Pats bring back WR Branch

The New England Patriots have reportedly brought back wide receiver Deion Branch.

The Boston Globe is reporting that the team has signed Branch, who they cut prior to the start of the season.

The 33-year-old had 51 catches for 702 yards and five touchdowns for the Patriots last season.

The 10-year NFL veteran has played parts of six seasons with the team, winning two Super Bowls. He has 502 career receptions for 6,499 yards and 39 scores, also spending four-plus seasons with the Seattle Seahawks.