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The Arizona Cardinals are in the market for a left tackle,
and they hold the No. 7 overall pick in the upcoming NFL Draft. There are three
big-name tackles available, but there’s also a chance that the trio could be
off the board by the time the Cardinals are up. For this reason, Arizona has
discussed Kansas City Chiefs offensive lineman Branden Albert, according to
Mike Jurecki of XTRA 910.
Hearing Cards have discussed OT Brandon Albert, over the wknd his agent had talks w/ Dolphins, those have stalled & KC wants a second rd pk.
— Mike Jurecki (@mikejurecki) April 22, 2013
The Chiefs also need a left tackle, the position Albert
mans. However, Kansas City could use their No. 1 overall selection to draft a
highly regarded left tackle to plug into the position. This would make Albert
expendable, and it has several teams considering him.
The Miami Dolphins have also been targeting Albert as a
potential fill in for former left tackle Jake Long, who signed with the St.
Louis Rams this offseason. What has stalled talks between the Chiefs and the
Dolphins also figures to be an issue for the Cardinals; Albert is demanding a
significant contract to extend with whichever team he winds up with.
For this reason, there are some – including Kent Somers of
AZ Central Sports – speculating that Albert is too rich for the Cardinals’
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According to ESPN’s Ed Werder via ProFootballtalk.com, the Chiefs and Dolphins have “resumed dialogue” for a possible trade that would send Brandon Albert to Miami. The question now is which pick will the Dolphins give the Chiefs? The 42nd or 54th overall pick in this year’s draft? We’ll have to wait and see what happens. PFT also brings another obstacle both sides...
According to Ian Rapoport of the NFL Network, the Miami Dolphins are willing to give Brandon Albert the money he’s looking for, but the hang up is the draft compensation.
From TA: My understanding is #Dolphins are willing to meet Branden Albert’s contract demands of similar $$ to Duane Brown. Waiting on KC
— Ian Rapoport (@RapSheet) April 22, 2013
Real question is what...
Trade talks between the Kansas City Chiefs and Miami
Dolphins regarding offensive lineman Branden Albert remain ongoing, but there
could be a snag in the negotiations. The Dolphins are willing to offer Albert a
lucrative contract extension, but his asking price is beyond what the St. Louis
Rams paid Jake Long this offseason. For that reason, a trade isn’t likely to be
According to Jason La Canfora of CBS Sports, if the Kansas City Chiefs can’t trade Brandon Albert prior to the draft, they will likely take Eric Fisher with the first overall pick on Thursday night.
As we get closer to draft, hearing more that if Chiefs cant deal Branden Albert, then Eric Fisher will be 1st overall pick …
— Jason La Canfora (@JasonLaCanfora) April 24, 2013...
The Miami Dolphins have resumed trade talks for Branden Albert with the Kansas City Chiefs, according to Ed Werder on ESPN's Sportscenter. It was reported that the Dolphins haven't been in contact with the Chiefs about Albert for close to two weeks, but now it appears that they are talking again.
With the draft being so soon it makes sense that talks would rev up again...
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