The Indianapolis Colts today announced its 2015 preseason schedule. Dates and times are yet to be finalized.
The Colts will open the preseason with a Week 1 road contest at Philadelphia. The meeting will be the first in the preseason between the teams since a 23-15 victory over the Eagles on August 20, 2009. Overall, Indianapolis holds a 10-9 record against Philadelphia in the preseason dating back to 1953.
The Chicago Bears will travel to Lucas Oil Stadium for a Week 2 contest. The Colts and Bears will compete for the 15th overall time in the preseason since 1957. In the last matchup, Indianapolis fell to Chicago by a 27-24 margin on August 20, 2007 at the RCA Dome.
Indianapolis will then take on the St. Louis Rams at the Edward Jones Dome in Week 3. The two teams have only met in the preseason three times with the Rams holding a 2-1 advantage in the series. In the 2012 matchup, Indianapolis defeated St. Louis, 38-3, at Lucas Oil Stadium.
Dating back to 2001, the Colts and Cincinnati Bengals have met each preseason, traditionally in the finale. This year, Indianapolis will host Cincinnati (Sept. 3) for the first time since 2013. Overall, the Bengals hold a 15-8 preseason series record, which includes a 35-7 win in 2014.
2015 INDIANAPOLIS COLTS PRESEASON SCHEDULE
Date Opponent Time
Week 1 (Aug. 13-16) at Philadelphia TBD
Week 2 (Aug. 20-23) CHICAGO TBD
Week 3 (Aug. 27-30) at St. Louis TBD
Thurs., Sept. 3 CINCINNATI TBD
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The Indianapolis Colts today announced dates and times for its 2014 preseason schedule.
The Colts will open the preseason with a Week 1 road contest at the New York Jets on Thursday, August 7 at 7 p.m. The meeting is only the second between the two teams in preseason play as the Jets claimed a 2004 victory, 31-7, at the RCA Dome.
The New York Giants will travel to Lucas Oil Stadium for a Week 2 contest on Saturday, August 16 at 7 p.m. The Colts and Giants will compete for the second consecutive year in the preseason, following Indianapolis’ 20-12 win at MetLife Stadium in 2013. Overall, the Colts hold an 8-5 all-time preseason record against New York.
Indianapolis will host the New Orleans Saints on a nationally televised (CBS) broadcast on Saturday, August 23 at 8 p.m. It will be the first preseason meeting between the two teams since a 2006 matchup in Jackson, Mississippi. The Colts hold a 7-5 preseason advantage in a series that dates back to 1975.
Dating back to 2001, the Colts and Cincinnati Bengals have met each preseason, traditionally in the finale. This season, Indianapolis will travel to Cincinnati (Thursday, August 28 at 7 p.m.) for the second consecutive year as the Colts look to win their third preseason contest in the last four years. Overall, the Bengals hold a 14-8 preseason series record, which includes a 27-10 win last season.
2014 INDIANAPOLIS COLTS PRESEASON SCHEDULE
Date Opponent Time
Thurs., August 7 at New York Jets 7 p.m.
Sat., August 16 NEW YORK GIANTS 7 p.m.
Sat., August 23 NEW ORLEANS 8 p.m. (CBS)
Thurs., August 28 at Cincinnati 7 p.m.
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