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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

CB battle one to monitor for Colts

Posted May 11, 2012 @ 4:17 p.m. ET
One of the biggest question marks on the Colts' current roster is who will start opposite Jerraud Powers at cornerback.

Colts return to Anderson University for camp

Posted May 07, 2012 @ 5:01 p.m. ET
The Colts announced Monday that they will return to Anderson University for 2012 training camp, which begins on July 29.

Colts make scouting department changes

Posted May 04, 2012 @ 10:31 a.m. ET
The Colts have announced some additions to their scouting department.

Titans sign LB Diles

Posted May 01, 2012 @ 5:52 p.m. ET
The Titans signed veteran LB Zac Diles on Monday, the team announced.

Colts sign RB Karim

Posted April 30, 2012 @ 5:33 p.m. ET
The Colts have claimed RB Deji Karim off waivers after he was released earlier in the offseason by the Jaguars.

Eldridge faces uphill battle after Colts add two tight ends

Posted April 28, 2012 @ 2:53 p.m. ET
Following the addition of TEs Coby Fleener and Dwayne Allen, Brody Eldridge's job security is suddenly a lot more tenuous.

Fantasy spin: Colts WR T.Y. Hilton

Posted April 28, 2012 @ 5 a.m. ET
The Colts chose a third straight offensive weapon in the dimunitive but electrifying T.Y. Hilton. Is he a viable pick for fantasy owners?

Fantasy spin: Colts TE Dwayne Allen

Posted April 28, 2012 @ 12:15 a.m. ET
After taking Coby Fleener in the second round, the Colts took another tight end at the top of the third by going with Clemson's Dwayne Allen.

Fantasy spin: Colts TE Coby Fleener

Posted April 27, 2012 @ 7:55 p.m. ET
TE Coby Fleener, who was Andrew Luck's favorite target in college, now should be one of Luck's go-to guys with the Colts.

Fleener reunites with Luck, addresses major need for Colts

Posted April 27, 2012 @ 7:47 p.m. ET
The Colts in Round Two paired new franchise QB Andrew Luck with a familiar face while also addressing a glaring weakness.

Prediction: RG3 will be better than Luck in 2012

Posted April 26, 2012 @ 8:20 p.m. ET
It says here that Robert Griffin will be better than Andrew Luck as a rookie. Beyond that, it's anyone's guess.

Fantasy spin: Colts QB Andrew Luck

Posted April 26, 2012 @ 8:11 p.m. ET
PFW fantasy writer William Del Pilar analyzes the fantasy prospects for No. 1 overall draft pick Andrew Luck.

Drafting Luck was easy part for Colts

Posted April 26, 2012 @ 8:01 p.m. ET
The acquisition of QB Andrew Luck by the Colts was a fait accompli. However, it remains to be seen how new GM Ryan Grigson approaches the trickier part of rebuilding the roster.

After Luck and RG3, it's anxious time for players

Posted April 26, 2012 @ noon ET
While Andrew Luck and Robert Griffin III know where they'll be playing in 2012, anxiety is building for the rest of the prospects attending the draft in New York.

Ravens sign QB Painter

Posted April 19, 2012 @ 4:25 p.m. ET
The Ravens signed ex-Colts QB Curtis Painter on Thursday to be a backup for Joe Flacco.

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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