He's gladly not the center of attention

If the Ravens focus on Patriots' big three, you can expect Branch to make them pay

Updated: January 20, 2012, 5:35 PM ET
By Steven Krasner | ESPNBoston.com

FOXBOROUGH, Mass. -- When Patriots quarterback Tom Brady sits back in the pocket and surveys the field, looking for an open receiver, there's almost an embarrassment of riches at his disposal.

Wes Welker. Rob Gronkowski. Aaron Hernandez.

Welker led the NFL in receptions this season, with a whopping 122 receptions, good for 1,569 yards and nine touchdowns. It was his fourth consecutive 1,000-yard season, and the third year in a row he hauled in at least 100 passes.

Gronkowski, ...

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