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As most in the Bay Area expected after Tyvon Branch let the cat out of the bag that he was going to be in the Bay Area this past weekend, he will be signing his franchise tender with the Oakland Raiders today. Branch tweeted to his fellow defensive backs last Thursday wondering which of them [...]
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OAKLAND- SS Tyvon Branch has signed his franchise tender. The one-year contract is worth $6.22 million.
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Safety Tyvon Branch has signed his $6.2 million dollar franchise tag tender and reported to workouts with the Oakland Raiders.
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...
Branch will be a Raider in 2012.
Today, the Oakland Raiders got some very good news, as it was reported by Pro Football Talk that free agent safety Tyvon Branch, who the Raiders designated as their franchise player, will sign his one-year tender today, then report to the team shortly after.
It often seems that signing of the franchise tender is a mere formality, but the fact...
Safety Tyvon Branch signed his one-year tender as the Raiders' franchise player, guaranteeing him a base salary of $6.2 million next season. Branch, 25, has started 48 straight games and had 78 tackles, 29 assists and an interception in 2011, his fourth season in the NFL. Branch, the Raiders' leading tackler and a physical presence for three seasons, has improved markedly...
According to Jason LaCanfora of the NFL Network, Oakland Raiders safety Tyvon Branch will sign his franchise tender today and will report to the Raiders, even though he’s still looking for a long-term deal.
Branch is a young safety that the Raiders would love to lock up with a long-term contract. I believe something will get done soon.
After the draft, the Raiders were active in reaching out to their favorite players that went undrafted and signing them to contracts to bring them into camp and show what they can do. One of the most exciting prospects is Dominique Hamilton, a run stuffing DT from Missouri. Listed at 6'5" and 305 lbs, Hamilton has the potential to be a force in the middle of the line...
Experts need to wake up and smell the coffee.
A week after the draft most NFL fans have graded their favorite teams draft but did the experts understand each teams system and position before giving them a poor grade.
Let’s take the Oakland Raiders by example.
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The draft was an exciting one for Reggie McKenzie and the rest of the Raiders staff. The team...
Oakland Raiders defensive 2011 stats: Yds/G: 387.6(29th) Rushing Yds/G: 136.1(27th) Passing Yds/G: 251.4 (27th) T/Points: 433 (29th) Interceptions: 18 (12th) Sacks: 39 (15th)F/Fumbles: 13 (30th) Penalties: 120 (4th) Pen/Yds: 982 (4th)(League Rank)
2011 Oakland Raiders stat leaders:Tackles: Tyvon Branch...
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