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                    === Colts bring in veteran WR Branch ===
 
 Indianapolis,  IN  (SportsNetwork.com) -  The Indianapolis  Colts could have a
 veteran  presence  at wide  receiver  for  Saturday's AFC  Divisional  Playoff
 matchup  with  New England  after agreeing  to terms  with two-time Super Bowl
 winner and former Patriot Deion Branch on Monday.
 
 Branch,  34, hasn't played  in the NFL since the 2012 campaign, when he caught
 just  16  passes for  145 yards  in 10 regular-season  games with the Patriots
 before adding two catches for 16 yards over two playoff tilts.
 
 A  proven postseason  performer, Branch -- the  MVP of Super Bowl XXXIX -- has
 racked  up 64  catches for 948 yards  and four touchdowns in 17 playoff games,
 while  his 21  receptions in three Super Bowl appearances rank third all-time,
 trailing only Jerry Rice (33) and Andre Reed (27).
 
 Over  12 seasons with New England and Seattle, Branch has compiled 518 catches
 for 6,644 yards and 39 touchdowns in 140 regular-season games (111 starts).
 
 The Colts also elevated wide receiver Josh Lenz from the practice squad to the
 active  roster,  released defensive  tackle Christian  Tupou from the practice
 squad and placed defensive end Fili Moala and cornerback Greg Toler on injured
 reserve.
 
 Moala  saw action  in all 16 regular-season games with six starts and finished
 with  26 tackles and 1 1/2 sacks. Toler started the Colts' Wild Card round win
 over Kansas City prior to leaving the game with a groin injury.
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 01/06 16:35:35 ET