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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

Vikings fantasy focus

Posted Dec. 05, 2010 @ 11:32 a.m. ET
Let's take a look at the Vikings' fantasy prospects as they prepare to face the Bills in Week 13.

Vikings-Bills matchup of the day: Friday

Posted Dec. 03, 2010 @ 6:01 p.m. ET
Here is another key matchup when the Vikings and Bills match up Sunday in Minnesota.

Bills place LB Torbor on IR, claim TE Chandler

Posted Dec. 03, 2010 @ 11:31 a.m. ET
The Bills placed LB Reggie Torbor on injured reserve and claimed TE Scott Chandler off waivers to fill the vacant roster spot.

First-round failures have doomed Bills

Posted Dec. 03, 2010 @ 9:46 a.m. ET
While the Bills have been competitive in recent weeks, they are still going to miss the playoffs for the 10th consecutive season, tied with the Lions for the longest drought in the league. There are plenty of reasons for this ...

Vikings-Bills matchup of the day: Thursday

Posted Dec. 02, 2010 @ 9:03 p.m. ET
Here's another key matchup for Sunday's Vikings-Bills game in Minnesota.

Bills sign TE Caussin

Posted Dec. 02, 2010 @ 1:31 p.m. ET
The Bills signed TE Mike Caussin to the 53-man roster on Thursday and placed DE Dwan Edwards on injured reserve.

Kevin Williams must back it up

Posted Dec. 01, 2010 @ 6:39 p.m. ET
Each Wednesday we'll identify one player, coach or area of the team that is most under the microscope. This week,we look at DT Kevin Williams, coming off his best game this season.

Vikings-Bills matchup of the day: Wednesday

Posted Dec. 01, 2010 @ 5:38 p.m. ET
Here's another key matchup for Sunday's Vikings-Bills game in Minnesota.

Vikings' Peterson has sprained ankle

Posted Nov. 30, 2010 @ 9:48 p.m. ET
Vikings RB Adrian Peterson has a sprain of his right ankle, interim coach Leslie Frazier said in a radio interview Tuesday, the Minneapolis Star Tribune reported.

60-second rant: Vikings must respect the Bills

Posted Nov. 30, 2010 @ 6:02 p.m. ET
The Bills come in to the Metrodome on Sunday with nothing to lose and a whole lot of confidence, and the Vikings should not take this one lightly.

Suisham saves Steelers in OT win vs. Bills

Posted Nov. 28, 2010 @ 5:34 p.m. ET
Shaun Suisham hit a 41-yard field goal with 2:14 left in overtime to secure the Pittsburgh Steelers' 19-16 victory over the Bills on Sunday.

Whitner keys Bills' defensive improvement

Posted Nov. 27, 2010 @ 3:54 p.m. ET
Although he hasn't produced many game-changing plays by himself, Buffalo SS Donte Whitner has been a leader in the team's improved defensive play recently.

Bills place Merriman on I.R.

Posted Nov. 27, 2010 @ 2:15 p.m. ET
The Bills placed LB Shawne Merriman on injured reserve Saturday, before the three-time Pro Bowler ever played a game for Buffalo.

2011 AFC East free-agent preview

Posted Nov. 25, 2010 @ 6:47 p.m. ET
Will the Jets overlook WR Braylon Edwards' off-the-field issues when he becomes a free agent in March? Check out our exclusive team-by-team list of AFC East players likely to become free agents in March.

Gailey gains respect for Bills' improvement

Posted Nov. 24, 2010 @ 9:42 p.m. ET
The Bills could have easily have given up all hope for the season after a slow start, but head coach Chan Gailey has the team playing hard.

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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