• Branden Albert trade talks ongoing

    Summary of 35 articles · Updated Apr 27, 2013
    Branden Albert might not be the only left tackle available in a trade. And that brings us to the Branden Albert situation. The way things look at the moment with Branden Albert unhappy over his contract and the Chiefs going far enough into trade talks with the the Dolphins to allow talk with Albert’s agent about an extension the Chiefs appear set to use the first pick on an unproven left tackle and trade their proven left tackle for a second-round pick. The Chiefs? effort to send discontented left tackle Branden Albert to the Miami Dolphins in return for a second-round draft pick failed, and the day ended with Albert still on the roster. The Chiefs and Dolphins are expected to resume talks today regarding Albert, per the Associated Press. For Albert, the reality is that he can play out the 2013 season under the franchise tag and hit free agency in 2014.  Dorsey said that the Chiefs aren’t set on trading Albert no matter what, but it does seem like their preferred course of action with Luke Joeckel and Eric Fisher looking like the likeliest choices with the first overall pick.
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      The Dolphins have the parameters of a contract ready and practically agreed with left tackle Branden Albert. The sides -- the player and the Dolphins -- have an understanding of what it will cost in money compensation to get a contract done. That's appa…
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      Source: CNNSI.com
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