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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

AFC South Spin cycle: Week Four

Posted Oct. 01, 2012 @ 1:38 p.m. ET
The AFC South continues to look like a one-horse race, as the Texans outclassed the Titans, and the Jaguars failed to take advantage of the Bengals' injury woes.

Pagano has treatable leukemia

Posted Oct. 01, 2012 @ 9:26 a.m. ET
Colts head coach Chuck Pagano has revealed that he has been diagnosed with a treatable form of leukemia.

Other than Freeman, Colts backups struggling

Posted Sept. 27, 2012 @ 9:17 p.m. ET
The Colts have gotten terrific contributions from former CFL standout Jerrell Freeman, but other backups haven't been as successful.

Colts sign CB Butler

Posted Sept. 25, 2012 @ 10:26 a.m. ET
The Colts signed CB Darius Butler on Tuesday, the club announced. 

Colts WR Collie tears patellar tendon, placed on I.R.

Posted Sept. 24, 2012 @ 7:39 p.m. ET
In his first game of the 2012 season, Colts WR Austin Collie suffered a torn patellar tendon and was placed on injured reserve.

AFC South Spin cycle: Week Three

Posted Sept. 24, 2012 @ 1:25 p.m. ET
Here is our team-by-team take on the state of the AFC South following Week Three.

Gabbert throws 80-yard game-winner for the Jags

Posted Sept. 23, 2012 @ 5 p.m. ET
Jacksonville's Blaine Gabbert connected with Cecil Shorts III on a 80-yard TD pass with 45 seconds left to beat the Colts 22-17 on Sunday.

Finally healthy, Colts' Avery making presence felt

Posted Sept. 20, 2012 @ 10:33 p.m. ET
We hear WR Donnie Avery is gaining the trust of QB Andrew Luck and could be in position to be a big contributor in 2012.

Week Two Players of the Week

Posted Sept. 18, 2012 @ 11:47 a.m. ET
This week, PFW selects Reggie Bush, Clay Matthews and Adam Vinatieri as its Players of the Week.

AFC South Spin cycle: Week Two

Posted Sept. 17, 2012 @ 12:27 p.m. ET
Here is our team-by-team take on the state of the AFC South following Week Two.

Vinatieri kicks Colts, Luck to first victory

Posted Sept. 16, 2012 @ 4:37 p.m. ET
Adam Vinatieri made a 53-yard field goal with 8 seconds left Sunday to give Andrew Luck and Indianapolis a 23-20 victory over Minnesota.

Key matchup: Colts QB Andrew Luck vs. Vikings secondary

Posted Sept. 13, 2012 @ 3:20 p.m. ET
In Thursday's key matchup, we break down two units set to face off in Indianapolis that struggled in Week One.

Colts WR Collie cleared to practice

Posted Sept. 12, 2012 @ 1:57 p.m. ET
Colts WR Austin Collie will practice this week and could play in Week Two’s game against the Vikings.

Colts add OT Sowell

Posted Sept. 11, 2012 @ 12:10 p.m. ET
The Colts signed OT Bradley Sowell off the Buccaneers’ practice squad, the team announced Tuesday.

Colts add veteran OG Essex

Posted Sept. 10, 2012 @ 5:38 p.m. ET
The Colts signed veteran OG Trai Essex and waived OT Mike Person and C A.Q. Shipley, the team announced Monday.

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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