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Report: Free agent safety Tyvon Branch to visit with the Washington Redskins

According to a report by Mike Garafolo of Fox Sports, free agent safety Tyvon Branch will visit with the Washington Redskins after meeting with the Indianapolis Colts today. Former Raiders S Tyvon Branch will visit the Redskins tomorrow after today's visit with the Colts that @ConorTOrr mentioned. — Mike Garafolo (@MikeGarafolo) March 4, 2015 Branch has only played five games...
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Tyvon Branch Visiting With The Colts Wednesday

Conor Orr of reports that former Raiders S Tyvon Branch is visiting with the Colts on Wednesday. According to Orr, it sounds like this will be the first of multiple visits for Branch. 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 ...
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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...
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Predicting three big signings for the Raiders in free agency

Earlier in the offseason, I did a dream list of free agents the Oakland Raiders should target when free agency began. In preparing that list, I noted that it was more based on who I would love to see the Raiders sign rather than who I think they were actually going to pursue. It was early in the offseason and a lot of things change before free agency starts, including teams re-signing...
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Weekly Rewind: Tyvon Branch, Reggie Bush, free agency and much more

The official start of free agency is still a couple of weeks away, but teams are already making their cuts, including the Raiders. The NFL Combine is in the books and draft boards are getting worked on. Despite the fact that there are no games to prepare for, there is plenty of work being done. It is no different for us here at as we work to bring you the latest developments...
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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...
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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...
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Report: Raiders Releasing S Tyvon Branch

Jason La Canfora reports that the Oakland Raiders are releasing S Tyvon Branch. La Canfora adds that Branch should have a “very hot” market in the coming weeks. Branch, 28, had another three years remaining on his contract, which includes base salaries of $5.5 million (2015), $6.5 million (2016), and $6.5 million (2017). As things stand right now, Branch as the highest...
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6 days ago  |  Discuss

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