Pats trade for Seahawks' Deion Branch

Updated: October 12, 2010, 1:31 PM ET
ESPN.com news services

Deion Branch is headed back to New England and a reunion with Tom Brady.

Branch, the former Super Bowl MVP wide receiver with the Patriots, was traded Monday night from the Seattle Seahawks to New England. The Seahawks confirmed the trade late Monday night and the Patriots acknowledged it Tuesday after Branch passed a physical.

Branch, who is practiced with the Patriots on Tuesday, will wear No. 84.

ESPN NFL Insider Adam Schefter first reported the deal.

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