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Old 03-07-2013, 12:53 PM  
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Branden Albert bids farewell to Twitter

Posted by Mike Florio on March 7, 2013, 8:58 AM EST

It came with much less fanfare than Arian Foster’s recent exit from the 140-character social media platform. But in the end the result was the same.

Chiefs left tackle Branden Albert has abandoned Twitter.

The pulling of the plug came in the hours after Albert expressed defiance regarding the possibility of moving to right tackle, following the unexpected release of starter Eric Winston.

Starting with “nope” regarding the possibility of moving to “you damn right” regarding his reluctance to be anything other than a left tackle, Albert drew a clear, deep line in the sand.

Thus, as of this posting, and as several of you have pointed out, Albert’s page is completely gone.

Chances are that Albert’s agent contacted the player with something along the lines of “what in the hell are you doing?” before explaining that Albert was setting the stage for either looking weak by later going along with whatever the coaching staff tells him to do or engaging in conduct detrimental to the team by refusing to follow orders.

There’s also a chance that, if Albert doesn’t sign his one-year franchise tender, the Chiefs will eventually rescind it. Coach Andy Reid did that twice in Philly, with defensive tackle Corey Simon in 2005 and linebacker Jeremiah Trotter three years before that. If the tag is removed at any time after the draft, Albert will have a hard time getting paid a lot of money to play any position on the football field in 2013.

So, basically, the social-media monster known meekly as Twitter has claimed another victim.

Like the rest of us, Albert knew the risks. And yet all too many of us eventually give in to the impulses that result in 140 or fewer characters we’ll never be able to fully live down
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Old 03-08-2013, 08:39 AM   #76
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Yes. Moving a player that's top 10 at the most important position on the line to the third most important position is really going to improve the team.
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It's pretty obvious he doesn't have a ****ing clue what he's talking about.
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Old 03-08-2013, 08:40 AM   #77
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The offense as a whole was broke last season.
No it wasn't. The offense "as a whole" hasn't been broken for 4 ****ing years.

It's amazing how STUPID this fanbase is when it comes to quarterbacks.
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Old 03-08-2013, 08:44 AM   #78
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No it wasn't. The offense "as a whole" hasn't been broken for 4 ****ing years.

It's amazing how STUPID this fanbase is when it comes to quarterbacks.
Got a horrible QB? Draft a left tackle! As we all know, defense wins championships and games are won in the trenches!!!!!
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Old 03-08-2013, 08:45 AM   #79
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Got a horrible QB? Draft a left tackle! As we all know, defense wins championships and games are won in the trenches!!!!!
Look at all those championships the Chiefs won in the 90's!
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Old 03-08-2013, 08:46 AM   #80
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No it wasn't. The offense "as a whole" hasn't been broken for 4 ****ing years.

It's amazing how STUPID this fanbase is when it comes to quarterbacks.
And Arrowhead keeps feeding the beast. So stupid. So very, very goddamned stupid. On the bright side; no strong presence at A&M. Woot!
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Old 03-08-2013, 09:08 AM   #81
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Yes. Moving a player that's top 10 at the most important position on the line to the third most important position is really going to improve the team.
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Top 10 sounds good until you realize there are only 32 teams in the league.

PFF rated Branden Albert as the 14th best LT overall last season, but let's give him the benefit of the doubt and call him 10th.

But regardless of that, if you replace a Top 10 guy on the left with a Top 5 guy and then replace a lesser player on the right side with that Top 10 LT, you've certainly improved the team. Whether you've missed out on a way to make an even bigger improvement by doing something else is the question to ask.
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Top 10 sounds good until you realize there are only 32 teams in the league.

PFF rated Branden Albert as the 14th best LT overall last season, but let's give him the benefit of the doubt and call him 10th.

But regardless of that, if you replace a Top 10 guy on the left with a Top 5 guy and then replace a lesser player on the right side with that Top 10 LT, you've certainly improved the team. Whether you've missed out on a way to make an even bigger improvement by doing something else is the question to ask.
Who is that top 5 guy you're replacing him with?
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No it wasn't. The offense "as a whole" hasn't been broken for 4 ****ing years.

It's amazing how STUPID this fanbase is when it comes to quarterbacks.
Did the offense succeed last year or not? I don't want to hear excuses. It's a yes or no question.
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Who is that top 5 guy you're replacing him with?
It's a hypothetical. It helps illustrate how moving a successful LT to the right side can improve your team under the right circumstances.
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It's a hypothetical. It helps illustrate how moving a successful LT to the right side can improve your team under the right circumstances.
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Did the offense succeed last year or not? I don't want to hear excuses. It's a yes or no question.
This isn't DC, dipshit.
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Good grief. Case in point as to why the fans in this town will never get it.
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This isn't DC, dipshit.
This appears to be a place where you can't answer the question.
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This appears to be a place where you can't answer the question.


You can't even correctly FRAME the question.

Of course you want to make it a yes/no answer. By limiting the scope of the conversation, you limit other's ability to make you look like the complete ****ing moron you are.

EVERYBODY, outside of your dumb sheep ass, can see what was wrong with the Chiefs the last 4 years.

EVERYBODY.

Get your head out of your ass. I'm not interested in stupid semantic arguments with you.
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