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Tinoisamoa Deal Has Ripple Effect

LB Nick Roach (Doug Pensinger/Getty)

Pisa Tinoisamoa wasn't brought in by the Chicago Bears to be a reserve, so expect him to start next to Brian Urlacher and Lance Briggs. But what does that mean for Nick Roach, Hunter Hillenmeyer, and Jamar Williams? At least one of these LBs could be pink-slipped soon. Who's it going to be?

Nick Roach The coaching staff was high on the former Northwestern Wildcat the moment he was signed off the San Diego practice squad during the 2007 season, both for his potential on defense and ability on special teams. Roach started the final nine games of '08 alongside Brian Urlacher and Lance Briggs at strong-side linebacker, even though he's a bit undersized to play that position at 6-1 and...

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