The 2013 road preseason slate for the Indianapolis Colts brings a pair of opponents who finished the 2012 regular season over .500.





INDIANAPOLIS –Separated by less than 120 miles has given the Bengals and Colts a unique opportunity.

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For the 11th straight season, the two teams will conclude the preseason with a weeknight matchup.

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This year it will be the Colts making the trek down I-74 to battle the Bengals in Paul Brown Stadium.

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Traditionally the final preseason game involves numerous battles for the final roster spots on teams across the league.

During the Colts' 20-16 win last year over the Bengals, quarterback Chandler Harnish was 9-of-16 for 162 yards and a touchdown.

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The Colts leading receivers that evening all saw time on the regular season roster (Kris Adams-55 yards, Dominique Jones-44 yards and LaVon Brazill-28 yards).

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Defensively, leading tackler Moise Fokou (seven tackles and one forced fumble) was an integral part of the Colts special teams units and provided depth on passing downs during the regular season.

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Cincinnati is coming off a 10-6 regular season in which the Bengals fell in the AFC Divisional Round for the second straight season to the Houston Texans.

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The Bengals have arguably the top young quarterback-receiver duo on in the NFL with third-year signal-caller Andy Dalton and wide receiver A.J. Green.

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Over the past decade, Cincinnati holds a 7-3 preseason record against Indianapolis, but the Colts have won the past two meetings.

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