Following a crushing Super Bowl loss to the New York Giants, wide receiver Deion Branch said that he would like to retire with the New England Patriots, according to ESPN.
"This is where I want to be, this is where I want to retire," Branch told ESPN. "This is why I came back, for the opportunity to play in this game. I'm pretty sure I will be here in this position next year."
Branch is slotted to be an unrestricted free-agent after this season, however he has been adamant that he would like to play at least one more year and have it be with the Patriots. The 11-year-veteran began his career with New England in 2002, and returned to the team in 2010 after a three year stint with the Seattle Seahawks. Branch is best known for being named the 2004 Super Bowl MVP, after catching 11 passes for 133 yards in the Patriots 24-21 victory over the Philadelphia Eagles.