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Patriots | New England's practice report for Thursday

Thu, 16 Nov 2017 16:20:33 -0800

New England Patriots C David Andrews (illness), WR Matthew Slater (hamstring) and OT Marcus Cannon (ankle) did not participate in practice Thursday, Nov. 16. Meanwhile, DTs Alan Branch (neck), Malcom Brown (ankle), DE Cassius Marsh (shoulder) and CB Eric Rowe (groin) were all limited participants.

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Patriots | Wednesday practice report for Patriots

Wed, 15 Nov 2017 17:09:53 -0800

New England Patriots OT Marcus Cannon (ankle) and WR Matthew Slater (hamstring) did not participate in practice Wednesday, Nov. 15. DT Alan Branch (neck), DT Malcolm Brown (ankle), DE Cassius Marsh (shoulder) and CB Eric Rowe (groin) were limited during practice.

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Patriots | Alan Branch travels with team

Sat, 14 Oct 2017 15:06:32 -0700

New England Patriots DT Alan Branch traveled with the team for their Week 6 game, according to a source. Branch was a healthy scratch for the team's Week 5 game.

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Patriots | Week 5 inactives for Patriots

Thu, 05 Oct 2017 16:06:20 -0700

The New England Patriots have declared DL Alan Branch, OL Cole Croston, CB Eric Rowe, LB Harvey Langi, OT LaAdrian Waddle, RB Rex Burkhead, TE Rob Gronkowski inactive for Week 5.

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Patriots | Alan Branch out for Week 5

Thu, 05 Oct 2017 08:49:52 -0700

New England Patriots DT Alan Branch didn't travel with the team to face the Tampa Bay Buccaneers in Week 5.

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Patriots | Alan Branch off PUP

Mon, 14 Aug 2017 06:20:56 -0700

New England Patriots DT Alan Branch (undisclosed) was activated from the Physically Unable to Perform list Monday, Aug. 14, and he's practicing.

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Patriots | Dont'a Hightower, Alan Branch going on PUP list

Mon, 24 Jul 2017 15:25:48 -0700

New England Patriots LB Dont'a Hightower (undisclosed) and DT Alan Branch (undisclosed) will start training camp on the Physically Unable to Perform list.

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Patriots | Two Patriots placed on PUP list

Mon, 24 Jul 2017 14:17:50 -0700

New England Patriots LB Dont'a Hightower (undisclosed) and DT Alan Branch (undisclosed) were placed on the Physically Unable to Perform list Monday, July 24.

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Patriots | Alan Branch should be at minicamp

Sun, 04 Jun 2017 15:23:20 -0700

New England Patriots DT Alan Branch has not been present for organized team activities this offseason but is expected to take part in the mandatory minicamp.

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Patriots | Alan Branch staying with Patriots

Thu, 09 Mar 2017 10:30:10 -0800

New England Patriots impending free-agent DT Alan Branch is re-signing to a two-year, $12 million deal, according to a source.

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Patriots | Alan Branch receives offer from Patriots

Sat, 04 Mar 2017 05:36:02 -0800

New England Patriots impending free-agent DT Alan Branch received a contract offer from the Patriots this week which is believed to be worth at least $5 million per season.

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Patriots | Alan Branch says he will play

Fri, 03 Feb 2017 14:06:22 -0800

New England Patriots DT Alan Branch (toe) said he will play in Super Bowl LI even though he is listed as questionable because of a toe injury.

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Patriots | Friday injury report for Patriots

Fri, 03 Feb 2017 13:49:24 -0800

New England Patriots DT Alan Branch (toe), FS Nate Ebner (concussion), LB Dont'a Hightower (shoulder) and DT Vincent Valentine (back) were limited during practice Friday, Feb. 3, and are listed as questionable for Super Bowl LI.

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Patriots | New England's Thursday injury report

Thu, 02 Feb 2017 16:14:22 -0800

New England Patriots DTs Alan Branch (toe), Vincent Valentine (back), FS Nate Ebner (concussion) and LB Dont'a Hightower (shoulder) were limited participants in practice Thursday, Feb. 2.

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Patriots | Alan Branch expected to play

Thu, 02 Feb 2017 09:12:46 -0800

New England Patriots DT Alan Branch (toe) should be able to play in Super Bowl LI even though he is dealing with a toe injury, according to a source.

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Patriots | Wednesday injury report for Patriots

Wed, 01 Feb 2017 15:16:24 -0800

New England Patriots DT Alan Branch (toe), FS Nate Ebner (concussion) and LB Dont'a Hightower (shoulder) were limited during practice Wednesday, Feb. 1.

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Patriots | Alan Branch not at practice

Tue, 10 Jan 2017 11:38:26 -0800

New England Patriots DT Alan Branch (undisclosed) was not present for the beginning of practice Tuesday, Jan. 10. Branch missed last week's practice as well, but he is not believed to be dealing with a serious injury.

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Patriots | Alan Branch wins appeal

Sat, 03 Dec 2016 10:28:22 -0800

New England Patriots DT Alan Branch won the appeal of his four-game suspension for violating the NFL's substance-abuse policy.

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Patriots | Alan Branch travels with team

Sat, 26 Nov 2016 13:16:36 -0800

New England Patriots DT Alan Branch traveled with the team for their Week 12 game, according to a source. He is appealing his four-game suspension and will be able to play.

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Patriots | Alan Branch suspended, appealing

Mon, 21 Nov 2016 12:37:23 -0800

New England Patriots DT Alan Branch has been suspended four games for violating the NFL's drug policy, according to sources. He tested positive for marijuana and is appealing the suspension.

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Patriots | Thursday practice report for New England

Thu, 17 Nov 2016 18:42:38 -0800

New England Patriots OT Nate Solder (non-injury) did not participate in practice Thursday, Nov. 17, and DT Alan Branch (back) was a limited participant.

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Patriots | Limited participation for Alan Branch

Wed, 16 Nov 2016 15:05:54 -0800

New England Patriots DT Alan Branch (back) was limited during practice Wednesday, Nov. 16.

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Patriots | Patriots injury report for Friday

Fri, 11 Nov 2016 16:16:08 -0800

New England Patriots DT Alan Branch (back) was limited in practice, and WR Chris Hogan (back) did not practice Friday, Nov. 11.

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Patriots | Thursday practice report for New England

Thu, 10 Nov 2016 20:00:19 -0800

New England Patriots DT Alan Branch (back) was a limited participant in practice Thursday, Nov. 10.

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Patriots | New Engl. practice report for Wednesday

Wed, 09 Nov 2016 19:05:52 -0800

New England Patriots DT Alan Branch (back) was listed as a limited participant for practice Wednesday, Nov. 9.

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Patriots | Alan Branch reinstated

Thu, 25 Aug 2016 14:10:10 -0700

New England Patriots DT Alan Branch was reinstated from his team-issued suspension Thursday, Aug. 25. Branch was suspended for violating team rules.

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Patriots | Alan Branch suspended by team

Thu, 18 Aug 2016 15:22:03 -0700

New England Patriots DT Alan Branch has been suspended by the team for "a few days" for violating team rules.

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Patriots | Alan Branch returns to practice

Wed, 03 Aug 2016 10:44:51 -0700

New England Patriots DT Alan Branch (hip) participated in practice Wednesday, Aug. 3.

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Patriots | Alan Branch injury update

Wed, 27 Jul 2016 15:29:45 -0700

Updating a previous report, New England Patriots DT Alan Branch (hip) was placed on the Non-Football Injury list because of a minor hip injury, according to a source.

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Patriots | Alan Branch placed on NFI list

Wed, 27 Jul 2016 14:58:21 -0700

New England Patriots DT Alan Branch (undisclosed) was placed on the Non-Football Injury list Wednesday, July 27.

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Patriots | Alan Branch should be at minicamp

Sun, 05 Jun 2016 14:13:27 -0700

New England Patriots DT Alan Branch has not participated in organized team activities but should take part in the mandatory minicamp this week.

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Patriots | Multitude of Patriots miss practice

Thu, 26 May 2016 15:26:35 -0700

New England Patriots CBs Malcolm Butler (knee), Logan Ryan (knee), Duron Harmon (knee) and Nate Ebner, LS Joe Cardona, OG Tre Jackson (knee), OL Josh Kline (biceps), OL Shaquille Mason (biceps), DE Frank Kearse (biceps) and OT Sebastian Vollmer (biceps) OT Nate Solder (biceps) and Alan Branch (undisclosed) did not participate in organized team activities Thursday, May 26. Cardona is currently with the Navy, while Ebner is out of country for the World Rugby Sevens Series.

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Patriots | Terrance Knighton planning on starting

Sun, 22 May 2016 18:04:08 -0700

New England Patriots DT Terrance Knighton said he is not a "rotational player," but he and DT Alan Branch will likely compete for a starting spot opposite DT Malcom Brown.

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Patriots | Alan Branch has weight clause

Sun, 03 Apr 2016 07:58:24 -0700

New England Patriots DT Alan Branch will receive $100,000 bonuses if he weighs 355 pounds or less in April, May and June and another $100,000 if he weighs less than 350 pounds when he reports to training camp.

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Patriots | Alan Branch staying

Tue, 08 Mar 2016 13:44:57 -0800

New England Patriots DT Alan Branch will have his $400,000 bonus picked up, ensuring his stay in New England for 2016.

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Patriots | Friday injury report for Week 13

Fri, 04 Dec 2015 15:07:15 -0800

New England Patriots WR Julian Edelman (foot) is out for Week 13 against the Philadelphia Eagles. S Patrick Chung (foot), CB Justin Coleman (hand), LB Jamie Collins (illness), DT Dominique Easley (ankle), LB Dont'a Hightower (knee) and TE Michael Williams (knee) are questionable, while DT Alan Branch (elbow), OT Marcus Cannon (toe) and DE Chandler Jones (abdomen) are probable. Easley and Edelman didn't practice Friday, Dec. 4. Chung, Coleman, Collins, Hightower and Williams were limited, while Branch, Cannon and Jones practiced in full.

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Patriots | Thursday practice report for Week 13

Thu, 03 Dec 2015 15:55:13 -0800

New England Patriots DT Dominique Easley (ankle) and WR Julian Edelman (foot) did not practice Thursday, Dec. 3. S Patrick Chung (foot), CB Justin Coleman (hand), LB Jamie Collins (illness), LB Dont'a Hightower (knee) and TE Michael Williams (knee) were limited. DT Alan Branch (elbow), OT Marcus Cannon (toe) and DE Chandler Jones (abdomen) participated fully.

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Patriots | Wednesday practice report for Week 13

Wed, 02 Dec 2015 16:29:24 -0800

New England Patriots DT Dominique Easley (ankle) and WR Julian Edelman (foot) did not practice Wednesday, Dec. 2. S Patrick Chung (foot), CB Justin Coleman (hand), LB Jamie Collins (illness), LB Dont'a Hightower (knee), TE Michael Williams (knee) and RB Trey Williams (knee) were limited, while DT Alan Branch (elbow), OT Marcus Cannon (toe) and DE Chandler Jones (abdomen) practiced in full.

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Patriots | New England Week 12 injury report

Fri, 27 Nov 2015 16:16:38 -0800

New England Patriots CB Justin Coleman (hand) and WR Julian Edelman (foot) have been ruled out for Week 12 against the Denver Broncos. LB Jamie Collins (illness) is doubtful. WR Keshawn Martin (hamstring) and TE Michael Williams (knee) are questionable, while DT Alan Branch (elbow), OT Marcus Cannon (toe), OG Tre Jackson (knee) and DE Chandler Jones (abdomen) are probable. Coleman and Edelman didn't practice Friday, Nov. 27. Branch, Cannon, Collins, Jackson, Jones, Martin and Williams were all limited.

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Patriots | Thursday Patriots report

Thu, 26 Nov 2015 11:19:38 -0800

New England Patriots WR Julian Edelman (foot), WR Aaron Dobson (ankle), LB Jamie Collins (illness) and CB Justin Coleman (hand) were out of practice Thursday, Nov. 26. DT Alan Branch (elbow), OT Marcus Cannon (toe), OG Tre Jackson (knee), DE Chandler Jones (abdomen), WR Keshawn Martin (hamstring), OG Shaquille Mason (knee) and TE Michael Williams (knee) were limited. OT Sebastian Vollmer (concussion) and WR Matthew Slater (non-injury) practiced in full.

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Patriots | Wednesday practice report for Week 12

Wed, 25 Nov 2015 13:43:29 -0800

New England Patriots CB Justin Coleman (hand) and LB Jamie Collins (illness) did not practice Wednesday, Nov. 25. DL Alan Branch (elbow), OL Marcus Cannon (toe), OL Tre Jackson (knee), DE Chandler Jones (abdomen), WR Keshawn Martin (hamstring), OL Shaquille Mason (knee), OT Sebastian Vollmer (concussion) and TE Michael Williams (knee) were limited.

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Patriots | Saturday Patriots report

Sat, 21 Nov 2015 13:19:57 -0800

New England Patriots WR Julian Edelman (foot), LB Jamie Collins (illness) and CB Justin Coleman (hand) were out of practice Saturday, Nov. 21, and are out for Week 11. OT Sebastian Vollmer (concussion), WR Keshawn Martin (hamstring), OG Tre Jackson (knee) and OT Marcus Cannon (toe) were limited Saturday and are questionable. OG Shaquille Mason (knee), DE Chandler Jones (abdomen), DT Alan Branch (elbow) and DE Jabaal Sheard (ankle) are probable, but Sheard was the only one to practice in full.

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Patriots | Friday practice report for Week 11

Fri, 20 Nov 2015 15:11:15 -0800

New England Patriots CB Justin Coleman (hand), LB Jamie Collins (illness) and WR Julian Edelman (foot) did not participate in practice Friday, Nov. 20. DT Alan Branch (elbow), OT Marcus Cannon (toe), OG Tre Jackson (knee), DE Chandler Jones (abdomen), WR Keshawn Martin (hamstring), OG Shaquille Mason (knee), DE Jabaal Sheard (ankle) and OT Sebastian Vollmer (concussion) were limited during practice.

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Patriots | Thursday practice report for Week 11

Thu, 19 Nov 2015 14:17:34 -0800

New England Patriots CB Justin Coleman (hand), LB Jamie Collins (illness) and WR Julian Edelman (knee) did not practice Thursday, Nov. 19. DT Alan Branch (elbow), OL Marcus Cannon (toe), OG Tre Jackson (knee), DE Chandler Jones (abdomen), WR Keshawn Martin (hamstring), OG Shaquille Mason (knee), DE Jabaal Sheard (ankle) and OT Sebastian Vollmer (concussion) were limited.

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Patriots | Two other players go on NFI list

Wed, 29 Jul 2015 15:49:11 -0700

New England Patriots DT Alan Branch (undisclosed) and OT Caylin Hauptmann (undisclosed) were placed on the Non-Football Injury list Wednesday, July 29.

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Patriots | New England re-signs Alan Branch

Sat, 14 Mar 2015 17:09:26 -0700

The New England Patriots re-signed free-agent DT Alan Branch to a two-year, $6.6 million deal Saturday, March 14.

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Patriots | Thursday practice report

Thu, 30 Oct 2014 13:28:02 -0700

New England Patriots DT Alan Branch (non-injury related) and DE Chandler Jones (hip) did not practice Thursday, Oct. 30. S Nate Ebner (finger), DL Dominique Easley (knee), OL Cameron Fleming (finger) and WR Matthew Slater (shoulder) were limited. CB Brandon Browner (ankle) and LB Dont'a Hightower (knee) were full participants.

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Patriots | Alan Branch signed

Wed, 29 Oct 2014 09:10:45 -0700

The New England Patriots signed free-agent DT Alan Branch (Bills) Wednesday, Oct. 29. Terms of the contract were not disclosed. The team also released LB Deontae Skinner.

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Patriots | Alan Branch signing still on hold

Sat, 25 Oct 2014 01:55:42 -0700

Free-agent DL Alan Branch (Bills) was spotted in the New England Patriots' locker room but still has not signed his contract with the team. An additional report by Mike Reiss of ESPN Boston suggests the team may wait an additional week to sign Branch.

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Patriots | Alan Branch expected to sign

Tue, 21 Oct 2014 16:45:46 -0700

The New England Patriots are expected to sign free-agent DT Alan Branch (Bills) to an undisclosed deal.

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