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Colts defensive end Johnathan Hankins misses practice Wednesday

Jonathan Hankins, an underrated defensive lineman who's had a fine season for the Colts, did not practice for Indianapolis on Wednesday due to a chest injury.

The veteran has earned a +11.8 overall Pro Football Focus grade on 524 snaps this season — which includes a +14.8 run-defense grade.

His overall grade is the 11th-best out of 44 ends who play in a 3-4 base defense. And his run-defense grade ranks third.

Hankins has made 19 stops this season, which isn't a particularly high number relative to amount of snaps he's played, but he's yet to miss a tackle. Only seven other 3-4 defensive ends haven't missed a tackle, and they've all been on the field for at least 100 fewer snaps than Hankins this season.

Wideout Donte Moncrief was spotted at the Colts facility in a walking boot and did not participate in practice with an ankle injury.

Backup center Mike Person, star cornerback Rashaan Melvin, and No. 3 tight end Darrell Daniels also did not practice. Center Ryan Kelly and defensive lineman Hassan Ridgeway were limited participants.

(Grades and stats courtesy of Pro Football Focus.)

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