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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

Bengals' 'D' helps keep Colts winless

Posted Oct. 16, 2011 @ 4:30 p.m. ET
The Bengals matched their victory total from last season and ended a seven-game losing streak against the Colts in Sunday's win.

Colts always struggling to find cornerbacks

Posted Oct. 15, 2011 @ 10:21 p.m. ET
With 2010 third-round pick Kevin Thomas a healthy scratch for the first five games, the Colts' difficulty in stocking their roster with capable cornerbacks is painfully apparent, according to AFC Whispers.

Colts' Pollak making case to remain a starter

Posted Oct. 13, 2011 @ 4:21 p.m. ET
OG Mike Pollak's recent solid play as a starter might be solidifying his status with the Colts for the long term.

Headless horsemen: The state of the Manning-less Colts

Posted Oct. 12, 2011 @ 11:57 a.m. ET
Struggling to persevere with star QB Peyton Manning sidelined by a lingering neck injury, the Colts' hierarchy ponders potentially dramatic alterations

Colts promote RB Evans

Posted Oct. 11, 2011 @ 5:51 p.m. ET
The Colts signed RB Darren Evans from their practice squad on Tuesday and waived OT Michael Toudouze.

Colts bring back DT Muir

Posted Oct. 10, 2011 @ 4:37 p.m. ET
The Colts signed DT Daniel Muir, who played with the team from 2008-2010, and cut OT Mike Tepper.

Cassel leads Chiefs in comeback win

Posted Oct. 09, 2011 @ 5:04 p.m. ET
Chiefs QB Matt Cassel threw four touchdowns as Kansas City overcame a 17-point deficit to beat the Colts 28-24.

Painter to start for Colts Sunday

Posted Oct. 07, 2011 @ 2:12 p.m. ET
Colts QB Curtis Painter will start again for the injured Kerry Collins Sunday against the Chiefs.

Colts' linebacking corps making noise

Posted Oct. 05, 2011 @ 5:55 p.m. ET
The play of the Colts' young linebackers has been a bright spot amid a turbulent start to the season.

Colts place DT Foster on I.R., shuffle roster

Posted Oct. 05, 2011 @ 11:44 a.m. ET
The Colts placed DT Eric Foster on I.R. in one of many moves the team announced Wednesday.

Report: Colts OT Ijalana could be done for 2011

Posted Oct. 04, 2011 @ 7:42 p.m. ET
The Indianapolis Star is reporting that Colts rookie OT Ben Ijalana damaged the ACL in his left knee and could miss the rest of the season.

Giants sign CB Tryon

Posted Oct. 04, 2011 @ 7:42 p.m. ET
The Giants added a cornerback Tuesday, signing free agent Justin Tryon, who was cut by the Colts last week.

The First Fifteen: Week Five

Posted Oct. 04, 2011 @ 1:42 p.m. ET
Here's an early look at the Week Five action, the first shortened (and the bye isn't coming at a great time for a few teams) week of the 2011 NFL season.

Freeman, Blount rally Bucs past Colts

Posted Oct. 04, 2011 @ 12:35 a.m. ET
Josh Freeman threw for 287 yards and a TD, LeGarrette Blount ran for 127 yards and a score, and Tampa Bay beat Indianapolis 24-17 on Monday night.

Colts' Foster carted off field with leg injury

Posted Oct. 03, 2011 @ 10:37 p.m. ET
Colts DT Eric Foster was carted off the field late in the second quarter of the Monday-night game in Tampa with what appeared to be a serious leg injury.

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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