Found September 17, 2013 on NFL Injury Report:
Kansas City Chiefs LT Branden Albert walked off the field during Sunday's game against the Dallas Cowboys with an apparent injury, but he was able to return and finish the game.  The official word on the injury is a sprained AC joint in his shoulder.  The Chiefs gave Albert Monday off from practice but, According to Ian Rapoport of NFL Network Albert is expected to be Ok and should play this week even with the short week. OL injury updates: Chiefs Branden Albert (shoulder) should be OK even with quick turnaround. Rams Rodger (knee) has an MRI today. We'll see— Ian Rapoport (@RapSheet) September 16, 2013Albert has turned into a leader for this Chiefs team and they will need him to be healthy this season to protect Alex Smith's blind side.  The Chiefs slapped the franchise tag on Albert this offseason, gauranteeing that he will be a Chief for all of this year, but beyond that is still a little unclear.  Albert is seeking a long term contract and if he keeps up his solid play he will be deserving of that contract.The Chiefs take on the Eagles this Thursday night for Thursday night football as Andy Reid will be facing his former team in Philadelphia.  Expect the Chiefs players to want to win this one for Reid and start the season 3-0.Follow @TheNFLInjuryRp Looking for fantasy football advice?
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