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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 release long-time OG Waters

Posted July 28, 2011 @ 9:47 p.m. ET
A fixture on the Chiefs' offensive line for more than a decade, Brian Waters was released on Thursday, the team announced.

Reports: Chiefs, Breaston agree to terms

Posted July 27, 2011 @ 8:09 p.m. ET
The Chiefs agreed to terms with WR Steve Breaston, who will be reunited with his former offensive coordinator Todd Haley.

League reacts to lockout's end

Posted July 25, 2011 @ 3:56 p.m. ET
Owners, coaches and executives from around the league reacted Monday to the news that the lockout was over and that the 2011 season is about to begin.

Without Vrabel, Chiefs need an outside linebacker to step up

Posted July 14, 2011 @ 1:13 p.m. ET
There are a lot of players vying for the OLB spot in the Chiefs' lineup vacated by the recently retired Mike Vrabel.

Vrabel leaving Chiefs to take job with Ohio State

Posted July 11, 2011 @ 8:32 a.m. ET
OLB Mike Vrabel, one of the plaintiffs in the Brady et al v. the NFL antitrust lawsuit, has retired after accepting a coaching position at Ohio State.

Long-term deal for Hali could be salary boost Chiefs need

Posted June 30, 2011 @ 2:45 p.m. ET
The Chiefs might need to add salary when free agency starts, and a way that might be done is signing OLB Tamba Hali to a long-term contract.

In Joplin, Chiefs find a calling

Posted June 28, 2011 @ 3:19 p.m. ET
Chiefs players and managment were allowed to work together one day last week, in an effort to help re-build tornado-ravaged Joplin, Missouri.

AFC West best bets to break through in 2011

Posted June 20, 2011 @ 9:35 a.m. ET
PFW identifies four players from the AFC West who are ready for coming-out parties in 2011 (clockwise from left) — Knowshon Moreno, Brandon Carr, Ryan Mathews and Lamarr Houston.

Sacks need to rise for Chiefs' DE duo

Posted June 15, 2011 @ 4:28 p.m. ET
In order to remain atop the AFC West, the Chiefs' DE pairing of Glenn Dorsey and Tyson Jackson will have to register more sacks than they did a season ago.

Chiefs, Eagles join teams against NFLCA brief

Posted June 02, 2011 @ 11:55 a.m. ET
The Chiefs and Eagles joined a number of teams that have come forward to distance their coaching staffs from the NFL Coaches Association's brief that supported lifting the lockout.

Chiefs continue to support Joplin efforts

Posted May 25, 2011 @ 11:10 a.m. ET
The Chiefs are continuing to support relief efforts in Joplin, Missouri after the harsh storms that nearly destroyed the city.

Lockout limbo: Chiefs report

Posted May 24, 2011 @ 9:48 a.m. ET
With NFL teams stuck in limbo thanks to the lockout, we are looking at where teams stand as they await the opening of the 2011 league year. Today, we take a look at the Chiefs.

Cassel emerging as Chiefs' leader

Posted May 21, 2011 @ 12:33 p.m. ET
Chiefs QB Matt Cassel has become more of a leader for the team, both on the field and off it.

Losing weight could gain Chiefs' Powe playing time

Posted May 04, 2011 @ 6:38 p.m. ET
Jerrell Powe hasn't even met his Chiefs coaches but he has already been told by the team that he needs to shed some pounds.

Third-rounders will bring top impact for Chiefs

Posted April 29, 2011 @ 11:57 p.m. ET
The Chiefs took OLB Justin Houston and DE Allen Bailey in the third round, and both should make a major impact to the team in 2011.

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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