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Indianapolis Colts Release 2018 Schedule

Posted Apr 19, 2018

The Indianapolis Colts on Thursday announced their 16-game regular-season schedule. When will the Colts be playing this upcoming season?

INDIANAPOLIS — The 2018 season for the Indianapolis Colts is officially underway.

The National Football League tonight announced its 2018 regular season schedule, and the Colts’ schedule features one primetime matchup, as well as an early-season test on the road against the defending Super Bowl champions, for first-year head coach Frank Reich’s squad.

Here’s a look at the Colts’ slate of games this coming season (click here to sync your personal calendar):

• Week 1 — Sunday, Sept. 9: vs. Cincinnati Bengals (1 p.m. ET; CBS)

• Week 2 — Sunday, Sept. 16: at Washington Redskins (1 p.m. ET; CBS)

• Week 3 — Sunday, Sept. 23: at Philadelphia Eagles (1 p.m. ET; FOX)

• Week 4 — Sunday, Sept. 30: vs. Houston Texans (1 p.m. ET; CBS)

• Week 5 — Thursday, Oct. 4: at New England Patriots (8:20 p.m. ET; FOX/NFL Network)

• Week 6 — Sunday, Oct. 14: at New York Jets (1 p.m. ET; CBS)

• Week 7 — Sunday, Oct. 21: vs. Buffalo Bills (1 p.m. ET; CBS)

• Week 8 — Sunday, Oct. 28: at Oakland Raiders (4:05 p.m. ET; CBS)

• Week 9 — Bye Week

• Week 10 — Sunday, Nov. 11: vs. Jacksonville Jaguars (1 p.m. ET; CBS)

• Week 11 — Sunday, Nov. 18: vs. Tennessee Titans (1 p.m. ET; CBS)

• Week 12 — Sunday, Nov. 25: vs. Miami Dolphins (1 p.m. ET; CBS)

• Week 13 — Sunday, Dec. 2: at Jacksonville Jaguars (1 p.m. ET; CBS)

• Week 14 — Sunday, Dec. 9: at Houston Texans (1 p.m. ET; CBS)

• Week 15 — Sunday, Dec. 16: vs. Dallas Cowboys (1 p.m. ET; FOX)

• Week 16 — Saturday, Dec. 22, or Sunday, Dec. 23: vs. New York Giants (time/channel TBD)

• Week 17 — Sunday, Dec. 30: at Tennessee Titans (1 p.m. ET; CBS)

Last week, the Colts announced their 2018 preseason schedule. Here are official dates and times for those games:

• Preseason Week 1 — Thursday, Aug. 9: at Seattle Seahawks (10 p.m. ET; FOX59)

• Preseason Week 2 — Monday, Aug. 20: vs. Baltimore Ravens (8 p.m. ET; ESPN)

• Preseason Week 3 — Saturday, Aug. 25: vs. San Francisco 49ers (4:30 p.m. ET; FOX59)

• Preseason Week 4 — Thursday, Aug. 30: at Cincinnati Bengals (7 p.m. ET; FOX59)

Here are some notes on each 2018 regular season matchup for the Colts:

— Week 1: vs. Cincinnati Bengals

• The Bengals finished the 2017 season with a 7-9 record; 3rd in the AFC North

• Colts lead the all-time series 19-11

• Colts are 11-6 all-time against the Bengals at home

• Last matchup in Indy: Jan. 4, 2015; Colts 26, Bengals 10 (AFC Wild Card Game)

• Last regular season matchup in Indy: Oct. 19, 2014; Colts 27, Bengals 0

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Week 2: at Washington Redskins

• The Redskins finished the 2017 season with a 7-9 record; 3rd in the NFC East

• Colts lead the all-time series 20-12

• Colts are 6-8 all-time on the road against the Redskins

• Last matchup in Washington: Nov. 17, 2010; Colts 27, Redskins 24

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Week 3: at Philadelphia Eagles

• The Eagles finished the 2017 season with a 13-3 record (1st in the NFC East), and went on to defeat the Patriots, 41-33, in Super Bowl LII

• Colts lead the all-time series 10-9

• Colts, Eagles are tied at 5-5 in the all-time series in Philadelphia

• Last matchup in Philadelphia: Nov. 7, 2010; Eagles 26, Colts 24

• Last Colts road victory in Philadelphia: Nov. 10, 2002; Colts 35, Eagles 13

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Week 4: vs. Houston Texans

• The Texans finished the 2017 season with a 4-12 record; 4th in the AFC South

• Colts lead the all-time series 25-7

• Colts are 14-2 all-time against the Texans at home

• Last matchup in Indy: Dec. 31, 2017; Colts 22, Texans 13

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Week 5: at New England Patriots

• The Patriots finished the 2017 season with a 13-3 record (1st in the AFC East), and went on to fall to the Eagles, 41-33, in Super Bowl LII

• Patriots lead the all-time series 51-29

• Colts are 12-29 all-time on the road against the Patriots/Boston Patriots

• Last matchup in New England: Jan. 18, 2015; Patriots 45, Colts 7 (AFC Championship Game).

• Last regular season matchup in New England: Nov. 18, 2012; Patriots 59, Colts 24

• Last Colts road victory in New England: Nov. 5, 2006; Colts 27, Patriots 20

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Week 6: at New York Jets

• The Jets finished the 2017 season with a 5-11 record; 4th in the AFC East

• Colts lead the all-time series 42-31

• Colts are 22-14 all-time on the road against the Jets

• Last matchup in New York: Dec. 5, 2016; Colts 41, Jets 10

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Week 7: vs. Buffalo Bills

• The Bills finished the 2017 season with a 9-7 record (2nd in the AFC East); they would go on to fall to the Jaguars, 10-3, in the Wild Card Playoffs

• Bills lead the all-time series 37-31-1

• Colts are 18-14-1 all-time against the Bills at home

• Last matchup in Indy: Nov. 25, 2012; Colts 20, Bills 13

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Week 8: at Oakland Raiders

• The Raiders finished the 2017 season with a 6-10 record; 3rd in the AFC West

• Raiders lead the all-time series 9-7

• Colts, Raiders are tied at 4-4 in the all-time series in Oakland/Los Angeles

• Last matchup in Oakland: Dec. 24, 2016; Raiders 33, Colts 25

• Last Colts victory in Oakland: Dec. 26, 2010: Colts 31, Raiders 26

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Week 10: vs. Jacksonville Jaguars

• The Jaguars finished the 2017 season with a 10-6 record (1st in the AFC South); they would go on to fall to the Patriots, 24-20, in the AFC Championship Game

• Colts lead the all-time series 22-12

• Colts are 12-5 all-time against the Jaguars at home

• Last matchup in Indy: Oct. 22, 2017; Jaguars 27, Colts 0

• Last Colts victory in Indy: Jan. 1, 2017; Colts 24, Jaguars 20

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Week 11: vs. Tennessee Titans

• The Titans finished the 2017 season with a 9-7 record (2nd in the AFC South); they would go on to lose to the Patriots, 35-14, in the Divisional Playoffs

• Colts lead the all-time series 31-16

• Colts are 18-8 all-time against the Titans/Houston Oilers at home

• Last matchup in Indy: Nov. 26, 2017; Titans 20, Colts 16

• Last Colts victory in Indy: Nov. 20, 2016; Colts 24, Titans 17

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Week 12: vs. Miami Dolphins

• The Dolphins finished the 2017 season with a 6-10 record; 3rd in the AFC East

• Dolphins lead the all-time series 47-26

• Colts are 14-22 all-time against the Dolphins at home

• Last matchup in Indy: Sept. 15, 2013; Dolphins 24, Colts 20

• Last Colts victory in Indy: Nov. 4, 2012; Colts 23, Dolphins 20

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Week 13: at Jacksonville Jaguars

• Colts are 10-7 all-time on the road against the Jaguars

• Last matchup in Jacksonville: Dec. 3, 2017; Jaguars 30, Colts 10

• Last Colts road victory in Jacksonville: Sept. 21, 2014; Colts 44, Jaguars 17

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Week 14: at Houston Texans

• Colts are 11-5 all-time on the road against the Texans

• Last matchup in Houston: Nov. 5, 2017; Colts 20, Texans 14

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Week 15: vs. Dallas Cowboys

• The Cowboys finished the 2017 season with a 9-7 record; 2nd in the NFC East

• Cowboys lead the all-time series 10-6

• Colts are 3-4 all-time against the Cowboys at home

• Last matchup in Indy: Dec. 5, 2010; Cowboys 38, Colts 35

• Last Colts victory in Indy: Nov. 17, 2002; Colts 20, Cowboys 3

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Week 16: vs. New York Giants

• The Giants finished the 2017 season with a 3-13 record; 4th in the NFC East

• Colts lead the all-time series 11-7

• Colts are 4-3 all-time against the Giants at home

• Last matchup in Indy: Sept. 19, 2010; Colts 38, Giants 14

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Week 17: at Tennessee Titans

• Colts are 13-8 all-time on the road against the Titans/Houston Oilers

• Last matchup in Tennessee: Oct. 16, 2017; Titans 36, Colts 22

• Last Colts victory in Tennessee: Oct. 23, 2016; Colts 34, Titans 26


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