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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 WR Murphy arrested in Florida

Posted April 03, 2011 @ 5:39 p.m. ET
Raiders WR Louis Murphy, a former University of Florida star, was arrested early Sunday morning and charged with three misdemeanors.

Former Raiders C Robbins accepts five-year prison term

Posted March 25, 2011 @ 3:43 p.m. ET
Former Raiders center Barret Robbins accepted a five-year prison term on Friday for violating his Miami-Dade probation. His latest violation came following an arrest in Texas for cocaine possession.

AFC team needs

Posted March 21, 2011 @ 1:32 p.m. ET
The Raiders will likely have to replace shutdown CB Nnamdi Asomugha, who is a free agent, this offseason, as we identify the top three draft needs of each AFC team.

Changes at guard in store for Raiders

Posted March 18, 2011 @ 4:33 p.m. ET
Daniel Loper and Bruce Campbell could be replacing Robert Gallery and Cooper Carlisle as the Raiders' starting guards in 2011.

Eagles fans voted worst in the league by GQ

Posted March 18, 2011 @ 10:47 a.m. ET
The Philadelphia Eagles finished tied with the city's baseball team, the Phillies, as having the worst fans in sports, according to a recent GQ story on the subject.

Raiders OT Henderson arrested for carrying firearm

Posted March 18, 2011 @ 10:04 a.m. ET
Raiders OT Mario Henderson was arrested on Thursday night for carrying a concealed firearm.

Asomugha to Giants seems unlikely

Posted March 17, 2011 @ 9:37 p.m. ET
Giants DE Justin Tuck says he'll recruit free-agent CB Nnamdi Asomugha to come to New York, but we hear that marriage is unlikely to happen.

Report: Raiders re-sign Eugene, Loper, Boller

Posted March 08, 2011 @ 8:48 p.m. ET
According to Jerry McDonald, the Raiders have re-signed FS Hiram Eugene, QB Kyle Boller and OG Daniel Loper.

New California stadiums unlikely due to budget issues

Posted March 08, 2011 @ 10:41 a.m. ET
The Chargers, Raiders and 49ers all received grim news on Monday, as their hopes of having state money go to new stadiums was dismissed by politicians.

Raiders name Bresnahan defensive coordinator

Posted March 07, 2011 @ 8:51 p.m. ET
In a move that was widely expected, the Raiders named Chuck Bresnahan as their defensive coordinator Monday.

Raiders tender TE Miller, RB Bush

Posted March 05, 2011 @ 12:16 p.m. ET
Raiders TE Zach Miller and RB Michael Bush, both fourth-year veterans, each received restricted free-agent tenders, according to The Associated Press.

Raiders have glaring holes to fill on O-line

Posted March 04, 2011 @ 12:15 p.m. ET
Robert Gallery's departure leaves the Raiders with a void on an O-line that could be very young next season.

Raiders letting Gallery go

Posted March 03, 2011 @ 6:05 p.m. ET
Raiders senior executive John Herrera told The Associated Press that the team will let OL Robert Gallery leave as a free agent.

Draft Dose: NFL coaching changes

Posted March 02, 2011 @ 12:19 p.m. ET
Where will newly installed head coaches around the league go with their first pick with their new franchise?

Raiders OLB Wimbley will sign franchise tender

Posted March 01, 2011 @ 11:56 a.m. ET
With only two days remaining before NFL owners are expected to lock out the players, Raiders OLB Kamerion Wimbley will sign his one-year franchise tender.

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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