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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

Injuries force Colts to mix and match offensive linemen

Posted Aug. 19, 2010 @ 2:24 p.m. ET
The way it stands now, the Colts might be forced to rely on the two healthiest players available at the guard spots Week One at Houston.

Colts sign DB Skinner, waive two injured players

Posted Aug. 18, 2010 @ 12:46 p.m. ET
The Colts signed free-agent DB Terrell Skinner and released DBs Jamie Silva and Donye' McCleskey.

Colts lose DB Silva for season

Posted Aug. 16, 2010 @ 2:56 p.m. ET
The Colts announced Monday that DB Jamie Silva suffered a torn anterior cruciate ligament in Sunday's preseason game against the 49ers. Silva will miss the entire 2010 season.

Colts' Saturday has knee scoped

Posted Aug. 10, 2010 @ 10:11 p.m. ET
Colts C Jeff Saturday has undergone arthroscopic surgery on one of his knees to remove a "loose body," the team announced Tuesday. No timetable was given for his return.

Head or heart: the Colts quandary

Posted Aug. 09, 2010 @ 8:37 a.m. ET
The defending AFC champion Colts are the Super Bowl favorites at two Nevada casino chains but are no longer favored at another, and oddsmakers say the betting public is more excited about a couple of other contenders, including the rival ...

No timetable on Manning deal

Posted Aug. 04, 2010 @ 4:01 p.m. ET
Colts owner Jim Irsay reiterates that Peyton Manning will be the highest-paid player in the NFL next season, but there's no telling when a new contract might get signed — or whether the team might have to use the franchise ...

Townsend, healthy Sanders upgrade Colts' DBs

Posted Aug. 04, 2010 @ 10:44 a.m. ET
If the Colts' secondary, especially Bob Sanders, can avoid the injury jinx this season, it could boast one of the better playmaking units in the league.

Wayne, Mathis take high road

Posted Aug. 02, 2010 @ 3:39 p.m. ET
It appeared that Reggie Wayne and Robert Mathis might opt to hold out from training camp, both seeking new contracts, but each felt they owed it to their teammates to show up on time.

Report: Colts, first-rounder Hughes agree to terms

Posted Aug. 02, 2010 @ 12:09 p.m. ET
The Colts and first-round DE Jerry Hughes have agreed on a five-year deal, according to ESPN.com.

Addai, Brown key to more balanced offense

Posted July 31, 2010 @ 8:46 a.m. ET
The Colts want a more balanced offense this season, and they're counting on RBs Donald Brown and Joseph Addai to help accomplish this objective.

Report: Colts sign second-rounder Angerer

Posted July 30, 2010 @ 6 p.m. ET
The Colts agreed to terms Friday with 2010 second-round draft pick LB Pat Angerer, according to The Indianapolis Star. The four-year deal is worth $3.14 million, including $1.35 million guaranteed. Angerer became the sixth of eight Colts' drafted ...

Colts agree to terms with seventh-rounder Mathews

Posted July 29, 2010 @ 5:49 p.m. ET
The Colts announced today that they have agreed on a contract with rookie DL Ricardo Mathews. Terms of the deal were not disclosed. Mathews is the fifth of eight Colts 2010 draft picks to sign.

Colts' Manning remains potent fantasy weapon

Posted July 29, 2010 @ 12:24 p.m. ET
Entering his 13th NFL campaign, there’s strong reason to believe Peyton Manning could be on the cusp of arguably his best fantasy campaign ever.

Colts sign fourth-round pick McClendon

Posted July 28, 2010 @ 5:48 p.m. ET
The Colts announced Wednesday that they have signed rookie OG Jacques McClendon, a fourth-round pick out of the University of Tennessee. He is the fourth of eight 2010 draft picks to sign with the Colts.

Report: Colts, fifth-round TE Eldridge agree

Posted July 27, 2010 @ 11:18 a.m. ET
The Colts and fifth-round TE Brody Eldridge have agreed to terms on a four-year deal, The Indianapolis Star reported Monday. Eldridge is the third of eight 2010 draft picks to sign for the Colts.

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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