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Here is a sampling of quotes from Patriots WR Deion Branch following his first practice in his return to New England. All quotes are taken from transcripts provided by the Patriots:
On if he can replace WR Randy Moss: "That's the first thing I wanted to let you all know: I'm not here to replace Randy. I'm not Randy Moss. I wasn't Randy Moss when I was here. And I'm not here to replace him. My job is to go out and do what the offense asks of me to do, and that's what I'm going to do."
On if he will be ready for Sunday's game against the Ravens: "Yeah, I hope so. I hope I'm showing coach Belichick enough today. I know there's going to be a little bit more tomorrow and Thursday and Friday. He makes that decision."
On if Tom Brady was throwing plays at him when he arrived: "Exactly. A lot of schooling. Going over a lot of plays, and he was pretty much just throwing it at me. I'd say about 10 minutes on the field he came at me with the same plays just to make sure he's tuning me up right now. We're moving pretty fast, hopefully we can just show it on the field at practice."
On if Foxborough looks the same compared to when he left (in 2005): "Yeah, sort of. Except for all the new stuff Mr. (Robert) Kraft put out here in the parking lot. That stuff wasn't here when I was here. All the hotels. What is this, a mall now? Strip mall...There's a lot of great things that are going on around there that are pretty new. But it feels pretty good though."