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S Tyvon Branch opening eyes with Chiefs: 'It's a blessing to be part of a team like this'

Kansas City Chiefs safety Tyvon Branch languished in obscurity during his time in Oakland, but the veteran has caught the eye of his new team as the season turns to the home stretch for the postseason. "It's a blessing to be part of a team like this and a defense like this," Branch said, via the Associated Press. "I mean, to do it in place like the 'Black Hole' where I spent so much...
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December 09, 2015  |  Discuss

Tyvon Branch finding place to flourish in Kansas City

KANSAS CITY, Mo. -- The image of Tyvon Branch returning an interception for a touchdown in Oakland is exactly what the Raiders pictured when they signed him to a lucrative contract extension a few years ago.They just didn't picture him doing it for the Kansas City Chiefs.The veteran safety was voted AFC defensive player of the week after his pick-six in last Sunday's 34-20 victory...
Via AP on Fox
December 09, 2015  |  Discuss

Chiefs' Branch finding place to flourish in Kansas City

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) The image of Tyvon Branch returning an interception for a touchdown in Oakland is exactly what the Raiders pictured when they signed him to a lucrative contract extension a few years ago. They just didn't picture him doing it for the Kansas City Chiefs. The veteran safety was voted AFC defensive player of the week after his pick-six in last Sunday's 34-20...
Via AP on Fox
December 09, 2015  |  Discuss

Chiefs turn Oakland mistakes into a 34-20 comeback victory

OAKLAND, Calif. -- Derek Carr's fourth-quarter mistakes kept turning into Kansas City touchdowns and sent the Chiefs to their sixth straight win.Jeremy Maclin had two touchdowns after fourth-quarter interceptions and Tyvon Branch returned a third pick from Carr for a game-clinching score against his former team as the Chiefs rallied to beat the Oakland Raiders 34-20 Sunday.The Raiders...
Via AP on Fox
December 06, 2015  |  Discuss

WATCH: Chiefs' Branch seals a win -- and revenge -- with this Pick-Six

Oakland probably wishes it had Tyvon Branch back right about now.Just look at what the former Raiders safety did for his new team -- the Kansas City Chiefs -- when the rivals met up at O.Co Stadium on Sunday.That has to hurt some Raiders fans out there. Branch effectively ended their winning chances -- and maybe their playoff hopes -- with that interception return.He spent seven...
Via Fox Sports
December 06, 2015  |  Discuss

Carr's 3 INTs help Chiefs rally past Raiders for 34-20 win

OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) Jeremy Maclin had two touchdowns catches after fourth-quarter interceptions and Tyvon Branch returned a third interception from Derek Carr for a game-clinching score against his former team and the Kansas City Chiefs rallied for their sixth straight win, 34-20 over the Oakland Raiders on Sunday. The Raiders (5-7) were leading by six points and driving for...
Via AP on Fox
December 06, 2015  |  Discuss

Chiefs defensive backs are banged up after blanking the Broncos

Two members of the Chiefs' ballhawking secondary are feeling beat up after a beatdown.Cornerback Sean Smith (knee bruise) and safety Tyvon Branch (foot) are both banged up after a five-interception game last Sunday against the rival Broncos.Smith's injury doesn't sound too serious. He was walking around the Chiefs locker room without a visible limp, according to Terez A. Paylor of...
Via Fox Sports
November 16, 2015  |  Discuss

NFL Notes: Chiefs, Colts, Jaguars & Jets

Chiefs Adam Teicher of ESPN could see the Chiefs trading one of their safeties — Ron Parker, Tyvon Branch, Kelcie McCray, or Daniel Sorensen — if the “right” offer comes along. Teicher wouldn’t be surprised to see the Chiefs win the AFC West this season. Teicher believes that WR Adam Drake “has no chance” at making the ... The post NFL Notes...
Via NFL Trade Rumors
August 15, 2015  |  Discuss

WATCH: Kansas City Chiefs DB Tyvon Branch Gets Airborne To Snag Sweet Interception

To win in the AFC West you have to be able to defend against the pass. Phillip Rivers has been one of the best in the business for sometime. Peyton Manning is--well, it's Peyton Manning. You can't stop him; you can only hope to contain him. Derek Carr has the weapons this season to show the world that he can be a big time NFL quarterback.Alex Smith--well, he's a good passer, but...
Via FatManWriting
August 12, 2015  |  Discuss

Kansas City Chiefs preview (No. 14): Offense must be more than Jamaal Charles

Our 2015 NFL preview series ranks every team, from worst to first. Today: the No. 14 Chiefs. 2014 Record: 9-7 Head coach: Andy Reid Key arrivals: Jeremy Maclin (wide receiver), Paul Fanaika (offensive guard), Tyvon Branch (safety), Ben Grubbs (guard), Jason Avant (wide receiver), *Marcus Peters (cornerback) (*-denotes rookie) Key departures: Dwayne Bowe (wide receiver), Anthony Fasano...
Via Fox Sports
August 10, 2015  |  Discuss

TGS 2015 Preview: Kansas City Chiefs

Between now and the end of August, TGS will offer up a quick snapshot of every NFL team heading into the 2015 regular season. Today, the Kansas City Chiefs. 2014 in a nutshell: Spurred by NFL sack leader Justin Houston, the league’s second-ranked scoring defense helps Kansas City win nine games. But the conservative offense — not a single wide receiver catches a touchdown pass...
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August 05, 2015  |  Discuss

TGS 2015 Preview: Kansas City Chiefs

Between now and the end of August, TGS will offer up a quick snapshot of every NFL team heading into the 2015 regular season. Today, the Kansas City Chiefs. 2014 in a nutshell: Spurred by NFL sack leader Justin Houston, the league’s second-ranked scoring defense helps Kansas City win nine games. But the conservative offense — not a single wide receiver catches a touchdown pass...
Via This Given Sunday
August 05, 2015  |  Discuss

Kansas City Chiefs Capsule

KANSAS CITY CHIEFS (9-7) OPEN CAMP: July 31, St. Joseph, Missouri. LAST YEAR: Despite rash of early injuries, Chiefs were off to 7-3 start following win over eventual NFC champion Seahawks. Lost four of final six, missing playoffs when Ravens secured last spot ahead of Kansas City in final week of regular season. LB Derrick Johnson missed most of season with torn Achilles tendon...
Via AP on Fox
July 27, 2015  |  Discuss

Chiefs could have a bargain in new safety Tyvon Branch

Kansas City is known for handing out low-risk, prove-it deals. Just not the football team.But the Chiefs made a Royals-esque move this offseason when they brought in Tyvon Branch. The former Raiders safety could easily outplay his deal worth up to $2 million.Moreover, he could be a quick fix for what ailed defensive coordinator Bob Sutton's group. With Eric Berry gone, the Chiefs...
Via Fox Sports
June 25, 2015  |  Discuss

NFL Notes: Chiefs, Dolphins, Jets, Lions & Vikings

Chiefs Adam Teicher of ESPN writes that WR Jeremy Maclin has appeared “as advertised” after putting together a “solid” offseason. S Tyvon Branch is expected to act in a reserve role that could appear largely in passing situations. Recently acquired G Ben Grubbs will start at left guard, while OL Paul Fanaika appears to be a backup. ... The post NFL Notes: Chiefs, Dolphins...
Via NFL Trade Rumors
June 21, 2015  |  Discuss

Kansas City Chiefs: What role will Tyvon Branch play on defense?

The seven year veteran safety and former Oakland Raider, Tyvon Branch, will be lending his skills to the Kansas City Chiefs this season. After being released by Oakland in late February 2015, Branch quickly signed a one year deal with the Chiefs, stating that Justin Houston and Tamba Hali were important factors in his decision. “Whenever you can play behind a pass rush like that...
Via isportsweb.com
June 11, 2015  |  Discuss

Tyvon Branch's Impact on the Chiefs Secondary

On March 10, the Kansas City Chiefs signed former Raiders safety Tyvon Branch to a one-year deal. Branch was drafted and built by the Raiders franchise so words cannot convey how much I like this move. (And with a 4.31 40-yard time of course Al Davis was interested.) I’ve said before, I love taking things from the Raiders.Yet the best part? He was cut on my birthday, March 3. Nothing...
Via Pro Football Spot
April 28, 2015  |  Discuss

Kansas City Chiefs 2015 Draft Big Board 2.0

Since the release of my first big board, the Chiefs have added some big name players(Jeremy Maclin, Ben Grubbs) and some lesser known players(Paul Fanaika, Tyvon Branch) in effort to improve their roster. With the NFL Draft upon us, it’s time to re-rank the players I believe should be on John Dorsey’s draft board. 1. La’El Collins, T/G LSU (previous rank: #1) ...
Via TopSportsReport
April 01, 2015  |  Discuss

Grading the Chiefs 2015 Free Agent Acquisitions

John Dorsey and the Chiefs had another excellent offseason, adding wide receivers Da’Rick Rogers and Jeremy Maclin, guards Ben Grubbs and Paul Fanaika, quarterback Terrelle Pryor, and safety Tyvon Branch while resigning wide receiver Jason Avant, inside linebacker Josh Mauga and safety Ron Parker. I believe the Chiefs made solid choices in their additions, and in this article I...
Via TopSportsReport
March 23, 2015  |  Discuss

Grading the Chiefs 2015 Free Agent Acquisitions

John Dorsey and the Chiefs had another excellent offseason, adding wide receivers Da’Rick Rogers and Jeremy Maclin, guards Ben Grubbs and Paul Fanaika, quarterback Terrelle Pryor, and safety Tyvon Branch while resigning wide receiver Jason Avant, inside linebacker Josh Mauga and safety Ron Parker. I believe the Chiefs made solid choices in their additions, and in this article I...
Via TopSportsReport
March 23, 2015  |  Discuss

Newest Kansas City Chiefs signees introduce themselves to the fans

The Kansas City Chiefs and General Manager John Dorsey were moving quickly once the NFL’s free agency negotiation period commenced over one week ago, and managed to make a surprisingly significant splash in the free agent market. Dorsey and company used their minimal resources to plug holes at wide receiver, offensive guard, both safety spots, and added quality depth to the offensive...
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March 17, 2015  |  Discuss

Kansas City Chiefs sign S Tyvon Branch

Tyvon Branch will make 2.1 million this season with another 2 million available through incentives. This is a very smart, buy low, one-year prove it deal by the Chiefs. Branch has missed all but 4 games over the past 2 season with injuries, but he was once a solid safety, grading out as Pro Football Focus’ 11th ranked safety in 2011 and their 30th ranked safety in 2012. He’s...
Via The Football Fan Spot
March 15, 2015  |  Discuss

Frazier’s Take on the Jeremy Maclin and Tyvon Branch Signings

View image | gettyimages.com On Tuesday, the Kansas City Chiefs made two big moves to help their team improve, signing wide receiver Jeremy Maclin and safety Tyvon Branch. Maclin was very close to re-signing with the Eagles, but when contract talks stalled, Maclin went to his second option. Andy Reid drafted Maclin back in 2009 when he was with the Eagles, and Maclin recorded...
Via TopSportsReport
March 15, 2015  |  Discuss

Chiefs re-sign S Ron Parer to 5-year deal

The Kansas City Chiefs are keeping Ron Parker after agreeing to a five-year deal with the strong safety. Safety Ron Parker is headed back to the #Chiefs. He’ll sign a 5-year, $30M deal, source said — Ian Rapoport (@RapSheet) March 14, 2015 Parker has spent the past two seasons with the Chiefs, playing in all 32 regular season games over that span. He had 94 tackles, an interception...
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March 14, 2015  |  Discuss

Chiefs sign long-snapper James Winchester to two-year deal

KANSAS CITY, Mo. -- The Kansas City Chiefs have signed long snapper James Winchester to a two-year contract, yet another move in what has turned into a massive roster overhaul this offseason. The signing Friday came one day after the Chiefs traded a fifth-round draft pick to New Orleans for Pro Bowl offensive guard Ben Grubbs and signed offensive lineman Paul Fanaika, a former Cardinals...
Via AP on Fox
March 13, 2015  |  Discuss
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