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The Oakland Raiders are reportedly cutting ties with Safety Tyvon Branch.
Jason La Canfora of CBS Sports reports Oakland is releasing Branch. The 28 year old will become a free agent.
Raiders are releasing S Tyvon Branch. Will be very hot in a weak safety market. Signed lucrative deal in OAK not long ago
— Jason La Canfora (@JasonLaCanfora) February...
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No one, except Tuck.
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