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    INDIANAPOLIS COLTSWEEKLY PRESS RELEASEIndiana Farm Bureau Football CenterP.O. Box 535000Indianapolis, IN 46253www.colts.com

    REGULAR SEASON WEEK 1INDIANAPOLIS COLTS (0-0) VS. DETROIT LIONS (0-0)

    4:25 P.M. EST | SUNDAY, SEPT. 11, 2016 | LUCAS OIL STADIUM

    The Indianapolis Colts will host the Detroit Lions in its 2016 regular season opener. The game time is set for 4:25 p.m. at Lucas Oil Stadium.

    The contest will mark the 42nd all-time meeting between the teams in the regular season, with the Colts holding a 21-18-2 advantage. Indianapolis defeated Detroit, 35-33, in their last matchup on Dec. 12, 2012 at Ford Field.

    Last week, the Colts traveled to Cincinnati to face the Bengals in their preseason fi nale.

    After a scoreless fi rst half, Cincinnati put the fi rst points on the board with a fi eld goal early in the third quarter.

    Kicker Adam Vinatieri connected on a 46-yard fi eld goal in the third quarter and made a 38-yard attempt in the fourth quarter to give India-napolis a 6-3 lead.

    The Colts faced a 10-6 defi cit with 1:55 left in the game. Quarterback Stephen Morris (20-of-30 passing for 217 yards, one touchdown and one interception) orchestrated a nine play, 75-yard drive that resulted in a 25-yard touchdown pass to wide receiver Tevaun Smith for a touch-down to regain the lead at, 13-10.

    On the ensuing possession, cornerback Christopher Milton recorded an interception to give Indianapolis their second win of the preseason.

    TV coverage: FOXPlay-by-Play: Kenny AlbertColor Analyst: Daryl JohnstonSideline: Laura Okmin

    Team W L T Pct. PF PA Home Away Div Conf Strk

    Houston 9 7 0 .563 339 313 5-3 4-4 5-1 7-5 W3Indianapolis 8 8 0 .500 333 408 4-4 4-4 4-2 6-6 W2

    Jacksonville 5 11 0 .313 376 448 4-4 1-7 2-4 5-7 L3Tennessee 3 13 0 .188 299 423 1-7 2-6 1-5 1-11 L4

    Colts KickerAdam Vinatieri

    2015 FINAL AFC SOUTH STANDINGS

    BROADCAST INFORMATION

    Tuesday, September 6No Availability

    Wednesday, September 711:30 a.m. Chuck Pagano available 11:40 a.m. Player Interviews1:05 p.m. Practice (Limited Availability)

    Thursday, September 811:30 a.m. Coordinators available 11:40 a.m. Player Interviews1:05 p.m. Practice (Limited Availability)

    Friday, September 911:15 a.m. Practice (Limited Availability)12:50 p.m. Chuck Pagano available 1:00 p.m. Player Interviews

    Saturday, September 10No Availability

    Sunday, September 11Indianapolis Colts vs. Detroit Lions 4:25 p.m.

    Radio coverage: WFNI & WLHKPlay-by-Play: Bob LameyColor Analyst: Jim SorgiSideline: Matt Taylor

    INDIANAPOLIS COLTS 2016 SCHEDULEPRESEASON (2-2)

    Day Date Opponent TV Time/Result

    Sun. Aug. 7 GREEN BAY ESPN Cancelled

    Sat. Aug. 13 at Buffalo FOX59 W, 19-18 Sat. Aug. 20 BALTIMORE FOX59 L, 19-18

    Sat. Aug. 27 PHILADELPHIA CBS4 L, 33-23

    Thurs. Sept. 1 at Cincinnati FOX59 W, 13-10

    REGULAR SEASON (0-0)

    Day Date Opponent TV Time/Result

    Sun. Sept. 11 DETROIT FOX 4:25 p.m.

    Sun. Sept. 18 at Denver CBS 4:25 p.m. Sun. Sept. 25 SAN DIEGO CBS 4:25 p.m.

    Sun. Oct. 2 at Jacksonville (London) CBS 9:30 a.m. Sun. Oct. 9 CHICAGO FOX 1 p.m.

    Sun. Oct. 16 at Houston NBC 8:30 p.m. Sun. Oct. 23 at Tennessee CBS 1 p.m. Sun. Oct. 30 KANSAS CITY CBS 1 p.m.

    Sun. Nov. 6 at Green Bay CBS 4:25 p.m. Sun. Nov. 13 BYE WEEKSun. Nov. 20 TENNESSEE CBS 1 p.m.

    Thurs. Nov. 24 PITTSBURGH NBC 8:30 p.m.

    Mon. Dec. 5 at N.Y. Jets ESPN 8:30 p.m. Sun. Dec. 11 HOUSTON CBS 1 p.m.

    Sun. Dec. 18 at Minnesota CBS 1 p.m. Sat. Dec. 24 at Oakland CBS 4:05 p.m. Sun. Jan. 1 JACKSONVILLE CBS 1 p.m.

    * All times are Eastern; Home games in BOLD CAPS

    MEDIA SCHEDULE: SEPT. 6-11

    COLTS HOST LIONS IN 2016 REGULAR SEASON OPENER

    Radio coverage: ESPN RadioPlay-by-Play: Adam AminColor Analyst: Bill PolianSideline: Ian Fitzsimmons

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    Game Preview/Schedules/Standings .................................................................1

    Table of Contents/Important Information ............................................................2

    OPPONENT INFORMATION

    Head Coach Comparison ...................................................................................3

    Head Coach Chuck Pagano ...............................................................................4

    Connections.....................................................................................................5-6

    Statistical Comparison .....................................................................................6-7

    Career Stats vs. Opponent ............................................................................8-10

    COLTS NOTES

    Colts Notes ..................................................................................................11-18

    Robert Mathis Notes ....................................................................................19-20

    Andrew Luck Notes .....................................................................................21-22

    Adam Vinatieri Notes ...................................................................................23-24

    T.Y. Hilton Notes ..............................................................................................25

    Frank Gore Notes .............................................................................................26

    Vontae Davis Notes ..........................................................................................27

    DQwell Jackson Notes..................................................................................... 28

    ROSTER PAGES

    Unoffi cial Depth Chart ......................................................................................29

    Players By Position...........................................................................................30

    How the Colts were Built ..................................................................................31

    Alphabetical Roster ..........................................................................................32

    Numerical Roster ..............................................................................................33

    Roster By Experience .......................................................................................34

    Roster Superlatives ..........................................................................................35

    Transactions ................................................................................................36-37

    2015 Colts Participation.................................................................................... 38

    COLTS STATISTICS

    2015 Colts Regular Season Stats ....................................................................39

    2015 Colts Regular Season Defensive Stats ...................................................40

    2016 Colts Preseason Stats .............................................................................41

    2016 Colts Preseason Defensive Stats ............................................................42

    GAMEDAY SPONSORThe Colts vs. Lions game is presented by Cargo Services, Inc.

    GAMEDAY GIVE-A-WAYS Andrew Luck koozies for fi rst 2,000 fans inside American Family Insurance Touchdown Town Bookmarks for fi rst 5,000 fans inside Lucas Oil Stadium, compliments of Cargo Services, Inc. American fl ags for fi rst 60,000 fans inside Lucas Oil Stadium Commemorative coin for Club Seat Holders

    PRE-GAME FESTIVITIESAmerican Family Insurance Touchdown TownFree and open to the public, American Family Insurance Touchdown Town is a pre-game fan experience unlike any other. Located along South Street on the north side of Lucas Oil Stadium, Touchdown Town includes $3 drinks specials, food trucks, a giant TV screen, live music, the PLAY 60 Zone for kids and much more. For the teams home opener on September 11, American Family Insurance Touchdown Town will open at 1 p.m. www.colts.com/events.

    Limited Edition Give-A-Way: Each game this season, the fi rst 2,000 fans inside American Family Insurance Touchdown Town will receive a limited edition koozie featuring the name, number and laser signature of a Colts player. This weeks featured player is: Andrew Luck. City Barbeque Food Special: FREE pulled pork sandwich for all First Responders (with issued ID and/or Badge) visiting Touchdown Town.

    SPECIAL RECOGNITIONIndiana OlympiansThe Colts will honor Olympians with Indiana ties during a special halftime ceremony at their September 11 game. In addition to the on-fi eld recognition, a pre-game reception will be held in their honor, hosted by the Indiana Sports Corp. and Indiana Offi ce of Tourism Development.

    NFL INITIATIVE15th Anniversary of 9/11The Indianapolis Colts will join the NFLs national commemoration of the 15th Anniversary of 9/11 by incorporating several gameday elements to recognize and honor fi rst responders from across Indiana. Gameday elements include: Garrison Flag to be hung from two fi re engines in American Family Insurance Touchdown Town American Flags distributed to fi rst 60,000 fans in attendance 11 First Responders to run out with Colts players during introductions Full fi eld fl ag held by 200 fi rst responders National Anthem sung by IMPD Offi cer Christopher Wilburn Joint Color Guard from IMPD and IFD Charity Relay Race between members of IMPD and IFD at Halftime

    FEATURED HORSESHOE LEGENDAt each 2016 home game, the Indianapolis Colts will honor a former player, or Horseshoe Legend, during pre-game festivities. In addition, this alumni player wi