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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 add CB King

Posted June 08, 2012 @ 12:02 p.m. ET
The Colts signed free-agent CB Justin King on Friday, owner Jim Irsay announced on Twitter.

Colts add free-agent receiver, release linebacker

Posted June 05, 2012 @ 6:40 p.m. ET
The Colts have signed free-agent WR Kris Adams and waived OLB Kevin Eagan on Tuesday afternoon.

Colts will continue shuffling CB deck

Posted June 01, 2012 @ 12:43 p.m. ET
Recent actions suggest the Colts appear serious about continuing to tweak the personnel in their secondary.

Examining the TE position in the AFC South

Posted May 31, 2012 @ 5:17 p.m. ET
PFW's Arthur Arkush analyzes the interesting TE situations that are shaping up in the AFC South.

Colts claim CB Lindsey

Posted May 31, 2012 @ 4:16 p.m. ET
The Colts added another cornerback on Thursday, claiming Korey Lindsey off waivers from the Cardinals.

Report: Colts turn to marketing firm to sell season tickets

Posted May 29, 2012 @ 9:23 p.m. ET
The Colts have hired an Indianapolis marketing firm to help sell 3,000 season tickets that remain unsold, according to IndyStar.com.

Colts add former first-round OL Foster

Posted May 29, 2012 @ 1:14 p.m. ET
The Colts signed free-agent OL George Foster on Tuesday and waived FB Ryan Mahaffey.

Broncos acquire FB Gronkowski from Colts

Posted May 23, 2012 @ 1:07 p.m. ET
The Broncos acquired FB Chris Gronkowski from the Colts for CB Cassius Vaughn.

Fantasy spin: Clark signs with Buccaneers

Posted May 22, 2012 @ 8:26 p.m. ET
Does Dallas Clark have anything left in the tank for the young rebuilding Buccaneers? William Del Pilar breaks it down.

AFC South players in the crosshairs

Posted May 22, 2012 @ 10 a.m. ET
Here's a look at the players on each AFC South team who will be most heavily scrutinized, including Titans RB Chris Johnson.

Colts claim OG Taylor off waivers

Posted May 18, 2012 @ 8:10 p.m. ET
The Colts have signed their third former Eagles offensive guard, claiming Zane Taylor off waivers from Philadelphia on Friday.

The final season of Unitas

Posted May 18, 2012 @ 11:18 a.m. ET
As his career was winding down, Johnny Unitas found opportunity in San Diego, and a different world from what he was used to in Baltimore.

Colts release TE Eldridge

Posted May 17, 2012 @ 2:36 p.m. ET
After selecting two tight ends in the first three rounds of the NFL draft, the Colts have released TE Brody Eldridge.

Super Bowl cost Indianapolis more than planned

Posted May 15, 2012 @ 2:42 p.m. ET
City officials say Indianapolis lost more than expected hosting this year's Super Bowl.

Cardinals sign four, including RB James

Posted May 14, 2012 @ 6:08 p.m. ET
The Cardinals signed four tryout players on Monday, including RB Javarris James.

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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