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TYVON BRANCH RUMORS & GOSSIP

Chiefs Sign S Tyvon Branch To A One-Year Deal

Mike Garafolo reports that the Chiefs are signing S Tyvon Branch to a one-year contract. The Raiders released Branch in a move that freed up $2.986 million in available cap space. There was talk for a few months that Oakland could move on from Branch, so his release wasn’t all that shocking. Many have suggested that the Ravens could ...
Via NFL Trade Rumors
21 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: Kansas City Chiefs bringing in former Raiders safety for a visit

The Kansas City Chiefs have been one of the most active teams in free agency so far and don’t appear to be slowing down. Former #Raiders S Tyvon Branch is visiting the #Chiefs today, source said. They are losing starting SS Ron Parker, this makes sense. — Ian Rapoport (@RapSheet) March 9, 2015 Branch has only played in five games the last two seasons, but from 2009-2012 started...
Via cover32
22 days ago  |  Discuss

Raiders release injury-plagued safety Tyvon Branch

  The Oakland Raiders have officially released safety Tyvon Branch. The team told Branch last week of its plans to cut ties with him and announced the move on Tuesday. Branch joined Oakland as a fourth-round pick out of Connecticut in 2008. Branch immediately became an impact player and started 62 of 64 games from 2009-12. He was slowed by injuries the past two seasons and played...
Via AP on Fox
27 days ago  |  Discuss

Raiders officially release S Tyvon Branch

ALAMEDA, Calif. (AP) The Oakland Raiders have officially released safety Tyvon Branch. The team told Branch last week of its plans to cut ties with him and announced the move on Tuesday. Branch joined Oakland as a fourth-round pick out of Connecticut in 2008. Branch immediately became an impact player and started 62 of 64 games from 2009-12. He was slowed by injuries the past two...
Via AP on Fox
27 days ago  |  Discuss

Where Do Oakland Raiders Look To Replace Tyvon Branch?

On Monday, the Oakland Raiders made the release of safety Tyvon Branch official. Branch was a fourth-round selection in the 2008 NFL Draft and while he brought physicality and playmaking instincts to the field, Branch couldn't escape the injury bug in Oakland. In the past two seasons, Branch played in only five games and totaled just 27 tackles.But the past is the past and the Raiders...
Via Pro Football Spot
29 days ago  |  Discuss

The Case for Tyvon Branch

Should the Eagles go after Tyvon Branch?Photo: Kevin C. Cox/Getty Images A few days ago I wrote about possible trade targets for the Eagles as well as under honorable mentions I had players I would be watching for if they got released. Well, the one I personally hoped would get released, did. On Feb 18th the Oakland Raiders asked safety Tyvon Branch to take a pay cut after two injury...
Via Eagles Addict
February 27, 2015  |  Discuss

Despite injuries, cutting Tyvon Branch is a head scratcher

The Oakland Raiders intend to cut strong safety Tyvon Branch, saving a whopping $3 million dollars against the cap. Given the fact that the team has more than $50 million in cap space, and plan on cutting Matt Schaub and others pushing the cap space up towards $60 million, the move is not saving the Raiders a ton of cap space. On top of that, the Raiders have to spend more over the...
Via cover32 - Raiders
February 27, 2015  |  Discuss

Raiders To Meet With Tyvon Branch’s Agent Regarding “Uncertain Future”

According to Scott Bair of CSN Bay Area, Tyvon Branch‘s future with Oakland Raiders remains “uncertain” and GM Reggie McKenzie is planning to meet with his agent at some point in the near future to discuss his situation. Upon taking over as Raiders general manager, McKenzie wasted no time overhauling the roster, but Branch was one of the player’s he identified as a core...
Via NFL Trade Rumors
February 18, 2015  |  Discuss

Should the Oakland Raiders cut Tyvon Branch?

The Oakland Raiders desperately need to get younger at the safety positions. Charles Woodson is likely to return but will be turning 39 this season. While he continues to defy the logic of age, he simply cannot continue playing forever. At the other safety position, Tyvon Branch is thought of as a good starter but he has missed the majority of the past two seasons with injuries....
Via cover32 - Raiders
January 23, 2015  |  Discuss

Oakland Raiders: The three most intriguing position battles

As we inch closer to pre-season camp, there are some unfinished battles over starting spots on both offense and defense for the Oakland Raiders. Although head coach Dennis Allen doesn’t like his starters to feel comfortable at any stage of preseason, there are some players who are starting without a doubt. Matt Schaub, Darren McFadden, Justin Tuck, Lamarr Woodley, and Charles Woodson...
Via isportsweb.com
July 14, 2014  |  Discuss
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