Stephen Franklin

#58LB,
Height: 6' 0"
Weight: 235
Born:
College: Southern Illinois
Birth Place: Kansas City, Missouri
Draft: Undrafted
  • Dolphins tight end Julius Thomas looking for revival in Miami
    Dolphins Wire

    Dolphins tight end Julius Thomas looking for revival in Miami

    As a Denver Bronco, Julius Thomas was considered one of the better tight ends in the NFL. But in March after two less than impressive seasons with the Jacksonville Jaguars, the team traded Thomas to the Miami Dolphins for just a seventh-round draft pick. Miami head coach Adam Gase was the Broncos offensive coordinator when Thomas had some of his best seasons. That is why Thomas is confident he can excel in the Dolphins offense. “Our offense is always going to have the same standard and that’s to go score points,” Thomas said. “If we’re coming out here to do anything else, we’re not doing our service to the team. How many points we score a game, how many yards, that’ll be determined; but it’s

  • Jaguars Daily: Bortles, quarterbacks uneven in OTAs
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    Jaguars Daily: Bortles, quarterbacks uneven in OTAs

    Jacksonville Jaguars quarterbacks uneven in Day 3 of OTAs - FirstCoastNews.com The Jaguars took the field for their third organized team activities practice on Friday. The media was allowed to watch the entire practice, as opposed to the short sections of viewing ability in the prior two sessions. It wasn't an especially strong practice for the Jaguars quarterbacks, as all three struggled with ball placement. There were a lot of pass breakups and a pair of interceptions. James Sample hoping injuries are a thing of the past - Jacksonville.com The cycle of “starts and stops,” some NFL players experience does not apply to Jaguars strong safety James Sample since he arrived from Louisville in 2015.

  • Could an offensive tackle be this year’s Josh Sitton?
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    Could an offensive tackle be this year’s Josh Sitton?

    This is the first in a 6-Part Series entitled 53 From 90: Who is This Year’s Josh Sitton? The premise for this being that two-fold. First off, the 2017 Bears roster still has some work to do, especially at Offensive Tackle, Outside Linebacker, Inside Linebacker, Wide Receiver, Cornerback and Safety. I plan to address each of these separately. Secondly, with the cut-down rule changing, there may be more opportunities to find useful players once the roster goes from 90 players to 53 players. In this first installment, I plan on tackling Offensive Tackle. I am not sold on Tom Compton, Bradley Sowell or William Poehls as the main backup or “swing” Tackle. If we are being honest, I wouldn’t mind having