Oakland Raiders save cap space as Tyv...

Oakland Raiders save cap space as Tyvon Branch restructures deal

There are 3 comments on the San Jose Mercury News story from Mar 7, 2013, titled Oakland Raiders save cap space as Tyvon Branch restructures deal. In it, San Jose Mercury News reports that:

The Raiders freed up more than $5 million in salary cap room by restructuring the contract of starting strong safety Tyvon Branch on Thursday, according to a person familiar with the situation.

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“PLAY TO WIN”

Since: Jul 09

" I DA HO " !

#1 Mar 7, 2013
good for him and his heart for the RAIDERS. but it sucks for him.
from 6 mill to 715 thou? in exchange for two more yrs? MAN, these guys have good heart or are plain st....! wasn't branch a franchised player last year? and now a restructured contract? kill me! kill me know1, all these players are afraid of losing their jobs. in two more yrs you knowe branch won't get his 6.5 million for 2016 band 2017? he will be traded and or released by then? who respects contracts anymore? unless the player is "that good?". branch is pretty good and good enough to keep around. but, yopu gotta get guys like dhbey, dmac. even palmer to restructure. specially the new guys that don't know what's going on and are afraid of losing their jobs!
anyways, thank you t branch. namdi asomugha should have learned from you.
RAIDERS 2013!!!

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Since: May 07

Some West Texas County

#2 Mar 7, 2013
Tommy Kelly, Carson Palmer, and DHB are being targeted to restructure and I heard Rolando McClain is set to be released when free agency starts.

In addition to Branch, Mike Briesel has restructured his contract as well.

“RAIDERS 2015--JUST WIN BABY!”

Since: Jul 11

Michigan

#3 Mar 8, 2013
This is the kind of news I like to wake up to. Now get Kelly & Palmer to free up some space and we're ready to sign some of our FA's.

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