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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

Report: Cassel may miss Chiefs' opener

Posted Sept. 05, 2011 @ 12:20 p.m. ET
Chiefs QB Matt Cassel has a rib injury that could keep him out of the season opener against Buffalo, the Kansas City Star reported Sunday evening, yet Cassel practiced Monday.

Report: Patriots sign ex-Chiefs OG Waters

Posted Sept. 04, 2011 @ 11:50 a.m. ET
The Patriots shored up a position of need, signing free-agent OG Brian Waters on Saturday, according to a report by ESPN.

Chiefs place Moeaki on I.R., announce cuts

Posted Sept. 03, 2011 @ 7:32 p.m. ET
The Chiefs released 25 players, but their biggest loss was a player put on I.R., TE Tony Moeaki.

Chiefs still sorting out CB depth

Posted Sept. 02, 2011 @ 2:32 a.m. ET
Three Chiefs defensive backs still have a chance to finish third on the depth chart at cornerback.

So'oto stars as Packers beat Chiefs

Posted Sept. 01, 2011 @ 11:47 p.m. ET
OLB Vic So'oto returned an interception 33 yards for a touchdown, had 1½ sacks and a forced fumble in Green Bay's 20-19 win over Kansas City.

Chiefs 2011 preview

Posted Sept. 01, 2011 @ 11:17 a.m. ET
He's only a second-year player, but SS Eric Berry is the heart of Kansas City's defense. Find out how the Chiefs look at each position, in our team analysis.

Chiefs place OT O'Callaghan on I.R.

Posted Aug. 30, 2011 @ 3:39 p.m. ET
The Chiefs placed ORT Ryan O'Callaghan on injured reserve, the team announced Tuesday.

Bradford sharp as Rams hold off Chiefs 14-10

Posted Aug. 26, 2011 @ 11:34 p.m. ET
Sam Bradford led St. Louis to a pair of touchdowns, and its defense made life miserable for Chiefs QB Matt Cassel in a 14-10 preseason victory Friday night.

TE Becht signs with Chiefs

Posted Aug. 25, 2011 @ 9:58 a.m. ET
TE Anthony Becht signed a one-year deal with the Chiefs on Thursday. A former first-round pick, Becht has played for the Jets, Buccaneers, Rams and Cardinals.

Chiefs LB Siler out for season

Posted Aug. 24, 2011 @ 1:36 p.m. ET
Chiefs LB Brandon Siler will miss the entire 2011 season due to a torn Achilles tendon. The injury was suffered in the team's second preseason game and requires surgery.

Report: Cardinals to sign QB Croyle

Posted Aug. 23, 2011 @ 3:20 p.m. ET
The Cardinals need a healthy arm and plan to sign QB Brodie Cryole on Tuesday, according to PFW correspondent and Arizona Republic writer Kent Somers.

Ravens pull away late, defeat Chiefs

Posted Aug. 19, 2011 @ 11:47 p.m. ET
Ravens rookie QB Tyrod Taylor, vying to be the top backup to starter Joe Flacco, led two fourth-quarter TD drives as Baltimore beat visiting Kansas City 31-13.

Report: Chiefs WR Baldwin injures wrist in scuffle with teammate

Posted Aug. 19, 2011 @ 1:16 p.m. ET
Chiefs rookie WR Jonathan Baldwin is not off to a good start in Kansas City. The first-round pick reportedly injured his wrist in a scuffle with veteran RB Thomas Jones.

Ex-Ravens look to improve Chiefs

Posted Aug. 18, 2011 @ 9:06 p.m. ET
The Chiefs are hoping some of the key players who knocked them out of the playoffs last season can help them improve as a team in 2011.

AFC West training-camp reports

Posted Aug. 15, 2011 @ 8:39 p.m. ET
After missing much of last season because of a holdout, WR Vincent Jackson is back in San Diego, and  the Chargers are glad to have him. PFW camps out with the AFC West teams.

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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