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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' O-line remains a glaring weakness

Posted Nov. 29, 2010 @ 6:17 p.m. ET
The Colts' patchwork offensive line exposed Peyton Manning to numerous hits and pressures and several mistakes in 36-14 home loss to the Chargers Sunday night and continues to be a trouble spot.

Chargers pick Manning four times, dominate Colts 36-14

Posted Nov. 28, 2010 @ 11:53 p.m. ET
The Chargers picked off the four-time league MVP four times, returning two for scores, as they handed Indianapolis its most lopsided home loss in the Manning era on Sunday night.

Colts' Garcon regressing after breakout '09 season

Posted Nov. 24, 2010 @ 1:22 p.m. ET
Colts WR Pierre Garcon, who many league observers felt would take the next step this season, has regressed in a season plagued by inconsistency.

Colts rule Collie, Sanders out for Sunday

Posted Nov. 23, 2010 @ 7:07 p.m. ET
The Colts will keep WR Austin Collie out of Sunday night's Week 12 game against the Chargers "as a precautionary measure."

2011 AFC South free-agent preview

Posted Nov. 23, 2010 @ 12:47 p.m. ET
Titans WR Randy Moss is one of the more intriguing players who's due to become a free agent, highlighting our exclusive team-by-team list of AFC South players likely to become free agents in March.

Manning's heroics come up just short against Patriots

Posted Nov. 22, 2010 @ 3:45 p.m. ET
Peyton Manning willed the Colts' offense, which was still without two of its top three running backs and two of Manning's favorite receivers back into Sunday's game at New England before an ill-fated pick sealed a 31-28 defeat.

Patriots' risky formula for success keeps working

Posted Nov. 22, 2010 @ 1:46 p.m. ET
The Patriots continue to find ways to win, doing so on Sunday despite giving up 396 passing yards to Peyton Manning.

Late INT gives Patriots 31-28 win over rival Colts

Posted Nov. 21, 2010 @ 7:43 p.m. ET
Tom Brady was brilliant for the second straight week, outdueling Peyton Manning in their annual meeting, a 31-28 New England victory Sunday over Indianapolis.

Patriots-Colts prediction

Posted Nov. 21, 2010 @ 12:30 p.m. ET
In another chapter of the Brady-Manning series, PFW associate editor Kevin Fishbain expects Brady and the Patriots to win a close, high-scoring affair.

Brady vs. Manning: Always worth watching

Posted Nov. 21, 2010 @ 11:23 a.m. ET
NFList looks back at the top five meetings between two of the game's premier quarterbacks — the Colts' Peyton Manning and the Patriots' Tom Brady.

Colts downgrade five players to 'out'

Posted Nov. 21, 2010 @ 2:56 a.m. ET
The Colts have downgraded five players from questionable to out for Sunday's game at New England, including RBs Joseph Addai and Mike Hart,  LBs Gary Brackett and Clint Session and DB Justin Tryon. However, WR Austin Collie did travel ...

Patriots-Colts matchup of the day: Saturday

Posted Nov. 20, 2010 @ 7:09 p.m. ET
Here's a matchup to watch in the Week 11 game between New England and Indianapolis: Colts WRs Reggie Wayne, Austin Collie and Pierre Garcon vs. Patriots CBs Devin McCourty and Kyle Arrington.

Patriots-Colts matchup of the day: Friday

Posted Nov. 19, 2010 @ 1:56 p.m. ET
Here's a matchup to watch in the Week 11 game between the Patriots and Colts: Patriots defensive line vs. Colts offensive line.

Colts continue to shuffle O-line

Posted Nov. 18, 2010 @ 4:37 p.m. ET
Colts head coach Jim Caldwell has made several changes along the interior of the offensive line this season in an attempt to jump-start the running game.

Patriots-Colts matchup of the day: Thursday

Posted Nov. 18, 2010 @ 3:02 p.m. ET
Here's a matchup to watch in the Week 11 game between the Patriot sand Colts: Patriots RBs BenJarvus Green-Ellis and Danny Woodhead vs. Colts run defense

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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