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Colts 2014 Schedule - By The Numbers

Posted Apr 23, 2014

The Colts open their 31st season in Indianapolis on Sunday, September 7 by visiting AFC Champion Denver. It marks the first of five prime-time games as Indianapolis hopes to extend a streak of double-digit victory and playoff seasons to three in 2014.



INDIANAPOLIS – Standing as the NFL’s fifth-winningest team at 22-10 during the past two years, Indianapolis starts its quest for a third straight double-digit victory season and playoff berth by visiting Denver on Sunday, September 7.

 

The prime-time clash is the first of five prime-time Colts games in 2014.

 

INDIANAPOLIS COLTS 2014 SCHEDULE

 

Preseason

Day

Date

Opponent

Kickoff

Thursday

August 7

at New York Jets

7:00 p.m.

Saturday

August 16

NEW YORK GIANTS

7:00 p.m.

Saturday

August 23

NEW ORLEANS SAINTS

8:00 p.m.

Thursday

August 28

at Cincinnati Bengals

7:00 p.m.

 

Regular Season

Day

Date

Opponent

Kickoff

Sunday

September 7

at Denver Broncos

8:30 p.m.

Monday

September 15

PHILADELPHIA EAGLES

8:30 p.m.

Sunday

September 21

at Jacksonville Jaguars

1:00 p.m.

Sunday

September 28

TENNESSEE TITANS

1:00 p.m.

Sunday

October 5

BALTIMORE RAVENS

1:00 p.m.

Thursday

October 9

at Houston Texans

8:25 p.m.

Sunday

October 19

CINCINNATI BENGALS

1:00 p.m.

Sunday

October 26

at Pittsburgh Steelers

4:25 p.m.

Monday

November 3

at New York Giants

8:30 p.m.

Sunday

November 9

Open Date

 

Sunday

November 16

NEW ENGLAND PATRIOTS

8:30 p.m.

Sunday

November 23

JACKSONVILLE JAGUARS

1:00 p.m.

Sunday

November 30

WASHINGTON REDSKINS

1:00 p.m.

Sunday

December 7

at Cleveland Browns

1:00 p.m.

Sunday

December 14

HOUSTON TEXANS

1:00 p.m.

Sunday

December 21

at Dallas Cowboys

4:25 p.m.

Sunday

December 28

at Tennessee Titans

1:00 p.m.

 

HOME GAMES IN BOLDFACE CAPS

All times local to Indianapolis

Kickoff times subject to change

 

 

2014 Schedule – By The Numbers

 

  • 0 – Number of times Colts have opened a season with consecutive prime-time games.

 

  • 1 – Number of new NFL venues Colts will visit in 2014.  Indianapolis never has played in Dallas’ AT&T Stadium.

 

  • 1 – Number of division games on road before one played at home.  Last season the Colts played all three AFC South teams on the road before hosting all three in December.

 

  • 2 – Number of games Chuck Pagano needs to tie Ted Marchibroda for the most number of games without consecutive losses in Colts history.

 

  • 2 – Number of times Colts play back-to-back road games.

 

  • 2 – Number of teams Colts (22) play (Denver, 26; New England, 24) that have won more regular season games during 2012-13.

 

  • 2 – Number of AFC South games for Colts after Thanksgiving.

 

  • 3 – Number of years since Colts played both Cincinnati and Cleveland in same season.

 

  • 3 – Number of December road games.

 

  • 3 – Number of teams that have not appeared in Lucas Oil Stadium (regular season/playoffs) after Washington and Philadelphia visit (Arizona, New Orleans, Tampa Bay).

 

  • 4 – Number of 2013 playoff teams the Colts play (Cincinnati, Philadelphia, New England at home; Denver on road).

 

  • 4 – Number of head coaches Colts will face in first season with new team (Bill O’Brien, Houston; Ken Whisenhunt, Tennessee; Jay Gruden, Washington; Mike Pettine, Cleveland).

 

  • 5 – Number of prime-time games (2 Monday Night; 2 Sunday Night; 1 Thursday Night).

 

  • 5 – Number of years since Colts played three consecutive home games with no open date intervening.

 

  • 5 – Number of times since 2007 the Colts have five games set for prime-time (2007-10, 2014) at the time of the schedule announcement.

 

  • 5 – Number of times in Indianapolis era Colts have opened a season in prime-time (also 2004-05; 07-08).

 

  • 6 – Number of outdoor road games guaranteed this season.

 

  • 6 – Number of road wins in season openers during Indianapolis era.

 

  • 7 – Number of years since Colts opened a season with a prime-time game.

 

  • 9 – Number of years since Colts won a road season opener.

 

  • 11 – Number of wins Indianapolis has on Thursday games (11-1-1 overall).

 

  • 12 – Number of consecutive years Indianapolis-New England have met in regular season or playoffs.

 

  • 15 – Number of times Indianapolis has opened on the road since 1984.

 

  • 333 – Number of regular-season wins by Colts and New England from 1999-2013, the NFL’s two winningest franchises.

 

  • 9,498 – Number of round-trip miles calculated for eight Colts road games in 2014.

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