Indianapolis Colts’ 2018 Schedule Breakdown

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Oct 18, 2015; Indianapolis, IN, USA; Indianapolis Colts quarterback Andrew Luck (left) greets New England Patriots quarterback Tom Brady (right) after the NFL game at Lucas Oil Stadium. Mandatory Credit: Brian Spurlock-USA TODAY Sports
Oct 18, 2015; Indianapolis, IN, USA; Indianapolis Colts quarterback Andrew Luck (left) greets New England Patriots quarterback Tom Brady (right) after the NFL game at Lucas Oil Stadium. Mandatory Credit: Brian Spurlock-USA TODAY Sports

The Colts’ 2018 schedule was released today. Let’s take a look at it together. They play the AFC East and NFC East.

Week One: vs Cincinnati Bengals, 1:00 EST

The Colts’ play Cincinnati in what could be Andrew Luck’s first game back. You also may remember this throw:

Week Two: @Washington Redskins, 1:00 EST

The Colts travel to Washington in week two to face the Alex Smith led Redskins. The Colts are 20-10 all time vs the Redskins.

Week Three: @Philadelphia Eagles, 1:00 EST

The Colts play the Super Bowl champion Eagles in what could be a game that gets ugly. Colts’ head coach Frank Reich returns to Philly to play against his former team.

Week Four: vs Houston Texans, 1:00 EST

Here, Indianapolis plays their first divisional matchup. The Colts were 2-0 against Houston last season.

Week Five: @New England Patriots, 8:20 EST

In the Colts’ only prime-time game of the season, they travel to Foxboro to take on the New England Patriots. They meet up again with Josh McDaniels, who backed out of the Colts’ head coaching job.

Week Six: @New York Jets, 1:00 EST

The Colts travel to New York in the battle of two pretty bad teams last season. The Colts traded down with the Jets in the draft; they could play against the quarterback they gave the Jets.

Week Seven: vs Buffalo Bills, 1:00 EST

The Bills come to Indiana and play the Colts for the second straight year. This year, it won’t be in a blizzard, though.

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Week Eight: @Oakland Raiders, 4:05 EST

The Colts travel to Oakland for their last game before the bye. They’re 6-8 all-time against the Raiders; the last time they played Trent Cole ended Derek Carr’s season.

Week Nine: BYE

Week 10: vs Jacksonville Jaguars, 1:00 EST

The Colts have their second division game in week 10 against the heavily favored Jaguars. Last year the Colts were throttled by the Jaguars at home, 27-0.

Week 11: vs Tennessee Titans, 1:00 EST

The Colts take on Marcus Mariota and the Titans here. Last time they came to Indy, the Colts blew one of many halftime leads.

Week 12: vs Miami Dolphins, 1:00 EST

The Colts are 26-45 against the Dolphins all time.

Week 13: @Jacksonville Jaguars, 1:00 EST

The Colts play Jacksonville on the road; they lost 38-10 in Jacksonville last season.

Week 14: @Houston Texans, 1:00 EST

The Colts rematch the Houston Texans in a matchup of two quarterbacks that are returning from injuries. The Colts did not play DeShaun Watson last season.

Week 15: vs Dallas Cowboys, 1:00 EST

Last time the Colts played the Cowboys, they were blown out 42-7, clinching a playoff spot for Dallas.

Week 16: vs New York Giants, 1:00 EST

Here in week 16, the Colts could face off against their fourth rookie quarterback picked in the top 10.

Week 17: @Tennessee Titans, 1:00 EST

The Colts finished off the season with a division game that could have playoff implications in the highly competitive AFC South.

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