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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 DE Brayton, cut DT Pressley

Posted Aug. 16, 2011 @ 7:25 p.m. ET
The Colts continued to add more depth to their defensive line, signing DE Tyler Brayton. They also released DT DeMario Pressley on Tuesday.

AFC South training-camp reports

Posted Aug. 15, 2011 @ 8:30 p.m. ET
How will Mario Williams adapt to the switch from defensive end to rush linebacker in Wade Phillips' 3-4 defense? The answer will be key to the Texans' showing this season, as PFW examines the AFC South teams.

Colts cut QB Nate Davis

Posted Aug. 15, 2011 @ 3:05 p.m. ET
The Colts have cut QB Nate Davis after having him on the roster for less than a month.

Rams whip Colts 33-10 in preseason opener

Posted Aug. 13, 2011 @ 11:11 p.m. ET
Sam Bradford produced 17 points in four possessions with big help from his defense as the Rams posted a 33-10 win over the Colts on Saturday night.

Colts could use DL Anderson like they used Brock

Posted Aug. 12, 2011 @ 2:12 p.m. ET
Although DL Jamaal Anderson will be mainly asked to spell DEs Robert Mathis and Dwight Freeney, the Colts could have some tricks up their sleeve for the former first-rounder.

Is drafting Colts WR Collie worth the injury risk?

Posted Aug. 09, 2011 @ 11:06 a.m. ET
The tremendous upside of Colts WR Austin Collie warrants rolling the dice on him staying healthy next season.

Colts LB Sims undergoes appendectomy

Posted Aug. 08, 2011 @ 3:35 p.m. ET
Colts head coach Jim Caldwell revealed Monday that recently signed OLB Ernie Sims had an appendectomy Sunday night and will be out for a couple weeks while he recovers.

Bubba Smith was a towering presence

Posted Aug. 08, 2011 @ 2:57 p.m. ET
Although Bubba Smith's NFL career was cut short by injury, the defensive end was a towering presence on the field, and after he retired, as an actor.

Several Colts in mix to replace CB Hayden

Posted Aug. 05, 2011 @ 2 p.m. ET
The Colts are deep at cornerback, but there doesn't appear to be a clear-cut front-runner to replace former starter Kelvin Hayden.

Former No. 1 pick Bubba Smith passes away

Posted Aug. 03, 2011 @ 7:06 p.m. ET
Former NFL DE Bubba Smith, who after retirement became a Hollywood actor, died on Wednesday at age 66, multiple media outlets reported.

Manning's neck should not deter potential fantasy owners

Posted Aug. 03, 2011 @ 2:33 p.m. ET
Although Peyton Manning underwent neck surgery for the second consecutive offseason, PFW's Arthur Arkush predicts a huge fantasy season is on the horizon.

Report: Colts add former Bears DT Harris

Posted Aug. 02, 2011 @ 8:25 p.m. ET
The Colts have signed former Bears DT Tommie Harris to a one-year deal, according to the Chicago Sun-Times.

Colts sign Castonzo, add free agents Sims, Anderson

Posted Aug. 02, 2011 @ 1:25 p.m. ET
The Colts signed OT Anthony Castonzo, their first-round draft choice, along with two veteran free agents, LB Ernie Sims and DE Jamaal Anderson.

DE Anderson signs with Colts

Posted Aug. 01, 2011 @ 6:25 p.m. ET
Looking to acquire more depth on their defensive line, the Colts signed free agent DE Jamaal Anderson to a contract on Monday.

Vikings sign OT Johnson

Posted Aug. 01, 2011 @ 1:29 p.m. ET
The Vikings, who were rumored to have interest in OLT Jermon Bushrod, signed former Colts OT Charlie Johnson on Monday.

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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