News, notes and quotes from the Raiders practice facility Monday and coach Tom Cable’s press briefing:
– Strong safety Tyvon Branch was one of ? players given a game ball for his performance in a 20-17 win over the Cincinnati Bengals.
Branch had 12 tackles, 11 unassisted, a 12-yard sack, two tackles for losses a pass defensed and a forced fumble.
Asked if it was Branch’s best game, Cable said, “I don’t think there’s any question.”
Also getting game balls were quarterback Bruce Gradkowski, tight end Zach Miller, tight end Brandon Myers and place kicker Sebastian Janikowski.
Painfully slow connection speeds . . . will leave facility and complete Monday files from home later . . .