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Hold ‘em or Fold ‘em: Nick Roach

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?

Outside of the offensive line, where upgrades are needed across the board, the biggest position of need this offseason for the Chicago Bears is at linebacker. Since 2004, the Bears have trotted out the duo of Brian Urlacher and Lance Briggs, they of 15 combined Pro Bowls. Yet Urlacher's future is very uncertain, as he'll soon be a free agent coming off knee and hamstring injuries that depleted the...

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