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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

Bills' Nelson, Chandler benefit without clear No. 2

Posted Aug. 04, 2012 @ 10:18 a.m. ET
As long as there is no clear-cut No. 2 receiver in Buffalo, fantasy football owners should strongly consider Bills WR David Nelson and TE Scott Chandler.

Bills WR Johnson balances humility and swagger

Posted Aug. 01, 2012 @ 12:47 p.m. ET
Bills WR Stevie Johnson has ascended from seventh-rounder to top receiver, but most NFL fans only know him for his controversial TD celebrations.

Jaguars place CB Corner on I.R.

Posted July 30, 2012 @ 5:05 p.m. ET
Jaguars CB Reggie Corner will go on injured reserve after suffering a knee injury in Saturday’s practice.

Bills WR Nelson to miss 4-5 days with injury

Posted July 29, 2012 @ 10:17 p.m. ET
Bills WR David Nelson will miss 4-5 days of practice after being diagnosed with a strained tendon in his right leg.

Bills release DL Dotson

Posted July 25, 2012 @ 4:20 p.m. ET
The Bills released DL Lionel Dotson on Wednesday and signed undrafted free-agent DE Sean Ferguson.

Bills rookie WR Graham draws comparison to teammate

Posted July 22, 2012 @ 2:35 p.m. ET
Bills WR Stevie Johnson thinks rookie WR T.J. Graham has some similar skills.

AFC East training-camp reports

Posted July 16, 2012 @ 11:29 a.m. ET
Pro Football Weekly's preview of what to expect from the Bills, Dolphins, Patriots and Jets in training camp.

Not divisional faves, but watch out for Bears, Bills, Seahawks

Posted July 13, 2012 @ 1:08 p.m. ET
The Packers, Patriots and 49ers are big favorites in their divisions, but don't forget about the Bears, Bills and Seahawks, who are close behind.

Bills will not participate in new blackout policy

Posted July 13, 2012 @ 11:18 a.m. ET
The Bills will not participate in a new blackout policy that allows teams to declare a sellout if 85 percent of non-premium tickets are sold.

Ticket prices for Bills' Toronto game slashed

Posted July 11, 2012 @ 12:06 p.m. ET
Ticket prices for Buffalo's "home" game against Seattle in Toronto have been reduced from past Bills contests at Rogers Centre.

Ranking the last-place teams heading into 2012

Posted July 09, 2012 @ 4:24 p.m. ET
It’s always hard to imagine last-place teams turning things around quickly, but it happens nearly every season in the NFL. Here's who could do it in 2012.

Bills sign third-round WR Graham

Posted July 09, 2012 @ 11:33 a.m. ET
The Bills announced the signing of third-round WR T.J. Graham, which rounds out their class of nine draft picks.

Bills counting on rookies at crucial positions

Posted July 04, 2012 @ 12:16 p.m. ET
Rookies CB Stephon Gilmore and OLT Cordy Glenn will be keys if the Bills are to end their playoff drought this season.

Bills Williams' new home windfall for scam victims

Posted June 22, 2012 @ 2:42 p.m. ET
Mario Williams has at least 53 new fans after his purchase of a house in suburban Buffalo helped a group recoup money that was swindled from them.

Close-knit Bills' O-line looks to build off '11 success

Posted June 21, 2012 @ 1:58 p.m. ET
The Bills had one of the more overachieving O-line units in the NFL last season, and the group looks to stay successful in 2012.


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.