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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

Report: Colts seventh-rounders Conner, Fisher agree to contracts

Posted July 22, 2010 @ 5:42 p.m. ET
The Colts have agreed to terms on deals with rookie CB-RS Ray Fisher and rookie LB Kavell Conner, according to a report from The Indianapolis Star.

AFC South training-camp reports

Posted July 21, 2010 @ 8:41 a.m. ET
In the third installment in our series of training-camp reports, we look at the AFC South teams.

Colts' Session, Wheeler only going to get better

Posted July 15, 2010 @ 1:37 p.m. ET
SLB Philip Wheeler and WLB Clint Session made major strides in 2009 in their second and third seasons, respectively. With Session now locked in at his natural position and Wheeler beginning the season a starter, even bigger things are expected ...

Patriots restocked roster after Super Bowl wins

Posted July 10, 2010 @ 11:21 a.m. ET
We look at how defending Super Bowl champions drafted from 2000-09. Some teams — such as the 2005 Patriots, who drafted OG Logan Mankins — fared well, while others struggled.

Polian discusses approach to Manning negotiations

Posted July 05, 2010 @ 1:56 p.m. ET
Speaking over the weekend, Colts president Bill Polian offered some insight as to how he is handling the ongoing contract talks with QB Peyton Manning's agent, Tom Condon, a situation that also faces the Patriots and QB Tom Brady.

Ugoh, Pollak getting second chances with Colts

Posted July 02, 2010 @ 4:11 p.m. ET
The way we hear it, both Tony Ugoh, a second-round pick in 2007, and Mike Pollak, a second-round pick in ’08, feel like they’ve been granted new leases on life in pursuit of possible starting OG berths this coming ...

Colts hoping for much more from DT Moala

Posted June 17, 2010 @ 4:25 p.m. ET
It appears everybody connected with the Colts is envisioning a much bigger contribution in 2010 from DT Fili Moala, who played very sparingly in his rookie season.

Colts sign FS Bethea to new contract

Posted June 11, 2010 @ 2:56 p.m. ET
The Colts have one fewer contract concern to worry about after announcing the signing of restricted free-agent FS Antoine Bethea to a new contract early Friday afternoon.

Focused Peyton will keep Colts atop division

Posted June 09, 2010 @ 10:13 a.m. ET
Despite some chinks in their state-of-the-art armor, the Colts figure to remain on an elite course as long as Peyton Manning continues giving his all. 

Contract issues cloud Colts' minicamp

Posted June 06, 2010 @ 10:21 a.m. ET
Sources on the scene at the Colts' mandatory minicamp said there was no denying the camp-long concern created by the absences of three Pro Bowlers — WR Reggie Wayne, DE Robert Mathis and FS Antonie Bethea.

Expectations doubled for Colts rookie Fisher

Posted May 20, 2010 @ 6:26 p.m. ET
No Colts rookie will be counted on more this coming season than seventh-rounder Ray Fisher, who the team hopes will pick up the slack in a shorthanded CB corps, in addition to returning kickoffs.

Colts rookie CB Thomas could miss season

Posted May 07, 2010 @ 5:25 p.m. ET
The Colts announced Friday that rookie CB Kevin Thomas, the team's third-round pick in last month's draft, suffered a knee injury in the team's rookie camp that could cause him to miss the 2010 season.

McClendon could crack Colts' starting O-line

Posted May 07, 2010 @ 3:40 p.m. ET
We hear the only Colts rookie with a real shot at becoming a starter right away is fourth-round draft pick Jacques McClendon, who is expected to get a shot at competing for one of the starting OG jobs.

2010 draft choices by team: Colts

Posted April 24, 2010 @ 11:28 p.m. ET
Here are the players who were chosen by the Indianapolis Colts in the 2010 NFL draft.

Colts excited about return of Sanders, Gonzalez

Posted April 23, 2010 @ 9:42 a.m. ET
No matter how successful a draft the Colts have this year, they figure to benefit immensely from the return to action of Bob Sanders and Anthony Gonzalez, two key players who were out with injuries much of last season.

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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