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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 S Sanders undergoes surgery

Posted Sept. 15, 2010 @ 3:11 p.m. ET
The Colts announced Wednesday afternoon that safety Bob Sanders underwent surgery by Dr. James Andrews for a torn biceps tendon.

Colts sign DB Morgan, cut OL Reitz

Posted Sept. 15, 2010 @ 11:16 a.m. ET
The Colts signed DB DaJuan Morgan and waived OL Joe Reitz on Wednesday.

Colts WR Gonzalez out for Week Two; SS Sanders getting second opinion

Posted Sept. 14, 2010 @ 6:32 p.m. ET
The Colts announced Tuesday that WR Anthony Gonzalez will miss Week Two's game against the Giants with a high ankle sprain and SS Bob Sanders will meet with Dr. James Andrews to get a second opinion on his torn ...

Report: Sanders has torn biceps tendon

Posted Sept. 14, 2010 @ 2:51 p.m. ET
Colts SS Bob Sanders could miss extended time, even the entire season, after tearing a biceps tendon in Week One.

Texans surprise Colts as Foster sets record

Posted Sept. 12, 2010 @ 5:04 p.m. ET
Arian Foster ran for a team-record 231 yards and scored three touchdowns to lead the Texans to a 34-24 victory over the Colts on Sunday.

Colts SS Sanders leaves game with elbow injury, return is questionable

Posted Sept. 12, 2010 @ 2:21 p.m. ET
Oft-injured Colts SS Bob Sanders left the season opener against the Texans in the first quarter with an elbow injury. His return is questionable.

Colts OLT Johnson, C Saturday will start vs. Texans

Posted Sept. 12, 2010 @ 11:43 a.m. ET
Colts OLT Charlie Johnson and C Jeff Saturday will start Sunday's season opener against the Texans.

Colts WR Gonzalez believes he wasn't given fair shot

Posted Sept. 12, 2010 @ 1:16 a.m. ET
Indianapolis WR Anthony Gonzalez believes he wasn't given a chance to win a starting job after missing nearly all of 2009 with injury, according to AFC South Whispers.

Colts C Saturday, OLT Johnson questionable for Sunday

Posted Sept. 10, 2010 @ 7:23 p.m. ET
Colts starters C Jeff Saturday and OLT Charlie Johnson are both listed as questionable for Sunday's season opener against the Texans.

Colts' O-line remains in a state of flux

Posted Sept. 09, 2010 @ 1:13 p.m. ET
It's safe to say that the unsettled state of the Colts' offensive line is not what team president Bill Polian had in mind when he set out following the Super Bowl loss to the Saints to strengthen the O-line.

Colts add five to practice squad

Posted Sept. 05, 2010 @ 4:21 p.m. ET
The Colts on Sunday announced the following practice-squad additions: QB Tom Brandstater, DE John Chick, RS Brandon James, DB Mike Newton and WR Blair White.

Redskins trade CB Tryon to Colts

Posted Sept. 04, 2010 @ 1:25 p.m. ET
According the NFL Network's Jason LaCanfora, the Redskins have traded CB Justin Tryon to the Colts.

Colts' undrafted rookie Newton keeps making plays

Posted Sept. 01, 2010 @ 4:27 p.m. ET
The way we hear it, undrafted rookie S Mike Newton is the leading candidate to be the Colts' fourth safety this season.

New rule on umpire placement cause for concern for Colts

Posted Aug. 27, 2010 @ 1:54 p.m. ET
A new NFL rule that requires the umpire to be in the offensive backfield before the ball is snapped is causing headaches for the Colts and their no-huddle offense.

Addai, Brackett suffer minor injuries

Posted Aug. 27, 2010 @ 12:30 p.m. ET
RB Joseph Addai and LB Gary Brackett had to leave the Colts' preseason loss to the Packers Thursday night because of injuries, but neither player appears to be seriously hurt.

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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