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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...
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Patriots Release LB Skinner; Officially Sign DL Branch

The mystery and confusion is over in New England. Alan Branch has signed with the Patriots, after being in and out of the locker room, during last week. Finally, the team made it official today. 
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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...
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Alan Branch, Jonathan Casillas Practice For Patriots; Akeem Ayers Switches Number

FOXBORO, Mass. — Hopefully New England Patriots fans waiting a week to order their Akeem Ayers jerseys. The recently acquired linebacker sported a new number during practice on Wednesday in a game of uniform musical chairs. Ayers, who started his career with No. 52, now wears No. 55, which previously was worn by Deontae Skinner, who was cut to make room for defensive tackle Alan...
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Patriots finally sign Alan Branch, release Deonte Skinner to make room

Defensive end Alan Branch has been around the Patriots facilities for a full week now, yet he still wasn't signed. The team finally made things official, and Branch will be practicing with the team today.Patriots announce they've signed DL Alan Branch. LB Deontae Skinner has been released.— Phil Perry (@PhilAPerry) October 29, 2014A second round pick in 2007, Branch had...
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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...
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Report: Patriots To Sign Alan Branch

The New England Patriots are always upgrading their roster. Shalise Manza Young is reporting that the Pats will sign former Bill defensive lineman Alan Branch. in addition to trade for Ayers, #Patriots expected to sign free agent DL Alan Branch…Branch was released by #Bills after August DUI arrest — shalise manza young (@shalisemyoung) October 21, 2014 Branch was released...
Via BlackSportsOnline
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Patriots expected to sign free agent D-end Alan Branch

Coming on the heels of the devastating news that the Patriots will be without their best pass rusher for the toughest stretch of their 2014 regular season, the team is reportedly prepared to sign free agent defensive end Alan Branch in an attempt to partially replace the production of Chandler Jones.Getty ImagesBranch was drafted in the second round of the 2007 draft and has played...
Via Patriots Life
9 days ago  |  Discuss

Bills cut DT Alan Branch day after DUI arrest

The Buffalo Bills have decided to part ways with defensive tackle Alan Branch just one day after his DUI arrest. The #Bills have released DT Alan Branch. — Joe Buscaglia (@JoeBuscaglia) August 24, 2014 It was more than just the DUI arrest that really signaled the end of his time with the Bills organization. The arrest was just the straw that broke the camel’s back. Branch was...
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August 24, 2014  |  Discuss

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