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Welcome back, Colts Nation!  :) Our Colts move on from their 44-20 loss to the Buffalo Bills last week as they are in the New Jersey Meadowlands to play the New York Giants in their first preseason road game at Met Life Stadium on FOX Sports.  Colts are also in the lone preseason game for the second consecutive Sunday, and also hope to go back to Met Life Stadium to play in Super Bowl XLVIII on February 2, 2014.

 

Colts concluded their training camp last Friday morning at Anderson University. Tonight's matchup feature two marquee quarterbacks, our Colts Andrew Luck opposite the N.Y. Giants Eli Manning. Colts will play the more intriging matchup later during  Week 7 of the regular season as Peyton Manning returns with the Denver Broncos in the battle of the new and old Colts QB regimes on Sunday Night, October 20.  Emphasis by the Colts coaching staff, among other team adjustments tonight, is to have the offensive line protect Luck.

 

NFL On FOX's primary broadcast team of  Joe Buck and Troy Aikman, along with sideline reporter Pam Oliver, are announcing the nationally-televised game on FOX Sports, including WXIN FOX 59 in Indianapolis, and simulcast around the world to our US military personnel on the Armed Forces Broadcast Network, live on HD. Tonight's Colts/N.Y.Giants game will also be replayed later on The NFL Network at least twice in the coming week, early Tuesday morning, at 3:00AM,  and on the following Friday afternoon at 1:00 PM, on August 23, both times Eastern Standasrd Time, and also on HD.

 

Bob Lamey, our 'Voice Of The Colts,' and former NFL QB  and Wisconsin Badger Jim Sorgi, are announcing both the live radio game play-by-play and analysis, along with sideline reporter Kevin Lee, simulcast on flagship stations WFNI ESPN SportsRadio 1070AM, and WHLK Country 97.1FM, and the Colts/Vectren Radio Network. Sorgi is also  believed to be the only NFL player to backup, and play with both Peyton and Eli Manning, while both with the Colts and N.Y. Giants.

 

Clear/Partly Cloudy skies, and few showers at 74 degrees is forecast for tonight's 7:05PM Eastern Standard Time kickoff at Met Life Stadium, along with 53% precipitation, 30% humidity, and very mild eastern winds at 5 miles per hour.

 

Colts are wearing the matching white jerseys and pants on the field tonight,  while the host N.Y. Giants are wearing their traditional  home blue jerseys, and gray pants.

 

No injuries to both the Colts and N.Y. Giants, as all the players in both teams, especially the drafted college players, signed veterans, and free agents, all audition to earn themselves into the 53-man regular season roster and practice squads. Win your first preseason game for yourselves, and for Head Coach Chuck Pagano, stay 'Colts Strong,' and GO COLTS!!!!!   :D  :blueshoe:  :pass:  :shoe:  :helmet:  :coltshelmet:  :coltslogo:  :coltshorse:  :coltsfb:  :colts:  :1colts:  :coltslogo:

 

Colts/New York Giants Game Day Central, and  NFL Game Center HD:

 

http://www.colts.com/team/game/2013/preseason2/

 

http://www.colts.com/news/article-1/Colts-vs-Giants---Gameday-on-Coltscom/1daf112b-d15c-47c6-a7da-4544af3c4661

 

http://www.nfl.com/gamecenter/2013081800/2013/PRE2/colts@giants

 

 

http://msn.foxsports.com/nfl

 

http://msn.foxsports.com/video/shows/nfl-on-fox

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I'm eager to see how the three phases will improve from last week...to be honest, I've all but abandoned hope for special teams.  Last year, we looked like we were trending upward then last week it was the same ol' stuff.  I know it was preseason week 1, but let's keep it real...our special teams have been pretty poor (outside of kicking/punting) as long as I can remember.  I think the offensive line was a little bit better with run blocking, but I wanna see how Holmes/Thornton can help us out there.  I liked out free agent additions on defense...can't wait for all the injury holdouts to be able to play.  Landry, Angerer, Bradshaw & Co.  will right the ship IMO.  Can't wait to clock out this evening and get home for the kickoff!  GO COLTS!!!!

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I am ready for the game !!!  Hoping to see a little more playing time for Luck and our starters and hope Werner will see some playing time as well.  Let's GOOOOO Colts !!!!!!!!  :blueshoe:  :blueshoe:  :blueshoe:

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Is Landry going to play tonight?

 

Never mind. Looks like he won't be playing. What a shame.

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I heard in pregame report that Whalen is out tonight what is wrong with him?

groin injury from last week's game

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GO COLTS!

 

Hoping for a better performance tonight than last week. Specifically in defense pass rush & special teams.

 

NO INJURIES PLEASE.

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I'm looking forward to a Great game tonite !!!  And also hoping for no injuries.  With that said, let;s GOOOOO Colts !!!!!!!!!

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JLynRN I just read your comments on NFL.com

 

Lots of trolls on there too  LOL !!!    Sometimes it's fun just to read all the comments  :)

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Lots of trolls on there too  LOL !!!    Sometimes it's fun just to read all the comments   :)

I read but never comment

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Now we have to see if the offense can do something.

 

Anything.

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