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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 DB Washington arrested on multiple charges

Posted July 21, 2012 @ 11:49 a.m. ET
Chiefs DB Donald Washington was arrested Thursday and charged with DUI, unlawful possession of cannabis, speeding and driving with a suspended license.

Chargers add former Chiefs RB Battle

Posted July 20, 2012 @ 4:04 p.m. ET
The Chargers continue to add veteran free agents, signing RB Jackie Battle on Friday.

AFC West training-camp reports

Posted July 19, 2012 @ 11:12 a.m. ET
Pro Football Weekly's preview of what to expect from the Broncos, Chiefs, Raiders and Chargers in training camp.

Deadline passes for signing franchised players to long-term deals

Posted July 16, 2012 @ 4:18 p.m. ET
Several players will have to play 2012 under the franchise tender after the deadline for signing long-term extensions passed.

Fantasy: These three are due for comebacks

Posted July 16, 2012 @ 11:01 a.m. ET
Here are three players who could be poised to make a big comeback on the fantasy scene in 2012.

Mike Smith sees lots of Falcons in Chiefs

Posted July 12, 2012 @ 3:33 p.m. ET
Falcons head coach Mike Smith sees a lot of similarities between his team and the Chiefs, their Week One opponent in Kansas City.

Ranking the last-place teams heading into 2012

Posted July 09, 2012 @ 4:24 p.m. ET
It’s always hard to imagine last-place teams turning things around quickly, but it happens nearly every season in the NFL. Here's who could do it in 2012.

Dawson to get Pete Rozelle Radio-Television Award

Posted June 28, 2012 @ 3:54 p.m. ET
Hall of Famer Len Dawson will be honored in Canton as this year's recipient of the Pete Rozelle Radio-Television Award.

Healthy Siler adds needed depth to Chiefs' LB corps

Posted June 24, 2012 @ 1:10 p.m. ET
The Chiefs’ LB corps got a boost in minicamp when LB Brandon Siler, who missed all of 2011, participated in his first practice.

Exonerated LB Banks getting tryout with Chiefs

Posted June 12, 2012 @ 5:05 p.m. ET
LB Brian Banks is getting a tryout with the Chiefs before joining the Seahawks for their upcoming minicamp.

Managing expectations for Broncos this season

Posted June 11, 2012 @ 5:53 p.m. ET
The Broncos and Peyton Manning have quite a few obstacles to overcome this season. PFW's Eric Edholm takes a closer look.

Reports: Chiefs sign QB Tanney

Posted June 05, 2012 @ 10:45 a.m. ET
The Chiefs have signed undrafted free-agent QB Alex Tanney, multiple media outlets reported Tuesday. 

Routt settling into life in Kansas City

Posted June 04, 2012 @ 4:50 p.m. ET
CB Stanford Routt is settling in nicely with the Chiefs after spending his first seven years in the league with the Raiders.

Titans QB battle to rage well into summer

Posted June 04, 2012 @ 2:32 p.m. ET
The Titans' coaching staff will let Matt Hasselbeck and Jake Locker battle for the starting QB job for most of the summer, according to our NFL Whispers.

Chiefs add veteran S Elam

Posted June 04, 2012 @ 12:02 p.m. ET
The Chiefs signed former Cowboys S Abram Elam on Monday, the team announced.

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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