Tyvon Branch Contract

Tyvon Branch Contract Tyvon Branch Contract: Raiders safety Tyvon Branch agreed to a four-year contract with the Oakland Raiders. CBS Sports reported that the contract is worth $26.6 million with  $17.1 million guaranteed. Branch was drafted in the fourth round in 2008 and since then he has started every games in the past three seasons. Branch has also led the Raiders in tackles for the past two years. In the past three…

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Junior Seau Death

Junior Seau Death; Tragedy struck the NFL on May 2 when Junior Seau’s girlfriend found the 10-time pro bowl linebacker dead in his Oceanside home. Seau was found with what appeared to be a self inflicted gunshot wound to his chest and the Oceanside police chief Frank McCoy stated, “This case, at this point is being investigated as a suicide, and a handgun was found by the body.” Junior Seau Death…

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Oakland Raiders Draft 2012

COMMENTARY Oakland Raiders Draft 2012: The NFL Draft begins Thursday and ends Saturday. This will be the first draft that the legendary former Raiders owner, Al Davis will not be attending. This year, the Raiders General Manager Reggie McKenzie is taking the helm and hopefully pushing the team in a much needed direction. Oakland Raiders Draft 2012 However, McKenzie will not be doing any handshaking, or picture taking with any newly drafted…

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Matt Leinart Oakland Raiders

Matt Leinart Oakland Raiders: On Tuesday afternoon, the Oakland Raiders announced the signing of quarterback Matt Leinart to their roster. Leinart signed a one-year deal and is expected to be the backup quarterback for Carson Palmer. This will not be Leinart’s first time being second in line to Palmer. Leinart backed up Palmer when they both played football at USC. Both ended their career at USC by winning the Heisman Trophy, Palmer…

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Oakland Raiders 2012 NFL Schedule

Oakland Raiders 2012 NFL Schedule COMMENTARY | It’s official. The Oakland Raiders 2012 NFL schedule has been released to the public and so far it’s apparent that the Raiders will have their work cut out for them this season. The Raiders finished last season with an 8-8 record. Though disappointing, the past two seasons have been considered a turn around because at least they have not dropped below 500 like they have for nearly a…

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