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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 2011 preview

Posted Aug. 29, 2011 @ 6:40 p.m. ET
Find out if the Bills have closed the talent gap enough to compete in the AFC East with PFW's in-depth, position-by-position scouting report of Buffalo.

Bills release six

Posted Aug. 28, 2011 @ 4:15 p.m. ET
The Bills made six cuts on Sunday afternoon, trimming their roster down in preparation of Tuesday's deadline.

Lindell seals Bills' OT win over Jaguars

Posted Aug. 27, 2011 @ 11:27 p.m. ET
Rian Lindell hit a 40-yard field goal with 3:04 left in overtime to give Buffalo a 35-32 preseason victory over  Jacksonville on Saturday night.

Bills sign DT Williams to six-year extension

Posted Aug. 26, 2011 @ 6:21 p.m. ET
The Bills have locked up DT Kyle Williams, agreeing to a six-year, $39 million deal on Friday.

Bills place Torbor on I.R.

Posted Aug. 25, 2011 @ 5:14 p.m. ET
The Bills placed veteran LB Reggie Torbor on injured reserve on Thursday due to pain in his shoulder.

Broncos S Moore fined $20,000

Posted Aug. 25, 2011 @ 9:51 a.m. ET
Broncos rookie S Rahim Moore has been fined $20,000 for his hit on Bills WR Donald Jones in Saturday's preseason game.

Bills add LB depth by signing Morrison

Posted Aug. 24, 2011 @ 7:13 p.m. ET
The Bills have signed veteran LB Kirk Morrison to add depth and versatility to their defense.

Bills sign WR Martin

Posted Aug. 24, 2011 @ 1:38 p.m. ET
The Bills added a receiver on Wednesday, signing free agent Ruvell Martin.

Broncos S Moore defends knockout hit on Bills WR Jones

Posted Aug. 21, 2011 @ 4:15 p.m. ET
Broncos S Rahim Moore said the knockout hit he delivered to Bills WR Donald Jones was not illegal.

Bills RB White apparently OK after suffering injury

Posted Aug. 21, 2011 @ 12:28 a.m. ET
Bills RB Johnny White is apparently OK after being injured in Saturday night’s game at Denver, according to a report by BuffaloRumblings.com.

Orton leads Broncos past Bills 24-10

Posted Aug. 20, 2011 @ 11:54 p.m. ET
Kyle Orton, who has rendered the QB drama in Denver a question of who will be his backup, led the Broncos on two touchdown drives in a 24-10 victory over Buffalo on Saturday night.

Bills TE Chandler early favorite to start

Posted Aug. 19, 2011 @ 4:04 p.m. ET
It has been a long time since the Bills had an effective tight end, and Scott Chandler has the early edge to be the player to try and change that this season.

Jets to sign OLB Maybin

Posted Aug. 17, 2011 @ 12:53 p.m. ET
After the failed Vernon Gholston experiment, Rex Ryan is going to take his chances with another first-round bust: former Bills OLB Aaron Maybin.

New 'Lights Out' expects to shine in 2011

Posted Aug. 17, 2011 @ 10:38 a.m. ET
Bills LB Shawne Merriman took the field last Saturday night for the first time in a game since October 2010 and made an instant impact with two sacks.

AFC East training-camp reports

Posted Aug. 15, 2011 @ 8:25 p.m. ET
The Bills are counting on Shawne Merriman to regain the pass-rushing effectiveness that made him so feared when he was in San Diego. PFW looks inside the AFC East clubs.

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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