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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

Longtime Raiders trainer Anderson dies

Posted March 29, 2012 @ 10:01 p.m. ET
Longtime Raiders trainer George Anderson died Thursday morning, the team announced. He was 82.

NFL awards compensatory picks; Raiders nab third-rounder

Posted March 26, 2012 @ 4:25 p.m. ET
The NFL awarded 32 compensatory picks to 15 teams. Oakland was the only team to receive a third-rounder, the highest possible compensatory pick.

Raiders sign OT Barnes, ex-Packers CB Lee

Posted March 24, 2012 @ 9 p.m. ET
The Raiders have re-signed OT Khalif Barnes and also have picked up ex-Packers free-agent CB Pat Lee, the San Francisco Chronicle reported.

Bears agree to terms with RB Bush

Posted March 22, 2012 @ 12:01 p.m. ET
The Bears beefed up their backfield Thursday, agreeing to terms with RB Michael Bush on a four-year contract.

Reports: Titans, Wimbley agree on contract

Posted March 20, 2012 @ 9:59 a.m. ET
The Titans and ex-Raiders OLB-DE Kamerion Wimbley have agreed on a five-year, $35 million contract.

Raiders add CB depth with Spencer

Posted March 19, 2012 @ 5:44 p.m. ET
Veteran CB Shawntae Spencer won't have to relocate far after being released by the 49ers last week, as he has reached a deal to play across the Bay with the Raiders.

Patriots sign WR Lloyd, DE Scott

Posted March 17, 2012 @ 8:55 p.m. ET
The Patriots have signed two free agents, WR Brandon Lloyd and DE Trevor Scott, ESPN's Adam Schefter reported Saturday evening.

Raiders enter fray, sign Brisiel, Bartell

Posted March 16, 2012 @ 9:02 p.m. ET
The Raiders made their first two free-agent signings Friday, adding former Rams CB Ron Bartell and ex-Texans OG Mike Brisiel.

Jets sign WR Schilens

Posted March 16, 2012 @ 8:38 p.m. ET
The Jets have agreed to terms with former Raiders free-agent WR Chaz Schilens, the team announced Friday.

Raiders release OLB Wimbley

Posted March 16, 2012 @ 3:21 p.m. ET
As expected, the Raiders informed OLB Kamerion Wimbley of his release on Friday.

Despite release, Carlisle may return to Raiders

Posted March 15, 2012 @ 8:43 p.m. ET
The Raiders cut ORG Cooper Carlisle to save salary, but he may return later this year if another team doesn't sign him.

Raiders release OG Carlisle, DT Henderson

Posted March 14, 2012 @ 2:33 p.m. ET
The Raiders have released OG Cooper Carlisle and DT John Henderson in an effort to acquire more salary-cap space.

Raiders release TE Boss

Posted March 13, 2012 @ 6:46 p.m. ET
The Raiders have cut TE Kevin Boss, one of the team's top free-agent signings from last offseason.

Raiders release CB Johnson

Posted March 09, 2012 @ 6:28 p.m. ET
In a continuing effort to create some salary-cap space, the Raiders have released CB Chris Johnson.

Free-agent scouting report: Raiders RB Michael Bush

Posted March 08, 2012 @ 11:23 a.m. ET
Michael Bush has had a heavy workload the past two seasons as the Raiders' backup running back. Will he move on to a place where he can be a full-time starter?

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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