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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

Rams add former Colts DT Muir

Posted July 31, 2011 @ 6:24 p.m. ET
The Rams continued to beef up their defense, signing former Colts DT Daniel Muir to a one-year deal.

Report: Addai re-signs with Colts

Posted July 30, 2011 @ 5:21 p.m. ET
Peyton Manning gets his wish, as UFA RB Joseph Addai has agreed to a new contract with the Colts, according to ESPN's Chris Mortensen.

Report: Colts to cut CB Hayden

Posted July 30, 2011 @ 4:28 p.m. ET
Despite QB Peyton Manning accepting less than he could have received in his new long-term deal, the Colts informed CB Kelvin Hayden he will be released.

Colts give Manning five-year, $90 million deal

Posted July 30, 2011 @ 3:30 p.m. ET
The Colts reached an agreement on a five-year, $90 million contract with franchise QB Peyton Manning.

Colts sign former Texans QB Orlovsky

Posted July 30, 2011 @ 11:46 a.m. ET
Former Texans QB Dan Orlovsky has agreed to terms with the Colts, PFW correspondent and Houston Chronicle writer John McClain reported.

Colts agree to re-sign S Bullitt, PK Vinatieri

Posted July 27, 2011 @ 4:23 p.m. ET
The Colts agreed to terms to re-sign S Melvin Bullitt and PK Adam Vinatieri to three-year deals on Wednesday.

NFL releases complete 2011 preseason schedule

Posted July 26, 2011 @ 3:04 p.m. ET
The NFL released the official 2011 preseason schedule on Tuesday, finalizing times and dates for all 64 games. 

Colts relinquish rights to five RFAs

Posted July 26, 2011 @ 2:37 p.m. ET
The Colts relinquished their rights to five restricted free agents, including RB Mike Hart, according to multiple reports.

Irsay optimistic for 'positive vote' on CBA, says Manning should be 'ready' for season

Posted July 21, 2011 @ 2:04 p.m. ET
Colts owner Jim Irsay said early Thursday afternoon he's optimistic owners will approve a new CBA, and he's not concerned with whether it will be an unaminous vote or not. 

Jets hire Tom Moore as offensive assistant

Posted July 21, 2011 @ 1:36 p.m. ET
The Jets hired former Colts offensive coordinator Tom Moore as a consultant, the New York Post reported.

Manning expected to miss camp time

Posted July 20, 2011 @ 9:23 a.m. ET
Colts QB Peyton Manning is not going to be ready for the team's training camp due to the offseason surgery he underwent, according to the Indianapolis Star.

Report: Colts DE Hughes arrested

Posted July 19, 2011 @ 3:41 p.m. ET
Colts DE Jerry Hughes was among three men arrested Sunday morning for public intoxication, according to the Fort Worth Star Telegram.

Report: Brees, Manning ask for franchise tag exemption

Posted July 19, 2011 @ 12:47 p.m. ET
Two of the NFL's top quarterbacks — Drew Brees of the Saints and Peyton Manning of the Colts — have asked to be exempt from the franchise tag as part of the settlement of the "Tom Brady vs. NFL" antitrust lawsuit ...

Colts rookie RB Carter could play key role

Posted July 14, 2011 @ 9:40 a.m. ET
Colts fourth-rounder Delone Carter could be a key contributor on offense as a rookie.

John Mackey was a game-changer, on and off field

Posted July 08, 2011 @ 12:07 p.m. ET
Hall of Fame TE John Mackey changed a position, changed labor-management relations, and has helped to change how the league treats players after their careers come to an end.

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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