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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 tag Albert; re-sign Bowe, Colquitt

Posted March 04, 2013 @ 5:02 p.m. ET
The Chiefs applied the franchise tag to OLT Branden Albert and re-signed WR Dwayne Bowe and P Dustin Colquitt to long-term deals.

Chiefs' Dorsey eyes '333 players' for first pick

Posted Feb. 22, 2013 @ 4:33 p.m. ET
New Chiefs GM John Dorsey was evasive when talking about his options for the first overall pick, plus his own impending free agents.

Would Branden Albert return to Chiefs as a guard?

Posted Jan. 26, 2013 @ 12:11 p.m. ET
While the Chiefs are believed to be interested in re-signing Branden Albert, would he be open to returning to Kansas City as a guard instead of tackle?

Chiefs offensive line once more in flux

Posted Nov. 23, 2012 @ 12:46 p.m. ET
The Chiefs have had to shuffle on the offensive line, which has been one of the few relatively bright spots on a dismal team.

Baldwin, Albert missing from Chiefs practice

Posted June 01, 2012 @ 10:01 p.m. ET
Jonathan Baldwin was absent from Chiefs practice Friday because of an illness, and Brandon Albert missed the workout because of a personal matter.

Chiefs-Bears matchup of the day: Thursday

Posted Dec. 01, 2011 @ 4:25 p.m. ET
Bears DE Julius Peppers has the strength to win battles against Chiefs OLT Branden Albert.

Chiefs blockers fail Cassel

Posted Nov. 14, 2011 @ 5:22 p.m. ET
Chiefs QB Matt Cassel has been beat up in recent games, and the inability to block has been a major reason why the season is likely going to be a dissapointment for the team.

Vikings-Chiefs matchup of the day: Tuesday

Posted Sept. 27, 2011 @ 2:58 p.m. ET
Here's a key matchup for Sunday's Vikings-Chiefs game.

Waters: Moving OLT Albert is bad idea

Posted April 04, 2010 @ 10:57 a.m. ET
The rumored plan of moving OLT Branden Albert to right tackle if the Chiefs draft a tackle early would be tantamount to having two inexperienced starters at the OT positions, says K.C. OLG Brian Waters in this week's ...

Chiefs' O-line could look much different in 2010

Posted Jan. 22, 2010 @ 12:24 p.m. ET
After a season in which it allowed 45 sacks and opened up few holes in the running game, it's possible that the Chiefs' offensive line could look a lot different in 2010.

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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