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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 place Evans, Nelson on I.R.

Posted Dec. 14, 2010 @ 6:57 p.m. ET
The Bills officially placed WR Lee Evans on injured reserve Tuesday, ending the receiver's streak of appearing in 109 consecutive games dating back to 2004.

Ankle sidelines Evans, maybe for year

Posted Dec. 14, 2010 @ 9:47 a.m. ET
Bills WR Lee Evans will miss the team's next two games vs. the Dolphins and Patriots due to an ankle injury and could be out the remainder of the year if the team opts to let him rest up ...

Bills eliminate Browns from playoff contention

Posted Dec. 12, 2010 @ 4:10 p.m. ET
Ryan Fitzpatrick threw an 11-yard touchdown pass to David Nelson, Leodis McKelvin made a late interception and the Bills beat the Browns 13-6 on Sunday.

Browns-Bills prediction

Posted Dec. 12, 2010 @ 11:41 a.m. ET
PFW's Mike Wilkening believes' the Browns' running game will be their decisive edge at Buffalo.  

Browns-Bills matchup of the day: Saturday

Posted Dec. 11, 2010 @ 12:55 p.m. ET
Here's a matchup to watch in Sunday's Browns-Bills game. 

Three-and-out with Bills play-by-play announcer John Murphy

Posted Dec. 10, 2010 @ 10:53 a.m. ET
PFW recently caught up with Bills play-by-play announcer and (Buffalo) WIVB-TV sports director John Murphy and asked him three questions about the team. 

Browns-Bills matchup of the day: Friday

Posted Dec. 10, 2010 @ 10:46 a.m. ET
Here's a matchup to watch in Sunday's Browns-Bills game.

Changes to Bills' O-line shouldn't cause problems

Posted Dec. 10, 2010 @ 10:26 a.m. ET
Injuries on the Bills' offensive line have caused a major reshuffling of the front five, but don't expect a drop-off in play.

Bills-Browns blacked out

Posted Dec. 09, 2010 @ 1:28 p.m. ET
The Bills-Browns game at Ralph Wilson Stadium on Sunday has not sold out and will be blacked out on local television.

Browns-Bills matchup of the day: Wednesday

Posted Dec. 08, 2010 @ 7:34 p.m. ET
Here's a matchup to watch in Sunday's Browns-Bills game.

Browns-Bills matchup of the day: Tuesday

Posted Dec. 07, 2010 @ 7:09 p.m. ET
Here's a matchup to watch in Sunday's Browns-Bills game.

Bills make change on offensive line

Posted Dec. 07, 2010 @ 4:38 p.m. ET
Bills ORG Kraig Urbik has been placed on injured reserve, and the team has signed OG Chad Rinehart from its practice squad.

Bills' talent gap shows in Week 13

Posted Dec. 06, 2010 @ 4:52 p.m. ET
Buffalo knocked out Brett Favre on the game's first series, picking him off in the process, but sloppy play in all three phases of the game left the Bills with little chance of competing against the Vikings in Week ...

Favre knocked out; Vikings dominate Buffalo

Posted Dec. 05, 2010 @ 4:52 p.m. ET
The Vikings (5-7) outgained the Bills 387-239 and gave Leslie Frazier a fun afternoon on his first home game since replacing the fired Brad Childress, beating Buffalo 38-14.

Vikings-Bills prediction

Posted Dec. 05, 2010 @ 11:37 a.m. ET
The Vikings have to know based on the tape they have watched all week that this is a tough Bills team, but the Vikings will prevail.

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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