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Colts activate CB D'Joun Smith from injured reserve

INDIANAPOLIS, IN - AUGUST 22: D'Joun Smith #30 of the Indianapolis Colts in action during a preseason game against the Chicago Bears at Lucas Oil Stadium on August 22, 2015 in Indianapolis, Indiana. The Bears defeated the Colts 23-11. (Photo by Joe Robbins/Getty Images)

INDIANAPOLIS, IN - AUGUST 22: D'Joun Smith #30 of the Indianapolis Colts in action during a preseason game against the Chicago Bears at Lucas Oil Stadium on August 22, 2015 in Indianapolis, Indiana. The Bears defeated the Colts 23-11. (Photo by Joe Robbins/Getty Images)

The Indianapolis secondary received a boost with the return of rookie D'Joun Smith from injured reserve on Monday.

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The Indianapolis Colt activated rookie cornerback D'Joun Smith from injured reserve in Monday, the team annouced.

Smith, a third-round pick out of Florida Atlantic, was placed on IR on Sept. 18 with a knee injury. He has yet to appear in a regular-season game this season.

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The 23-year-old will provide depth in the Colts' secondary behind starters Vontae Davis and Greg Toler.

In 44 games at Florida Atlantic, Smith had 120 tackles, nine interceptions and three forced fumbles.

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