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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

Missing targets not fazing Manning, Colts’ passing attack

Posted Oct. 04, 2010 @ 3:57 p.m. ET
Colts QB Peyton Manning is further proving this season that he can post ridiculous numbers regardless of who his targets are.

Scobee's 59-yarder gives Jags win over Colbs

Posted Oct. 03, 2010 @ 7:31 p.m. ET
Josh Scobee's 59-yard field goal on the final play gave the Jacksonville Jaguars a 31-28 victory over the Indianapolis Colts on Sunday.

Colts newcomer Tryon making presence felt

Posted Oct. 02, 2010 @ 11:55 p.m. ET
Justin Tryon, whom the Colts acquired in a deal last month, has been more than holding his own in spot duty at nickel back and particularly on special teams.

Colts rule out RB Brown, WR Garcon

Posted Oct. 02, 2010 @ 7:55 p.m. ET
The Colts ruled out RB Donald Brown and WR Pierre Garcon for Sunday's game against the Jaguars. Both players were listed as questionable on Friday but did not travel with the team on Saturday.

Colts' McAfee a weapon in the kicking game

Posted Sept. 29, 2010 @ 6:33 p.m. ET
With all the star power on both sides of the ball in Indy, it's no surprise that P Pat McAfee doesn't receive many accolades, but his early-season success handling kickoff duties for the Colts is deserving of praise.

Colts rule out Sanders, Gonzalez, Conner for Week Four

Posted Sept. 28, 2010 @ 7:58 p.m. ET
The Colts have ruled out S Bob Sanders (biceps), WR Anthony Gonzalez (ankle) and LB Kavell Conner (foot) for their Week Four game against the Jaguars.

Collie's big day, stout red-zone 'D' spark Colts

Posted Sept. 27, 2010 @ 4:22 p.m. ET
A career day by WR Austin Collie and a defense that bent but didn't break propelled the Colts past the Broncos 27-13 in Week Three.

Collie has career game in Colts win

Posted Sept. 26, 2010 @ 7:45 p.m. ET
Peyton Manning threw for three touchdowns even without Anthony Gonzalez and Pierre Garcon and the Indianapolis Colts beat the crestfallen Denver Broncos 27-13 Sunday.

Colts' Garcon, Session will miss Denver game

Posted Sept. 26, 2010 @ 2:35 a.m. ET
Two starters, WR Pierre Garcon and WLB Clint Session, did not accompany the Colts to Denver, creating manpower shortages at both positions for Sunday's game.

Brown becoming bigger factor in Colts' ground game

Posted Sept. 25, 2010 @ 8:22 p.m. ET
Although his pass blocking needs more work, Colts RB Donald Brown is becoming more involved in Indianapolis' running attack, according to AFC South Whispers.

Colts rookies contribute in win over Giants

Posted Sept. 23, 2010 @ 11:40 a.m. ET
Two Colts rookies, TE Brody Eldridge and LB Kavell Conner, made a big impact in their first significant regular-season action in a Week Two victory over the Giants.

Four Colts starters miss practice with injuries

Posted Sept. 23, 2010 @ 11:38 a.m. ET
Four Colts starters were out of practice on Wednesday because of injuries. RB Joseph Addai (knee), LB Gary Brackett (back), LB Clint Session (hamstring) and OLT Charlie Johnson (right foot) were among the Colts missing practice.

Colts play like defending AFC champs

Posted Sept. 20, 2010 @ 4:18 p.m. ET
The Colts' ground game and "D" stole the spotlight from the Manning brothers in a 38-14 shellacking of the Giants on Sunday night.

Peyton, Colts cruise to 'Manning Bowl' victory

Posted Sept. 19, 2010 @ 11:57 p.m. ET
Four-time league MVP Peyton Manning threw for three touchdowns, leading the Indianapolis Colts to a surprisingly easy 38-14 victory over his kid brother and the New York Giants.

Colts' run 'D' must play with better gap integrity

Posted Sept. 16, 2010 @ 10:36 a.m. ET
The Colts' inability to stop Texans RB Arian Foster in Week One was in large part due to poor gap integrity.

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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