It seems like the NFL free agency rumors start earlier and earlier every year. This year is no different with most of the attention centered on Branden Albert, the key to the Kansas City Chiefs in both free agency and the 2013 NFL Draft.

In his latest 2013 NFL mock draft -- which has the Chiefs taking Luke Joeckel, by the way -- Russ Lande of National Football Post writes:

While the Chiefs have a desperate need for a quarterback, they have let it be known that they will not be re-signing left tackle Branden Albert due to rumored back issues.