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Branch ready for comeback with Seahawks

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By Robert Hydrick - bio | email

ALBANY, GA (WALB) - Former Super Bowl MVP Deion Branch is certainly very popular in his hometown of Albany.Branch knows he has something to prove to fans of the Seattle Seahawks this season.

Branch back in Albany this weekend for his annual football camp with Monroe High teammate Anthony Maddox at Hugh Mills Stadium on Friday morning.

Branch and Maddox signing autographs this afternoon for a long line of fans at the Albany Mall.

In two weeks, Branch will be back on the field for training camp in Seattle.

The Seahawks have brought receiver T.J. Houshmandzadeh and drafted Deon Butler to upgrade the position.

Branch, who had knee surgery back in the spring, says he is healthy and ready to show his career is far from over.

Deion Branch said. "Market out there a lot of people thought I was about to retire. I think that is a long ways out of the picture. I think I have got about four or five more good years in me. Who knows but I am looking forward to this season."

Deion Branch and Anthony Maddox will host their football camp at 9:00 a.m. on Friday at Hugh Mills Stadium.