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Tyvon Branch

Tyvon Branch - #33 - S

Status Active
Height/Weight 6' 0"/ 210 lbs.
Birthday 12/11/1986
Birthplace Cicero, NY
College Connecticut
Years played 6
Drafted 2008, 4th round, 1st pick by Raiders

STATS, LLC 2012 STATS

Tack FF Int
94 0 1

Report: QB Leinart to sign with Raiders

Posted May 01, 2012 @ 6:20 p.m. ET
Former first-round pick QB Matt Leinart will sign with the Raiders, ESPN’s Adam Schefter reported.

Report: Raiders fire scouting director

Posted April 30, 2012 @ 8:42 p.m. ET
The Raiders have fired Jon Kingdon, their director of college scouting, according to the NFL Network.

McFadden set to be a one-man rushing attack for Raiders

Posted April 29, 2012 @ 1:06 p.m. ET
Unable to acquire quality depth at the position, the Raiders will go into 2012 with Darren McFadden as their only standout running back. 

Once again, Raiders address offensive line

Posted April 28, 2012 @ 12:05 a.m. ET
The Raiders went with OG Tony Bergstrom with their first pick of the 2012 draft, adding to a unit that already had a lot of young talent.

Raiders will count on Pryor as Palmer's backup

Posted April 22, 2012 @ 3:23 a.m. ET
Although he has never thrown a pass in an NFL game, the Raiders are set on having Terrelle Pryor be their backup quarterback next season.

Raiders sign WR Calhoun

Posted April 20, 2012 @ 12:06 p.m. ET
The Raiders have agreed to terms with WR Duke Calhoun on a one-year contract.

Raiders-Dolphins game time changed

Posted April 19, 2012 @ 11:11 p.m. ET
The starting time for the Raiders-Dolphins Week Two game at Sun Life Stadium has been moved to 1 p.m. Eastern, the teams announced Thursday. 

Raiders re-sign S Giordano

Posted April 16, 2012 @ 10:12 p.m. ET
The Raiders have re-signed S Matt Giordano, the club announced Monday night.

Raiders sign TE Hardy

Posted April 12, 2012 @ 6:42 p.m. ET
The Raiders signed free-agent TE Andre Hardy, who spent the last two years playing college basketball for Cal State Fullerton.

Raiders sign DE Tollefson

Posted April 06, 2012 @ 9:30 p.m. ET
The Raiders have signed ex-Giants free-agent DE Dave Tollefson, the club confirmed Saturday.

Oakland Raiders

Posted April 05, 2012 @ 12:43 p.m. ET
Here are the Oakland Raiders top three needs going into the draft, subject to any free-agent signings it may make before then.

Same uniforms, but different look for Raiders

Posted April 04, 2012 @ 1:45 p.m. ET
The Raiders will still wear Silver and Black, but new GM Reggie McKenzie is working on changing the overall appearance of the team.

AFC West draft needs

Posted April 03, 2012 @ 5:44 p.m. ET
With three of the division's teams having needs at defensive tackle, they're likely to be paying close attention to Memphis DT-NT Dontari Poe.

Raiders agree to terms with ex-Colts LB Wheeler

Posted March 31, 2012 @ 2:45 a.m. ET
The Raiders reached agreement Friday on a one-year contract with former Colts free-agent LB Philip Wheeler.

Panthers deal RB Goodson to Oakland

Posted March 30, 2012 @ 3:33 p.m. ET
The Panthers traded RB Mike Goodson to the Raiders for OT Bruce Campbell, the team announced Friday.

STATS, LLC PLAYER NEWS

Posted Dec. 23, 2012
Raiders DB Phillip Adams (groin) and Branch (foot) were sidelined against Carolina on Sunday.||||||| Branch was sidelined with a foot injury.
Posted Dec. 14, 2012
Oakland Raiders safety Tyvon Branch practiced for the first time this week, an encouraging turn for a struggling secondary sorely lacking depth.||||||| The Raiders need all the healthy bodies they can get. The defense is already minus four starters from the opening day lineup, including middle linebacker Rolando McClain, who returned this week following a two-game team suspension. Oakland has dropped six straight and is trying to avoid losing 11 or more games for the eighth time in the last 10 years.
Posted Nov. 16, 2012
Branch is back in the lineup for Sunday's game in Cincinnati.||||||| He missed last week's game against New Orleans with a neck injury.
Posted July 14, 2012
A person familiar with the decision says the Oakland Raiders and Branch have agreed to a new four-year contract that gives the franchise financial flexibility and the team's leading tackler the stability he has wanted.||||||| The person, who spoke on condition of anonymity to The Associated Press because the deal had not been officially announced, said Branch was out of the country Saturday and both sides were working to finish the paperwork. CBS Sports reported the deal is worth $26.6 million with $17.1 million guaranteed.
Posted May 07, 2012
Branch has signed his $6.2 million dollar franchise tag tender and reported to workouts with the Oakland Raiders. Branch was a fourth-round pick out of Connecticut in 2008. He has started every game the past three seasons and led the Raiders in tackles the past two years.||||||| The Raiders placed the tag on Branch on March 1. He decided to sign it Monday and joined the team for the offseason program. The two sides are still hoping to reach a long-term deal that would give the Raiders more salary cap room and Branch more stability.

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