraging, meaning the Raiders likely will be without their starting middle linebacker for a second straight week. Jones-Drew has not practiced this week and remains listed...
Via Associated Press
September 12, 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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