Colts open 2019 schedule with pair of road games

Lucas Oil Stadium before an Indianapolis Colts game in 2011. (WTHR photo)

INDIANAPOLIS (WTHR) - The Indianapolis Colts will be on the road for the first two weeks of the 2019 NFL season.

Eyewitness News has learned the Colts will open the season in Los Angeles, facing the Chargers on Sunday, September 8. They will travel to Tennessee in Week 2 before coming home to host Atlanta at Lucas Oil Stadium on September 22.

Indianapolis hosts the Raiders the following week before traveling to Kansas City for a Sunday night matchup with the Chiefs on Channel 13.

Following a bye week in Week 6, the Colts will host Houston, then Denver. The game against the Broncos is slated for a 4:25 p.m. start at Lucas Oil Stadium.

The Colts are back on the road to face Pittsburgh November 3, then return home for a 4:05 p.m. start against Miami on November 10 and host Jacksonville the following Sunday.

Indianapolis returns to prime time November 21 with a Thursday night game at rival Houston, followed by a Week 13 matchup at home against Tennessee.

The Colts will play three of their last four games against teams from the NFC South, including a road game Sunday, December 8 in Tampa Bay and a Monday night football meeting with the New Orleans Saints in Week 15.

Indianapolis hosts Carolina in their home finale in Week 16, then wrap-up the season against AFC South rival Jacksonville on December 29.

The dates and times for the Colts four preseason games have also been announced.

Indianapolis will play at Buffalo on August 8, then host Cleveland at 4 p.m. on August 17 and Chicago August 24 at 7 p.m. They finish the preseason at Cincinnati at 7 p.m. August 29.


2019 Indianapolis Colts schedule
8/8 @Buffalo Bills 7pm
8/17 vs. Cleveland Browns 4pm
8/24 vs. Chicago Bears 7pm
8/29 @ Cincinnati Bengals 7pm

9/8 @ Los Angeles Chargers 4:05 p.m.
9/15 @ Tennessee Titans 1 p.m.
9/22 vs. Atlanta Falcons 1 p.m.
9/29 vs. Oakland Raiders 1 p.m.
10/6 @ Kansas City Chiefs 8:20 p.m. (WTHR)
10/20 vs. Houston Texans 1 p.m.
10/27 vs. Denver Broncos 4:25 p.m.​
11/3 @ Pittsburgh Steelers 1 p.m.
11/10 vs. Miami Dolphins 4:05 p.m.
11/17 vs. Jacksonville Jaguars 1 p.m.
11/21 (Thurs.) @ Houston Texans 8:20 p.m.
12/1 vs. Tennessee Titans 1 p.m.
12/8 @ Tampa Bay Buccaneers 1 p.m.
12/16 (Mon.) @ New Orleans Saints 8:15 p.m.
12/22 vs. Carolina Panthers 1 p.m.
12/29 @ Jacksonville Jaguars 1 p.m.

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