Found July 13, 2012 on Pro Football Zone:

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According to Jason La Canfora of CBSSports.com, the Oakland Raiders and safety Tyvon Branch are close to agreeing on a long-term extension.

Last week both the Raiders and Branch’s reps made some major progress, per La Canfora’s source’s.

La Canfora indicated that it’s not a matter of if a deal gets done, but when.

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