The Indianapolis Colts will travel to Buffalo to face the Bills in their first preseason game of the year.
The contest will mark the eighth all-time preseason meeting between the teams, with the Bills holding a 4-3 advantage. In their last preseason matchup, Indianapolis fell to Buffalo, 44-20, on Aug. 11, 2013.
Last week, Indianapolis and Green Bay's NFL/Hall of Fame Game in Canton, Ohio was cancelled.
Earlier last week, former Colts Head Coach Tony Dungy and wide receiver Marvin Harrison were formally enshrined in the Pro Football Hall of Fame as members of the 2016 Class. They joined owner Edward DeBartolo, Jr., quarterback Brett Favre, linebacker Kevin Greene, tackle Orlando Pace, quarterback Ken Stabler and guard Dick Stanfel.
The Indianapolis Colts fi nished the 2015 season with an 8-8 record, were 4-2 within the AFC South Division and sent three players to the Pro Bowl in safety Mike Adams, cornerback Vontae Davis and wide receiver T.Y. Hilton.
General Manager Ryan Grigson and Head Coach Chuck Pagano worked hand in hand to improve the roster in every way possible during the offseason. Indianapolis' regimented approach to free agency landed WR-Josh Boyce, CB-Patrick Robinson, RB-Jordan Todman, QBScott Tolzien and RB-Robert Turbin. The team also agreed to new contracts with TE-Dwayne Allen, TE-Jack Doyle and K-Adam Vinatieri.
In the 2016 NFL Draft, the Colts landed four offensive players and four defensive players. The class was highlighted by C-Ryan Kelly, whom the team had targeted in the months leading up to the draft.