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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 OT Tepper, waive DB Hines

Posted Oct. 03, 2011 @ 6:11 p.m. ET
The Colts signed OT Mike Tepper from their practice squad to the active roster and waived DB Jermale Hines, the team announced Monday.

Painter will start for Colts on Monday night

Posted Sept. 30, 2011 @ 1:20 p.m. ET
Curtis Painter will make his first career start on Monday night when the Colts take on the Buccaneers, Indianapolis head coach Jim Caldwell said on Friday.

Big drop-off for Colts after SS Bullitt

Posted Sept. 30, 2011 @ 11:29 a.m. ET
The Colts are counting on second-year S David Caldwell to pick up the slack for starter Melvin Bullitt, who was placed on injured reserve on Sept. 28.

Colts cut CB Tryon, add S Hines

Posted Sept. 28, 2011 @ 6:04 p.m. ET
The Colts cut CB Justin Tryon and signed S Jermale Hines, the team announced Wednesday.

Chargers place Sanders on I.R., sign DL Harris

Posted Sept. 28, 2011 @ 4:48 p.m. ET
Chargers placed SS Bob Sanders on injured reserve and signed DL Tommie Harris, the team announced.

Colts place starters Brackett, Bullitt on injured reserve

Posted Sept. 28, 2011 @ 4:47 p.m. ET
The Colts have placed MLB Gary Brackett and SS Melvin Bullitt on injured reserve, the team announced Wednesday.

Luck already the consensus top pick for 2012 draft

Posted Sept. 28, 2011 @ 1:41 p.m. ET
Which NFL teams are most likely to be in the running for Andrew Luck with the No. 1 overall draft pick next spring? PFW has done some digging on the subject.

Irsay clarifies statement on Manning

Posted Sept. 26, 2011 @ 10:31 a.m. ET
Colts owner Jim Irsay reportedly announced Monday morning that QB Peyton Manning is expected to miss the entire 2011 season, but later clarified that there is still hope for a return.

Late FG lifts Steelers over Colts

Posted Sept. 26, 2011 @ 2:03 a.m. ET
A big defensive play from SS Troy Polamalu and a last-second field goal by Shaun Suisham lifted the Steelers over the Colts 23-20.

Undrafted rookie could replace struggling Colts CB Lacey

Posted Sept. 23, 2011 @ 4:43 p.m. ET
CB Justin Tryon would seem to be the obvious choice to replace the struggling Jacob Lacey, but don't rule out undrafted rookie Terrence Johnson.

First Fifteen: Early look at Week Three

Posted Sept. 20, 2011 @ 12:20 p.m. ET
In this week's edition of the First Fifteen, we focus on the 2-0 and 0-2 teams as we reach a critical early juncture in the young 2011 season.

Report: Manning left U.S. for neck, back treatment

Posted Sept. 18, 2011 @ 12:29 p.m. ET
According to FOX Sports, QB Peyton Manning left the U.S. during the offseason to find stem-cell treatment for his injured back and neck.

Browns-Colts matchup of the day: Sunday

Posted Sept. 18, 2011 @ 12:14 p.m. ET
Here's a matchup to watch in Sunday's Browns-Colts game.

Five questions with PFW Colts correspondent Tom James

Posted Sept. 16, 2011 @ 7:32 p.m. ET
PFW Colts correspondent Tom James gave his take on some issues facing the club after the Week One loss to Houston.

Browns-Colts matchup of the day: Friday

Posted Sept. 16, 2011 @ 12:56 p.m. ET
Here's a matchup to watch in Sunday's Browns-Colts game.

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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