Reports out of Arrowhead aren't looking good for the Kansas City Chiefs left tackle Branden Albert. Per Kent Babb of the Kansas City Star, Albert was in a walking boot this morning as the team conducted an outdoor practice. He was held out of practice instead walking laps around the field.
Todd Haley has previously said that for a player to be available on Sunday, he has to practice Friday. We're not sure how firm he is on that but we'll probably find out tomorrow because, as Mr. Babb points out, it's not looking good for Albert.
Others that did not participate in practice
- Kolby Smith (knee/PUP)
- Jarrad Page (shoulder)
Yesterday, Bob Gretz reported that the chances of Page playing weren't looking great. Certainly nothing is official yet but we'll keep an eye on this.
Andy Alleman returned to practice today after some neck and back spasms caused him to miss yesterday. Looks like he'll be available on Sunday, which, considering the state of the offensive line, is a good thing.
Josh Looney of KCChiefs.comtells us that there were a few extra faces at practice today: Injured reserve players Weston Dacus, Colin Brown and Jackie Battle. They were all working out in the rehab area.