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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

Cable says Raiders will have quarterback competition

Posted Feb. 28, 2010 @ 3:23 p.m. ET
Raiders head coach Tom Cable was asked about where things stand with his team's situation at starting quarterback during a press conference Sunday at the Combine.

NFL will not punish Cable

Posted Feb. 25, 2010 @ 8:56 a.m. ET
Tom Cable will not be disciplined by the NFL after the league conducted an investigation into allegations that he commited acts of domestic violence against women and broke the jaw of former assistant coach Randy Hanson.

Raiders franchise DE Seymour

Posted Feb. 24, 2010 @ 3:29 p.m. ET
As had been rumored for some time, the Raiders on Wednesday put the franchise tag on DE Richard Seymour. The two sides have been discussing a long-term deal but if none results, Seymour would play the 2010 season at a ...

Hanson sues Cable, Raiders

Posted Feb. 23, 2010 @ 7:19 p.m. ET
Former Raiders defensive assistant Randy Hanson is suing head coach Tom Cable and the team, according to a report.

Raiders tag Seymour as expected

Posted Feb. 23, 2010 @ 9:42 a.m. ET
The Raiders want to get at least one more year out of Richard Seymour after having given up a 2011 first-round pick to acquire him, and that's why they used the franchise designation on him.

Report: Pendergast leaves Raiders' staff

Posted Feb. 19, 2010 @ 12:32 p.m. ET
Just 11 days after being introduced as an assistant on the Raiders' staff, Clancy Pendergast is moving on.

Raiders WRs coach says Heyward-Bey made ‘great strides’

Posted Feb. 17, 2010 @ 3:37 p.m. ET
A Raiders assistant coach who watches WR Darrius Heyward-Bey closely said he saw the seventh overall pick in 2009 improve over the course of the season, despite totaling only nine catches for 124 yards and one touchdown.

Report: Raiders to lock up Janikowski

Posted Feb. 16, 2010 @ 12:26 p.m. ET
PK Sebastian Janikowski, who would have become an unrestricted free agent March 5, will sign a four-year, $16 million contract to stay with the Raiders.

Raiders hire Pendergast

Posted Feb. 08, 2010 @ 5:38 p.m. ET
Former Chiefs defensive coordinator Clancy Pendergast has joined the Raiders' coaching staff, the team announced Monday.

Cable says giving play-calling duties to Jackson the right move

Posted Jan. 30, 2010 @ 6:37 p.m. ET
Raiders head coach Tom Cable declined to comment on his QB situation when PFW spoke with him at the Senior Bowl Jan. 27, but he was willing to discuss the team's decision to take play-calling duties away from him ...

Raiders hire Jackson as offensive coordinator

Posted Jan. 26, 2010 @ 9:28 p.m. ET
The Raiders have yet to say whether Tom Cable will still be their head coach for the 2010 season, but they did hire former Ravens quarterbacks coach Hue Jackson as their offensive coordinator on Tuesday.

Bills', Raiders' problems start at top

Posted Jan. 25, 2010 @ 5:13 a.m. ET
With the Raiders and Bills having finished another in a long string of losing seasons, NFL insiders point to the men at the top of each franchise — Al Davis and Ralph Wilson Jr. — as being most at fault for their ...

Report: Cable will stay with Raiders

Posted Jan. 24, 2010 @ 2:06 a.m. ET
ESPN reported late Saturday that the Raiders will retain head coach Tom Cable for another season, although the team maintains that no decision has been reached.

Raiders still say no decision on Cable

Posted Jan. 22, 2010 @ 3:27 p.m. ET
While reports indicate Tom Cable will be retained as Raiders' head coach, the team continues to indicate that no decision has been made concerning his future.

Raiders' Lechler wins award with superb season

Posted Jan. 21, 2010 @ 11:46 a.m. ET
Sammy Baugh's 1940 record be damned — Shane Lechler outdid his contemporaries with another stellar season in 2009, earning him PFW's Golden Toe Trophy.

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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