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Dolphins Confident LT Branden Albert Will Be Ready by Week One

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Dolphins general manager Dennis Hickey has expressed optimism that left tackle Branden Albert will be ready to roll by the regular season opener, Marty Gitlin of CBS Sports reports.

Albert has been rehabbing from a torn ACL and MCL sustained last November against Detroit. He had signed a five-year, $46 million contract the previous March and had been performing particularly well before going down.

“It’s been a long rehab and he’s really attacked it every day,” Hickey told SiriusXM NFL Radio, adding that there was a “reasonable explanation” that he would be ready for Week 1. “We really like his progress. He’s out there with his team working out. We’re really encouraged by what we’re seeing with him.”

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