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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

Chargers place NT Franklin, S Taylor on I.R.

Posted Dec. 26, 2012 @ 3:31 p.m. ET
The Chargers placed NT Aubrayo Franklin and S Brandon Taylor on injured reserve and promoted S Sean Cattouse and CB Greg Gatson.

NT Franklin, young DEs keep Garay off the field

Posted Oct. 01, 2012 @ 3:04 p.m. ET
Chargers NT Aubrayo Franklin has helped the run defense, and his play is one of the reasons we haven’t seen veteran Antonio Garay.

Chargers add DT Franklin

Posted July 20, 2012 @ 2:20 p.m. ET
The Chargers signed veteran DT Aubrayo Franklin to a one-year deal, the team announced Friday.

Reports: Saints nab DT Franklin

Posted Aug. 02, 2011 @ 5:55 p.m. ET
The Saints pulled a stunner, signing one of the best free agents available, DT Aubrayo Franklin, according to multiple reports.

49ers' 'Smith Boys' keeping themselves very busy

Posted June 24, 2011 @ 8:58 p.m. ET
While 49ers QB Alex Smith has made a strong impression in players-only workouts, DL Justin Smith has been setting an equally positive tone.

Niners free agent Franklin willing to test market

Posted March 19, 2011 @ 1:14 p.m. ET
With the 49ers and NT Aubrayo Franklin apparently differing somewhat on the former franchise player's current worth, we hear it's likely Franklin will test the free-agent market.

Report: 49ers NT Franklin to sign franchise tender

Posted Aug. 26, 2010 @ 5:33 p.m. ET
NT Aubrayo Franklin is ending his contract dispute with the 49ers. He will return to San Francisco on Saturday to undergo his physical and sign his franchise tender.

Niners' Franklin unlikely to hold out

Posted July 25, 2010 @ 4:43 p.m. ET
With a $7 million salary due him as a franchise free agent, 49ers NT Aubrayo Franklin is expected to report to training camp, our "Whispers" indicate.

Niners buzz picking up steam

Posted June 28, 2010 @ 9:29 a.m. ET
Even though the pro football world is currently in shutdown mode, there’s no shutting down the Niners optimism currently flourishing in the City by the Bay.

Six players given franchise tag before deadline

Posted Feb. 26, 2010 @ 12:02 a.m. ET
Six players were given the franchise tag by their teams before the 4 p.m. EST deadline Thursday, including three nose tackles, two placekickers and one defensive end.

Niners give NT Franklin franchise tag

Posted Feb. 23, 2010 @ 5:52 p.m. ET
As was widely expected, the 49ers announced late Tuesday afternoon that they have placed the non-exclusive franchise tag on NT Aubrayo Franklin, who was scheduled to become an unrestricted free agent on March 5.

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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