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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' home opener a sellout

Posted Sept. 10, 2012 @ 3:18 p.m. ET
The Colts announced Monday that their game against the Vikings in Week Two has been sold out.

AFC South Spin cycle: Week One

Posted Sept. 10, 2012 @ 11:10 a.m. ET
Here is our team-by-team take on the state of the AFC South following Week One.

Cutler, Bears spoil Luck's opener

Posted Sept. 09, 2012 @ 5 p.m. ET
Jay Cutler threw for 333 yards and two touchdowns, and the Bears spoiled Andrew Luck's debut in beating the Colts 41-21 Sunday.

Key matchup: Colts OLT Anthony Castonzo vs. Bears DE Julius Peppers

Posted Sept. 05, 2012 @ 8:15 p.m. ET
Wednesday's Key Matchup looks at the battle between Bears DRE Peppers and Colts OLT Castonzo.

Tuesday's 60-second rant: Youth under center

Posted Sept. 04, 2012 @ 5:31 p.m. ET
PFW's Arthur Arkush sounds off on the young QBs who will be running three-fourths of the AFC South offenses in 2012.

Bears' Urlacher vows to play Week One

Posted Sept. 03, 2012 @ 12:35 p.m. ET
Bears MLB Brian Urlacher told a Chicago TV station that despite his balky knee, he plans to play Week One against the Colts.

Colts claim three players off waivers

Posted Sept. 01, 2012 @ 6:55 p.m. ET
The Colts have claimed S Sergio Brown, OT Mike Person and NT Martin Tevaseu off waivers.

Grigson rolls dice with Davis trade

Posted Aug. 31, 2012 @ 2:06 p.m. ET
The cost to acquire CB Vontae Davis was high, but the Colts were desperate at corner and GM Ryan Grigson has been willing to roll the dice.

Colts place three on injured reserve

Posted Aug. 27, 2012 @ 5:17 p.m. ET
The Colts placed OT George Foster, NT Brandon McKinney and WR Griff Whalen on injured reserve on Monday.

Colts waive 11 players

Posted Aug. 26, 2012 @ 8:52 p.m. ET
The Colts announced they waived 11 players Sunday, trimming their roster ahead of Monday's cutdown deadline.

Colts acquire CB Davis from Dolphins

Posted Aug. 26, 2012 @ 3:26 p.m. ET
The Dolphins traded former first-round CB Vontae Davis to the Colts for a second-round pick and a conditional sixth-rounder.

Bettors are warming to Colts

Posted Aug. 23, 2012 @ 3:09 p.m. ET
Bettors have taken note of the Colts' solid preseason play, writes PFW's Mike Wilkening.

Colts acquire CB Gordy from Rams

Posted Aug. 21, 2012 @ 11:55 p.m. ET
The Colts acquired CB Josh Gordy from the Rams for an undisclosed draft pick in 2014.

Pagano: Collie sustained concussion

Posted Aug. 20, 2012 @ 6:12 p.m. ET
Colts head coach Chuck Pagano said WR Austin Collie sustained a concussion on Sunday night, the club's website said Monday.

Colts lose three to injury vs. Steelers

Posted Aug. 19, 2012 @ 9:26 p.m. ET
Three Colts players — DL Cory Redding, OLB Robert Mathis and WR Austin Collie — left Sunday night's game at Pittsburgh with injuries.

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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