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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

Haynesworth among Redskins inactives

Posted Oct. 17, 2010 @ 7:34 p.m. ET
Redskins DT Albert Haynesworth has been declared inactive for Sunday night's game against the Colts.

Brown, Gonzalez don't travel with Colts

Posted Oct. 16, 2010 @ 6:39 p.m. ET
The Colts will be without RB Donald Brown (hamstring), WR Anthony Gonzalez (ankle) and DB Jacob Lacey (foot) for their Sunday-night game against the Redskins.

Second-year corner helping power Colts' secondary

Posted Oct. 15, 2010 @ 3:45 p.m. ET
The Colts' defense has been erratic thus far this season, but second-year CB Jerraud Powers continues to build off of his great rookie campaign.

Colts face RB questions

Posted Oct. 14, 2010 @ 4:47 p.m. ET
The Colts' top three running backs — Joseph Addai, Donald Brown and Mike Hart — all face injury questions heading into the Week Six matchup vs. the Redskins.

Kraft, Goodell optimistic about new CBA

Posted Oct. 12, 2010 @ 8:52 p.m. ET
The NFL's owners met to discuss several pressing issues Tuesday, including retired players' benefits and the Collective Bargaining Agreement, which expires in March.

Colts rule out LB Conner, S Sanders; WR Gonzalez returns to practice

Posted Oct. 12, 2010 @ 7:46 p.m. ET
The Colts have ruled out LB Kavell Conner (foot) and S Bob Sanders (biceps tendon) for Sunday's game against the Redskins.

Colts owner Irsay remains close-mouthed on potential Manning deal

Posted Oct. 12, 2010 @ 4:45 p.m. ET
Colts owner Jim Irsay would not get into details about a potential contract extension for QB Peyton Manning but did say that the two sides have had discussions on the matter.

With offense struggling, Colts' 'D' steps up

Posted Oct. 11, 2010 @ 4:39 p.m. ET
With Peyton Manning and the Colts' offense never finding its rhythm, they leaned on their defense and special teams to edge the previously unbeaten Chiefs 19-9 on Sunday.

No team 4-0 for first time since 1970

Posted Oct. 11, 2010 @ 9:37 a.m. ET
The Colts 19-9 win over the Chiefs in Week Five marked the first time since 1970 that no team will start the season 4-0.

Hart, Colts knock Chiefs from unbeaten ranks

Posted Oct. 10, 2010 @ 5:11 p.m. ET
Mike Hart scored in relief of the injured Joseph Addai to give Indianapolis a 19-9 victory over previously unbeaten Kansas City.

Colts weighing options to replace Bullitt

Posted Oct. 08, 2010 @ 11:49 a.m. ET
SS Melvin Bullitt is one of the Colts' more valuable players because he has been so reliable filling in for oft-injured SS Bob Sanders the past few years. But after Bullitt suffered a season-ending shoulder injury in Week Four, someone ...

Colts sign RB James, cut LB Hagler

Posted Oct. 07, 2010 @ 12:15 p.m. ET
The Colts signed RB Javarris James on Thursday and released LB Tyjuan Hagler.

Colts make multiple transactions

Posted Oct. 05, 2010 @ 7:22 p.m. ET
After placing SS Melvin Bullitt on injured reserve, the Colts added some depth to the secondary, signing DB Aaron Francisco, as well as WR Kenneth Moore.

Colts SS Bullitt out for year with broken shoulder

Posted Oct. 05, 2010 @ 9:42 a.m. ET
Already without star SS Bob Sanders, the Colts' secondary took another hit on Tuesday when it was announced that his replacement, Melvin Bullitt, will miss the rest of the year with a broken shoulder.

Colts' run defense continues to cost them

Posted Oct. 04, 2010 @ 6:20 p.m. ET
The problem Sunday wasn't the Colts' defenders being in the wrong place at the wrong time; the problem was that the 'D' was being pushed all over the field by the Jaguars' bigger, more determined offensive line.

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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