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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 sign No. 1 pick Luck

Posted July 19, 2012 @ 3:15 p.m. ET
The Colts signed No. 1 overall pick QB Andrew Luck on Thursday, Mike Chappel of the Indianapolis Star first reported.

Colts add DT Shirley

Posted July 19, 2012 @ 1:08 p.m. ET
The Colts signed free-agent DT Jason Shirley, the team announced Thursday.

Indianapolis to make bid for 2018 Super Bowl

Posted July 18, 2012 @ 12:34 p.m. ET
The city of Indianapolis, flush from the success of this year's Super Bowl, will bid to bring the big game back again in 2018.

AFC South training-camp reports

Posted July 18, 2012 @ 11:19 a.m. ET
Pro Football Weekly's preview of what to expect from the Texans, Colts, Jaguars and Titans in training camp.

Report: Indianapolis plans another Super Bowl bid

Posted July 17, 2012 @ 1:54 p.m. ET
Indianapolis, fresh off its success hosting Super Bowl XLVI, will announce plans to bid for a second Super Bowl.

Colts to black out games on local TV if no sellout

Posted July 11, 2012 @ 12:54 p.m. ET
The Colts will black out games if they don't sell out, a club executive told The Indianapolis Star.

Ranking the last-place teams heading into 2012

Posted July 09, 2012 @ 4:24 p.m. ET
It’s always hard to imagine last-place teams turning things around quickly, but it happens nearly every season in the NFL. Here's who could do it in 2012.

How will undersized LB Angerer fit in Colts' new scheme?

Posted July 09, 2012 @ 11:22 a.m. ET
How MLB Pat Angerer meshes in the Colts' new scheme will be a key story line to watch in training camp, according to this week's NFL Whispers.

Carries there for taking in crowded Colts backfield

Posted July 06, 2012 @ 3:28 p.m. ET
The pecking order in the Colts' backfield is one area to keep an eye on when camp opens later this month.

Eldridge suspended four games

Posted July 02, 2012 @ 9:02 p.m. ET
Rams TE Brody Eldridge has been suspended four games for violating the NFL's policy on performance-enhancing drugs.

These rookies could surprise in 2012

Posted June 25, 2012 @ 2:44 p.m. ET
This year's crop of rookies has a lot to live up to after 2011's class, but we look at the third-rounders and below who could surprise in Year One.

Colts not just rebuilding but reinventing

Posted June 21, 2012 @ 3:54 p.m. ET
The Colts are in rebuilding mode for the longterm future, but they're also reinventing themselves for 2012.

Colts sign RB Moore

Posted June 19, 2012 @ 3:39 p.m. ET
The Colts signed veteran RB Mewelde Moore on Tuesday and released QB David Legree, owner Jim Irsay announced.

O-line a work in progress for Colts

Posted June 17, 2012 @ 11:06 a.m. ET
Colts head coach Chuck Pagano emphasized last week that very few positions, especially the offensive line, are settled.

Best record doesn't usually translate to title success

Posted June 13, 2012 @ 11:54 a.m. ET
Does the fact that the Packers posted a 15-1 record — best in the NFL — a season ago mean they should be Super Bowl favorites in 2012? Maybe not.

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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