INDIANAPOLIS — It's time for the Week 14 version of the 2019 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 (snaps by position provided by Pro Football Focus):
» Ben Banogu, defensive end: Banogu, the Colts' second-round (49th-overall) selection in the 2019 NFL Draft, logged 11 defensive snaps in last Sunday's Week 13 loss to the Tennessee Titans. Banogu has played 214 snaps so far — 205 on defense and nine on special teams — and has 10 total tackles (three for a loss) with five quarterback hits and one pass defensed, while his one forced fumble ranks tied for seventh among all NFL rookies, and his 2.5 sacks ranks tied for ninth among rookies.
» Parris Campbell, wide receiver: Campbell, the Colts' second-round (59th-overall) selection in the 2019 NFL Draft, was inactive last Sunday against the Titans for a fourth straight week as he works his way back from a fractured hand suffered Week 9 against the Pittsburgh Steelers. For the season, Campbell has 15 receptions for 115 yards and a touchdown, and four rushing attempts for 34 yards (8.5 avg.), as well as seven kickoff returns for 177 yards (25.3 avg.). He's played 187 total snaps — 165 on offense (93 lined up out wide and 72 in the slot) and 22 on special teams.
» Ashton Dulin, wide receiver: Dulin, who was signed by the Colts as an undrafted free agent in May, played in his ninth game of the season Week 13 against the Titans, and hauled in his first-career reception, a 13-yard play in the second quarter. Dulin played a career-high 45 total snaps in the contest, including 39 on defense and six on special teams; he's played 176 snaps in all on the year (56 on offense and 120 on special teams) and has one reception for 13 yards, while his five special teams stops ranks tied for second on the team.
» Chase McLaughlin, kicker: McLaughlin was claimed by the Colts off waivers from the San Francisco 49ers on Wednesday. In seven games played this season between the Los Angeles Chargers and 49ers, McLaughlin has converted 13-of-17 (76.5 percent) of his field goal attempts, and has hit all 15 of his extra-point tries.
» Bobby Okereke, linebacker: Okereke, the Colts' third-round (89th-overall) selection in the 2019 NFL Draft, made an impact last Sunday against the Titans, finishing with four tackles, one quarterback hit and a sack-fumble on quarterback Ryan Tannehill in the first quarter — the Stanford product's first-career sack and defensive forced fumble. Okereke played 41 total snaps in the ballgame, including 29 on defense and 12 on special teams, and has played 465 snaps in all on the year (346 on defense and 119 on special teams). He has 40 tackles (two for a loss) with a sack and two passes defensed on the year to go along with four special teams stops; his two forced fumbles rank tied for third among all NFL rookies, while his one fumble recovery ranks tied for third among rookies.
» E.J. Speed, linebacker: Speed, the Colts' fifth-round (164th-overall) selection in the 2019 NFL Draft, logged 13 snaps, all on special teams, in last Sunday's loss to the Titans, including four on the kick coverage, six on the kick return and three on the punt return units. For the season, Speed has played 157 total snaps — 33 on defense and 124 on special teams — and has collected six total tackles (one for a loss) and one special teams stop.
» Marvell Tell III, cornerback: Tell III, the Colts' fifth-round (144th-overall) selection in the 2019 NFL Draft, played in his ninth game of the season last Sunday against the Titans, logging 17 snaps on the day, all on special teams (six on kick return, four each on kick coverage and punt return and three on the field goal/extra point block units). For the season, Tell III has logged 348 snaps — including 218 on defense and 130 on special teams — and has logged 19 tackles, five passes defensed and one special teams stop, while his one forced fumble ranks tied for sixth among all NFL rookies.
» Khari Willis, safety: Willis, the Colts' fourth-round (109th-overall) selection in the 2019 NFL Draft, earned his sixth start of the season last Sunday against the Titans, logging 45 total snaps, all on defense, and collecting three total tackles. For the year, Willis has played 514 total snaps (174 at safety, 156 in the box, 60 each along the defensive line and at slot corner and nine out wide; as well as 55 on special teams), and he ranks eighth among all NFL rookies in total tackles (47) and tied for seventh in solo tackles (36), while his four quarterback hurries ranks tied for 10th among all safeties, according to Pro Football Focus; he also has two tackles for loss and a pass defensed on the year.
» Rock Ya-Sin, cornerback: Ya-Sin, the Colts' second-round (34th-overall) selection in the 2019 NFL Draft, earned his ninth start of the season last Sunday against the Titans, finishing with one tackle on the afternoon; he played 47 snaps in all, including 43 on defense and four on special teams. Ya-Sin, who has logged a Colts rookie-high 692 total snaps on the year — 570 on defense and 122 on special teams — ranks tied for sixth among all NFL rookies in interceptions (1) and seventh among all rookies in solo tackles (36); he has 41 total tackles on the year (one for a loss), three passes defensed and one special teams stop.