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When Aaron Hernandez went down with an ankle injury, we all knew someone familiar was coming back. Ladies and gentleman, take a bow Deion Branch. Branch brings security, his knowledge of the offense meshes well for stepping in a hurry. After getting released in the preseason, it was widely assumed Branch would return. He’s not a number two option anymore, but can be the fourth receiver who can match up against lesser corners. The sudden decline in snaps for Wes Welker could give Branch some slot opportunities.

Deion Branch Sees Himself Finishing Career With Patriots, But His Kids Might Want Otherwise

FOXBORO, Mass. -- The Patriots locker room always had a place for Deion Branch and that isn't some sort of metaphor for Branch's importance to the franchise. The Patriots literally kept his locker just the way he left it the day he was released on Aug. 31. That was just the first sign that Branch was expected back in New England at some point this season and apparently there...

Report: Patriots re-sign Deion Branch

Wide receiver Deion Branch has re-signed with the New England Patriots, the Boston Globe reported Tuesday. Branch was one of the Patriots' final cuts during the preseason, but his name was never removed from his Patriots locker, which is right next to Tom Brady's. The move comes two days after the loss of tight end Aaron Hernandez, who could be out up to four weeks...

Deion Branch is indeed back with the #Patriots, league source...

Deion Branch is indeed back with the #Patriots, league source says — shalise manza young (@shalisemyoung) September 18, 2012

Deion Branch’s Return Shouldn't Take Snaps From Wes Welker, Will Enhance Tom Brady's Options

Deion Branch is back in New England, and the Patriots are excited to get the reliable No. 84 back on the field. After being a last-minute cut during roster trim downs on August 31, Branch's locker in the Patriots locker room has remained in tact with the expectation being that he'd find his way back onto the roster. Well, on Wednesday, he did just that. Unlike Kellen Winslow...

Branch is Back!

Branch caught five touchdowns from Tom Brady last season, pricing a consistent option anywhere on the field. It seems that the Patriots have found a part-time solution for the absence of Aaron Hernandez in the offense. According to The Boston Globe, New England has re-signed WR Deion Branch after cutting him in the pre-season. There are currently no details as to the numbers involved...

Patriots Bring Back Branch; Release Trio

I should have known it could be one of those days when earlier it was announced that the New England Patriots had signed free agent TE Kellen Winslow. Bill Belichick wasn’t done with Winslow as he brought back WR Deion Branch for a third go around with the team and released WR Greg Salas, LB Mike Rivera and RB Lex Hilliard leaving 1 more roster spot open. Hilliard, a 6th round...

Patriots sign TE Winslow, re-sign WR Branch

The New England Patriots have signed tight end Kellen Winslow and re-signed wide receiver Deion Branch. The announcement Wednesday came three days after tight end Aaron Hernandez was sidelined with a right ankle injury. The Patriots have not said how many games they expect him to miss. Winslow was released by the Seattle Seahawks on Sept. 1 after spending the past three seasons...

NFL Rumors: Will the New England Patriots bring back WR Deion Branch now?

The New England Patriots were stunned at home Sunday, losing to the Arizona Cardinals 20-18. During the defeat, the Patriots lost one of their best offensive weapons, TE Aaron Hernandez. WR Julian Edleman rolled up on Hernandez’s ankle in the first quarter, and the talented tight end never returned to the field. Although nothing has been confirmed as of yet, but it’s believed...

Vote: Will Deion Branch or Kellen Winslow Have a Bigger Impact on the Patriots Offense?

The Patriots offense was missing some spark last week against the Cardinals, and Pats fans are hoping that a new face and an old familiar face can jolt some life into Tom Brady's receiving corps. After an injury to tight end Aaron Hernandez, the Pats went out and signed Kellen Winslow. As if adding the skilled tight end wasn't enough, the team also added wide receiver Deion...

Patriots re-sign Deion Branch, Nick Koutouvides; sign veteran Kellen Winslow

The Patriots were busy on Tuesday following their 20-18 loss to Arizona on Sunday. They resigned veteran wide receiver Deion Branch as well as linebacker/special teams extraordinaire Nick Koutouvides. They also signed tight end Kellen Winslow, a move that makes all the sense in the world after Aaron Hernandez has been ruled out for 4-6 weeks. Branch has been one of Tom Brady’s...

Deion Branch back with the Patriots

Wide receiver Deion Branch is back with the New England Patriots. Branch signed with the Patriots on Tuesday, rejoining the team that cut him three weeks ago, according to the Branch should have no trouble fitting back into the Patriots offense after playing six of his 11 NFL seasons with the team. Branch and Tom Brady hooked up on 51 receptions for 702 yards and five...

Patriots sign Winslow

The New England Patriots signed tight end Kellen Winslow, wide receiver Deion Branch and linebacker Niko Koutouvides. Branch, 33, caught 51 passes for 702 yards and five touchdowns last season. For his career, Branch has 502 catches for 6,499 yards and 39 touchdowns.
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