The Indianapolis Colts today waived cornerback Frankie Williams.
Williams, 5-9, 190 pounds, was elevated to the Colts’ 53-man roster from the practice squad on October 13, 2016 and saw action in Indianapolis’ Week 6 loss at Houston. He spent Weeks 1-5 on the Colts practice squad. Williams participated in the Colts 2016 offseason program and training camp before being waived on September 5. He originally signed with the Colts as an undrafted free agent on May 7, 2016. Collegiately, Williams played in 48 games (38 starts) at Purdue and totaled 227 tackles (163 solo), 5.5 tackles for loss, 1.5 sacks, two fumble recoveries, one forced fumble, 36 passes defensed, 10 interceptions (one returned for a touchdown) and one blocked kick.
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