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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: Seymour, Huff restructure deals

Posted March 08, 2012 @ 10:12 a.m. ET
The Raiders restructured the contracts of DT Richard Seymour and S Michael Huff, according to Brian McIntyre of Football Outsiders.

Poll: Readers think Flynn will end up in Miami

Posted March 04, 2012 @ 3:28 p.m. ET
Respondents to a PFW web poll believe overwhelmingly that free-agent QB Matt Flynn will sign with the Dolphins.

Wisniewski unsure where he'll play on Raiders' line

Posted March 03, 2012 @ 7:11 p.m. ET
After a successful rookie season, Raiders OL Stefen Wisniewski is unsure what position he'll play in 2012.

Raiders franchise SS Branch

Posted March 01, 2012 @ 6:55 p.m. ET
The Raiders have placed the franchise tag on SS Tyvon Branch.

Palmer will fit into new Raiders offense

Posted Feb. 25, 2012 @ 2:33 p.m. ET
New Raiders head coach Dennis Allen believes that QB Carson Palmer has the tools to thrive in the new offense the team will run.

Raiders' fantasy questions for the offseason

Posted Feb. 24, 2012 @ 12:44 p.m. ET
As we head into the offseason, fantasy football owners have some questions about the Raiders.

Chiefs sign CB Routt

Posted Feb. 20, 2012 @ 3:05 p.m. ET
Former Raiders CB Stanford Routt has signed with the Chiefs, the team announced on Monday.

Bengals hire Jackson as assistant coach

Posted Feb. 17, 2012 @ 3:10 p.m. ET
The Bengals hired former Raiders head coach Hue Jackson on Friday. He is slated to assist the defensive backs and special teams.

Report: Raiders cut ties with exec Herrera

Posted Feb. 17, 2012 @ 2:30 a.m. ET
Longtime Raiders senior executive John Herrera has parted ways with the team, the Oakland Tribune reported Thursday.

Raiders sign CB Underwood

Posted Feb. 16, 2012 @ 6:13 p.m. ET
The Raiders signed former Packers CB Brandon Underwood on Thursday, the team announced.

Raiders hire six assistant coaches

Posted Feb. 14, 2012 @ 11:18 p.m. ET
The Raiders have added six assistant coaches to new head coach Dennis Allen's staff, including two who are returning to the team for a second stint.

Report: Raiders hire TE coach

Posted Feb. 11, 2012 @ 3:59 p.m. ET
The Raiders have hired Mark Hutson as their new tight ends coach, according to Fox Sports' Alex Marvez.

Raiders release CB Routt

Posted Feb. 09, 2012 @ 5:28 p.m. ET
The Raiders announced Thursday that they cut CB Stanford Routt. The seventh-year veteran had signed a contract extension last offseason.

Report: Saunders to remain in Oakland

Posted Feb. 08, 2012 @ 1:51 p.m. ET
Former offensive coordinator Al Saunders will remain in Oakland as a senior assistant, according to Jason La Canfora.

Raiders hire Tarver as defensive coordinator

Posted Feb. 06, 2012 @ 2:54 p.m. ET
The Raiders named Jason Tarver the team's defensive coordinator on Monday.

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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