Report: Branch believed to have fractured fibula, out indefinitely

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Report: Branch believed to have fractured fibula, out indefinitely
September 16, 2013, 8:45 am
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Tyvon Branch suffered a "significant" injury in the Raiders' 19-9 victory over Jacksonville on Sunday. (AP IMAGES)

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Raiders strong safety Tyvon Branch reportedly suffered what is believed to be a fractured fibula in Sunday’s win over the Jacksonville Jaguars and is out indefinitely. ESPN’s Adam Schefter reported the information on Monday morning.

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Branch got hurt in the first quarter and required assistance getting off the field. Raiders head coach Dennis Allen said Branch suffered an ankle injury that he terms significant.

If surgery is not required, injuries of this type take more than six weeks recovery time. If surgery is necessary, Branch could be out much longer.