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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

Fantasy outlook: Jonathan Baldwin

Posted April 29, 2011 @ 12:45 a.m. ET
Chiefs first-round WR Jonathan Baldwin should be able to make an instant impact in fantasy leagues.

Pioli shows his smarts with Chiefs pick of Baldwin

Posted April 29, 2011 @ 12:28 a.m. ET
Chiefs GM Scott Pioli made all the right moves on Draft Night, including the selection of Pitt WR Jonathan Baldwin.

Teams continue to deny facility access to players

Posted April 28, 2011 @ 1:25 p.m. ET
Multiple teams have denied their players access to the organizations' training facilities Thursday, following Judge Susan Richard Nelson's ruling that the lockout should be immediately lifted, according to multiple published reports.

Chiefs in search of relief for Bowe

Posted April 21, 2011 @ 2:26 p.m. ET
The Chiefs have one dependable wide receiver in Dwayne Bowe. They'll search in the draft for a wideout to take defensive attention away from him.

Draft Dose: Who needs an inside linebacker?

Posted April 18, 2011 @ 1:17 p.m. ET
In the 29th installment of the Draft Dose series, PFW looks at five teams that are in need of an inside linebacker, with Illinois' Martez Wilson a top option.

Draft countdown: Pick No. 21

Posted April 07, 2011 @ 8 a.m. ET
PFW looks back at the last 10 players chosen with the 21st pick in the NFL draft, including former Jaguars WR Matt Jones.

Chiefs LB Vrabel arrested in Indiana

Posted April 04, 2011 @ 4:58 p.m. ET
Chiefs LB Mike Vrabel was arrested early Monday morning in Florence, Ind. and charged with theft, which is a Class D felony in the state.

Chiefs RB Charles could return to track

Posted April 02, 2011 @ 2:55 p.m. ET
Chiefs RB Jamaal Charles is considering a professional track career should the NFL lockout continue.

Chiefs players plan to meet on April 4

Posted April 01, 2011 @ 11:10 a.m. ET
As the NFL lockout continues, Chiefs players have organized a team meeting on Monday to discuss plans for the future.

Pioli unlikely to change draft strategy regarding OT spot

Posted March 31, 2011 @ 9:57 a.m. ET
When the Chiefs pick at No. 21 overall in April's draft, it would make sense that they would be looking at offensive tackle, but Kansas City brass might not feel the same way.

Draft Dose: Who needs a wide receiver?

Posted March 25, 2011 @ 9 a.m. ET
Which teams in this year's draft could be in the market for a player like A.J. Green or Julio Jones? For one, Browns QB Colt McCoy could use some WR help.

AFC team needs

Posted March 21, 2011 @ 1:32 p.m. ET
The Raiders will likely have to replace shutdown CB Nnamdi Asomugha, who is a free agent, this offseason, as we identify the top three draft needs of each AFC team.

Extended lockout could set back Cassel, K.C. offense

Posted March 16, 2011 @ 2:03 p.m. ET
An extended lockout would not be beneficial to players across the league, but for the Chiefs, having minicamps and OTAs wiped out could be devastating, the way we hear it.

Pioli credits past drafts for Chiefs' success

Posted March 04, 2011 @ 5:43 p.m. ET
Many observers believed the Chiefs' roster was void of talent when GM Scott Pioli and head coach Todd Haley arrived in 2009, but Pioli has a different take on the subject.

Chiefs offer tenders to three

Posted March 04, 2011 @ 11:46 a.m. ET
The Chiefs have assigned tenders to DE Wallace Gilberry, CB Brandon Carr and OT Barry Richardson.

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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