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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: Chiefs land former Jets RB Jones

Posted March 09, 2010 @ 5:11 p.m. ET
The Chiefs have found the big, powerful back they were searching for, signing Thomas Jones to a two-year, $5 million contract on Tuesday, according to ESPN's Adam Schefter.

Report: Chiefs re-sign WR Chambers

Posted March 08, 2010 @ 4:10 p.m. ET
The Chiefs re-signed WR Chris Chambers, an unrestricted free agent, to a three-year contract on Monday, according to ESPN's Adam Schefter. The deal is reportedly worth $15 million, with $5.9 million guaranteed.

Pioli, Haley both looking for improvement from Bowe

Posted March 07, 2010 @ 12:53 a.m. ET
While speaking to the media at the NFL Scouting Combine in Indianapolis, Chiefs general manager Scott Pioli and head coach Todd Haley each addressed a host of topics, but both were asked about one player in particular: WR Dwayne Bowe.

Chiefs re-sign WR Copper

Posted March 06, 2010 @ 2:44 p.m. ET
The Chiefs have re-signed WR Terrance Copper, the team announced Saturday.

Chiefs sign Vrabel to extension

Posted March 04, 2010 @ 3:45 p.m. ET
The Chiefs announced Thursday that they have signed OLB Mike Vrabel to a contract extension. Terms of the deal were not disclosed.

AFC West team needs

Posted March 04, 2010 @ 10:35 a.m. ET
The trade of Brandon Marshall has left the Broncos with a huge hole to fill at wide receiver. PFW continues its series examining the needs of each team with a look at the AFC West.

Chiefs pick up Palko

Posted March 03, 2010 @ 4:26 p.m. ET
The Chiefs further bolstered their quarterback stable on Wednesday, signing free-agent Tyler Palko.

Chiefs cut WR Darling, RB Savage

Posted March 03, 2010 @ 10:50 a.m. ET
The Chiefs announced on Wednesday that they have released WR Devard Darling and RB Dantrell Savage.

Haley: Weis will run 'our' playbook

Posted Feb. 27, 2010 @ 4:46 p.m. ET
Charlie Weis is coming to Kansas City, but he won't be bringing his playbook with him.

Pioli: Coaching chemistry critical to Chiefs' success

Posted Feb. 26, 2010 @ 5:03 p.m. ET
Before the Chiefs embark on free agency or the draft process in 2010, they are already well ahead of where they were a year ago in the mind of general manager Scott Pioli.

Chiefs hire new strength coach and director of football administration

Posted Feb. 25, 2010 @ 12:32 p.m. ET
The Chiefs announced Thursday that they have hired Mike Clark as their strength and conditioning coach and Trip MacCracken as the team's director of football administration.

Chiefs release Goff, re-sign Gutierrez, Smith

Posted Feb. 24, 2010 @ 4:58 p.m. ET
The Chiefs announced on Wednesday that the club has released veteran OG Mike Goff. The Chiefs also re-signed QB Matt Gutierrez and RB Kolby Smith.

Chiefs finalize coaching staff with three hires

Posted Feb. 01, 2010 @ 1:53 p.m. ET
The Chiefs announced Monday that they have finalized their coaching staff for the 2010 season, hiring Bernie Parmalee, Emmitt Thomas and Otis Smith.

Chiefs further shake up coaching staff

Posted Jan. 29, 2010 @ 11:19 a.m. ET
The Chiefs have officially let go of defensive coordinator Clancy Pendergast and also announced other changes to their coaching staff late Thursday.

Age aside, Chiefs may push to keep WR Chambers

Posted Jan. 28, 2010 @ 1:53 p.m. ET
While it was thought a couple of months back that there wasn't much chance the Chiefs would retain 31-year-old WR Chris Chambers in 2010, the stretch run of the '09 season might have changed their mind.

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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