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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

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Oakland's Tatum: Right place, right time

Posted Aug. 10, 2010 @ 4:03 p.m. ET
If Jack Tatum were operating in today's NFL, I have a feeling we wouldn't remember him 30 years from now, PFW's Tom Danyluk says of the late Raiders safety. After all, he was playing in a different ...

Raiders receivers worth considering late

Posted Aug. 08, 2010 @ 11:24 a.m. ET
With the offense in the firmer hands of Jason Campbell, there might be an Oakland wide receiver worthy of a roster spot on fantasy teams for the first time in a while.

Injuries sideline Raiders WRs Murphy, Schilens

Posted Aug. 01, 2010 @ 10:45 a.m. ET
Raiders WR Louis Murphy has been sidelined during training camp because of a concussion, and fellow Raiders WR Chaz Schilens sat out practice with a sore left foot.

More confident Cable arrives at Raiders’ camp

Posted July 30, 2010 @ 11:13 a.m. ET
We hear observers noticed a more confident and in-command Tom Cable when the Raiders opened training camp July 29, and he didn't shy away from raising the bar for his team.

Raiders sign first-round pick McClain

Posted July 29, 2010 @ 11:51 a.m. ET
The Raiders have locked up their top pick in this year's draft.

Ex-Raider Tatum dead at 61

Posted July 27, 2010 @ 3:20 p.m. ET
Former Raiders safety Jack Tatum, a headhunter best-known for a hit that paralyzed former Patriots WR Darryl Stingley, died Tuesday in Oakland. The cause of death was a heart attack, according to his friend John Hicks, a former teammate of ...

Raiders sign rookie DL Houston

Posted July 27, 2010 @ 3:04 p.m. ET
The Raiders have announced they signed rookie DL Lamarr Houston, who was selected in the second round of April's draft.

AFC West training-camp reports

Posted July 22, 2010 @ 9:57 a.m. ET
In the fourth installment of our series of training-camp reports, we take a look at the AFC West teams.

Ex-Raider Russell pleads not guilty

Posted July 20, 2010 @ 11:56 a.m. ET
Former Raiders QB JaMarcus Russell was in court Tuesday and entered a plea of not guilty to the charge of possession of a controlled substance.

Raiders sign fourth-round pick Ford

Posted July 19, 2010 @ 4:54 p.m. ET
The Raiders announced they signed fourth-round pick Jacoby Ford on Monday.

Raiders sign rookies Goethel, Ware

Posted July 16, 2010 @ 2:09 p.m. ET
The Raiders have signed sixth-round pick Travis Goethel and seventh-round choice Jeremy Ware, the team announced.

Raiders’ Richardson looking to prove he’s worthy of greater role

Posted July 16, 2010 @ 1:23 p.m. ET
With training camp just a couple weeks away, Raiders DE Jay Richardson is out to prove he's not a one-dimensional player.

Undercover investigation led to arrest of ex-Raiders QB Russell

Posted July 06, 2010 @ 8:11 p.m. ET
The Monday arrest of former Raiders QB JaMarcus Russell for possession of a controlled substance stemmed from a two-month undercover investigation that could produce more arrests, authorities in Mobile, Ala., said Tuesday.

Long-term deal for Raiders DE Seymour unlikely

Posted June 24, 2010 @ 10:41 a.m. ET
Oakland still could lock up Richard Seymour with a new long-term contract, but signing the franchise tender created the perception that the two sides couldn't come to an agreement on a longer deal.

Raiders DE Seymour signs franchise tender

Posted June 19, 2010 @ 5:54 p.m. ET
Raiders DE Richard Seymour, given the "exclusive" franchise tag by the club in February, has signed his one-year tender, the club announced Saturday.

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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