08:57 AM ET 03.06 | It came as a bit of a surprise on Monday when the Kansas City Chiefs decided to use the franchise tag on offensive tackle Branden Albert right at the 4 p.m. ET deadline. It was initially expected that Albert would hit the free agent market which would clear the way for the Chiefs to select Luke Joeckel with the first-overall pick, but that was all in question after Albert got the tag. Now that we are nearly a day past the franchise tag deadline, there is a report that could shine some light on what the Chiefs had in mind when they placed the tag on Albert. According to a report, there is a chance that the Chiefs could look to trade Albert. The thought process behind trading Albert is that the team could be trying to recoup some of the draft picks that they lost in the trade for Alex Smith.