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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

Fans want Pioli, Crennel removed for K.C.'s lost season

Posted Nov. 12, 2012 @ 10:50 a.m. ET
The Chiefs' 1-7 mess this season could cost GM Scott Pioli and head coach Romeo Crennel their jobs.

Key matchup: Chiefs pass defense vs. Steelers passing game

Posted Nov. 11, 2012 @ 1:14 p.m. ET
How the Chiefs cope with the Steelers' potent passing game will be a story line to watch on Monday night.

Chiefs waive CB Routt; name Gibbs defensive coordinator

Posted Nov. 05, 2012 @ 2:51 p.m. ET
The Chiefs waived CB Stanford Routt on Monday and signed veteran DT Shaun Smith.

AFC West Spin cycle: Broncos keep winning, Chiefs plummeting

Posted Nov. 05, 2012 @ 10:57 a.m. ET
Week Nine in the AFC West was a microcosm of what we’ve seen from the division most of the season, with the Broncos staying ahead of the pack.

Chiefs' secondary problems run deep

Posted Nov. 02, 2012 @ 1:20 p.m. ET
The Chiefs have felt the effects of losing CB Brandon Carr in free agency, and they showed in Week Nine, especially with CB Travis Daniels.

Norv's Bolts beat staggering Chiefs

Posted Nov. 01, 2012 @ 11:36 p.m. ET
Philip Rivers completed 18-of-20 passes for 220 yards and two TDs to lead the Chargers past the reeling Chiefs, 31-13.

Chiefs QB Cassel to start Thursday night

Posted Oct. 30, 2012 @ 1:11 p.m. ET
Chiefs QB Matt Cassel will return to the starting lineup in Thursday night’s game against the Chargers.

Chargers need corporate help to lift blackout

Posted Oct. 30, 2012 @ 12:39 a.m. ET
Several corporate sponsors stepped up to help save the Chargers the embarrassment of having Thursday night's game vs. the Chiefs blacked out.

AFC West Spin cycle: Broncos dominate, Raiders rising

Posted Oct. 29, 2012 @ 12:19 p.m. ET
The rest of the division should be worried after watching the Broncos dominate on Sunday night, routing the Saints 34-14.

Turnovers plague Chiefs again in loss to Raiders

Posted Oct. 28, 2012 @ 7:29 p.m. ET
Carson Palmer threw for 209 yards and two touchdowns, and the Raiders stuffed the struggling Chiefs 26-16 on Sunday.

NFL Links: Luck more impressive than RG3?

Posted Oct. 26, 2012 @ 10:55 a.m. ET
Andrew Luck is still better than RG3, Wade Phillips has the Texans' pass rush humming and Chiefs fans are feeling neglected.

Quinn named Chiefs' starting QB

Posted Oct. 22, 2012 @ 2:48 p.m. ET
Brady Quinn will be the Chiefs’ starting quarterback in Week Eight, head coach Romeo Crennel said Monday.

AFC West Spin cycle: Raiders regress and still win

Posted Oct. 22, 2012 @ 10:10 a.m. ET
With the rest of the division's teams on bye, the Raiders represented the AFC West with an ugly win over the shorthanded Jaguars.

AFC West Spin cycle: Manning's miracle on Monday night

Posted Oct. 16, 2012 @ 2:18 p.m. ET
Analyzing the fallout of Monday night's stunning Broncos comeback and the rest of the AFC West action in Week Six.

Chiefs have no need to go back to Quinn at QB

Posted Oct. 15, 2012 @ 6:01 p.m. ET
After the bye, the Chiefs will have to consider going back to Matt Cassel as their starting quarterback.

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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