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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

Buccaneers impress in debut, defeat Chiefs

Posted Aug. 12, 2011 @ 11:19 p.m. ET
The Buccaneers, winners of 10 games in 2010, started the preseason sharp, routing the Chiefs 25-0 in Kansas City on Friday night.

Chiefs sign OT Gaither

Posted Aug. 11, 2011 @ 11:28 a.m. ET
The Chiefs landed PFW's best UFA still available, signing former Ravens OT Jared Gaither.

Chiefs claim PK Carter, sign WR Colbert

Posted Aug. 10, 2011 @ 8:32 p.m. ET
The Chiefs announced they were awarded PK Todd Carter off waivers and signed WR Keary Colbert on Wednesday.

Chiefs sign DL Gordon

Posted Aug. 06, 2011 @ 2:31 p.m. ET
The Chiefs signed free-agent DL Amon Gordon, the team announced Saturday.

McCluster the Chiefs' odd man out

Posted Aug. 05, 2011 @ 4:30 p.m. ET
Second-year pro Dexter McCluster will see his role decreased because of two new free-agent signings by the Chiefs.

Hali, Chiefs agree to long-term deal

Posted Aug. 04, 2011 @ 12:20 a.m. ET
OLB Tamba Hali and the Chiefs agreed to a long-term deal, keeping the Pro Bowler in Kansas City for another five years. 

Chiefs sign FB McClain

Posted Aug. 03, 2011 @ 6:12 p.m. ET
The Chiefs announced late Wednesday night that they have signed one of the top fullbacks on the market, former Raven Le'Ron McClain.

Jamaal Charles' five weeks of fantasy hell

Posted Aug. 03, 2011 @ 3:03 p.m. ET
Having Chiefs RB Jamaal Charles on your fantasy team will be great, until a five-week stretch at the end of the season brings the enjoyment to a halt.

Gregg is short-term fix with long-term benefits

Posted Aug. 01, 2011 @ 3:38 p.m. ET
NT Kelly Gregg is only going to be on the Chiefs for a season or two, but the lessons he teaches rookie Jerrell Powe should help the team for a long time.

Chiefs re-sign OT Richardson

Posted Aug. 01, 2011 @ 3:05 p.m. ET
OT Barry Richardson signed his restricted free-agent tender on Monday and will report to Chiefs training camp soon.

Chiefs re-sign DE Gilberry

Posted July 31, 2011 @ 9:22 p.m. ET
DE Wallace Gilberry has signed his restricted free-agent tender with the Chiefs, keeping an important piece of the team's defense in place.

Chiefs sign LB Siler

Posted July 31, 2011 @ 7:41 p.m. ET
The Chiefs have agreed to a contract with former Chargers ILB Brandon Siler, giving them more depth and quickness in the linebacking corps.

Chiefs sign DT Gregg

Posted July 30, 2011 @ 10:20 a.m. ET
The Chiefs got their defensive tackle, signing former Ravens NT Kelly Gregg to a one-year deal according to multiple reports.

Chiefs sign 10 players

Posted July 29, 2011 @ 11:05 p.m. ET
The Chiefs announced Friday night the signing of 10 free agents, eight of which were unrestricted.

Chiefs agree to deals with rookies

Posted July 29, 2011 @ 1:44 p.m. ET
The Chiefs have agreed to terms with most of their 2011 rookie class.

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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