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Patriots | Looking at five receivers, one defensive lineman

Sat, 26 Sep 2009 21:19:28 -0700

Christopher L. Gasper, of The Boston Globe, reports the New England Patriots worked out free-agents WR Larry Beavers (Panthers), Courtney Taylor (Seahawks) and Chris M. Davis (Dolphins). According to the National Football Post, the team also worked out WRs Anthony Armstrong (Dolphins) and Will Franklin (Raiders). Gasper notes the Patriots also had free-agent DT Terdell Sands (Raiders) in town for a workout.

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Raiders | Five players released

Mon, 31 Aug 2009 16:42:49 -0700

Bill Willamson, of ESPN.com, reports the Oakland Raiders have released OT Marcus Johnson, WR Will Franklin, WR Shawn Bayes, DL Joe Cohen and OG Jonathan Compas.

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Raiders | Franklin having trouble catching the ball

Tue, 18 Aug 2009 10:23:07 -0700

David White, of The San Francisco Chronicle, reports Oakland Raiders WR Will Franklin continued to be plagued with drops during practice Tuesday, Aug. 18. It has been a problem for him throughout training camp.

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Raiders | Franklin has good day Tuesday

Tue, 04 Aug 2009 21:52:52 -0700

Jerry McDonald, of ANG Newspapers, reports Oakland Raiders WR Will Franklin has had trouble holding onto passes during training camp, but he caught everything thrown his way Tuesday, Aug. 4.

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Raiders | Russell makes good on promise

Sat, 11 Jul 2009 06:33:25 -0700

Jason La Canfora, of NFL Network, reports Oakland Raiders QB JaMarcus Russell made good on his promise to gather some of the team's wide receivers for a secret passing camp before reporting for training camp July 29. Russell invited WRs Louis Murphy, Todd Watkins and Will Franklin, among others, while playing for their airfare, to his passing camp in Alabama, presumably with the intent of improving their timing and chemistry and rapport off the field.

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Raiders | Several players miss practice Wednesday

Wed, 17 Jun 2009 15:30:44 -0700

Paul Gutierrez, of the Sacramento Bee, reports Oakland Raiders DE Jay Richardson (knee), FB Oren O'Neal (knee), TE John Paul Foschi (chest), WR Javon Walker (knee), WR Arman Shields (knee), WR Chaz Schilens (hamstring) and WR Will Franklin (hamstring) did not participate in practice Wednesday, June 17.

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Raiders | Franklin claimed off waivers

Tue, 19 May 2009 07:28:57 -0700

Raiders.com reports the Oakland Raiders have claimed WR Will Franklin off waivers from the Detroit Lions.

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Lions | W. Franklin released

Mon, 18 May 2009 18:15:25 -0700

Carlos Monarrez, of the Detroit Free Press, reports Detroit Lions WR Will Franklin was released from the team last week.

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Raiders | Tried to claim W. Franklin

Tue, 14 Apr 2009 18:34:02 -0700

John Niyo, of The Detroit News, reports the Oakland Raiders put in a waiver claim for WR Will Franklin, but he was awarded to the Detroit Lions, who had a worse record in 2008.

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Colts | Tried to claim W. Franklin

Tue, 14 Apr 2009 18:33:40 -0700

John Niyo, of The Detroit News, reports the Indianapolis Colts put in a waiver claim for WR Will Franklin, but he was awarded to the Detroit Lions, who had a worse record in 2008.

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Eagles | Tried to claim W. Franklin

Tue, 14 Apr 2009 18:25:27 -0700

John Niyo, of The Detroit News, reports the Philadelphia Eagles put in a waiver claim for WR Will Franklin, but he was awarded to the Detroit Lions, who had a worse record in 2008.

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Lions | W. Franklin claimed off waivers

Tue, 14 Apr 2009 18:24:41 -0700

Mike Sando, of ESPN.com, reports the Detroit Lions have claimed WR Will Franklin (Chiefs) off waivers.

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Rams | Tried to snag W. Franklin

Tue, 14 Apr 2009 18:24:18 -0700

Mike Sando, of ESPN.com, reports the St. Louis Rams tried to pick up WR Will Franklin (Chiefs) off waivers, but they lost out on him to the Detroit Lions, who had a worse record in 2008.

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Chiefs | Franklin waived

Mon, 13 Apr 2009 13:21:52 -0700

Bill Williamson, of ESPN.com, reports the Kansas City Chiefs have waived WR Will Franklin.

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Chiefs | Week 2 Inactives

Sun, 14 Sep 2008 09:09:26 -0700

The Kansas City Chiefs have declared OL Barry Richardson, OL Brian De La Puente, QB Brodie Croyle, RB Dantrell Savage, QB Ingle Martin, CB Maurice Leggett, LB Napoleon Harris, WR Will Franklin inactive for Week 2.

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Chiefs | Week 2 Inactives

Sun, 14 Sep 2008 09:06:01 -0700

The Kansas City Chiefs have declared OL Barry Richardson, OL Brian De La Puente, QB Brodie Croyle, RB Dantrell Savage, QB Ingle Martin, CB Maurice Leggett, LB Napoleon Harris, WR Will Franklin inactive for Week 2.

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Chiefs | Franklin probable for Week 2

Fri, 12 Sep 2008 15:32:45 -0700

Adam Teicher, of The Kansas City Star, reports Kansas City Chiefs WR Will Franklin (knee) participated in practice Friday, Sept. 12. He is listed as probable for Week 2 and is expected to play in the game.

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Chiefs | Franklin practices Thursday

Thu, 11 Sep 2008 13:56:55 -0700

Adam Teicher, of The Kansas City Star, reports Kansas City Chiefs WR Will Franklin (knee) participated in practice Thursday, Sept. 11. He will play Week 2.

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Chiefs | Frankin likely to play Week 2

Wed, 10 Sep 2008 14:06:38 -0700

Adam Teicher, of The Kansas City Star, reports Kansas City Chiefs WR Will Franklin (knee) likely will play Week 2.

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Chiefs | Franklin questionable for Week 2

Mon, 08 Sep 2008 14:52:31 -0700

Adam Teicher, of The Kansas City Star, reports Kansas City Chiefs WR Will Franklin (knee) is considered questionable for the team's Week 2 game.

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Chiefs | Week 1 Inactives

Sun, 07 Sep 2008 09:16:05 -0700

The Kansas City Chiefs have declared OL Barry Richardson, OL Brian De La Puente, RB Kolby Smith, WR Maurice Price, LB Napoleon Harris, DL T.J. Jackson, QB Tyler Thigpen, WR Will Franklin inactive for Week 1.

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Chiefs | Week 1 Inactives

Sun, 07 Sep 2008 09:14:35 -0700

The Kansas City Chiefs have declared OL Barry Richardson, OL Brian De La Puente, RB Kolby Smith, WR Maurice Price, LB Napoleon Harris, DL T.J. Jackson, QB Tyler Thigpen, WR Will Franklin inactive for Week 1.

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Chiefs | Franklin downgraded to out for Week 1

Sat, 06 Sep 2008 18:13:55 -0700

Mike Reiss, of the Boston Globe, reports Kansas City Chiefs WR Will Franklin (knee) has been downgraded to OUT for Week 1.

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Chiefs | Frankin questionable for Week 1

Fri, 05 Sep 2008 15:28:32 -0700

Adam Teicher, of The Kansas City Star, reports Kansas City Chiefs WR Will Franklin (knee) did not participate in practice Friday, Sept. 5. He is listed as questionable for Week 1 and is not expected to play.

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Chiefs | Franklin limited during practice Thursday

Thu, 04 Sep 2008 14:03:20 -0700

Adam Teicher, of The Kansas City Star, reports Kansas City Chiefs WR Will Franklin (knee) participated in individual drills during practice Thursday, Sept. 4. His status for Week 1 is uncertain.

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Chiefs | Franklin limited during practice Wednesday

Wed, 03 Sep 2008 14:17:20 -0700

Adam Teicher, of The Kansas City Star, reports Kansas City Chiefs WR Will Franklin (knee) participated in individual drills Wednesday, Sept. 3. His status for Week 1 is uncertain.

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Chiefs | Franklin's status uncertain for Week 1

Mon, 01 Sep 2008 13:36:37 -0700

Adam Teicher, of the Kansas City Star, reports Kansas City Chiefs WR Will Franklin (knee) status is uncertain for Week 1.

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Chiefs | Franklin to miss at least two weeks

Wed, 27 Aug 2008 16:08:14 -0700

Bob Gretz, of KCChiefs.com, reports Kansas City Chiefs WR Will Franklin (knee) underwent arthroscopic knee surgery and will miss two to four weeks.

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Chiefs | Franklin doubtful for Saturday

Fri, 22 Aug 2008 10:06:49 -0700

Adam Teicher, of the Kansas City Star, reports Kansas City Chiefs WR Will Franklin (knee) is doubtful to play in the team's preseason game Saturday, Aug. 23.

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Chiefs | Competition stiff at wide receiver

Mon, 04 Aug 2008 09:02:26 -0700

Adam Teicher, of the Kansas City Star, reports competition for the Kansas City Chiefs No. 2 wide receiver spot is close, with WR Devard Darling, WR Jeff Webb and WR Will Franklin failing to separate from each other. Currently, Darling has started opposite WR Dwayne Bowe, with Franklin as the slot receiver when the team goes to a three-receiver formation. "We might use a rotation," receivers coach Eric Price said. "Then, if one guy separates himself, he'll play more."

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Chiefs | Competition at wide receiver

Sat, 26 Jul 2008 07:32:05 -0700

Bill Williamson, of ESPN.com, reports Kansas City Chiefs WR Devard Darling, WR Jeff Webb and WR Will Franklin are in competition for the team's No. 2 receiver spot in training camp.

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Chiefs | Team agrees to terms with Franklin

Wed, 18 Jun 2008 10:14:22 -0700

Kansas City Chiefs president Carl Peterson announced Wednesday, June 18, that the team agreed to terms with WR Will Franklin on a four-year deal. Franklin was the team's second draft pick in the 2008 NFL Draft. Financial terms of the deal were not disclosed.

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Chiefs | Franklin could win starting job

Tue, 27 May 2008 16:12:05 -0700

Adam Teicher, of The Kansas City Star, reports Kansas City Chiefs WR Will Franklin could win a starting wide receiver spot on the roster. Franklin would have to pass WR Jeff Webb and WR Devard Darling on the depth chart.

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Chiefs | Franklin impressing in workouts

Tue, 27 May 2008 09:15:44 -0700

Adam Teicher, of the Kansas City Star, reports Kansas City Chiefs WR Will Franklin has impressed the team thus far during offseason workouts. "He's really quick making his moves, and he's got really strong hands," QB Damon Huard said. "He's dropped a couple of passes, but everyone's dropped a couple. As a rookie receiver, it's always tough for those guys coming into a situation like this. But he's got the skills to be a special player. If he works hard at it, he will."

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Rams | Franklin works out for team

Thu, 17 Apr 2008 12:53:07 -0700

Bill Coats, of the St. Louis Post-Dispatch, reports University of Missouri WR Will Franklin worked out for the St. Louis Rams Thursday, April 17.

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Dolphins | W. Franklin to visit with team

Wed, 02 Apr 2008 16:43:44 -0700

J.J. Pesavento, of Next Level Scouting, reports Missouri WR Will Franklin is scheduled to visit with the Miami Dolphins.

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Rams | W. Franklin to visit with team

Wed, 02 Apr 2008 16:43:26 -0700

J.J. Pesavento, of Next Level Scouting, reports Missouri WR Will Franklin is scheduled to visit with the St. Louis Rams.

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Eagles | W. Franklin to visit with team

Wed, 02 Apr 2008 16:41:41 -0700

J.J. Pesavento, of Next Level Scouting, reports Missouri WR Will Franklin is scheduled to visit with the Philadelphia Eagles.

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Cowboys | Franklin to visit with team

Wed, 26 Mar 2008 15:40:07 -0700

Albert Breer, of The Dallas Morning News, reports University of Missouri WR Will Franklin is expected to visit with the Dallas Cowboys.

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NFL | Franklin's official 40-yard dash time

Tue, 26 Feb 2008 15:32:10 -0800

University of Missouri WR Will Franklin officially ran the 40-yard dash in 4.37 seconds at the 2008 NFL Scouting Combine.

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NFL | Franklin runs at NFL Combine

Sun, 24 Feb 2008 12:39:21 -0800

University of Missouri WR William Franklin unofficially ran the 40-yard dash in 4.32 seconds at the NFL Scouting Combine Sunday, Feb. 24.

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NFL | Franklin invited to NFL Combine

Fri, 01 Feb 2008 23:11:33 -0800

John Murphy, of Yahoo! Sports, reports Missouri WR William Franklin has been invited to the 2008 NFL Combine.

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