Raiders release S Branch

Alameda, CA ( – The Oakland Raiders released strong safety
Tyvon Branch on Tuesday.

Branch was due $5.5 million in salary in 2015.

He has failed to stay healthy the past two seasons, missing 13 games with a
broken foot last season and 14 games in 2013 with a broken leg.

The 28-year-old Branch played seven seasons with Oakland and registered more
than 100 tackles in three consecutive seasons from 2009-11. He has 476
tackles, eight sacks and four interceptions in 75 career games.