Tyvon Branch headed to IR with fractured foot


Tyvon Branch has played his final snap of the 2014 season.

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The Raiders announced Wednesday that the foot fracture Branch suffered against the New England Patriots on Sunday will put him on injured reserve.

Wide receiver Rod Streater also suffered a fractured foot on Sunday. Raiders coach Dennis Allen said both players are headed toward surgery.

"There's no timeline for either one of those guys," Allen said, via Scott Bair of CSNBayArea.com. "Both of them are going to need surgery. We'll just monitor their situations individually and see what the recovery time is."

Bair said that Streater traveled to London with the team ahead of Oakland's Week 4 matchup against the Miami Dolphins. Branch returned home after suffering the injury in Foxborough. Branch has a Jones fracture, the same injury that ended Julio Jones' season after five games in 2013.

Branch, 28, has been unable to shake the injury bug. He missed 14 games last year with a broken leg. His latest setback will knock him out of 13 more.

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