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Branden Albert

Branden Albert - #76 - T

Status Active
Height/Weight 6' 5"/ 316 lbs.
Birthday 11/04/1984
Birthplace Rochester, NY
College Virginia
Years played 6
Drafted 2008, 1st round, 15th pick by Chiefs

Chiefs ink TE Fasano to four-year deal

Posted March 12, 2013 @ 5:16 p.m. ET
The Chiefs and former Dolphins TE Anthony Fasano agreed to terms on a four-year deal on Tuesday, according to ESPN's Adam Schefter.

Chiefs add CB Robinson

Posted March 09, 2013 @ 8:58 a.m. ET
Arguably no team in the league has gotten a better head start on free agency than the Chiefs, who continued their spending spree Friday by signing former Falcons CB Dunta Robinson, as first reported by ESPN's Adam Schefter.

Kansas City Chiefs: 2013 team needs

Posted March 08, 2013 @ 2:44 p.m. ET
We highlight the top three needs on offense and defense for the Kansas City Chiefs, and take a look back at their 2012 draft class.

Chiefs release ORT Winston

Posted March 07, 2013 @ 4:47 p.m. ET
The Chiefs released ORT Eric Winston, the team announced Thursday.

Chiefs tag Albert; re-sign Bowe, Colquitt

Posted March 04, 2013 @ 5:02 p.m. ET
The Chiefs applied the franchise tag to OLT Branden Albert and re-signed WR Dwayne Bowe and P Dustin Colquitt to long-term deals.

Three takeaways from Smith deal

Posted Feb. 28, 2013 @ 3:48 p.m. ET
Instead of declaring a winner in a trade that won't become official for two weeks, Arthur Arkush offers three takeaways from San Fran sending Alex Smith to K.C.

Report: 49ers trade QB Alex Smith to Chiefs

Posted Feb. 27, 2013 @ 12:15 p.m. ET
The 49ers have agreed to trade QB Alex Smith to the Chiefs, Fox Sports’ Jay Glazer first reported. The deal is not official until March 12.

Chiefs' Dorsey eyes '333 players' for first pick

Posted Feb. 22, 2013 @ 4:33 p.m. ET
New Chiefs GM John Dorsey was evasive when talking about his options for the first overall pick, plus his own impending free agents.

Reid: Chiefs open to trading top pick

Posted Feb. 21, 2013 @ 4:34 p.m. ET
Chiefs head coach Andy Reid said the possibility exists that the team could trade its top overall draft pick.

Chiefs release WR Breaston, TE Boss

Posted Feb. 19, 2013 @ 6:03 p.m. ET
The Chiefs released WR Steve Breaston and TE Kevin Boss on Tuesday, the team announced. 

Chiefs add WR Gilyard, DL Dixon, TE Brock

Posted Feb. 11, 2013 @ 5:47 p.m. ET
The Chiefs signed WR Mardy Gilyard, DL Marcus Dixon and TE Kevin Brock on Monday, according to the NFL’s transactions.

Signs point to TE involvement, success in Chiefs offense

Posted Jan. 29, 2013 @ 6:03 p.m. ET
History tells us that Andy Reid's arrival in Kansas City should bode well for the Chiefs' tight ends, writes contributor Herbie Teope.

On the clock: Chiefs consider options at top of draft

Posted Jan. 16, 2013 @ 11:32 a.m. ET
Holders of the No. 1 overall pick in April's draft, Andy Reid and the Chiefs are beginning to consider their options in re-stocking the K.C. roster.

Chiefs add Toub to coaching staff

Posted Jan. 15, 2013 @ 6:29 p.m. ET
The Chiefs announced Tuesday the hiring of Dave Toub as the team's new special-teams coordinator.

Autopsy: Belcher drunk at time of murder-suicide

Posted Jan. 14, 2013 @ 4:34 p.m. ET
Jovan Belcher had a blood-alcohol level more than twice the legal limit when he shot his girlfriend nine times and then killed himself, an autopsy showed.

STATS, LLC PLAYER NEWS

Posted March 21, 2013
Albert has signed his franchise tender.||||||| The Chiefs announced that Albert signed his deal on Thursday, two weeks after placing the franchise tag on him. Albert will make $9.828 million if he plays under the one-year contract. That is no sure thing, though. The Chiefs have spoken to his representatives about a long-term contract, and it's also possible that Kansas City will trade Albert in the coming weeks.
Posted Dec. 10, 2012
Albert was active for Sunday's game against Oakland.||||||| Albert's status was uncertain after a back injury flared up last Sunday against Cleveland.
Posted Nov. 25, 2012
Kansas City will be without left tackle Branden Albert against the NFL's best pass rush when they play Denver on Sunday.||||||| Albert is inactive after sustaining a back injury in last week's loss to Cincinnati. Rookie Donald Stephenson starts in his place.
Posted Nov. 18, 2012
Chiefs wide receiver Dwayne Bowe left Sunday's game against Cincinnati with a neck injury and Albert left with a back injury, while Bengals cornerback Terence Newman was sidelined with a concussion.||||||| Albert was hurt early in the third quarter, though it was unclear exactly how he was hurt. He lay flat on the field for several minutes before slowly walking off the field.
Posted June 01, 2012
Albert missed the workout because of a personal matter.||||||| Chiefs coach Romeo Crennel said he is expected back next week.

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