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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

Steelers sign TE Pope

Posted April 10, 2012 @ 4:03 p.m. ET
The Steelers signed veteran TE Leonard Pope on Tuesday, the team announced.

Kansas City Chiefs

Posted April 05, 2012 @ 12:42 p.m. ET
Here are the Kansas City Chiefs top three needs going into the draft, subject to any free-agent signings it may make before then.

Chiefs re-sign DB Daniels

Posted April 04, 2012 @ 11:02 a.m. ET
The Chiefs re-signed unrestricted free-agent DB Travis Daniels, the team announced Wednesday.

AFC West draft needs

Posted April 03, 2012 @ 5:44 p.m. ET
With three of the division's teams having needs at defensive tackle, they're likely to be paying close attention to Memphis DT-NT Dontari Poe.

After adding offensive depth, Chiefs will draft for 'D'

Posted March 23, 2012 @ 1:38 p.m. ET
The Chiefs have targeted improving their offense in free agency, which likely means they will go after defenders when it comes to the draft.

Chiefs re-sign LB Belcher

Posted March 22, 2012 @ 5:55 p.m. ET
The Chiefs have re-signed ILB Jovan Belcher, who had been a restricted free agent. He will earn $1.927 million on the one-year deal.

Pioli says Chiefs made early run at Manning

Posted March 21, 2012 @ 11:27 a.m. ET
Chiefs GM Scott Pioli said his team was interested in signing QB Peyton Manning, but the feeling was not mutual.

Chiefs sign OT Winston, QB Quinn

Posted March 17, 2012 @ 8:37 p.m. ET
The Chiefs continue to beef up their offense, signing free agents OT Eric Winston and QB Brady Quinn on Saturday.

Chiefs sign TE Boss

Posted March 15, 2012 @ 8:42 p.m. ET
After getting limited production out of their tight ends in 2011, the Chiefs have signed free agent Kevin Boss to bolster the position.

Chargers add RB McClain

Posted March 14, 2012 @ 7:17 p.m. ET
Le'Ron McClain has signed with the Chargers, giving them a bigger back to presumably replace free agent Mike Tolbert.

Chiefs sign RB Hillis

Posted March 14, 2012 @ 7:11 p.m. ET
The Chiefs have signed free-agent RB Peyton Hillis, the team announced on Wednesday.

Cowboys reach deal with CB Carr

Posted March 14, 2012 @ 4:07 p.m. ET
The Cowboys, in desperate need of help in the secondary, have agreed to terms with former Chiefs CB Brandon Carr.

Chiefs re-sign DE Gordon

Posted March 12, 2012 @ 4:43 p.m. ET
The Chiefs announced on Monday they have re-signed DE Amon Gordon.

Free-agent scouting report: Chiefs QB Kyle Orton

Posted March 10, 2012 @ 6:55 p.m. ET
QB Kyle Orton has both been a starter and a backup during his NFL career and could be a valuable piece to a contending team.

Manning meets with Broncos brass

Posted March 09, 2012 @ 7:32 p.m. ET
Peyton Manning began his tour of NFL suitors Friday, being flown to Denver to meet with the Broncos' decision makers.

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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