Jaguars aren't interested in Branden Albert's games

New England Patriots quarterback Tom Brady shown earlier in training camp practiced against the Jaguars on Monday

New England Patriots quarterback Tom Brady shown earlier in training camp practiced against the Jaguars on Monday

NFL Network's Mike Garafolo reports that Albert didn't travel with the Jaguars to New England for the team's preseason opener, and that there are "lots moving parts" regarding Albert's future in Jacksonville. The person spoke to The Associated Press on the condition of anonymity because neither side has publicly discussed details about Albert's potential return. Albert quit after three training camp practices.

Branden Albert might want a reunion with the Jaguars, but the feeling may not be mutual.

It was never clear why Albert chose to walk away after nine National Football League seasons. None of that money was guaranteed, which is why he wanted a new contract.

After declining to comment on the situation Monday the Jaguars released the following statement on Tuesday.

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Albert was competing to be the starting left tackle with rookie Cam Robinson, whom the Jaguars drafted with the 34th overall draft pick.

Given that Albert is also scheduled to make $8.9 million in 2017, the total sum of bonus money and salary was likely too much to walk away from. The Jaguars quickly turned to the next man up, Robinson, although the procedural move was to place the veteran on the exempt/left team list, which gave Albert a five-day window to return. He signed a five-year, $47 million deal with the Dolphins in 2014 after six seasons with the Chiefs.

Albert helped the Dolphins rush for 1,824 yards and allowed just four sacks in 13 games previous year, despite playing with a ligament tear in his wrist for the second half of the season.

The Jaguars traded a 2018 seventh-round pick to the Miami Dolphins in exchange for Albert back in March. However, he struggled to stay healthy in his three years in Miami.

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