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Thu, 30 Oct 2014 13:28:02 -0700
New England Patriots DT Alan Branch (non-injury related) and DE Chandler Jones (hip) did not practice Thursday, Oct. 30. S Nate Ebner (finger), DL Dominique Easley (knee), OL Cameron Fleming (finger) and WR Matthew Slater (shoulder) were limited. CB Brandon Browner (ankle) and LB Dont'a Hightower (knee) were full participants.
Wed, 29 Oct 2014 09:10:45 -0700
The New England Patriots signed free-agent DT Alan Branch (Bills) Wednesday, Oct. 29. Terms of the contract were not disclosed. The team also released LB Deontae Skinner.
Sat, 25 Oct 2014 01:55:42 -0700
Free-agent DL Alan Branch (Bills) was spotted in the New England Patriots' locker room but still has not signed his contract with the team. An additional report by Mike Reiss of ESPN Boston suggests the team may wait an additional week to sign Branch.
Tue, 21 Oct 2014 16:45:46 -0700
The New England Patriots are expected to sign free-agent DT Alan Branch (Bills) to an undisclosed deal.
Sun, 24 Aug 2014 12:12:08 -0700
The Buffalo Bills have released DL Alan Branch.
Sat, 23 Aug 2014 18:04:04 -0700
Updating a previous report, Buffalo Bills DT Alan Branch did not play in the third preseason game, because he was recently arrested for drunk driving, according to a source.
Sat, 23 Aug 2014 13:14:30 -0700
Buffalo Bills DT Alan Branch was a healthy scratch Saturday, Aug. 23, which means he could be in line to be cut.
Sat, 23 Aug 2014 12:34:43 -0700
Buffalo Bills DTs Alan Branch (undisclosed), Kyle D. Williams (leg), FS Jonathan Meeks (neck), CB Mario Butler (undisclosed), OG Chris Williams (back) and CB Bobby Felder (undisclosed) are all inactive Saturday, Aug. 23.
Sun, 17 Aug 2014 23:12:07 -0700
Buffalo Bills QB Thaddeus Lewis and DL Alan Branch may be in danger of losing their spots on the roster. Coach Doug Marrone has been critical of Lewis' play, which has been way down from last season, and Branch failed a conditioning test before reporting to camp.
Sun, 17 Aug 2014 17:28:58 -0700
Buffalo Bills DT Alan Branch did not play in the second preseason game until the fourth quarter and worked with the third- and fourth-team defenses. Branch said he was surprised he did not get into the game earlier.
Thu, 24 Jul 2014 15:56:07 -0700
Buffalo Bills DT Alan Branch (illness) passed his physical Thursday, July 24.
Mon, 21 Jul 2014 07:42:51 -0700
Buffalo Bills DT Alan Branch (illness) did conditioning drills on the sideline Sunday, July 20.
Wed, 16 Jul 2014 13:58:45 -0700
The Buffalo Bills have placed OT Cordy Glenn (undisclosed) and DT Alan Branch (undisclosed) have been placed on the Non-Football Illness list. They will be able to be activated once they are cleared by the medical staff.
Fri, 11 Jul 2014 18:53:10 -0700
Buffalo Bills DT Alan Branch could receive valuable snaps as part of a rotation at defensive tackle this upcoming season.
Mon, 09 Jun 2014 11:29:52 -0700
Buffalo Bills DTs Alan Branch (undisclosed), Marcell Dareus (undisclosed) and LB Manny Lawson (undisclosed) were not present at organized team activities Monday, June 9.
Thu, 29 May 2014 11:58:05 -0700
Buffalo Bills LB Manny Lawson (undisclosed), DT Alan Branch (undisclosed) and WR Sammy Watkins (undisclosed) were not at practice Thursday, May 29, which was expected.
Wed, 28 May 2014 09:47:28 -0700
Buffalo Bills DE Alan Branch and LB Manny Lawson were not present for organized team activities Wednesday, May 28. Head coach Doug Marrone said he has not seen either of them this offseason.
Mon, 23 Dec 2013 10:29:04 -0800
Updating a previous report, the Buffalo Bills have re-signed DL Alan Branch to a three-year contract extension. Financial terms were not disclosed.
Mon, 23 Dec 2013 10:02:47 -0800
The Buffalo Bills have signed DL Alan Branch to a contract extension. Terms of the contract were not disclosed.
Fri, 13 Dec 2013 19:35:49 -0800
Jacksonville Jaguars DE Alan Branch, DE Ryan Davis and DT Abry Jones are expected to receive more playing time because of the release of DE Jeremy Mincey.
Mon, 23 Sep 2013 11:17:34 -0700
Buffalo Bills head coach Doug Marrone said DT Alan Branch's role on defense could increase because of the injury to DT Alex Carrington (quadriceps).
Fri, 05 Apr 2013 07:03:28 -0700
Buffalo Bills DT Alan Branch said he is comfortable playing in either a 3-4 or 4-3 defensive scheme.
Wed, 03 Apr 2013 12:18:55 -0700
The Buffalo Bills could use DT Alan Branch at nose tackle when they line up in a 3-4 defensive alignment next season.
Tue, 02 Apr 2013 11:21:02 -0700
The Buffalo Bills signed DT Alan Branch (Seahawks) to a one-year, $3 million dollar contract Tuesday, April 2nd, with $350 thousand in incentives.
Tue, 02 Apr 2013 06:59:40 -0700
Free-agent DT Alan Branch (Seahawks) visited with the Buffalo Bills Tuesday, April 2.
Wed, 27 Mar 2013 18:57:36 -0700
Free-agent DT Alan Branch (Seahawks) parted ways with his old representation, and hired a new agent Wednesday, March 27. His new agent might try to place his client with the Jacksonville Jaguars, where Branch's former defensive coordinator in Seattle is now the head coach.
Fri, 08 Mar 2013 12:46:25 -0800
The Jacksonville Jaguars could show interest in Seattle Seahawks impending free-agent DL Alan Branch if they are comfortable with the price.
Fri, 22 Feb 2013 12:34:15 -0800
Seattle Seahawks general manager John Schneider did not rule out the possibility of re-signing impending free-agent DT Alan Branch, DT Jason Jones and CB Marcus Trufant this offseason.
Wed, 16 Jan 2013 09:58:18 -0800
Seattle Seahawks impending free-agent DT Alan Branch wants to re-sign with the team. "Hopefully they want me here and the whole money situation gets settled," he said. "If not, there won't be a better group of guys than this, for sure. But we'll see."
Tue, 15 Jan 2013 19:18:29 -0800
The Seattle Seahawks have five key players who will be unrestricted free agents this offseason: DT Alan Branch, LB LeRoy Hill, PK Steven Hauschka, CB Marcus Trufant and DL Jason Jones. Branch expressed a strong desire to stay, while the Tacoma native Trufant also said he is interested in sticking around.
Fri, 21 Dec 2012 15:55:12 -0800
Seattle Seahawks RB Robert Turbin (illness), RB Leon Washington (illness), DT Alan Branch (ankle) and CB Richard Sherman (non-injury) are listed as probable for Week 15. Sherman did not participate in practice Friday, Dec. 21, while the other three fully participated.
Thu, 20 Dec 2012 17:16:43 -0800
Seattle Seahawks RB Leon Washington (illness) and DT Alan Branch (ankle) fully participated in practice Thursday, Dec. 20.
Wed, 19 Dec 2012 18:18:34 -0800
Seattle Seahawks DL Alan Branch (ankle), DL Jason Jones (knee), CB Walter Thurmond (hamstring), CB Marcus Trufant (hamstring) and RB Leon Washington (illness) was unable to practice Wednesday, Dec. 19.
Mon, 17 Dec 2012 15:43:03 -0800
Seattle Seahawks head coach Pete Carroll said DT Alan Branch (ankle) has a chance to play in Week 16 despite suffering an ankle injury in Week 15. Carroll said the injury is not as bad as the team originally feared.
Fri, 02 Nov 2012 18:15:46 -0700
Seattle Seahawks DT Alan Branch (non-injury related) and OG John Moffitt (knee) are listed as probable for the Week 9 game against the Minnesota Vikings.
Sun, 30 Sep 2012 08:45:57 -0700
The Seattle Seahawks have declared DL Alan Branch, CB Byron Maxwell, WR Charly Martin, CB Danny Gorrer, DL Jaye Howard, OG John Moffitt, SS Winston Guy inactive for Week 4.
Sun, 09 Sep 2012 14:36:20 -0700
Seattle Seahawks DT Alan Branch (neck) left the game early Week 1 after suffering a neck injury and is considered questionable to return. He was taken to the locker room for tests.
Mon, 30 Jul 2012 20:18:22 -0700
Seattle Seahawks DL Alan Branch (OL James Carpenter (knee), DL Jason Jones (undisclosed), WR Jermaine Kearse (undisclosed), LB Jameson Konz (undisclosed), CB Danny Liskowski (undisclosed), TE Anthony McCoy (undisclosed), LB Matt McCoy(undisclosed), CB Ron Parker (undisclosed), CB Walter Thurmond (foot) each did not participate in practice Monday, July 30.
Mon, 18 Jun 2012 12:46:56 -0700
Seattle Seahawks DT Alan Branch said he believes he will be able to improve his pass rush abilities this season because he has improved his rush techniques. "Toward the end of the year I started coming into my own when it came to pass rushing," Branch said. "One year I wasn't able to do pass-rush moves at all. I was supposed to just bull rush because I was a nose guard that year. So it took me a little bit to get my moves down but I think I'm starting to get some wins and I think I might surprise some people with my pass rush this year."
Fri, 27 Jan 2012 18:08:27 -0800
Seattle Seahawks DL Alan Branch received a two-year, $7 million contract that included a $500,000 signing bonus and a fully guaranteed base salary of $2.5 million in 2011 and $3 million in 2012. $1 million of Branch's base salary is 2012 is fully guaranteed, bringing the total guarantee of the deal to $4 million. Branch also has a $500,000 roster bonus and $500,000 workout bonus in 2012 and can earn up to $1 million in playing-time incentives over the duration of the contract.
Wed, 30 Nov 2011 14:37:51 -0800
Seattle Seahawks QB Tarvaris Jackson (pectoral) and DT Alan Branch (ankle) fully participated in practice Wednesday, Nov. 30, and are listed as probable for Week 13.
Tue, 29 Nov 2011 16:18:20 -0800
Seattle Seahawks QB Tarvaris Jackson (pectoral) and DL Alan Branch (ankle) practiced in full Tuesday, Nov. 29.
Mon, 28 Nov 2011 20:48:12 -0800
Seattle Seahawks DL Alan Branch (ankle), LB David Hawthorne (knee), CB Byron Maxwell (illness) and CB Richard Sherman (calf) were listed as limited participants in practice Monday, Nov. 28.
Sun, 27 Nov 2011 11:49:45 -0800
The Seattle Seahawks have declared DL Alan Branch, OG Allen Barbre, CB Byron Maxwell, WR Deon Butler, OT Jarriel King, QB Josh Portis, SS Ron Parker inactive for Week 12.
Sat, 26 Nov 2011 08:10:37 -0800
Seattle Seahawks DT Alan Branch (ankle) is considered a game-time decision for Week 12 after missing practice this week. If he is not able to play, DL Clinton McDonald would start in his place.
Fri, 25 Nov 2011 16:31:56 -0800
Seattle Seahawks DL Alan Branch (ankle) and CB Byron Maxwell (ankle) are considered questionable for the Week 12 game against the Washington Redskins. Both missed practice Friday, Nov. 25, for the third consecutive day.
Thu, 24 Nov 2011 19:54:13 -0800
Seattle Seahawks DL Alan Branch (ankle) and CB Byron Maxwell (ankle) did not practice Thursday, Nov. 24, for the second straight day.
Wed, 23 Nov 2011 18:46:39 -0800
Seattle Seahawks DL Alan Branch (ankle), CB Byron Maxwell (ankle) and WR Ben Obomanu (knee, ankle) did not practice Wednesday, Nov. 23.
Sat, 05 Nov 2011 11:06:12 -0700
Seattle Seahawks TE Cameron Morrah (knee, toe) and DT Alan Branch (hip, knee) will be game-time decisions for Week 9.
Fri, 04 Nov 2011 18:20:22 -0700
Seattle Seahawks DL Clinton McDonald might draw the start in Week 9 against the Dallas Cowboys if DL Alan Branch (knee, hip) is unable to go.