While speaking at the combine,
"The rehab is going well. But it's a long rehab and it's a difficult (rehab)," Hickey said.
Albert ruptured the ACL and MCL in his right knee Nov. 9, and quarterback Ryan Tannehill was sacked 29 times without Albert protecting him the second half of the season. The Miami Herald reported earlier in January that the Dolphins are "beyond encouraged, and pleasantly surprised" with his recovery from surgery, and that he is expected to make a full recovery in time for the 2015 opener.
Albert ruptured the ACL and MCL in his right knee Nov. 9, and quarterback Ryan Tannehill was sacked 29 times without Albert protecting him the second half of the season. Barring a setback, the paper said, Albert is expected to make a full recovery in time for the 2015 opener.
Albert ruptured the ACL and MCL in his right knee Nov. 9 against Detroit and missed the final seven games. There was some concern he might miss the start of the 2015 season because of the severity and timing of the injury. However, barring any setbacks, Albert appears on track to be ready for the start of next season. He is expected to make a full recovery.
As expected, the
Albert suffered a significant knee injury when his leg was rolled on by another lineman during a Week 10 loss at Detroit. He was carted off the field in serious pain.
The Dolphins signed Albert in the offseason to anchor their offensive line and protect quarterback Ryan Tannehill. With the loss of Albert, rookie right tackle Ja’Wuan James is expected to take over at left tackle.
Albert had his leg rolled up by another lineman and was carted off the field with the injury. He suffered a knee injury and possibly another injury that could require season-ending surgery. After the game, he a few of his teammates that he's likely out for the season.
"Branden is a real good friend of mine, a really great football player. You hate to see that happen to anybody," guard Mike Pouncey said. "Just trying to talk him through, my brother went through the same thing last year and he came back stronger and better than ever. So this is just a tough time right now before the surgery. But as soon as he starts rehab, he'll be alright."
|2008||Kansas City Chiefs||15||15|
|2009||Kansas City Chiefs||14||14|
|2010||Kansas City Chiefs||15||15|
|2011||Kansas City Chiefs||16||16|
|2012||Kansas City Chiefs||13||11|
|2013||Kansas City Chiefs||12||12|
|2008||Kansas City Chiefs||15||1||1.0||0||0||0||0||0.0||0||0||0|
|2009||Kansas City Chiefs||14||1||1.0||0||0||0||0||0.0||0||0||0|
|2010||Kansas City Chiefs||15||0||0.0||0||0||0||0||0.0||0||0||0|
|2011||Kansas City Chiefs||16||2||2.0||0||0||0||0||0.0||0||0||0|
|2012||Kansas City Chiefs||13||2||2.0||0||0||0||0||0.0||0||0||0|
|2013||Kansas City Chiefs||12||0||0.0||0||0||0||0||0.0||0||0||0|
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|2009||Kansas City Chiefs||14||0||0||0||1||0||0||1||0|
|2010||Kansas City Chiefs||15||0||0||0||1||0||0||1||0|
|2011||Kansas City Chiefs||16||0||0||0||0||0||0||0||0|
|2012||Kansas City Chiefs||13||0||0||0||0||0||0||0||0|
|2013||Kansas City Chiefs||12||0||0||0||0||0||0||0||0|