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Alan Branch

29-Year-Old Defensive End – Free Agent

2013 Defensive Stats

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2014 Defensive Projections

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2014 Fantasy Football Outlook

Over the past three years Branch has developed into a dependable starter on the defensive line. But for fantasy purposes he is really a role player and shouldn't be counted on for big statistics....

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HT: 6' 6"   WT: 325   DOB: 12/29/1984  College: Michigan  DRAFTED: 2nd Rd   Show ContractHide Contract

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Released by the Bills in August of 2014.

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Alan Branch NFL Stats
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  Tackles Defensive Stats Fumbles Kick Ret Punt Ret
Year Age Team G Tackles Solo Assist Sacks PDef Int TD Forced Recovered Yds TD Yds TD
2007 22 11 - 9 - 0 - 0 0 - 0 - - - -
2008 23 4 - 6 - 0 - 0 0 - 0 - - - -
2009 24 16 - 18 - 2 - 0 0 - 0 - - - -
2010 25 Ari 16 35 27 8 2 1 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0
2011 26 Sea 15 34 21 13 3 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
2012 27 Sea 16 29 16 13 1 2 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0
2013 28 Buf 16 39 21 18 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0

Age is determined on September 1st of each season.

Alan Branch – Playing Time Overview

Depth Chart Status

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Snap Count Stats

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Defensive Snaps in 2013

Alan Branch was on the field for 0 of his team's snaps on defense in 2013.

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Special Teams Snaps in 2013

Alan Branch was on the field for 0 of his team's snaps on special teams in 2013.

Year Def ST
2011 - -
2012 562 54
2013 0 0
Alan Branch 2013 Game Log
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  Snap Count Tackles Defensive Stats Fumbles Kick Ret Punt Ret
Week Opp Def ST Tackles Solo Assist Sacks PDef Int TD Forced Recovered Yds TD Yds TD

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Alan Branch: Past News Updates   ( ▲ View most recent update )

Branch was benched for Saturday's preseason loss to Tampa Bay after getting arrested for drunken driving early Saturday morning, the Associated Press reports. Police say Branch failed a field sobriety test and had a blood-alcohol content of .14 percent.

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Branch has passed his physical and is now eligible to practice with the Bills when they return to the field Friday.

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Branch, who was scheduled to become a free agent after the 2013 season, signed a multi-year contract extension Monday, BuffaloBills.com reports.

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Branch had nine total tackles in Sunday's loss to the Falcons.

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With the season-ending injury to Alex Carrington, Branch is now listed as the starting left defensive end opposite Mario Williams, BuffaloBills.com reports.

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Branch agreed to a one-year, $3 million deal with Buffalo on Tuesday, CBS Sports' Jason La Canfora reports.

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Alan Branch (knee) is active for Sunday's game against the Cowboys.

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Branch finished 2010 with 35 tackles, two forced fumbles, and two sacks.

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Branch had five tackles -- including two sacks -- and a forced fumble in Sunday's loss to Seattle.

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2013

Branch signed a one year contract with the Bills as a free agent and will be looked to as a significant rotational player on the defensive line.

2012

Branch is run-stuffing defensive tackle who will again fill the middle for Seattle. The Seahawks allowed 3.8 rushing yards a carry last season, fourth in the league. And Branch, at 6-6, 325, was a big reason why. He won't do much for a fantasy team, though, as he totaled only 34 tackles and three sacks in 2011.

2010

Making the move to defensive end, Branch could be something of an IDP sleeper with more opportunities to rush the passer while rookie Dan Williams tries to occupy the middle of opposing offensive lines. Branch managed to stay healthy enough to play in all 16 games for the Cards last season, picking up 18 tackles and a pair of sacks in the process. He'll enter training camp as the third end in the rotation behind starters Calias Campbell and Bryan Robinson, but keep an eye on his transition in case he's able to carve out an expanded role.

2009

Branch is facing a “make-or-break year,” in the words of Arizona head coach Ken Whisenhunt. He has been a major disappointment since the Cardinals selected him 33rd overall during the 2007 draft. Branch will enter training camp behind Bryan Robinson and Gabe Watson on Arizona’s depth chart at nose tackle and he needs a good summer just to make the team’s 53-man roster.

2008

Branch is mainly a run-stopper and he should split time at nose tackle with Gabe Watson. He's not worth much of a look.

2007

Branch enters training camp in a tight battle with Gabe Watson for the Cardinals' starting nose tackle position. Branch is more athletic and has more long-term upside, so it may be a matter of time before he takes over. Watson was almost exclusively a run-stopper in the past, but he lost close to 50 pounds during the offseason in an effort to become a better pass rusher.