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ALAN BRANCH RUMORS & GOSSIP

Patriots' Branch carrying grief for lost dogs in return to Arizona

CHANDLER, Ariz. -- Patriots defensive tackle Alan Branch has a unique perspective on Super Bowl XLIX. He played for the Cardinals from 2007-2010, and for the Seahawks from 2011-2012. Unfortunately for Branch, his return to the Valley this week is dredging up more recent, painful memories. Four of Branch's dogs died early on the morning on June 21, victims of an infamous incident...
Via Fox Sports Arizona
19 hours ago  |  Discuss

Patriots Practice Report: Brandon LaFell, Alan Branch Absent From Scrimmage

FOXBORO, Mass. — The New England Patriots are knocking off the rust before it forms during their first-round playoff bye. The Patriots are scrimmaging on the Gillette Stadium game field Wednesday morning. The Patriots’ starting offense was wearing blue, and the first-team defense was in white. Wide receiver Brandon LaFell and defensive lineman Alan Branch were missing from...
Via NESN.com
29 days ago  |  Discuss

Patriots Practice Report: Alan Branch Returns After One-Day Absence

FOXBORO, Mass. — Alan Branch was back on the New England Patriots’ practice field after missing Thursday’s session for non-injury related reasons. Friday marked Branch’s second practice with the Patriots, and since he returned to the field, there’s a chance he could suit up on Sunday against the Denver Broncos. Branch’s absence on Thursday remains unexplained, though...
Via NESN.com
October 31, 2014  |  Discuss

Report: Alan Branch Resolves DUI Charge, Unlikely To Be Suspended

Alan Branch reportedly is unlikely to miss any time after officially signing with the New England Patriots on Wednesday. Branch resolved his August DUI charge before a Nov. 1 deadline, a source with knowledge of the situation told ProFootballTalk. Branch would have been handed a mandatory two-game suspension under the NFL’s new substance abuse policy if he hadn’t wrapped up...
Via NESN.com
October 29, 2014  |  Discuss

Report: Alan Branch Finally Signs With Patriots, Will Practice Wednesday

The long wait reportedly is finally over — Alan Branch has signed with the New England Patriots. Branch, who worked out with the Patriots last Tuesday and was spotted in the locker room on Thursday, is expected to practice with the team on Wednesday, ESPN’s Mike Reiss reported. Branch reportedly agreed to a one-year contract with the Patriots last week, and it’s unclear what...
Via NESN.com
October 29, 2014  |  Discuss

Buffalo cuts DE Branch one day after his arrest.

There is some more fall-out from yesterday’s embarrassing pre-season loss to the Tampa Bay Bucs.  Less than a day after puking down the side of his car defensive tackle Alan Branch has been released by the Buffalo Bills. Branch an eighth-year veteran was excused from Saturday’s 27-14 preseason loss after being arrested for drunken driving in western New York. State police say...
Via cover32 - Bills
August 24, 2014  |  Discuss

Bills Could Free Up $1.9M In Cap Space By Releasing DT Alan Branch

  Mike Rodak of ESPN.com provides a great breakdown of the financial ramifications that would come from releasing veteran DT Alan Branch. In case you missed it, Bills HC Doug Marrone told reporters that the reason Branch was held out of Saturday’s preseason game was because he was recently arrested for a DUI. There has been speculation that Branch could be on the roster...
Via NFL Trade Rumors
August 24, 2014  |  Discuss

Bills sign DT Alan Branch to contract extension

Defensive tackle Alan Branch saw enough potential in the Buffalo Bills' rebuilding process to sign a three-year contract extension on Monday. ''I feel like I was part of the building process somewhat in Seattle, and I see a lot of similar things,'' Branch said shortly after his new deal was announced. ''I feel like the sky's the limit.'' Branch is a seventh-year player, who spent...
Via AP on Fox
December 23, 2013  |  Discuss
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