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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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Bills | Alan Branch cut

Sun, 24 Aug 2014 12:12:08 -0700

The Buffalo Bills have released DL Alan Branch.

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Bills | Alan Branch arrested

Sat, 23 Aug 2014 18:04:04 -0700

Updating a previous report, Buffalo Bills DT Alan Branch did not play in the third preseason game, because he was recently arrested for drunk driving, according to a source.

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Bills | Alan Branch could be cut

Sat, 23 Aug 2014 13:14:30 -0700

Buffalo Bills DT Alan Branch was a healthy scratch Saturday, Aug. 23, which means he could be in line to be cut.

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Bills | Several more inactive

Sat, 23 Aug 2014 12:34:43 -0700

Buffalo Bills DTs Alan Branch (undisclosed), Kyle D. Williams (leg), FS Jonathan Meeks (neck), CB Mario Butler (undisclosed), OG Chris Williams (back) and CB Bobby Felder (undisclosed) are all inactive Saturday, Aug. 23.

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Bills | Two in roster danger

Sun, 17 Aug 2014 23:12:07 -0700

Buffalo Bills QB Thaddeus Lewis and DL Alan Branch may be in danger of losing their spots on the roster. Coach Doug Marrone has been critical of Lewis' play, which has been way down from last season, and Branch failed a conditioning test before reporting to camp.

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Bills | Alan Branch waited to get into preseason game

Sun, 17 Aug 2014 17:28:58 -0700

Buffalo Bills DT Alan Branch did not play in the second preseason game until the fourth quarter and worked with the third- and fourth-team defenses. Branch said he was surprised he did not get into the game earlier.

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Bills | Alan Branch passes physical

Thu, 24 Jul 2014 15:56:07 -0700

Buffalo Bills DT Alan Branch (illness) passed his physical Thursday, July 24.

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Bills | Alan Branch doing some work

Mon, 21 Jul 2014 07:42:51 -0700

Buffalo Bills DT Alan Branch (illness) did conditioning drills on the sideline Sunday, July 20.

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Bills | Two placed on Non-Football Illness list

Wed, 16 Jul 2014 13:58:45 -0700

The Buffalo Bills have placed OT Cordy Glenn (undisclosed) and DT Alan Branch (undisclosed) have been placed on the Non-Football Illness list. They will be able to be activated once they are cleared by the medical staff.

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Bills | Alan Branch could be part of rotation

Fri, 11 Jul 2014 18:53:10 -0700

Buffalo Bills DT Alan Branch could receive valuable snaps as part of a rotation at defensive tackle this upcoming season.

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Bills | Three not present at OTAs

Mon, 09 Jun 2014 11:29:52 -0700

Buffalo Bills DTs Alan Branch (undisclosed), Marcell Dareus (undisclosed) and LB Manny Lawson (undisclosed) were not present at organized team activities Monday, June 9.

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Bills | Three absent from practice

Thu, 29 May 2014 11:58:05 -0700

Buffalo Bills LB Manny Lawson (undisclosed), DT Alan Branch (undisclosed) and WR Sammy Watkins (undisclosed) were not at practice Thursday, May 29, which was expected.

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Bills | Two players not at OTAs

Wed, 28 May 2014 09:47:28 -0700

Buffalo Bills DE Alan Branch and LB Manny Lawson were not present for organized team activities Wednesday, May 28. Head coach Doug Marrone said he has not seen either of them this offseason.

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Bills | Alan Branch contract update

Mon, 23 Dec 2013 10:29:04 -0800

Updating a previous report, the Buffalo Bills have re-signed DL Alan Branch to a three-year contract extension. Financial terms were not disclosed.

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Bills | Alan Branch signs extension

Mon, 23 Dec 2013 10:02:47 -0800

The Buffalo Bills have signed DL Alan Branch to a contract extension. Terms of the contract were not disclosed.

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Jaguars | Several DL expected to get more playing time

Fri, 13 Dec 2013 19:35:49 -0800

Jacksonville Jaguars DE Alan Branch, DE Ryan Davis and DT Abry Jones are expected to receive more playing time because of the release of DE Jeremy Mincey.

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Bills | Alan Branch may get more time

Mon, 23 Sep 2013 11:17:34 -0700

Buffalo Bills head coach Doug Marrone said DT Alan Branch's role on defense could increase because of the injury to DT Alex Carrington (quadriceps).

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