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    Collin Franklin Promoted from Practice Squad

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    Bucs promoted TE Colin Franklin from their practice squad.

    Franklin caught 54 passes for 530 yards and three touchdowns as a senior at Iowa State last season. He originally signed with the Jets as an undrafted free agent before getting cut and landing in Tampa.



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    Re: Collin Franklin Promoted from Practice Squad

    Great news! Go Collin!



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    Re: Collin Franklin Promoted from Practice Squad

    Bucs will be good this year. KSU Josh Freeman is their qb.


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    Re: Collin Franklin Promoted from Practice Squad

    Quote Originally Posted by Wesley View Post
    Bucs will be good this year. KSU Josh Freeman is their qb.




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    Re: Collin Franklin Promoted from Practice Squad

    Yeah Collin!


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    Re: Collin Franklin Promoted from Practice Squad

    Quote Originally Posted by Wesley View Post
    Bucs will be good this year. KSU Josh Freeman is their qb.
    I really think Wesley has been drinking today.


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    Re: Collin Franklin Promoted from Practice Squad

    Awesome....I always thought he would catch on with a team, as he has remarkable pass catching ability for a TE



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    Re: Collin Franklin Promoted from Practice Squad

    all right Collin. just became a Tampa fan



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    Re: Collin Franklin Promoted from Practice Squad

    Is this due to injuries to Winslow(TE) and Stroughter(WR)? I didn't think Winslow's knee was that bad. All I had to go by was the week 3 injury report...


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    Re: Collin Franklin Promoted from Practice Squad

    Hes been with Tampa since the end of Spring. This just means he has been impressing the coaches during practices, his paychecks are about to get a bump as well.



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    Re: Collin Franklin Promoted from Practice Squad

    Quote Originally Posted by mwitt View Post
    From Rotoworld (www.rotoworld.com):

    Bucs promoted TE Colin Franklin from their practice squad.

    Franklin caught 54 passes for 530 yards and three touchdowns as a senior at Iowa State last season. He originally signed with the Jets as an undrafted free agent before getting cut and landing in Tampa.
    Good deal, hope he gets a chance to make some plays and sticks with the team.


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    Re: Collin Franklin Promoted from Practice Squad

    Congrats to him ! Such a great young man !



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    Re: Collin Franklin Promoted from Practice Squad

    Quote Originally Posted by mwitt View Post
    From Rotoworld (www.rotoworld.com):

    Bucs promoted TE Colin Franklin from their practice squad.

    Franklin caught 54 passes for 530 yards and three touchdowns as a senior at Iowa State last season. He originally signed with the Jets as an undrafted free agent before getting cut and landing in Tampa.
    Congrats to Collin and hopefully he never goes back!

    I'm going to try to look up one of the old Franklin vs. Reisner threads.



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    Re: Collin Franklin Promoted from Practice Squad

    I kind of pictured him as a poor-man's Dallas Clark. I think if he could get in with the right offense (set up like the Colts....but their offense with Peyton Manning) he's athletic enough to be utilized and make things happen.



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    Re: Collin Franklin Promoted from Practice Squad

    Quote Originally Posted by VeloClone View Post
    Is this due to injuries to Winslow(TE) and Stroughter(WR)? I didn't think Winslow's knee was that bad. All I had to go by was the week 3 injury report...
    Their starting safety Grimm tore his ACL so they put him on injured reserve and bumped up Collin. Might have been some other shuffling since they replaced a defensive guy on the roster with an offensive guy.



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