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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

Patriots-Colts matchup of the day: Wednesday

Posted Nov. 17, 2010 @ 3:55 p.m. ET
Here's a matchup to watch in the Week 11 game between the Patriots and Colts: Patriots TEs Rob Gronkowski and Aaron Hernandez vs. Colts safeties Aaron Francisco and Antoine Bethea

Patriots-Colts matchup of the day: Tuesday

Posted Nov. 16, 2010 @ 6:28 p.m. ET
Here's a matchup to watch in the Week 11 game between the Patriots and Colts: Colts' third-down offense vs. Patriots' third-down defense.

Opportunistic 'D' carries Colts past Bengals

Posted Nov. 15, 2010 @ 3:44 p.m. ET
Indy's opportunistic "D" forced five turnovers Sunday, picking up the slack for Peyton Manning and a number of second-string players on the offensive side of the football en route to a 23-17 victory over the Bengals.

Brown blows chance to seize Colts’ RB job

Posted Nov. 15, 2010 @ 1:02 p.m. ET
The opportunity was there for Donald Brown to become a fantasy force, but he let it slip through his fingers.

Colts' defense sends Bengals to 2-7

Posted Nov. 14, 2010 @ 4:34 p.m. ET
Kelvin Hayden returned an interception for a touchdown and Javarris James ran for his third TD in two weeks and the Indianapolis Colts held on to beat the Cincinnati Bengals 23-17 on Sunday.

Colts claim RB Bell

Posted Nov. 11, 2010 @ 12:07 p.m. ET
The Colts claimed RB Joique Bell off waivers from the Eagles, the team announced Thursday.

AFC South midseason reports

Posted Nov. 11, 2010 @ 9:15 a.m. ET
As the Texans' biggest surprise of 2010, RB Arian Foster has brought stability to a position that was a liability last season. Read our midseason reports on AFC South teams.

Poll: Peyton Manning is most valuable

Posted Nov. 11, 2010 @ 12:04 a.m. ET
Peyton Manning is the NFL's most valuable player this season, according to the respondents to a just-concluded poll on ProFootballWeekly.com.

Help on the way for battered Colts

Posted Nov. 10, 2010 @ 8:06 p.m. ET
The way we hear it, the Colts could get several key starters, including SS Bob Sanders and RB Joseph Addai, back by Week 12 or 13.

Colts rule Collie, Sanders out for Tuesday

Posted Nov. 09, 2010 @ 8:07 p.m. ET
The Colts released their Tuesday injury report, and S Bob Sanders (biceps) and WR Austin Collie (concussion) have been ruled out for Sunday's game against the Bengals.

Early signs positive on Collie's concussion

Posted Nov. 08, 2010 @ 11:14 p.m. ET
Initial reports indicate that the concussion suffered by Colts WR Austin Collie on Sunday is not as serious as first feared. Doctors cleared Collie to travel home with his teammates following a 26-24 loss at Philadelphia. He was resting at ...

Too much Vick for shorthanded Colts

Posted Nov. 08, 2010 @ 6:36 p.m. ET
The shorthanded Colts fought back from a 13-0 first-quarter deficit to the Eagles to take a 17-16 lead into the locker room at halftime, but it was too much Michael Vick in the second half, and the Colts eventually fell ...

Tamme the new ‘it’ man in Indy

Posted Nov. 08, 2010 @ 3:20 p.m. ET
No Dallas Clark, no problem. All the Colts need to do is plug somebody into the lineup and he'll produce. Right now, that guy is Jacob Tamme.

Vick leads Eagles to victory in return

Posted Nov. 07, 2010 @ 8:11 p.m. ET
Michael Vick threw for 218 yards and one touchdown, ran for 74 yards and a score, and the Eagles beat Peyton Manning and the Indianapolis Colts 26-24 Sunday.

Colts WR Collie taken off on stretcher with head injury

Posted Nov. 07, 2010 @ 5:46 p.m. ET
Colts WR Austin Collie was carted of the field in the Week Nine game vs. the Eagles with an apparent head injury.

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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