Indianapolis and Washington will open the preseason at 8 p.m. Eastern on Sunday, Aug. 3. The game will be televised nationally on NBC.
Six days later, the Colts will travel to Carolina to take on the Panthers at 7:30 p.m. Eastern Aug. 9, then will play again the next Saturday at Atlanta in another 7:30 p.m. start Aug. 16.
The Colts then get eight days off before opening Lucas Oil Stadium against the Buffalo Bills at 8 p.m. on Sunday, Aug. 24. That game will be televised by the NFL Network.
The Colts close the preseason slate just four days later, hosting Cincinnati in a 7 p.m. kickoff at Lucas Oil on Thursday, Aug. 28