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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

Former Raider Ben Davidson dies at 72

Posted July 03, 2012 @ 6:34 p.m. ET
Ben Davidson, the hulking defensive end who starred for the Raiders in the 1960s before becoming a famous television pitch man, has died.

Raiders make donation to Oakland schools

Posted July 03, 2012 @ 2:17 p.m. ET
The Raiders will give the Oakland school system more than $50,000 as part of a season-ticket drive designed to benefit Oakland schools.

These rookies could surprise in 2012

Posted June 25, 2012 @ 2:44 p.m. ET
This year's crop of rookies has a lot to live up to after 2011's class, but we look at the third-rounders and below who could surprise in Year One.

Raiders' situation at CB cause for concern

Posted June 22, 2012 @ 3:52 p.m. ET
The Raiders enter 2012 with plenty of question marks at cornerback and will need help from their safeties to mask the problems in coverage.

Man sentenced for killing Raiders star's daughter

Posted June 15, 2012 @ 4:15 p.m. ET
A man has been sentenced to 55 years to life in prison for killing the daughter of former Oakland Raiders star Fred Biletnikoff in 1999.

Pryor looks to build on truncated rookie season

Posted June 13, 2012 @ 6:19 p.m. ET
Raiders QB Terrelle Pryor is hoping to make a big leap in Year Two of his pro career after what was essentially a wasted rookie season.

Raiders add TE Humphrey

Posted June 12, 2012 @ 12:28 p.m. ET
The Raiders signed TE Tory Humphrey, the team announced Tuesday. Humphrey spent the last three seasons with the Saints.

Managing expectations for Broncos this season

Posted June 11, 2012 @ 5:53 p.m. ET
The Broncos and Peyton Manning have quite a few obstacles to overcome this season. PFW's Eric Edholm takes a closer look.

Raiders sign three draft picks

Posted June 07, 2012 @ 1:42 p.m. ET
The Raiders announced the signings of three draft picks on Thursday, including DE Jack Crawford, a fifth-round pick from Penn State.

Reports: 2013 second-round pick completes Palmer trade

Posted June 06, 2012 @ 6:49 p.m. ET
The Raiders will send a 2013 2nd-round pick to Cincinnati to complete the Carson Palmer trade, multiple media outlets reported.

Raiders re-sign DT Bryant

Posted June 06, 2012 @ 6:47 p.m. ET
The Raiders have re-signed DT Desmond Bryant, the club announced Wednesday. 

Raiders FB Reece signs ERFA tender

Posted June 04, 2012 @ 5:04 p.m. ET
Raiders FB Marcel Reece signed his exclusive rights free-agent contract on Monday, ending his holdout.

McFadden looks strong, fast

Posted May 27, 2012 @ 12:51 p.m. ET
Raiders RB Darren McFadden appeared to be fully healed from a foot injury at the team's OTAs, according to AFC Whispers.

Cardinals sign LB Groves

Posted May 24, 2012 @ 6:28 p.m. ET
The Cardinals signed former Raiders unrestricted free-agent LB Quentin Groves on Thursday, the team confirmed.

Around Fantasyland: RB injuries

Posted May 23, 2012 @ 9:36 p.m. ET
William Del Pilar reviews the latest injuries around the NFL at the running back position and how they fit into the 2012 fantasy season. 

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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