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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

Insider: Safety increasingly tough position to play

Posted Dec. 09, 2012 @ 8:34 p.m. ET
An NFL insider says a Hall of Fame safety like Ronnie Lott might struggle in today's game, though Tyvon Branch is managing to excel.

Recap of Friday's NFL fines

Posted Nov. 09, 2012 @ 6:56 p.m. ET
Raiders S Tyvon Branch was among the players fined on Friday. He received a $15,750 fine for a horse-collar tackle.

Raiders, S Branch agree to four-year deal

Posted July 14, 2012 @ 11:22 a.m. ET
The Raiders agreed to a four-year deal with S Tyvon Branch, according to CBS Sports and NFL Network.

Raiders S Branch signs franchise tender

Posted May 07, 2012 @ 4:51 p.m. ET
Raiders S Tyvon Branch has signed his franchise tender, guaranteeing his one-year deal for the 2012 season. He will be paid $6.21 million this season.

Raiders franchise SS Branch

Posted March 01, 2012 @ 6:55 p.m. ET
The Raiders have placed the franchise tag on SS Tyvon Branch.

Only a few free agents for Raiders' McKenzie to lock up

Posted Jan. 20, 2012 @ 8:15 p.m. ET
The Raiders won't have the free-agency losses they suffered last year, although there are a few players they need to re-sign.

Full team effort keeps Raiders atop division

Posted Nov. 28, 2011 @ 7:34 p.m. ET
The specialists received much of the credit, but there were both offensive and defensive players who made a big impact in the Raiders' Week 12 win.

Bears-Raiders matchup of the day: Wednesday

Posted Nov. 23, 2011 @ 11:36 a.m. ET
With Jay Cutler sidelined, Matt Forté faces a tough test Sunday against the Raiders.

Branch becoming Raiders' defensive playmaker

Posted Oct. 29, 2011 @ 10:35 p.m. ET
Oakland SS Tyvon Branch has raised his level of play, becoming more of an impact player, according to our AFC Whispers.

Huff's return gives Raiders greater flexibility

Posted Aug. 01, 2011 @ 3:39 p.m. ET
By re-signing FS Michael Huff, the Raiders will be able to use a unique formation on defense this season.

Coach Woodson will aid Raiders' secondary

Posted June 03, 2011 @ 12:33 p.m. ET
The Raiders are expected to lose their best cornerback and safety, but could be in good shape thanks to new coach Rod Woodson.

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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