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2018 Schedule
4-12, 3rd in AFC South

Mike Wells ESPN Staff Writer 

Was talking with ESPN/ABC's Jeff Van Gundy, who is doing Pacers-Cavs Game 3, and the first thing he says is, "I love (Colts GM) Chris Ballard. He's going to get the Colts back on track."

Mike Wells ESPN Staff Writer 

Colts GM Chris Ballard with another reason on why he feels comfortable about the health of QB Andrew Luck: "We traded the third pick in the draft to move back to six. I think that said we're pretty confident in where he's at."

Mike Wells ESPN Staff Writer 

Colts GM Chris Ballard on possibility of trading back again in the draft: "We have identified couple more players that are premium players, so we open are to it. Will we do it? It just depends on how far back we are willing to move"

Mike Wells ESPN Staff Writer 

Colts GM Chris Ballard said Andrew Luck is still not throwing a football, but "a lot of the exercises he's doing is conducive to the same thing."

Mike Wells ESPN Staff Writer 

Colts GM Chris Ballard: "Very comfortable where he's at. Working on his strength part of it, throwing motion. But he's in a good spot guys. I feel good where he's at, feel good about where he's going. Keep working and getting back to playing football. His health is our No. 1 priority."

Brian Burke ESPN Analytics 

The NFL has done a much better job evening out the pain with the schedule this year. Indianapolis has the worst net rest differential with a net of 11 less days of rest than their opponents and 3 games vs. opponents coming off their byes. Last season the Giants had -22 days with 4 opponents coming off byes.

Mike Wells ESPN Staff Writer 

Here's the 2018 Indianapolis Colts regular season schedule: WEEK 1 (Sept. 9) vs. Cincinnati Bengals, 1:00 p.m. ET; WEEK 2 (Sept. 16) at Washington Redskins, 1:00 p.m. ET; WEEK 3 (Sept. 23) at Philadelphia Eagles, 1:00 p.m. ET; WEEK 4 (Sept. 30) vs. Houston Texans, 1:00 p.m. ET; WEEK 5 (Oct. 4) at New England Patriots, 8:20 p.m. ET; WEEK 6 (Oct. 14) at New York Jets, 1:00 p.m. ET; WEEK 7 (Oct. 21) vs. Buffalo Bills, 1:00 p.m. ET; WEEK 8 (Oct. 28) at Oakland Raiders, 4:05 p.m. ET; WEEK 9 (Nov. 4) BYE; WEEK 10 (Nov. 11) vs. Jacksonville Jaguars, 1:00 p.m. ET; WEEK 11 (Nov. 18) vs. Tennessee Titans 1:00 p.m. ET; WEEK 12 (Nov. 25) vs. Miami Dolphins, 1:00 p.m. ET; WEEK 13 (Dec. 2) at Jacksonville Jaguars, 1:00 p.m. ET; WEEK 14 (Dec. 9) at Houston Texans, 1:00 p.m. ET; WEEK 15 (Dec. 16) vs. Dallas Cowboys, 1:00 p.m. ET; WEEK 16 (Dec. 23) vs. New York Giants, 1:00 p.m. ET; WEEK 17 (Dec. 30) at Tennessee Titans, 1:00 p.m. ET

Mike Wells ESPN Staff Writer 

Former Colts pass-rush specialist Dwight Freeney is expected to sign a contract with Indianapolis and then immediately retire with the team, multiple sources told ESPN. Freeney spent the first 11 years of his career with the Colts where he eventually teamed up with Robert Mathis to form one of the best pass-rushing duos in the NFL. Freeney, the No. 11 overall pick in 22, had 107.5 sacks in his career with the Colts. He left the Colts after the 2012 season and had stops with the Chargers, Arizona, Atlanta, Detroit and Seattle. Freeney's 125.5 career sacks is tied for 17th in NFL history.

Mike Wells ESPN Staff Writer 

With the 2018 NFL schedule being released Thursday night, here's a reminder of who the Indianapolis Colts will play next season. Home: Houston Texans, Jacksonville Jaguars, Tennessee Titans, Buffalo Bills, Miami Dolphins, Dallas Cowboys, New York Giants, Cincinnati Bengals Away: Houston Texans, Jacksonville Jaguars, Tennessee Titans, New England Patriots, New York Jets, Philadelphia Eagles, Washington Redskins, Oakland Raiders

Mike Wells ESPN Staff Writer 

Offensive lineman Anthony Castonzo, who is one of Andrew Luck's closest friends on the team, on his QB's mind frame today compared to this time last year, "A year ago at this time, he was really down on himself (from shoulder surgery). He's doing absolutely everything he can to get back."

Mike Wells ESPN Staff Writer 

TY Hilton, who is coming off his fourth straight Pro Bowl appearance, said he has slimmed down and cut out fast food. He said he doesn't even have cheat meal days.

Mike Wells ESPN Staff Writer 

Here's the Indianapolis Colts 2018 preseason schedule: Week 1: (Aug. 9-13) at Seattle Week 2: (Aug. 20) vs. Baltimore Ravens Week 3: (Aug. 23-26) vs. San Francisco 49ers Week 4: (Aug. 30-31) at Cincinnati Bengals

Mike Wells ESPN Staff Writer 

The Colts, who are looking for more depth at cornerback, have signed free agent Kenneth Acker. He spent last season in Kansas City and has also played in San Francisco. Ackerman has 98 tackles and four interceptions in his career.

Peter Yang for ESPN
10d

Is Josh Rosen out of his mind?

Dan Le Batard, Papi and Domonique Foxworth question if teams should believe Josh Rosen when he says he will win seven titles, if Bill Belichick should make up with Alex Guerrero, if Andrew Luck will return to glory and much more.

Max: Luck is the perfect franchise QB (2:21)
11d

Mikal Bridges Declares for the NBA Draft

The cast breaks down last night basketball games, Beadle is pleased the Spurs streak continues, Jalen is still all in on the Nuggets and Andrew Luck speaks on his injury.

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Team Stats

Passing Yards180.830th
Rushing Yards103.822nd
Points For16.430th
Points Against25.330th