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Aubrayo Franklin

Aubrayo Franklin - NT

Status Active
Height/Weight 6' 1"/ 315 lbs.
Birthday 08/27/1980
Birthplace Johnson City, TN
College Tennessee
Years played 11
Drafted 2003, 5th round, 11th pick by Ravens

Colts LB Angerer out for six weeks

Posted Aug. 13, 2012 @ 3:32 p.m. ET
The Colts' linebacking corps took a big hit Sunday in the team's preseason opener vs. the Rams.

Five minutes with a legend: Ted Hendricks

Posted Aug. 11, 2012 @ 11:53 a.m. ET
Hall of Famer Ted Hendricks was a disruptive pass rusher and blocked-kick specialist for three Super Bowl champions.

Is Luck a viable fantasy option in 2012?

Posted Aug. 10, 2012 @ 10:24 a.m. ET
PFW editor Arthur Arkush sees Andrew Luck as a very attractive No. 2 fantasy QB with the potential to put up solid starter-caliber numbers.

Colts still weighing options at LCB spot

Posted Aug. 03, 2012 @ 11:25 a.m. ET
The Colts' starting LCB job is wide open following Thursday's trade that sent Kevin Thomas to the Eagles in exchange for two linebackers.

Eagles send Fokou, Lloyd to Colts for Thomas

Posted Aug. 02, 2012 @ 6:19 p.m. ET
The Eagles traded LBs Moise Fokou and Greg Lloyd to the Colts for CB Kevin Thomas and a conditional seventh-round pick for 2013.

Colts waive-injured OG Ijalana

Posted Aug. 01, 2012 @ 6:21 p.m. ET
The Colts signed free-agent OT Ty Nsekhe and waived-injured OG Ben Ijalana.

Ijalana, Edds lost for season with torn ACLs

Posted July 31, 2012 @ 6:30 p.m. ET
Colts OL Ben Ijalana and LB A.J. Edds have been lost for the season with knee injuries.

Predicting worst teams not easy business

Posted July 30, 2012 @ 3:12 p.m. ET
PFW senior editor Eric Edholm says the Colts will edge out the Vikings for low men on the totem pole in the NFL this season.

Texans sign DE King

Posted July 30, 2012 @ 12:42 p.m. ET
The Texans signed former Saints DE Mitch King on Monday.

Baker, Sambrano undrafted Colts to watch

Posted July 27, 2012 @ 3:54 p.m. ET
The Colts could keep several undrafted rookies and OT Steven Baker and WR Jabin Sambrano are players to keep an eye on, we hear.

Chiefs sign OT Ugoh

Posted July 26, 2012 @ 12:26 p.m. ET
The Chiefs signed free-agent OL Tony Ugoh, the team announced Thursday.

Fleener signs deal with Colts

Posted July 26, 2012 @ 8:46 a.m. ET
The Colts announced Wednesday that they have signed second-round rookie TE Coby Fleener.

Edgerrin James to join Indy's Ring of Honor

Posted July 24, 2012 @ 7:55 p.m. ET
Colts' career rushing leader Edgerrin James will join the team's Ring of Honor on Sept. 23.

Eagles acquire DT Ogbu via trade

Posted July 22, 2012 @ 3:15 p.m. ET
The Eagles traded CB D.J. Johnson to the Colts in exchange for DT Ollie Ogbu.

Titans add S Francisco

Posted July 20, 2012 @ 2:48 p.m. ET
The Titans will sign S Aaron Francisco, according to PFW correspondent Jim Wyatt of The Tennessean.

STATS, LLC PLAYER NEWS

Posted March 20, 2013
Indianapolis has signed Franklin and is bringing back offensive guard Joe Reitz. The Colts made the announcements Wednesday afternoon.||||||| Franklin, who is 6-foot-1, 315 pounds, is a 10-year veteran who played most recently with San Diego last year. He made nine starts for the Chargers and finished with 23 tackles. He was originally drafted by Baltimore in 2003, has four career sacks and is the eighth free agent Indy has signed from another team.
Posted Aug. 02, 2011
A person familiar with the situation says the New Orleans Saints have agreed to contract terms with Franklin.||||||| The 6-foot-1, 317-pound Franklin is a proven run defender who has started the past four seasons for San Francisco after beginning his career in Baltimore.
Posted Aug. 28, 2010
Franklin has ended his holdout by signing a $7 million franchise tag tender. Franklin officially signed the deal Saturday before the Niners played the Oakland Raiders in an exhibition game. This gives Franklin a little more than two weeks to get ready for the season opener Sept. 12 against Seattle.||||||| The sides were unable to reach terms on a long-term deal before a deadline in July. Franklin did not report to training camp, but finally signed the contract that will pay him $7.003 million this season. Franklin emerged as one of the top nose tackles in the league last season with 36 tackles, two sacks and an interception.
Posted Aug. 27, 2010
According to the San Francisco Chronicle, the veteran nose tackle reportedly is about to rejoin his teammates after missing all the offseason training, the minicamp and the four-week training camp.||||||| Franklin is expected to sign a one-year contract for $7.003 million and watch the 49ers play the Raiders at the Oakland Coliseum.
Posted Feb. 23, 2010
The San Francisco 49ers placed the non-exclusive franchise tag on Franklin on Tuesday.||||||| The move allows the Niners to match any offer Franklin receives from another team or get two first-round picks as compensation. Franklin is guaranteed just more than $7 million next season with the tag. General manager Scot McCloughan says the team still hopes to sign Franklin to a long-term contract before the start of next season. Franklin emerged as one of the top nose tackles in the league last season with 36 tackles, two sacks and an interception.

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