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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

Injuries give Heyward-Bey chance to stand out

Posted Nov. 06, 2010 @ 6:45 p.m. ET
While the Raiders try to continue winning without their full complement of receivers, the pressure is still on WR Darrius Heyward-Bey to step up and be the No. 1 target.

Campbell to start in Week Nine for Raiders

Posted Nov. 04, 2010 @ 7:33 p.m. ET
Raiders head coach Tom Cable has announced that QB Jason Campbell will start on Sunday, as Bruce Gradkowski is still out with a shoulder injury.

Campbell could be one win away from re-taking top spot on depth chart

Posted Nov. 01, 2010 @ 6:49 p.m. ET
Raiders head coach Tom Cable said Bruce Gradkowski is still his No. 1 quarterback on Sunday, even though Jason Campbell has been playing much better.

McClain won't speak to media until Raiders sell out

Posted Nov. 01, 2010 @ 4:19 p.m. ET
Raiders rookie MLB Rolando McClain broke his media silence on Monday, but only to make a plea for Raiders fans to fill Oakland Coliseum.

Report: MRI reveals high ankle sprain for Asomugha

Posted Nov. 01, 2010 @ 3:56 p.m. ET
Pro Football Talk is reporting that Raiders CB Nmamdi Asomugha underwent an MRI that revealed a high ankle sprain on Monday. Asomougha will get a second opinion.

Raiders roll past Seahawks 33-3

Posted Oct. 31, 2010 @ 8:11 p.m. ET
Jason Campbell threw for 310 yards and two touchdowns, and Oakland's defense did the rest to help the Raiders even their record at the midpoint of the season with a 33-3 victory over the Seattle Seahawks on Sunday.

Raiders rookie Houston showing promise, inconsistency

Posted Oct. 30, 2010 @ 7:19 p.m. ET
After an impressive start to his career, Raiders rookie DE Lamarr Houston has made less of an impact in recent weeks, according to team observers.

McFadden reclaims backfield in return explosion

Posted Oct. 25, 2010 @ 1:06 p.m. ET
If Darren McFadden was playing through an injury Sunday, it certainly didn't look like it.

Raiders set team scoring mark, rout Broncos 59-14

Posted Oct. 24, 2010 @ 7:58 p.m. ET
Behind Darren McFadden's four touchdowns, the Raiders scored the most points in their 50-year history Sunday with a 59-14 thrashing of the demoralized Broncos.

Inconsistency at quarterback plagues Raiders

Posted Oct. 23, 2010 @ 9:57 p.m. ET
Inconsistent play and personnel at the QB position, which have been issues for the team for several seasons, loom large once again.

Raiders QB Campbell will be game-time decision

Posted Oct. 22, 2010 @ 7:48 p.m. ET
Raiders QB Jason Campbell's status for Sunday's game against the Broncos will be decided just before game time, head coach Tom Cable said on Friday.

Raiders’ offense tanks with Campbell under center

Posted Oct. 19, 2010 @ 1:39 a.m. ET
Jason Campbell could be facing a demotion in favor of Kyle Boller after his latest performance.

Report: Raiders QB Campbell will undergo MRI

Posted Oct. 18, 2010 @ 1:48 p.m. ET
Raiders QB Jason Campbell suffered a knee injury in the first half of Sunday's Week Six loss to the 49ers. CSNBayArea.com is reporting Campbell will undergo an MRI exam on Monday.

Smith's two TD passes lead 49ers past Raiders

Posted Oct. 17, 2010 @ 7:25 p.m. ET
Alex Smith threw second-half touchdown passes to Michael Crabtree and Vernon Davis and the San Francisco 49ers finally won their first game, beating the Oakland Raiders 17-9 on Sunday in a sloppy, penalty-filled game.

Raiders' Heyward-Bey still underachieving

Posted Oct. 16, 2010 @ 9:35 p.m. ET
Although his production has picked up from an invisible rookie season, Oakland WR Darrius Heyward-Bey still isn't recording the type of numbers expected of the 2009 first-round draft choice, according to AFC West Whispers.

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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