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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: 49ers-Raiders preseason game to be stopped

Posted Aug. 22, 2011 @ 4:13 p.m. ET
Following a violent incident last Saturday outside Candlestick Park, the 49ers and Raiders will stop playing their annual preseason game.

Pryor selected by Raiders in third round of supplemental draft

Posted Aug. 22, 2011 @ 2:30 p.m. ET
Following months of speculation and controversy, former Ohio State QB Terrelle Pryor was selected by the Raiders in the third round of Monday's NFL supplemental draft.

Two men shot after Raiders-49ers game

Posted Aug. 21, 2011 @ 2:02 a.m. ET
Two men were shot in the parking lot of Candlestick Park after the Raiders-49ers game Saturday night, according to San Francisco police.

Raiders' Campbell to undergo tests for concussion

Posted Aug. 21, 2011 @ 12:52 a.m. ET
Raiders QB Jason Campbell left Saturday night's game against the 49ers with a possible concussion, according to a report by Yahoo! Sports.

Smith, 49ers show mixed results in win over Raiders

Posted Aug. 20, 2011 @ 11:07 p.m. ET
Alex Smith threw for 126 yards and an interception in Jim Harbaugh's home debut, a 17-3 preseason victory by San Francisco over cross-bay rival Oakland.

AFC West training-camp reports

Posted Aug. 15, 2011 @ 8:39 p.m. ET
After missing much of last season because of a holdout, WR Vincent Jackson is back in San Diego, and  the Chargers are glad to have him. PFW camps out with the AFC West teams.

Raiders WR Moore has been a camp star

Posted Aug. 12, 2011 @ 10:46 a.m. ET
Rookies were expected to make a big impact on the Raiders this season, but few predicted that fifth-round WR Denarius Moore would be the star of camp.

Cardinals beat Raiders 24-18 in exhibition opener

Posted Aug. 12, 2011 @ 1:28 a.m. ET
QB Kevin Kolb found WR Larry Fitzgerald twice in his Cardinals debut but was unable to get his offense on the scoreboard in two drives.

Bubba Smith was a towering presence

Posted Aug. 08, 2011 @ 2:57 p.m. ET
Although Bubba Smith's NFL career was cut short by injury, the defensive end was a towering presence on the field, and after he retired, as an actor.

Report: Raiders RB Bush signs RFA tender

Posted Aug. 06, 2011 @ 1:50 p.m. ET
Raiders RB Michael Bush decided to sign his restricted free-agent tender and report to camp, ESPN's John Clayton reported on Saturday.

Back to football

Posted Aug. 05, 2011 @ 9:58 a.m. ET
Rod Woodson was an elite player for 17 years, playing his way into the Pro Football Hall of Fame. We profile him as he is getting back into the game, this time as an assistant coach.

Raiders McFadden to miss time with injury

Posted Aug. 04, 2011 @ 11:20 p.m. ET
Raiders RB Darren McFadden will be sidelined for the next couple of weeks after breaking an orbital bone in his face, the team announced Thursday.

Reports: TE Boss works out for Raiders

Posted Aug. 03, 2011 @ 9:39 p.m. ET
Giants UFA TE Kevin Boss worked out for the Raiders Wednesday, multiple media outlets reported.

Rotating zones gathered no Moss

Posted Aug. 03, 2011 @ 12:53 p.m. ET
Tom Danyluk says that Randy Moss was one of the NFL's strangest cases, a wildly talented player who freely roamed the label range from magician to dog over his career.

Raiders sign three OL, including OG Smiley

Posted Aug. 02, 2011 @ 7:20 p.m. ET
The Raiders announced Tuesday the signing of three free-agent offensive linemen — Justin Smiley, Stephon Heyer and Seth Wand.

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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