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Colts | Week 19 Inactives

Sat, 11 Jan 2014 16:03:07 -0800

The Indianapolis Colts have declared LB Daniel Adongo, WR Darrius Heyward-Bey, WR Deion Branch, OL Joe Reitz, WR Josh Lenz, C Khaled Holmes, CB Sheldon Price inactive for Week 19.

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Colts | Team will gain information from Deion Branch

Tue, 07 Jan 2014 09:10:17 -0800

Indianapolis Colts QB Andrew Luck said he will try to gain information from former New England Patriot and current Indianapolis Colts WR Deion Branch. "I definitely will pick his brain (about the Pats) and he'll be a good addition to our team," Luck said.

Comment (0) | Share: Tweet!Share on Facebook | Source: USA Today - Mike Garafolo

Colts | Make roster moves

Mon, 06 Jan 2014 12:53:08 -0800

The Indianapolis Colts have signed free-agent WR Deion Branch (Patriots) and practice squad WR Josh Lenz to their active roster. Terms of the contracts were not disclosed. The team has also placed DE Fili Moala (knee) and CB Greg Toler (groin) on Injured Reserve.

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Colts | Deion Branch not an option now

Thu, 12 Dec 2013 19:50:32 -0800

Free-agent WR Deion Branch (Patriots) left his workout with the Indianapolis Colts without a contract and does not appear like a target for the Colts at this point.

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Colts | Deion Branch works out

Wed, 11 Dec 2013 18:10:30 -0800

The Indianapolis Colts worked out free-agent WR Deion Branch (Patriots) Wednesday, Dec. 11.

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Patriots | Tom Brady in contact with two former teammates

Sun, 22 Sep 2013 08:24:15 -0700

New England Patriots QB Tom Brady has contacted free-agent WR Deion Branch (Patriots) and WR Brandon Lloyd (Patriots) to gauge their availability to play this season.

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Patriots | Deion Branch defends Aaron Hernandez

Mon, 01 Jul 2013 10:37:24 -0700

New England Patriots WR Deion Branch spoke to his positive relationship with former TE Aaron Hernandez after his arrest and charge of the first-degree murder of Odin Lloyd. "Aaron is a great guy and a great friend of mine and a great teammate," Branch said. "I love him to death, and it was shocking to hear his name involved in this situation. I truly hope and pray he doesn't have any dealings with it."

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Patriots | Julian Edelman could have big role

Fri, 28 Jun 2013 11:52:28 -0700

New England Patriots WR Julian Edelman could have a big role with the team in 2013 because he is the most familiar wide receiver with QB Tom Brady, and because of the subtraction of WRs Wes Welker, Brandon Lloyd, Donte' Stallworth, Deion Branch and TE Aaron Hernandez, and the injury situation with TE Rob Gronkowski.

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Patriots | Deion Branch unlikely to return

Sun, 28 Apr 2013 11:43:24 -0700

The New England Patriots likely will not re-sign free-agent WR Deion Branch this offseason after adding WRs Aaron Dobson and Josh Boyce in the draft.

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Patriots | Deion Branch was No. 3 WR Week 15

Mon, 17 Dec 2012 11:37:49 -0800

New England Patriots WR Deion Branch served as the team's No. 3 receiver in Week 15.

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Patriots | Deion Branch re-signed

Wed, 12 Dec 2012 10:14:57 -0800

The New England Patriots have re-signed free-agent WR Deion Branch. Terms of the contract were not disclosed.

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Patriots | Deion Branch to return

Tue, 11 Dec 2012 17:10:04 -0800

The New England Patriots are set to bring back free-agent WR Deion Branch (Patriots) this week, replacing the injured WR Donte' Stallworth (ankle). Branch's locker has been intact since his released, signaling he would likely be returning.

Fantasy Tip: Branch's familiarity with QB Tom Brady and the team's system is helpful, but it is unlikely he'll make much of an impact from a fantasy perspective. He can mostly be ignored except in the very deepest of leagues, and even then he is a reach at this juncture of the season.

Comment (0) | Share: Tweet!Share on Facebook | Source: The Boston Globe - Shalise Manza Young

Jets | May consider Deion Branch

Sat, 24 Nov 2012 04:13:44 -0800

The New York Jets may consider adding free-agent WR Deion Branch (Patriots) due to the number of injuries to their receiving corps. The team has always had an affinity for Branch and he's likely on their short list of free-agent possibilities.

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Patriots | Deion Branch released

Sat, 17 Nov 2012 18:25:35 -0800

The New England Patriots released WR Deion Branch Saturday, Nov. 17.

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Patriots | Deion Branch questionable

Fri, 16 Nov 2012 14:06:07 -0800

New England Patriots WR Deion Branch (hamstring) was limited in practice Friday, Nov. 16, and is questionable for Week 11.

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Patriots | Deion Branch limited

Thu, 15 Nov 2012 14:24:44 -0800

New England Patriots WR Deion Branch (hamstring) was limited in practice Thursday, Nov. 15.

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Patriots | Deion Branch sees plenty of time in Week 6

Mon, 15 Oct 2012 05:44:43 -0700

New England Patriots WR Deion Branch played in 63 of 87 offensive snaps in Week 6. His high playing time was a result of the Patriots liking the matchup against the Seattle Seahawks' nickel package, which led the team to bring on their No. 3 receiver more often.

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Patriots | Deion Branch does nothing against old mates

Sun, 14 Oct 2012 19:43:30 -0700

New England Patriots WR Deion Branch managed just one catch for five yards in Week 6 against the Seattle Seahawks, his former team.

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Patriots | Deion Branch, Brandon Lloyd do little

Sun, 07 Oct 2012 20:45:58 -0700

New England Patriots QB Deion Branch managed one catch for 25 yards in the Week 5 game against the Denver Broncos, and WR Brandon Lloyd chipped in with three grabs for 34 yards.

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Patriots | Deion Branch returns

Tue, 18 Sep 2012 15:39:32 -0700

The New England Patriots re-signed WR Deion Branch Tuesday, Sept. 18, after cutting him three weeks ago. Branch could become a part of the team's offense immediately with TE Aaron Hernandez (ankle) out until October.

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Patriots | Deion Branch open to return

Sat, 15 Sep 2012 19:16:49 -0700

Free-agent WR Deion Branch (Patriots) said Saturday, Sept. 15, that he is open to a return to the New England Patriots if offered a roster spot down the road at some point. "I'd love to be back. I'd embrace it and pick up right where I left off at," Branch said.

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Dolphins | Pass on working out Deion Branch

Tue, 04 Sep 2012 21:01:37 -0700

The Miami Dolphins have decided to pass on working out free-agent WR Deion Branch (Patriots).

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Patriots | Deion Branch cut

Fri, 31 Aug 2012 10:31:13 -0700

The New England Patriots have released WR Deion Branch.

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Patriots | Three veteran WRs could be on roster bubble

Sun, 19 Aug 2012 10:31:01 -0700

New England Patriots WRs Deion Branch, Jabar Gaffney and Donte' Stallworth could be in the roster bubble because the team is expected to keep only six receivers. Branch had a strong week of practice which gives in an edge over the other two at this time.

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Patriots | Deion Branch sits out preseason game

Fri, 10 Aug 2012 12:20:39 -0700

New England Patriots WR Deion Branch (undisclosed) did not play in the preseason game Thursday, Aug. 9, because of an undisclosed reason. He has not taken part in team drills during practice in over a week.

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Patriots | Four see time on punt returns

Sat, 28 Jul 2012 17:15:46 -0700

New England Patriots WRs Deion Branch, Julian Edelman and Wes Welker saw time on punt returns at practice, and TE Aaron Hernandez also saw three reps as the return man. However, Hernandez was clearly slotted as the fourth guy.

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Patriots | Donte' Stallworth, Deion Branch may fight for one spot

Thu, 28 Jun 2012 10:43:37 -0700

New England Patriots WRs Donte' Stallworth and Deion Branch may have to compete for one roster spot during training camp if the team decides to keep six wide receivers on the roster.

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Patriots | Crowded at WR

Thu, 03 May 2012 05:41:51 -0700

The New England Patriots' signing of WR Jabar Gaffney leaves the team with a crowded receiving corps. Gaffney joins WRs Wes Welker, Brandon Lloyd, Deion Branch, Donte' Stallworth, Anthony Gonzalez, Chad Ochocinco and Julian Edelman. Welker will return as the No. 1 receiver. Lloyd figures to work on the other side. However, after that, it becomes less certain.

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Patriots | Deion Branch tested market

Tue, 24 Apr 2012 18:12:35 -0700

New England Patriots WR Deion Branch tested the free-agent waters before coming back. He is one of 10 receivers on the current roster. "The conversation was there," Branch said. "I think everyone knew exactly what was what. This is where I want to be, this is where I want to retire. Coach Belichick and I, and his staff, the organization, made sure we tried to head in that direction."

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Patriots | Deion Branch contract update

Sat, 31 Mar 2012 07:48:55 -0700

New England Patriots WR Deion Branch's one-year deal with the team has a $925,000 base salary, $250,000 signing bonus, $150,000 workout bonus, plus $250,000 in incentives.

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Patriots | Deion Branch re-signs

Thu, 22 Mar 2012 10:59:02 -0700

The New England Patriots re-signed WR Deion Branch to a one-year deal Thursday, March 22. Financial terms weren't given.

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Patriots | Expected to re-sign Deion Branch

Fri, 17 Feb 2012 12:44:40 -0800

The New England Patriots are expected to re-sign impending free-agent WR Deion Branch this offseason.

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Patriots | Deion Branch may have small role if re-signed

Wed, 08 Feb 2012 11:53:40 -0800

New England Patriots impending free-agent WR Deion Branch may have to accept a small role on offense if he decides to re-sign with the Patriots this offseason.

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Patriots | Deion Branch wants to return

Mon, 06 Feb 2012 07:45:07 -0800

New England Patriots impending free-agent WR Deion Branch said he wants to return to the team in 2012. Branch wants to retire as a Patriot. "This is where I want to be, this is where I want to retire," Branch said. "This is why I came back, for the opportunity to play in this game. I'm pretty sure I will be here in this position next year."

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Patriots | Deion Branch probable for Super Bowl

Fri, 03 Feb 2012 12:54:43 -0800

New England Patriots WR Deion Branch (knee) fully participated in practice Friday, Feb. 3, and is considered probable for Super Bowl XLVI.

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Patriots | Deion Branch practices

Thu, 02 Feb 2012 14:52:10 -0800

New England Patriots WR Deion Branch (knee) fully participated in practice Thursday, Feb. 2.

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Patriots | Deion Branch practices

Wed, 01 Feb 2012 14:58:07 -0800

New England Patriots WR Deion Branch (knee) fully participated in practice Wednesday, Feb. 1.

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Patriots | Deion Branch plays well in Super Bowl

Tue, 31 Jan 2012 05:25:32 -0800

In two Super Bowl appearances, New England Patriots WR Deion Branch owns 21 receptions for 276 yards and an MVP in Super Bowl XXXIX.

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Patriots | Deion Branch considered questionable

Fri, 27 Jan 2012 13:28:58 -0800

New England Patriots WR Deion Branch (knee) was limited during practice Friday, Jan. 27, and is considered questionable for Super Bowl XLVI.

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Patriots | Deion Branch limited

Thu, 26 Jan 2012 13:34:13 -0800

New England Patriots WR Deion Branch (knee) was limited during practice Thursday, Jan. 26.

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Patriots | Deion Branch limited

Wed, 25 Jan 2012 14:43:38 -0800

New England Patriots WR Deion Branch (knee) was limited during practice Wednesday, Jan. 25.

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Patriots | Wes Welker leads WR corps in playoff win

Sun, 22 Jan 2012 18:23:49 -0800

New England Patriots WR Wes Welker had six catches for 53 yards in the AFC Championship Game against the Baltimore Ravens Sunday, Jan. 22. Fellow WR Deion Branch managed two grabs for 18 yards, and WR Julian Edelman added an eight-yard grab on his only reception.

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Patriots | Deion Branch listed as questionable

Fri, 20 Jan 2012 13:33:27 -0800

New England Patriots WR Deion Branch (knee) was limited during practice Friday, Jan. 20, and is listed as questionable for the AFC Championship game.

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Patriots | Deion Branch limited

Thu, 19 Jan 2012 13:18:26 -0800

New England Patriots WR Deion Branch (knee) was limited during practice Thursday, Jan. 19.

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Patriots | Deion Branch limited

Wed, 18 Jan 2012 13:34:08 -0800

New England Patriots WR Deion Branch (knee) was limited during practice Wednesday, Jan. 18.

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Patriots | Deion Branch posts 85 yards, TD in win

Sat, 14 Jan 2012 20:53:33 -0800

New England Patriots WR Deion Branch had three catches for 85 yards and a touchdown in the Divisional Round playoff game Saturday, Jan. 14, against the Denver Broncos.

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Patriots | Deion Branch expected to play

Fri, 30 Dec 2011 15:44:48 -0800

New England Patriots WR Deion Branch (groin) was limited during practice Friday, Dec. 30. He is listed as questionable for Week 17 but is expected to play.

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Patriots | Deion Branch limited

Thu, 29 Dec 2011 15:15:54 -0800

New England Patriots WR Deion Branch (groin) was limited in practice Thursday, Dec. 29.

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Patriots | Deion Branch limited

Wed, 28 Dec 2011 14:38:08 -0800

New England Patriots WR Deion Branch (groin) was limited during practice Wednesday, Dec. 28.

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Patriots | Deion Branch expected to play

Fri, 23 Dec 2011 15:47:35 -0800

New England Patriots WR Deion Branch (groin) was limited during practice Friday, Dec. 23. He is listed as questionable for Week 16 but is not expected to play.

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