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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

Raiders hire Hoffman to coach special teams

Posted Feb. 03, 2012 @ 3:17 p.m. ET
The Raiders named Steve Hoffman as the team's special-teams coordinator.

Raiders hire seven assistant coaches

Posted Feb. 02, 2012 @ 6:45 p.m. ET
The Raiders announced Thursday that they have added seven coaches to the 2012 staff, including three assistants who were with the team in 2011.

Report: Colts hire Manusky as defensive coordinator

Posted Feb. 02, 2012 @ 12:39 p.m. ET
The Colts hired Greg Manusky as their new defensive coordinator, according to Fox Sports' Alex Marvez.

Report: Raiders want to interview Packers' Whitt for DC role

Posted Feb. 02, 2012 @ 10:59 a.m. ET
The Raiders have sought permission to interview Packers CBs coach Joe Whitt Jr. for their defensive coordinator vacancy, NFL.com's Steve Wyche reported Wednesday night.

Report: Raiders keep Skipper on board, speak with Manusky

Posted Feb. 01, 2012 @ 12:55 p.m. ET
The Oakland Raiders will keep Kelly Skipper as their RB coach and may bring in Greg Manusky as their defensive coordinator, according to FoxSports.com.

Report: Raiders hire Knapp as offensive coordinator

Posted Jan. 31, 2012 @ 10:40 a.m. ET
Greg Knapp has agreed to become the Raiders' offensive coordinator, according to NFL Network's Jason La Canfora.

Allen will bring changes to Raiders

Posted Jan. 30, 2012 @ 10:15 p.m. ET
The hiring of Dennis Allen caught some off guard, but the new Raiders head coach should fit right in with the team's tradition.

With Allen, Raiders again go to the fountain of youth

Posted Jan. 25, 2012 @ 5:03 p.m. ET
The Raiders have hired young coaches before and are hoping new head coach Dennis Allen, at age 39, is ready for the job. 

Report: Allen hired as Raiders' head coach

Posted Jan. 24, 2012 @ 9:47 p.m. ET
Raiders general manager Reggie McKenzie has reportedly hired Broncos defensive coordinator Dennis Allen as the team's head coach.

Tice no longer candidate for Raiders' head-coaching job

Posted Jan. 24, 2012 @ 11:14 a.m. ET
Bears offensive coordinator Mike Tice will not interview for the Raiders' head-coaching job, the Bears' website reported.

Only a few free agents for Raiders' McKenzie to lock up

Posted Jan. 20, 2012 @ 8:15 p.m. ET
The Raiders won't have the free-agency losses they suffered last year, although there are a few players they need to re-sign.

Ten years after the Tuck Rule game

Posted Jan. 19, 2012 @ 1:26 p.m. ET
Tom Brady's first career playoff game is memorable 10 years later, and a pass he didn't even complete arguably changed the fortunes of both teams involved.

Dolphins narrow head-coaching search to three

Posted Jan. 18, 2012 @ 12:51 p.m. ET
Miami reportedly has narrowed its head-coaching options to Todd Bowles, Joe Philbin and Mike McCoy.

Raiders to interview Mornhinweg

Posted Jan. 17, 2012 @ 5:33 p.m. ET
The Raiders will interview Eagles offensive coordinator Marty Mornhinweg for their vacant head-coaching position.

Report: Raiders interview Carmichael Jr.

Posted Jan. 16, 2012 @ 4:38 p.m. ET
The Raiders interviewed Saints offensive coordinator Pete Carmichael Jr. for their head-coaching vacancy.

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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