RELEASE: COLTS VS FALCONS

Colts return home and host Falcons at Lucas Oil Stadium.

Regular Season Week 9
Indianapolis Colts (0-8)
vs.
Atlanta Falcons (4-3)
1 p.m. (EST), Sunday, November 6, 2011, Lucas Oil Stadium

The Indianapolis Colts return home after a three-game road stretch to host the Atlanta Falcons at Lucas Oil Stadium. Game time is set for 1 p.m. The Colts hold an impressive 13-1 all-time series record over the Falcons, which includes wins in the last three regular season meetings dating back to 2001. Atlanta's lone win in the series came in 1998, the year the team reached Super Bowl XXXIII. Indianapolis has registered a perfect 6-0 home record versus the Falcons in the series, outscoring its NFC counterpart in those games by an average of 17.8 points.

The Colts fell to the Tennessee Titans by a 27-10 margin at LP Field in Week 8. Quarterback Curtis Painter completed 26-of-49 passes (both career highs) for 250 yards. Tight end Dallas Clark led the team and set a season-high for receiving yards (77), and surpassed Charle Young (418) for 23rd place on the NFL's all-time receptions list by a tight end. The Falcons are returning from a bye week with a 4-3 record. In the past seven seasons Atlanta has posted a 5-2 record in games following its bye.

The Colts will remain at home for a Week 10 contest against AFC South Division rival, Jacksonville on November 13 prior to the team's bye week.

Read the full release [here](The Indianapolis Colts return home after a three-game road stretch to host the Atlanta Falcons at Lucas Oil Stadium. Game time is set for 1 p.m. The Colts hold an impressive 13-1 all-time series record over the Falcons, which includes wins in the last three regular season meetings dating back to 2001. Atlanta's lone win in the series came in 1998, the year the team reached Super Bowl XXXIII. Indianapolis has registered a perfect 6-0 home record versus the Falcons in the series, outscoring its NFC counterpart in those games by an average of 17.8 points. The Colts fell to the Tennessee Titans by a 27-10 margin at LP Field in Week 8. Quarterback Curtis Painter completed 26-of-49 passes (both career highs) for 250 yards. Tight end Dallas Clark led the team and set a season-high for receiving yards (77), and surpassed Charle Young (418) for 23rd place on the NFL's all-time receptions list by a tight end. The Falcons are returning from a bye week with a 4- 3 record. In the past seven seasons Atlanta has posted a 5-2 record in games following its bye. The Colts will remain at home for a Week 10 contest against AFC South Division rival, Jacksonville on November 13 prior to the team's "Release: Colts vs Falcons").

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