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The Oakland Raiders signed Tyvon Branch to a 4-year contract extension five days ago. This benefits the team in two ways. First, they lock up one of the up-and-coming Strong Safeties in the NFL for a deal that in all reality, is very team-friendly. Secondly, if I am understanding the details of the contract correctly, [...]
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Here are the details on the 4-year deal safety Tyvon Branch signed Saturday with the Oakland Raiders, per the team's release:
4-years, $26.6 million. $17.6 million guaranteed. $5.6 million signing bonus. Escalators top out at $28 million.
2012: $1 million base plus $1.4 pro rated signing bonus. $2.4 million cap hit
2013: $6 million base plus $3.5 roster bonus plus $1.4 million...
Tyvon Branch knew he would be a part of the Oakland Raiders during the 2012 season when he signed his franchise tag tender in May. Now with a new four year deal signed, he will be a member of the Raiders and is focused on winning.
“I hoped that a deal would get done,” Branch said. “I love playing for the Raiders. It’s a great organization; I think we’re taking steps...
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