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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 FS Huff positioning himself well in contract year

Posted Nov. 24, 2010 @ 9:47 p.m. ET
The Raiders will likely have some competition for FS Michael Huff's services if he becomes an unrestricted free agent in 2011.

2011 AFC West free-agent preview

Posted Nov. 24, 2010 @ 11:58 a.m. ET
Can the Raiders afford to keep free-agent-to-be Nnamdi Asomugha, who's one of the elite cornerbacks in the league? Here is our exclusive team-by-team list of AFC West players likely to become free agents in March.

Report: LB Moss signs with Raiders

Posted Nov. 24, 2010 @ 10:21 a.m. ET
Former Broncos LB Jarvis Moss has signed with the Raiders, according to multiple media outlets.

Seymour fined $25,000 for punch

Posted Nov. 22, 2010 @ 6:02 p.m. ET
Raiders DT Richard Seymour has been fined $25,000 for punching Steelers QB Ben Roethlisberger during their Week 11 matchup, according to NFL.com reporter Jason La Canfora.

Raiders DT Seymour’s swat a foolish act

Posted Nov. 22, 2010 @ 2:23 p.m. ET
The Raiders received a rude awakening Sunday when the Steelers gave them a 35-3 beating, and DT Richard Seymour put a blemish on his otherwise outstanding season in the loss.

Cable: Campbell is still the starter

Posted Nov. 22, 2010 @ 12:51 p.m. ET
Despite replacing Jason Campbell with Bruce Gradkowski in Sunday's 35-3 loss to the Steelers, Raiders head coach Tom Cable said Campbell will remain the team's starting quarterback.

Steelers shut down Campbell, Raiders in 35-3 win

Posted Nov. 21, 2010 @ 4:36 p.m. ET
Pittsburgh's James Harrison-led defense drove Jason Campbell from the game, caused two turnovers that Ben Roethlisberger turned into touchdown passes and the Steelers routed the Raiders 35-3 on Sunday.

Seymour ejected from Raiders-Steelers game

Posted Nov. 21, 2010 @ 2:39 p.m. ET
Raiders DE Richard Seymour was ejected after hitting Steelers QB Ben Roethlisberger in Sunday's Week 11 game.

NFL monitoring Heinz Field conditions

Posted Nov. 21, 2010 @ 12:22 p.m. ET
The NFL will be monitoring the conditions in Pittsburgh after complaints about the playing surface.

Gradkowski ready to take reins if Campbell struggles

Posted Nov. 21, 2010 @ 1:13 a.m. ET
The Raiders' QB situation could become an issue again for Tom Cable with one bad outing by Jason Campbell in the midst of a tight race for the AFC West title.

Report: Kiffin's claim vs. Raiders denied

Posted Nov. 15, 2010 @ 4:08 p.m. ET
An NFL arbitrator has denied former Raiders coach Lane Kiffin's claim that the team still owes him unpaid salary from his time in Oakland, according to an ESPN.com report.

DT Seymour a catalyst for improved Raiders

Posted Nov. 12, 2010 @ 10:58 a.m. ET
DT Richard Seymour has fully embraced a leadership role and observers say he's one of the players most responsible for the team's improvement in 2010.

AFC West midseason reports

Posted Nov. 12, 2010 @ 8:33 a.m. ET
WR Brandon Lloyd is on his way to a career season, helping to compensate for the Broncos' 32nd-ranked rushing attack. Read our midseason reports on the AFC West teams.

Bye gives Cable time to consider Raiders’ QB situation

Posted Nov. 08, 2010 @ 7:46 p.m. ET
Raiders head coach Tom Cable had said Bruce Gradkowski would be his starter once he's healthy, but Monday he said he's leaning toward sticking with Jason Campbell after the bye.

Janikowski's clutch FGs give Raiders win

Posted Nov. 07, 2010 @ 8:20 p.m. ET
Jason Campbell threw a 47-yard pass to rookie Jacoby Ford in overtime to set up a 33-yard field goal by Sebastian Janikowski that gave the Oakland Raiders their biggest win in eight years, a 23-20 victory over the AFC West-leading ...

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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