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TYVON BRANCH RUMORS & GOSSIP

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 Cover32.com as we work to bring you the latest developments...
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1 day 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...
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1 day ago  |  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
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Raiders to release Tyvon Branch, former starter at safety

  The Oakland Raiders will release safety Tyvon Branch before the start of the new league year next month. The team told Branch of the plans Thursday to cut ties with one of Oakland's longest-tenured non-specialists. 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...
Via AP on Fox
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Oakland Raiders release Tyvon Branch

Kirby Lee-USA TODAY Sports 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...
Via Sports-Glory
2 days ago  |  Discuss

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...
Via NFL Trade Rumors
2 days ago  |  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
10 days ago  |  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....
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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...
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July 14, 2014  |  Discuss
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