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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

Fantasy position battles: QBs

Posted July 09, 2010 @ 12:46 p.m. ET
With Ben Roethlisberger suspended, PFW's Michael Blunda says the Steelers' QB battle between Byron Leftwich and Dennis Dixon is one to watch this preseason.

Eagles claim S Johnson from Bills

Posted June 28, 2010 @ 6:53 p.m. ET
The Eagles have claimed S Brett Johnson off waivers from the Bills.

Schobel likely done in Buffalo; looking for trade?

Posted June 25, 2010 @ 1:27 p.m. ET
Aaron Schobel has played his entire nine-year career with the Bills, but it doesn't appear that he'll play another down for the franchise.

Bills sign draft picks Moats, Brown

Posted June 10, 2010 @ 11:37 a.m. ET
The Bills announced Thursday that they have agreed to contracts with sixth-round draft pick LB Arthur Moats and seventh-round draft pick QB Levi Brown. Terms of the deals were not disclosed.

Bills sign seventh-round OL Calloway

Posted June 08, 2010 @ 4:14 p.m. ET
The Bills announced Tuesday that they have signed seventh-round draft selection OL Kyle Calloway. In accordance with team policy, terms of the deal were not disclosed.

Bills sign LB Torbor

Posted June 05, 2010 @ 7:55 p.m. ET
The Bills have agreed on a contract with former Dolphins LB Reggie Torbor, the club's official Web site reported Saturday.

Reports: Bills OT Wang suffers high ankle sprain

Posted June 05, 2010 @ 7:35 p.m. ET
Bills rookie OT Ed Wang suffered a left leg injury at the Bills' voluntary minicamp on Saturday, according to multiple published reports.

Bills sign sixth-round LB Batten

Posted June 03, 2010 @ 4:29 p.m. ET
The Bills announced Thursday that they have signed LB Danny Batten, one of their two sixth-round selections in the 2010 draft. In accordance with team policy, terms of the deal were not disclosed.

Bills may have Lynch suitor in Seattle

Posted June 03, 2010 @ 11:39 a.m. ET
The situation with RB Marshawn Lynch in Buffalo has been stagnant as of late, but last week's development in the Seattle backfield could change that.

Bills appear committed to OLT Bell

Posted May 22, 2010 @ 11:50 a.m. ET
The 2010 draft gave the Bills the opportunity to continue rebuilding their offensive line, but things didn't quite pan out the way many had expected.

Bills sign ex-Colts RB-KR Simpson

Posted May 11, 2010 @ 5:53 p.m. ET
The Bills announced Tuesday that they have signed RB-KR Chad Simpson. Terms of the contract were not disclosed.

Bills expect Troup, Williams to form effective NT duo

Posted May 07, 2010 @ 12:41 p.m. ET
As they transition to a 3-4 defense, the Bills expect rookie behemoth Torell Troup to share playing time with the undersized Kyle Williams at nose tackle.

2010 draft choices by team: Bills

Posted April 24, 2010 @ 11:48 p.m. ET
Here are the players who were chosen by the Buffalo Bills in the 2010 NFL draft.

QB Brown a late-round find for Bills

Posted April 24, 2010 @ 7:55 p.m. ET
By waiting until the seventh round to draft a quarterback, the Bills were able to fill other needs while still finding an intriguing prospect in Troy's Levi Brown.

Bills ignore big needs to reach for Troup

Posted April 23, 2010 @ 7:41 p.m. ET
Despite major needs at quarterback and offensive tackle, the Bills surprisingly selected Central Florida NT Torell Troup with the 41st overall pick Friday night.

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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