According to Jason Cole of Yahoo! Sports, the Kansas City Chiefs are still expected trade offensive tackle Branden Albert at some point.
The long-discussed trade of Albert from Kansas City to Miami never materialized, even though the Dolphins were willing to meet Albert’s contract demands. Miami general manager Jeff Ireland indicated that everything was pretty much dead on the deal on Friday, but that doesn’t mean the teams won’t somehow revisit the idea later. The Dolphins have tried to leverage the fact that Kansas City doesn’t need both Albert and draft pick Eric Fisher. The Chiefs are figuring that they eventually will get some interest from teams that didn’t fill their left tackle needs in the draft (Detroit, San Diego and Arizona are still in that mix). Look for Albert to eventually move for a second-round pick in 2014.
Albert has already made it clear he doesn’t want to play right tackle and I can’t imagine the Chiefs having him play on the left side after taking Eric Fisher with the first overall pick.