Originally written April 19, 2013 on Fox Sports Florida:
KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) -- The Kansas City Chiefs have had ongoing discussions with Branden Albert while also giving the Miami Dolphins permission to speak with representatives of the left tackle. General manager John Dorsey said Friday that the Chiefs haven't talked to the Dolphins the last couple days, and he has not given the Dolphins permission to do any medical examinations on Albert that would indicate a trade is imminent. The Chiefs are reportedly seeking a second-round pick for Albert, who received the franchise tag from the team and has already signed a contract that will pay him about 9.3 million. "All along, I've said I will try to explore every opportunity," Dorsey said. "I've tried to talk to the agent. Whatever I say to the agent, I'm sure he's passing it on to Branden." Albert has said he is seeking a long-term contract, and the two sides were not close to a deal before the deadline for franchising players. So after the Chiefs wra...
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