Colts announce 2014 preseason schedule

Indianapolis Colts quarterback Andrew Luck drops back to throw against the Oakland Raiders during the first half of an NFL football game in Indianapolis, Sunday, Sept. 8, 2013. (AP Photo/AJ Mast)
Indianapolis Colts quarterback Andrew Luck drops back to throw against the Oakland Raiders during the first half of an NFL football game in Indianapolis, Sunday, Sept. 8, 2013. (AP Photo/AJ Mast)

WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. (WLFI) – The Indianapolis Colts have announced their 2014 preseason schedule. Dates and times are yet to be finalized.

The Colts will open the preseason with a Week 1 road contest at the New York Jets. The meeting is only the second between the two teams in preseason play as the Jets claimed a 2004 victory, 31-7, at the RCA Dome.

The New York Giants will travel to Lucas Oil Stadium for a Week 2 contest. The Colts and Giants will compete for the second consecutive year in the preseason, following Indianapolis’ 20-12 win at MetLife Stadium in 2013. Overall, the Colts hold an 8-5 all-time preseason record against New York.

Indianapolis will host the New Orleans Saints on a nationally televised (CBS) broadcast on Saturday, August 23. It will be the first preseason meeting between the two teams since a 2006 matchup in Jackson, Mississippi. The Colts hold a 7-5 preseason advantage in a series that dates back to 1975.

Dating back to 2001, the Colts and Cincinnati Bengals have met each preseason, traditionally in the finale. This season, Indianapolis will travel to Cincinnati (August 28) for the second consecutive year as the Colts look to win their third preseason contest in the last four years. Overall, the Bengals hold a 14-8 preseason series record, which includes a 27-10 win last season.

2014 Indianapolis Colts preseason schedule:

Week 1 (Aug. 7-10) at New York Jets TBD

Week 2 (Aug. 14-18) New York Giants TBD

Week 3 Saturday, Aug. 23 New Orleans CBS

Thursday, Aug. 28 at Cincinnati TBD

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