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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

Manning shows lofty worth with rebound effort

Posted Dec. 13, 2010 @ 12:32 p.m. ET
After he hit a rough patch, owners were actually wondering if they should bench Peyton Manning. But the superstar showed last Thursday night why that is never a good idea.

Edgerrin not the only James who can get it done for Colts

Posted Dec. 11, 2010 @ 2:21 p.m. ET
Undrafted rookie RB Javarris James does not have the athleticism or natural ability of his cousin and former Colts great Edgerrin James, but he has made a statement that he has the determination and work ethic to carve out a ...

Readers pick Colts to beat out Jaguars in AFC South

Posted Dec. 11, 2010 @ 1:23 a.m. ET
In a recent poll in which we asked readers to pick the AFC South champion this season, Indianapolis edged current division leader Jacksonville in the voting.

Manning, Garcon help keep Colts' playoff hopes alive

Posted Dec. 10, 2010 @ 10:17 a.m. ET
With an urgent 30-28 victory over the Titans on Thursday night, the Colts knocked the Titans out of the postseason picture and kept control of their own playoff destiny heading into the momentous Week 15 showdown with the division-leading Jaguars.

Manning, Colts beat Titans 30-28

Posted Dec. 09, 2010 @ 11:59 p.m. ET
Peyton Manning threw for 319 yards and two touchdowns, and the Indianapolis Colts snapped their three-game skid by beating the Tennessee Titans 30-28 on Thursday night to stay just a half-game back in the AFC South.

Colts' Wayne, Tamme active for Titans game

Posted Dec. 09, 2010 @ 8:19 p.m. ET
Colts WR Reggie Wayne, TE Jacob Tamme and MLB Gary Brackett, all of whom had been listed as questionable, are active for the Thursday-night game between Indianapolis and Tennessee. For the Titans, DT Tony Brown will play despite having been ...

Colts place Sanders on injured reserve

Posted Dec. 08, 2010 @ 6:04 p.m. ET
The Colts announced Wednesday that they have placed S Bob Sanders on injured reserve.

Colts nominated for peace award

Posted Dec. 08, 2010 @ 4:50 p.m. ET
The Colts have been nominated for the inaugural United Nations NGO Positive Peace Awards in the Professional Sports Team category.

Colts place CB Powers on I.R., sign RB Rhodes

Posted Dec. 07, 2010 @ 3:15 p.m. ET
The Colts have placed CB Jerraud Powers on injured reserve with an arm injury and brought back veteran RB Dominic Rhodes.

Colts CB Powers has broken forearm

Posted Dec. 06, 2010 @ 2:24 p.m. ET
Colts CB Jerraud Powers will miss some time with a broken arm, according to the Indianapolis Star.

Nearing panic time for Manning, Colts

Posted Dec. 06, 2010 @ 2:13 p.m. ET
Following their third consecutive loss, in which Peyton Manning tossed four more interceptions, the Colts are mired in their worst slump of the season at the worst possible time.  

Cowboys pick Manning four times, beat Colts in OT

Posted Dec. 05, 2010 @ 8:10 p.m. ET
On Sunday, Peyton Manning had two of his four interceptions returned for touchdowns and the last one set up David Buehler's 38-yard field goal in overtime to give Dallas a 38-35 victory at Indianapolis.

Q&A with Colts DT Dan Muir

Posted Dec. 03, 2010 @ 2:55 p.m. ET
PFW recently caught up with Colts DT Dan Muir to discuss his work in the community, the Colts' stout red-zone defense, playing on the same line with Pro Bowl DEs Dwight Freeney and Robert Mathis and Muir's love for ...

Colts need new approach for acquiring O-linemen

Posted Dec. 02, 2010 @ 1:51 p.m. ET
After several failed attempts both in free agency and through the draft, the Colts need to re-evaluate their approach for acquiring offensive linemen, the way we hear it

Colts add rookie LB Triplett

Posted Dec. 01, 2010 @ 11:46 a.m. ET
The Colts have added rookie LB Nate Triplett to their roster.

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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