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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

Poll: Raiders' Jackson won't better Cable's record

Posted Jan. 26, 2011 @ 5:25 p.m. ET
ProFootballWeekly.com readers are casting doubt on the chances for immediate success of new Oakland head coach Hue Jackson.

Raiders dismiss several assistant coaches

Posted Jan. 26, 2011 @ 10:33 a.m. ET
Several Raiders assistant coaches have been ousted by new head coach Hue Jackson, according to the Oakland Tribune.

Raiders' Davis has no regrets in passing on Calvin Johnson

Posted Jan. 25, 2011 @ 10:23 a.m. ET
Most people would look at the 2007 draft and say the Raiders made a mistake drafting JaMarcus Russell over Calvin Johnson. Not Al Davis.

Could Ochocinco land in Oakland?

Posted Jan. 23, 2011 @ 2:06 a.m. ET
A reunion in Oakland between Bengals WR Chad Ochocinco and new Raiders head coach Hue Jackson isn't far-fetched, according to AFC West Whispers.

Raiders will push to re-sign TE Miller

Posted Jan. 21, 2011 @ 11:02 a.m. ET
Raiders managing general partner Al Davis might have to pay a premium to bring back one of his top weapons on offense.

League tells Jackson to cut ties with supplement company

Posted Jan. 20, 2011 @ 11:39 a.m. ET
New Raiders head coach Hue Jackson has severed ties with a supplement company, per an order from the league.

Jackson wants to finish job Cable started

Posted Jan. 18, 2011 @ 9:45 p.m. ET
New head coach Hue Jackson said at his introductory press conference Tuesday that the Raiders are ready to get back to the postseason after an eight-year absence.

Raiders hire Jackson as head coach

Posted Jan. 17, 2011 @ 8:08 p.m. ET
As expected, the Raiders have hired Hue Jackson as the team's new head coach. He will be introduced on Tuesday.

Marshall's departure could be start of defensive shake-up for Raiders

Posted Jan. 16, 2011 @ 12:45 p.m. ET
As the Raiders continue making changes to their staff, difficult decisions in free agency that could leave the defense without its two Pro Bowlers from 2010 are on the horizon.

Report: Cable files grievance against Davis

Posted Jan. 16, 2011 @ 11:52 a.m. ET
Former Raiders coach Tom Cable filed a grievance with the league, saying that team owner Al Davis unfairly fined him $120,000 over the course of 2010.

Report: Raiders part ways with D-coordinator Marshall

Posted Jan. 15, 2011 @ 11:31 p.m. ET
Defensive coordinator John Marshall will not be returning to the Raiders in 2011, the San Francisco Chronicle reported.

A team of destiny

Posted Jan. 14, 2011 @ 10:56 a.m. ET
The 1980 Oakland Raiders became the NFL's first wild-card team to win the Super Bowl. Looking back on that season, LB Rod Martin says he and his teammates never considered themselves underdogs.

Report: Asomugha's contract voided, making him free agent

Posted Jan. 09, 2011 @ 12:03 p.m. ET
An NFLPA document says that Nnamdi Asomugha's contract with the Raiders is void, as the Pro Bowl cornerback failed to meet incentives during the 2010 season.

Raiders unlikely to dump Lechler over remarks

Posted Jan. 09, 2011 @ 3:22 a.m. ET
Although Oakland signed another punter in the wake of Shane Lechler's negative remarks about the organization, the team doesn't figure to trade the punter, according to AFC West Whispers.

Jackson awaits interview with Raiders

Posted Jan. 07, 2011 @ 10:52 a.m. ET
The team has not yet scheduled an interview with the favorite to replace Tom Cable as head coach, offensive coordinator Hue Jackson.

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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