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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

Breakout game for Jones in Falcons win

Posted Nov. 06, 2011 @ 4:26 p.m. ET
Julio Jones caught touchdown passes of 50 and 80 yards, leading the Atlanta Falcons to a 31-7 victory over the winless Colts.

They Said It: week of Oct. 30

Posted Nov. 04, 2011 @ 3:37 p.m. ET
Broncos head coach John Fox on the rabid Tim Tebow supporters and their unyielding defense of his play, quoted on latimes.com: "The goofy thing is, it's almost like if he doesn't have success it will be anybody ...

Will Colts WR Wayne be back in 2012?

Posted Nov. 03, 2011 @ 3:48 p.m. ET
The way we hear it, Colts WR Reggie Wayne, a free agent after the season, has been sending out the vibe to local media that he might not be back with the club in 2012.

Manning still unsure if he can play this season

Posted Nov. 03, 2011 @ 2:29 p.m. ET
Colts QB Peyton Manning was in the team's locker room on Thursday and met with the local media, saying he is unsure if he'll be able to play this season.

Colts QB Manning still waiting for neck to heal

Posted Nov. 03, 2011 @ 2:11 p.m. ET
Peyton Manning made his second impromptu locker-room appearance of the season on Thursday, telling reporters that he is healing, just not very fast.

Readers: Colts will finish with worst record

Posted Oct. 31, 2011 @ 10:57 a.m. ET
Readers to a PFW web poll asking, "Which team do you think will finish with the worst record this season?" believe that the Colts will be that team.

Titans' 'D' steps up in win over Colts

Posted Oct. 30, 2011 @ 4:25 p.m. ET
Matt Hasselbeck threw for 224 yards and a touchdown, and Nate Washington scored twice and the Titans kept the Colts winless by beating Indianapolis 27-10 Sunday.

Colts defensive coordinator Coyer on thin ice

Posted Oct. 29, 2011 @ 8:43 p.m. ET
With a number of people responsible for the Colts' defensive struggles, we hear coordinator Larry Coyer's future beyond 2011 is in the most jeopardy.

Collins placed on I.R.; career likely over

Posted Oct. 25, 2011 @ 7:02 p.m. ET
Just a couple of months after convincing him to come out of retirement, the Colts have placed Kerry Collins on injured reserve, likely ending the career of the veteran quarterback.

The First Fifteen: Week Eight

Posted Oct. 25, 2011 @ 1:10 p.m. ET
Tebow-mania heads to Denver as the Broncos face the struggling Lions; AFC heavyweights New England and Pittsburgh could aim deep; Eagles-Cowboys is big; and more.

Saints set points record in 62-7 romp

Posted Oct. 24, 2011 @ 12:19 a.m. ET
Drew Brees completed 31 of 35 passes for 325 yards and five touchdowns, and the Saints set a franchise record for points and victory margin in a 62-7 demolition of the hapless Colts on Sunday night.

Colts not unhappy with rushing offense

Posted Oct. 21, 2011 @ 2:29 p.m. ET
Possessing the 28th-ranked rushing attack would seemingly suggest the Colts are not happy with the production from their backs, but we hear that is not the case.

The First Fifteen: Week Seven

Posted Oct. 18, 2011 @ 1:56 p.m. ET
In this early look at the league's action in Week Seven, we talk Tim Tebow, the rest of the QB changes potentially afoot, and plenty more.

Colts need to get CB Thomas and DE Hughes on the field

Posted Oct. 17, 2011 @ 6:43 p.m. ET
For the Colts, finding out what they have in DE Jerry Hughes and CB Kevin Thomas starts with dressing the former high picks.

Readers: Eagles most disappointing team of 2011

Posted Oct. 17, 2011 @ 2:38 p.m. ET
Andy Reid's Eagles were the overwhelming choice in a PFW poll question asking, "Which team has been the most disappointing so far?"

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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