For the fourth time this week, the New England Patriots have struck a deal with a free-agent wide receiver. This time, it's one of their own, as the Pats have worked out a deal to retain Deion Branch, as per Adam Schefter of ESPN:
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This news comes on the heels of the Pats' signings of three other wideouts in the last five days or so -- Brandon Lloyd, Anthony Gonzalez and Donte Stallworth have all inked new deals to play in Foxborough this upcoming season as well. The Pats have reloaded the arsenal in a big way for quarterback Tom Brady.