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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

Hughes provides depth outside for Colts' 'D'

Posted April 23, 2010 @ 12:15 a.m. ET
Colts' first-round draft pick Jerry Hughes should fill the bill nicely as an extra speedy pass rusher with a big-time burst off the edge.

Colts DT Foster accused of sexual assault

Posted April 20, 2010 @ 9:54 a.m. ET
The Chicago Sun-Times is reporting that an Indiana University-Purdue University Indianapolis hotel worker has alleged in a lawsuit that Colts DT Eric Foster sexually assaulted her before the AFC championship game.

Colts sign RFA DT Johnson

Posted April 17, 2010 @ 9:39 a.m. ET
Following in the footsteps of fellow Colts starting DT Daniel Muir, restricted free agent Antonio Johnson has signed his one-year tender of $1.644 million.

Colts RFAs Bullitt, Muir sign contracts

Posted April 14, 2010 @ 11:53 a.m. ET
The Indianapolis Star is reporting that key backup S Melvin Bullitt and starting DT Daniel Muir have signed one-year contracts with the Colts.

Colts could sorely miss versatile DL Brock

Posted April 08, 2010 @ 3:12 p.m. ET
Don't be surprised if the Colts spend a relatively high pick in the upcoming draft on a potential replacement for versatile DL Raheem Brock, whose contract was quietly terminated early in the offseason.

Christensen takes charge of Colts' play-calling

Posted March 25, 2010 @ 11:03 a.m. ET
The Colts officially announced a substantial makeover of their coaching staff, but specifics on the input and authority of the coaches remain sketchy, with head coach Jim Caldwell yet to go into detail about the changes.

Colts officially announce coaching changes

Posted March 19, 2010 @ 8:04 p.m. ET
The Colts officially announced the hirings of two coaches on Friday — WR coach Ron Turner and assistant offensive-line coach Ron Prince — in addition to altering the titles of four others on the staff.

Colts officially announce Terry signing

Posted March 15, 2010 @ 10:35 a.m. ET
The Colts officially announced the signing Monday morning of free-agent OT Adam Terry. The 6-8, 335-pound Terry adds considerable beef to an offensive line that team president Bill Polian has vowed to make bigger and stronger this offseason.

Eagles bring back WR Baskett

Posted March 12, 2010 @ 1 p.m. ET
The Eagles have re-signed WR Hank Baskett, who last played with the team in training camp in 2009 before being let go as one of the final cuts.

Lilja release latest unexpected Colts maneuver

Posted March 10, 2010 @ 4:55 p.m. ET
With insiders still scratching their heads over the hiring of former Bears offensive coordinator Ron Turner to a position on the Colts’ coaching staff that has yet to be specifically spelled out, the team continued to raise plenty of eyebrows ...

Eagles sign Marlin Jackson

Posted March 10, 2010 @ 4:46 p.m. ET
The Eagles have signed former Colts CB Marlin Jackson to a two-year deal to play free safety.

Giants sign Sorgi to back up Eli

Posted March 09, 2010 @ 3:21 p.m. ET
The Giants announced that QB Jim Sorgi, who has been Peyton Manning’s backup for the past six seasons, now will compete to be the No. 2 behind Eli Manning in New York.

Report: Colts release starting OLG Lilja

Posted March 08, 2010 @ 6:06 p.m. ET
Fox Sports is reporting that the Colts have released OG Ryan Lilja, a sixth-year pro who started every game at left guard last season. 

Colts cut backup QB Sorgi

Posted March 05, 2010 @ 6:31 p.m. ET
The Colts have released backup QB Jim Sorgi, according to the Indianapolis Star, who got the news from Sorgi’s agent, Matt Brei.

Brackett signing solidifies low-key Colts

Posted March 05, 2010 @ 3:15 p.m. ET
The Colts took care of some significant business early Friday morning, agreeing to a new five-year deal with starting MLB and team leader Gary Brackett.

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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