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Miami Dolphins land left tackle in Branden Albert

Eric Edholm
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Branden Albert (Kirby Lee-USA TODAY Sports)

Shutdown Corner has learned that the Miami Dolphins have made their first big move to solidify their problem offensive line by signing left tackle Branden Albert to a five year contract, a source close to the situation said.

The deal will pay Albert more than $9 million annually.

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Albert was franchised by the Kansas City Chiefs after last season but played out the year on a one-year tender. The Arizona Cardinals were involved with Albert, but when it was clear that Dolphins were the favorites to sign him, they moved their efforts toward signing Jared Veldheer.

 

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