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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

Baldwin, Albert missing from Chiefs practice

Posted June 01, 2012 @ 10:01 p.m. ET
Jonathan Baldwin was absent from Chiefs practice Friday because of an illness, and Brandon Albert missed the workout because of a personal matter.

Chiefs don't envision drop-off from Carr to Routt

Posted May 24, 2012 @ 1:55 p.m. ET
The Chiefs lost CB Brandon Carr in free agency and replaced him with Stanford Routt, a move the team believes helps it overall.

AFC West players in the crosshairs

Posted May 22, 2012 @ 4:19 p.m. ET
Here's a look at the players on each AFC West team who will be most heavily scrutinized, including Chiefs RBs Jamaal Charles and Peyton Hillis.

Bowe and Chiefs both have valid arguments

Posted May 16, 2012 @ 12:44 p.m. ET
WR Dwayne Bowe wants a long-term deal. The Chiefs want him for just 2012. What will happen to Kansas City's most valuable player?

Chiefs sign second-rounder Allen

Posted May 16, 2012 @ 10:19 a.m. ET
The Chiefs signed second-round OL Jeff Allen and fifth-round CB DeQuan Menzie on Wednesday.

Rams add LB Haggan, OT Richardson

Posted May 15, 2012 @ 4:51 p.m. ET
The Rams signed veteran free agents LB Mario Haggan and OT Barry Richardson, the team announced Tuesday.

Chiefs sign DE Pitoitua

Posted May 08, 2012 @ 7:22 p.m. ET
The Chiefs have signed free-agent DL Ropati Pitoitua. He is expected to play defensive end in Kansas City.

Three factors determine risers, sliders in 2012 standings

Posted May 08, 2012 @ 4:14 p.m. ET
It’s time to think about who will win and lose in the 2012 season, and you might want to consider these factors when determining the order of finish.

Pressure rises in AFC West

Posted May 02, 2012 @ 3:50 p.m. ET
The four QBs in the AFC West — Peyton Manning, Philip Rivers, Carson Palmer and Matt Cassel — have a lot to prove this season. 

Chiefs opt to not add to LB corps

Posted April 29, 2012 @ 3:50 p.m. ET
By adressing other needs and not adding any linebackers, the Chiefs are banking on Jovan Belcher and Justin Houston taking the next step.

Chiefs roll the dice on Poe

Posted April 26, 2012 @ 10:17 p.m. ET
NT Dontari Poe is a boom-or-bust pick, but a risk worth taking for the Chiefs.

Jackson agrees to pay cut to stay with Chiefs

Posted April 22, 2012 @ 11:50 a.m. ET
Chiefs DL Tyson Jackson agreed to restructure his contract, cutting his salary from $8 million in 2012 to $4.25 million.

Chiefs sign DB Baker

Posted April 17, 2012 @ 10:21 a.m. ET
The Chiefs signed free-agent DB Mikail Baker on Tuesday, the team announced.

Report: Several teams contact Browns about No. 4 pick

Posted April 14, 2012 @ 2:58 a.m. ET
Several teams have contacted the Browns about their fourth overall pick in the draft, The (Cleveland) Plain Dealer reported Friday night.

Chiefs may go with QB early in draft

Posted April 13, 2012 @ 5:33 p.m. ET
With a new offensive system, the Chiefs may be looking to draft a young quarterback to build around for the long term.

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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