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Jaguars | Two players injured

Sun, 19 Oct 2014 12:58:17 -0700

Jacksonville Jaguars DT Alan Branch (groin) and LB Paul Posluszny (pectoral) suffered injuries in the team's Week 7 game and will not return.

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Bills | Alan Branch cut

Sun, 24 Aug 2014 12:12:08 -0700

The Buffalo Bills have released DL Alan Branch.

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Bills | Alan Branch arrested

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.

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Bills | Alan Branch could be cut

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.

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Bills | Several more inactive

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.

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Bills | Two in roster danger

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.

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Bills | Alan Branch waited to get into preseason game

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.

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Bills | Alan Branch passes physical

Thu, 24 Jul 2014 15:56:07 -0700

Buffalo Bills DT Alan Branch (illness) passed his physical Thursday, July 24.

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Bills | Alan Branch doing some work

Mon, 21 Jul 2014 07:42:51 -0700

Buffalo Bills DT Alan Branch (illness) did conditioning drills on the sideline Sunday, July 20.

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Bills | Two placed on Non-Football Illness list

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.

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Bills | Alan Branch could be part of rotation

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.

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Bills | Three not present at OTAs

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.

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Bills | Three absent from practice

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.

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Bills | Two players not at OTAs

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.

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Bills | Alan Branch contract update

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.

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Bills | Alan Branch signs extension

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.

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Jaguars | Several DL expected to get more playing time

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.

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Bills | Alan Branch may get more time

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).

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Bills | Alan Branch has versatility

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.

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Bills | Alan Branch could see time at DT

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.

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Bills | Sign Alan Branch

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.

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Bills | Alan Branch visits

Tue, 02 Apr 2013 06:59:40 -0700

Free-agent DT Alan Branch (Seahawks) visited with the Buffalo Bills Tuesday, April 2.

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Jaguars | Alan Branch might be on radar screen

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.

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Jaguars | Could show interest in Alan Branch

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.

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Seahawks | Not ruling out being back FAs

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.

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Seahawks | Alan Branch wants to return

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."

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Seahawks | Several key players to be UFAs

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.

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Seahawks | Four players listed as probable

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.

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Seahawks | Two take part in practice

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.

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Seahawks | Five do not practice

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.

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Seahawks | Alan Branch could play Week 16

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.

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Seahawks | Two probable for Week 9

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.

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Seahawks | Week 4 Inactives

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.

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Seahawks | Alan Branch leaves game

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.

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Seahawks | Several miss first padded practice

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.

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Seahawks | Alan Branch expects to improve pass rush

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."

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Seahawks | Alan Branch can earn playing-time incentives

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.

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Seahawks | Two players listed as probable

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.

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Seahawks | Two practice

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.

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Seahawks | Four limited in practice

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.

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Seahawks | Week 12 Inactives

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.

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Seahawks | Alan Branch to be game-time decision

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.

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Seahawks | Two listed as questionable

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.

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Seahawks | Two do not practice

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.

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Seahawks | Three do not practice

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.

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Seahawks | Two to be game-time decisions

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.

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Seahawks | Clinton McDonald might draw start in 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.

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Seahawks | Three questionable

Fri, 04 Nov 2011 14:58:56 -0700

Seattle Seahawks DL Alan Branch (knee, hip), TE Cameron Morrah (toe, knee) and LB David Vobora (calf) did not practice Friday, Nov. 4, and are questionable for Week 9.

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Seahawks | Two sit out practice

Thu, 03 Nov 2011 18:18:10 -0700

Seattle Seahawks TE Cameron Morrah (toe, knee) and DT Alan Branch (knee, hip) did not participate in practice Thursday, Nov. 3.

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Seahawks | Alan Branch may start

Sun, 31 Jul 2011 09:57:47 -0700

Seattle Seahawks DL Alan Branch may start at defensive tackle this season and will back up DE Red Bryant at defensive end.

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