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Brandon Albert injured versus Packers

Miami Dolphins left tackle Branden Albert has been forced out of the game with an apparent injury.

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Miami Dolphins left tackle Branden Albert, a 2013 Pro Bowler, has been forced out of the team's game against the Green Bay Packers with an apparent injury. On a pass play late in the second quarter, Albert could not keep his block, and allowed a sack on quarterback Ryan Tannehill. He then started walking to the sideline holding his left arm before crumpling to the ground.

Albert had been reported as having a shoulder injury throughout the week, though it was never considered serious enough for his playing time to be in jeopardy.

After walking to the sideline, the Dolphins training staff began stretching Albert's arm.

Miami shifted rookie right tackle Ja'Wuan James to left tackle to replace Albert, with Dallas Thomas entering the game at right tackle. James has played well as the team's right tackle, while Thomas has been focused on playing guard for Miami this year.

No official injury report has been issued from the Dolphins. The game is currently at halftime.

UPDATE: Albert returned to the field for the opening drive of the second half.