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Alan Branch

Alan Branch - DT

Status Active
Height/Weight 6' 6"/ 325 lbs.
Birthday 12/29/1984
Birthplace Albuquerque, NM
College Michigan
Years played 7
Drafted 2007, 2nd round, 1st pick by Cardinals

NFL investigating phone prank

Posted March 12, 2013 @ 4:57 p.m. ET
The NFL is investigating the hacking of a phone conversation between GMs Buddy Nix of the Bills and Mark Dominik of the Buccaneers.

Bills release QB Fitzpatrick

Posted March 12, 2013 @ 4:48 p.m. ET
The Bills released QB Ryan Fitzpatrick after the signalcaller turned down an offer to restructure his deal.

Bills bring back McKelvin

Posted March 09, 2013 @ 1:45 p.m. ET
The Bills on Saturday announced the re-signing of CB-RS Leodis McKelvin to a four-year deal.

Buffalo Bills: 2013 team needs

Posted March 04, 2013 @ 12:29 p.m. ET
We highlight the top three needs on offense and defense for the Buffalo Bills, and take a look back at their 2012 draft class.

Bills place franchise tag on FS Byrd

Posted March 01, 2013 @ 1:29 p.m. ET
The Bills placed the franchise tag on FS Jairus Byrd, the team announced Friday. The tag for a safety is worth $6.916 million for 2013.

Bills DE Kelsay announces his retirement

Posted Feb. 27, 2013 @ 7:33 p.m. ET
Bills DE Chris Kelsay announced his retirement on Wednesday after 10 NFL seasons. 

Bills' 'D' in need of playmaking linebacker

Posted Feb. 26, 2013 @ 7:08 p.m. ET
While there are flashier needs on offense, the Buffalo defense is sorely lacking an impact player on the second level.

Bills extend assistant GM Whaley

Posted Feb. 23, 2013 @ 9:20 p.m. ET
The Bills signed assistant general manager Doug Whaley to a contract extension, the team announced Saturday.

Titans sign SS Wilson

Posted Feb. 22, 2013 @ 5:04 p.m. ET
The Titans signed former Bills SS George Wilson to a two-year deal on Friday.

Marrone stresses importance of competition when talking Bills' QBs

Posted Feb. 22, 2013 @ 2:45 p.m. ET
Like the other coaches who are inheriting questions at QB, Doug Marrone offered little in terms of clarity as to who will be Buffalo's starter.

Bills re-sign OL Brown

Posted Feb. 19, 2013 @ 11:12 a.m. ET
The Bills re-signed OL Colin Brown, the team announced Tuesday.

Bills re-sign QB Jackson to compete with Fitzpatrick

Posted Feb. 15, 2013 @ 2:37 p.m. ET
The Bills on Friday announced that they have re-signed QB Tarvaris Jackson.

Bills release veteran CB McGee

Posted Feb. 14, 2013 @ 4:50 p.m. ET
The Bills released veteran CB Terrence McGee, the team announced on Thursday. 

Bills release LB Barnett, SS Wilson

Posted Feb. 11, 2013 @ 2:51 p.m. ET
The Bills released veterans LB Nick Barnett and SS George Wilson on Monday, the team announced.

Bills choose not to re-sign WR Jones

Posted Feb. 07, 2013 @ 5:59 p.m. ET
The Bills announced Thursday that they will not tender WR Donald Jones, which makes him a free agent.

STATS, LLC PLAYER NEWS

Posted July 29, 2011
The Seattle Seahawks have bolstered their defensive line after reaching a deal with Branch.||||||| Branch has played in all 32 games at nose tackle the past two seasons for Arizona. Last season, Branch made three starts and recorded a career-high 35 tackles.
Posted Sept. 07, 2007
According to the Arizona Republic, Branch has a fractured left hand and won't play Monday night against San Francisco.||||||| Branch, the Cardinals' backup nose tackle, will be re-evaluated Tuesday. Gabe Watson remains the starting nose tackle, and Rodney Bailey will take over as the No. 2.
Posted July 25, 2007
The Cardinals agreed to terms Wednesday with Branch, a second-round draft pick, on a four-year contract.||||||| The defensive tackle out of Michigan was chosen No. 33 overall and is the fourth draftee signed by Arizona this year. The Cardinals report to training camp Friday in Flagstaff with the first practice set for Sunday.

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