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Career Transactions

Deion Branch was acquired by the Patriots from the Seattle Seahawks on Oct. 12, 2010 for an undisclosed draft pick … Originally drafted by the Patriots in the second round (65th overall) of the 2002 NFL Draft … Traded by the Patriots to Seattle (09/11/06) for an undisclosed draft pick… Traded back to the Patriots (10/12/10)

Career Highlights

Career GP/GS: 115/92 (12/10)

  • Returned to the Patriots after four seasons in Seattle and set a career high wiht six touchdown receptions in 2010 (1 with Seattle and 5 with New England), including a career-long 79-yard touchdown reception at Detriot (11/25)
  • Branch was awarded the Pete Rozelle Trophy as the Most Valuable Player of Super Bowl XXXIX. His 11 receptions in the game tied the Super Bowl record, also achieved by Jerry Rice and Dan Ross.
  • Branch has turned in his biggest performances on the greatest stage in sports, leading all receivers in Super Bowls XXXVIII and XXXIX. He recorded a combined 21 receptions in the two games and owns two of the top seven receiving performances in Super Bowl history. His career reception total in the Super Bowl ranks third alltime, trailing only Jerry Rice (33) and Andre Reed (27).
  • In 2005, Branch led the Patriots with career highs in three categories: receptions (78), receiving (998) and receiving touchdowns (5).
  • Branch’s 78 receptions in 2005 were the most by a Patriots player since 2002, when Troy Brown grabbed 97 passes.
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