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2016 Colts Rookie Watch: Week 12

Intro: Get a weekly look into the performance of the Indianapolis Colts’ rookies, continuing today with their stats and highlights through the first 11 weeks of the 2016 season.


INDIANAPOLIS — It's time for the Week 12 version of the 2016 Colts Rookie Watch, where we take a look at the stats and highlights to track the progress of each rookie on the Indianapolis Colts' roster.

So, without further ado, here we go:**

Game highlights from the Colts win over the Titans.

• Austin Blythe, center:** Blythe has been a key backup and spot starter along the Colts' offensive line this season, starting at right tackle Week 4 against the Jacksonville Jaguars in place of an injured Joe Reitz.

Blythe, however, was inactive On Sunday in the Colts' victory over the Tennessee Titans.• Le'Raven Clark, tackle: Clark was inactive on Sunday against the Titans, after being active in the team's previous game against the Green Bay Packers, in which he played five snaps — all special teams — in the win.

In all, Clark, the Colts' third round (82nd-overall) pick in the 2016 NFL Draft, has been active in Weeks 1, 4, 7 and 9.• Matthias Farley, safety: Farley, who went undrafted out of Notre Dame, has been key to the depth of the Colts' secondary this season, but his main role thus far has been on special teams.

On Sunday against the Titans, Farley played in team-high 19 special teams snaps, registering a special teams tackle on a second-quarter punt.• Josh Ferguson, running back: Ferguson was relegated to a special-teams-only role on Sunday against Tennessee, logging nine special teams snaps and collecting a tackle on a kickoff after the Colts' first scoring drive of the first quarter.

In all, Ferguson, who went undrafted out of Illinois, has 20 receptions for 136 yards on the year, with eight rushes for eight yards on the ground.• T.J. Green, safety: Green logged 20 snaps with the defense and seven special teams snaps in Sunday's victory against the Titans, collecting a tackle on defense.

So far, Green — the Colts' second-round (57th overall) pick this year out of Clemson, has been credited with 26 total tackles, two quarterback hits and two passes defensed on the year.• Joe Haeg, tackle: Haeg got his eighth straight start, getting the nod at right tackle for a second straight week — after playing left guard the previous two weeks — on Sunday against the Tennessee Titans.

Haeg — the Colts' fifth-round (155th overall) pick this year out of North Dakota State — has started at three different positions along the offensive line: left guard, right guard and right tackle. Against the Titans, Haeg was once again among the most active members of the Colts' 53-man roster, as he played in 65 total snaps — 60 on offense and five on special teams.• Ryan Kelly, center: Kelly was picked No. 18 overall by the Colts in the first round of the NFL Draft, and, as expected, he's been firmly entrenched as the team's starting center through the first 11 weeks of the season.

On Sunday against the Titans, Kelly played in all 60 of the team's offensive snaps.• Deon King, inside linebacker: King was claimed off waivers by the Colts on Nov. 15, after the undrafted free agent out of Norfolk State played in two games earlier in the season with the San Diego Chargers, logging a tackle.

King was inactive for Sunday's game against the Titans.• Curt Maggitt, outside linebacker: Maggitt was inactive on Sunday for the third time in four weeks, after returning from an ankle injury to play in the Colts' Week 9 matchup against the Green Bay Packers.

Maggitt — one of the top pass rushers in college football before suffering a season-ending injury early in his senior year — was signed by the Colts as an undrafted free agent out of Tennessee on May 2. He's been credited with two tackles on defense and two special teams tackles thus far.• Christopher Milton, cornerback: Milton, who had spent the entire season on the Colts' practice squad, was signed to the active roster Nov. 19, though he was inactive on Sunday against the Titans.

An undrafted free agent, Milton starred at Georgia Tech, where he played in 53 games with 33 starts and collected 96 tackles, three tackles for a loss, one forced fumble, 14 passes defensed and five interceptions — two of which he returned for touchdowns. Milton also blocked seven kicks.• Antonio Morrison, inside linebacker: Morrison, the Colts' fourth round (125th overall) pick in this year's NFL Draft, played in two defensive and 18 special teams snaps on Sunday against the Titans, logging a tackle on the game's opening kickoff.

For the season, Morrison has 13 total tackles and one quarterback hit, and he has five special teams stops.• Hassan Ridgeway, defensive tackle: With Kendall Langford out for the year, Ridgeway earned his first-career start on Sunday against the Titans. In all, the fourth-round pick had one tackle and one quarterback hit in the win.

For the year, Ridgeway has 13 tackles, 0.5 sacks, one tackle for loss, three quarterback hits and a pass defensed on the season.• Chester Rogers, wide receiver: Rogers, an undrafted rookie out of Grambling State, logged one offensive and six special teams snaps against the Titans. He fielded two punts for 12 yards, and had a fair catch on another punt.

On the season, Rogers has caught 11 passes for 156 yards (14.2 yards per catch average), and he has returned seven punts for 39 yards (5.6 yards per return).• Frankie Williams, cornerback: Williams, an undrafted member of the secondary out of Purdue, on Sunday played in 17 special teams snaps in the win over the Titans.

It was the third game in which Williams has been active this season (Weeks 6 and 9).

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