- Mike Rodak, ESPN Buffalo Bills reporter
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Although the team didn't announce terms of the deal, Branch said he signed a three-year extension.
Branch, who turns 29 on Sunday, was set to become an unrestricted free agent following this season.
"It feels good, just knowing that my future is secure for a little bit and not just wondering what's going to be happening in the next couple months. That's a load off, as well," he said.
After signing a one-year deal in April, Branch has become fixture on the Bills' defensive line. Following a season-ending injury to Alex Carrington, the 325-pound Branch has started 12 games, tallying 35 tackles.
Carrington is also set to become a free agent in March. Branch's re-signing makes it less likely that Carrington will return, as the Bills now have their entire starting defensive line under contract for next season.
Buffalo Bills defensive lineman Alan Branch has signed a contract extension, the team announced Monday.