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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 claim DT Pressley

Posted Feb. 22, 2011 @ 5:50 p.m. ET
The Colts claimed DT DeMario Pressley off waivers on Tuesday, team owner Jim Irsay announced via Twitter.

Colts part ways with S Sanders

Posted Feb. 18, 2011 @ 11:38 a.m. ET
After seven injury-plagued seasons, the Colts have released veteran S Bob Sanders.

Draft Dose: Who needs a running back?

Posted Feb. 18, 2011 @ 11:02 a.m. ET
Which NFL teams could be in the market for a running back come draft time?

Irsay: Manning will become top-paid player

Posted Feb. 17, 2011 @ 11:15 p.m. ET
Colts owner Jim Irsay said Thursday that he will make Peyton Manning the NFL's highest-paid player this offseason with a contract of five or six years.

Colts announce coaching changes

Posted Feb. 16, 2011 @ 1 p.m. ET
Colts owner Jim Irsay announced some changes to the team's coaching staff via Twitter on Wednesday.

AFC South 2010 season-in-review team reports

Posted Feb. 16, 2011 @ 9:18 a.m. ET
Texans RB Arian Foster exploded onto the NFL scene with 231 rushing yards and three touchdowns in a Week One win over the Colts. He went on to lead the league in rushing with 1,616 yards.

Colts place franchise tag on Manning

Posted Feb. 15, 2011 @ 6:03 p.m. ET
The Colts placed the franchise tag on QB Peyton Manning on Tuesday, guaranteeing him around $23 million for 2011.

Colts hire two new coaches

Posted Feb. 09, 2011 @ 4:58 p.m. ET
The Colts have announced two new acquisitions to Jim Caldwell's coaching staff in 2011.

Super Bowl still looking for first 'true' home team

Posted Feb. 09, 2011 @ 4:31 p.m. ET
Next season's champion will be crowned at Lucas Oil Stadium, and history tells us that the Colts will not be part of Super Bowl XLVI.

Young Colts gain invaluable experience subbing for starters

Posted Feb. 07, 2011 @ 12:55 p.m. ET
In the absence of star-caliber players, including Dallas Clark and Austin Collie, young Blair White and Jacob Tamme gained tremendous experience by being thrown into the fire.

A Super Bowl to forget

Posted Feb. 03, 2011 @ 5:35 p.m. ET
Forty years ago, Baltimore and Dallas treated football fans to the sloppiest afternoon in Super Bowl history.

Colts hire new RBs coach

Posted Feb. 03, 2011 @ 12:43 p.m. ET
The Colts have hired David Walker to be the team's new running backs coach, University of Maryland head coach Randy Edsall told the Indianapolis Star.

Report: Colts make first offer to Manning

Posted Jan. 23, 2011 @ 1:22 p.m. ET
The Colts have begun contract talks with QB Peyton Manning and reportedly offered him the most lucrative contract in NFL history.

Vikings add Davidson, Johnson to coaching staff

Posted Jan. 20, 2011 @ 12:07 p.m. ET
The Vikings worked toward completing their coaching staff, bringing on Jeff Davidson as their offensive line coach and Craig Johnson as their quarterbacks coach.

Colts' surprising decision not to retain Huey a mystery

Posted Jan. 19, 2011 @ 6:48 p.m. ET
The Colts' decision not to retain running backs coach Gene Huey after 19 seasons with the club came as a big surprise to our sources in Indianapolis.

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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