Jump to content

Archived

This topic is now archived and is closed to further replies.

Andy

2012-2013 Colts Schedule

Recommended Posts

you weren't a colts fan prior to the manning era?

I was but I didn't really watch nearly as many football games as I do now. I was too busy in college drinking, studying and chasing women!

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

New GM. New coaches. New offense. New defense. New special teams (hopefully). New QB. Shall I go on?

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

That's a nice matchup in Week 1 up I-65, Jay Cutler to Brandon Marshall for the Bears vs. (Andrew Luck) to Reggie Wayne for the Colts at Soldier Field.

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

Hopefully a few of the early season opponents overlook the Colts a bit in their minds......

Besides, nobody truly knows what to expect with this thing here. They might be very competitive early on and suprise us. If they get blown out nobody will be stunned.

Week 1 is tough but the next two games are winnable.

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

On the good side, there are only three games that conflict with the Broncos.

On the bad side, there are only three games that conflict with the Broncos.

I might need a new chair to start the season, and a new wife by the end of the season. haha

haha I can relate... it's just the opposite at our house I'm the Football fanatic....

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

The Browns are the only "sure thing" on the schedule as I see it. I think we beat the Titans and the Jaguars at home.

Will the Vikings defense be lousy again, especially against a rookie QB? The Buffalo Bills have the best D-line in football now! The Chiefs young defense will be much better, especially if there are no injuries again. Miami's defense is not too shabby.

I say 3 - 13 but maybe we beat the Vikings early (enthusiasm and poor defense again) and the Jaguars away so 5 - 11 is a decent possibility. GO COLTS!

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

at the end of the year, the colts had the 8th hardest schedule in the league and went 2-14. the colts only lost by seven or less in 7 out of 14 losses. the colts now have the 14th hardest schedule(tied with 3 other teams) and have better players and coaches. i'm predicting 8-8 or 9-7 or 10-6 positively

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

How did we get stuck with a week 4 BYE?!?! Garbage.....Hopefully the flex scheduling will take effect so we can get another prime-time game.

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

I like the optimism that some of you guys share that we will win 9-10 games this season but realistically I just can't see that happening. I would expect more along the lines of 3-4 wins this year and I'll bet that's what most people in the Colts organization expect. The reason is pretty simple: as of now, approximately 75% of the Colts' roster has 2 or fewer years of NFL experience and is making at or slightly above minimum NFL salary (if you don't believe me, look it up). We will surely be one of if not the youngest NFL team this year. You simply can't expect a completely overhauled coaching staff, front office, and young players to win in year 1 of the rebuilding process. Even with such a high prospect as Andrew Luck and a seemingly "easy schedule." There will be growing pain but patience is a virtue. I believe that each year this team will improve by a couple wins and as we begin to draft and mold young talent, this team can be a force in the AFC again. It will all depend on if we draft the right players because we will have high picks in the coming years. And if the new front office decides to start going after free agents with all the cap room we will have cleared next year, I am OK with that too. But this is not the year for great expectations, but keep the faith, we will get back someday!!

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

Peyton took the prime-time games with him........Broncos have 5........early bye is good because there's going to be alot of tweeking early on.........

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

Almost all 1pm games? Best news I've heard about anything Colts related all year. No longer do I need to stay up until 6AM to watch the Colts because of time zone differences.

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

I know the early bye looks like crap, but maybe with a new QB it might be good. He might need it. Who knows, maybe we have some momentum and can go into the bye with a win against the Jags. Or even the Vikings before that. After the bye is the Packers...they will need some time to figure out something for THAT offense lol.

It might not hurt to have an early bye with new coaches and a rookie QB.

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

I like the 1:00 games.... makes for a great day and still home at a decent time.

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

The Bears are on upset alert!

The Bears are on upset alert!

We owe them for ruining our opener in 2008!!!!!

You're absolutely right Jules we sure do. I don't know if our squad will have an answer for Lance Briggs & Julius Peppers as the 1st team out of the regular season gate though. It would be tremendous to set the tone with a victory no doubt.

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

On the plus side, we don't play ONE SINGLE TEAM coming off a bye week!

The closest thing is the Lions coming off a Thursday game.

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

Okay, with our 2-14 record last season, I thought we'd not have to play New England this season. Why are they ALWAYS on our schedule?? There's no more Manning-Brady drama to showcase.

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

Okay, with our 2-14 record last season, I thought we'd not have to play New England this season. Why are they ALWAYS on our schedule?? There's no more Manning-Brady drama to showcase.

It's the Colts' year to play the entire AFC East.

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

Okay, that explains it...I didn't study the schedule that closely to make that connection. Makes sense now....Jets, Bills, Dolphins and Cheaters

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

1 one prime time game vs multiple for other non-2011 playoff teams like SD, NYJ and Philly, and multiple for the scourge of the league Saints. 3 years removed from the Super Bowl and a draft pick heralded as the best coming out in 25+ plus years and one prime time game, on a stinking Thursday at that. How does the winning-est team from the first ten years of the new millennium become Rodney Dangerfield while teams like Pitt and NE continue to get the lime light. I can remember both of them failing to make the playoffs immediately following Super Bowl appearances and not losing any prime time coverage. Good grief, the Cardinals, Redskins and Chiefs even got MNF.

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

1 one prime time game vs multiple for other non-2011 playoff teams like SD, NYJ and Philly, and multiple for the scourge of the league Saints. 3 years removed from the Super Bowl and a draft pick heralded as the best coming out in 25+ plus years and one prime time game, on a stinking Thursday at that. How does the winning-est team from the first ten years of the new millennium become Rodney Dangerfield while teams like Pitt and NE continue to get the lime light. I can remember both of them failing to make the playoffs immediately following Super Bowl appearances and not losing any prime time coverage. Good grief, the Cardinals, Redskins and Chiefs even got MNF.

It's the result of 2-14. If you have an interesting season, you'll be back to some prime games in 2013. Every team has one Thursday night game this year.

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

How did we get stuck with a week 4 BYE?!?! Garbage.....Hopefully the flex scheduling will take effect so we can get another prime-time game.

It could be like 1999-2001 where teams could have byes in week 1. How terrible would that be?

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

Here is the schedule:

Week 1 -- @ Bears

Week 2 -- Vikings

Week 3 -- Jaguars

Week 4 -- BYE

Week 5 -- Packers

Week 6 -- @ Jets

Week 7 -- Browns

Week 8 -- @ Titans

Week 9 -- Dolphins

Week 10 -- @ Jags

Week 11 -- @ Pats

Week 12 -- Bills

Week 13 -- @ Lions

Week 14 -- Titans

Week 15 -- @ Texans

Week 16 -- @ Chiefs

Week 17 -- Texans

Pretty good schedule if you ask me, I like the game we get at home.

1. L

2. W

3. W

2-1 at the bye. (hate the early buy!)

5. L

6. L

7. L

8. W

9. W

10. L

11. L

12. W

13. L

14. L

15. L

16. L

17. W

6-10 overall. Not to bad for the first year of rebuilding.

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

Week 1 -- @ Bears - L

Week 2 -- Vikings - Toss up

Week 3 -- Jaguars - W

Week 4 -- BYE

Week 5 -- Packers - L

Week 6 -- @ Jets - L

Week 7 -- Browns - W

Week 8 -- @ Titans - L

Week 9 -- Dolphins - Toss up

Week 10 -- @ Jags - L

Week 11 -- @ Pats - L

Week 12 -- Bills - Toss Up

Week 13 -- @ Lions - L

Week 14 -- Titans - W

Week 15 -- @ Texans - L

Week 16 -- @ Chiefs - Toss Up

Week 17 -- Texans - Toss Up (Texans could be resting players)

I have us down for three games I think will definitely be wins, five toss up games that could go either way, and 8 losses.

Best case scenario is we go 8-8, but the worst case scenario is 3-13.

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

1. L

2. W

3. W

2-1 at the bye. (hate the early buy!)

5. L

6. L

7. L

8. W

9. W

10. L

11. L

12. W

13. L

14. L

15. L

16. L

17. W

6-10 overall. Not to bad for the first year of rebuilding.

if we are 5-5 after 10 weeks..we will be 5-11

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

  • Recently Browsing   0 members

    No registered users viewing this page.

  • Thread of the Week

  • Topics

  • Posts

    • Kenny Moore is a much better CB Tim Jennings.
    • According to Houston whispers, the Texans won't pursue a new candidate this year. O'Brien will be the GM for 2019. If that's true, I think Caserio will end up in there .... just not in 2019. (His contract will expire next year in Boston.)
    • Well, Sanders played mostly close to the box, and was covering the middle area of the field a lot in Dungy's system, and Moore plays in the slot, and he is also covering the middle area of the field as well. So, I kinda see why you saw some similarities. However, they are very different types of players, they play at different positions, so there is hardly any similarity if you break down what they do actually. It might seem a bit similar, but it's very different.   And, as others said, Bob was a generational talent. He played on an entirely different level. Remember when teams use to ran 200 / 300 yards against the Colts D in 2006? The entire regular season? Then Bob came back for the playoffs and the Colts D suddenly turned into the big wall of china. That was Sanders, alone. He was a game changer when healthy.
    • You were correct with your 6 games statement. ;) Only, that 6 games can be gained by being on active roster (which is not game day roster!) or on IR.   (Might worth to add, that players on IR don't count against the 53, but they are under "normal" NFL contract. They can rehab in the team facilities, they can take part in meetings, etc. Please also note, that waiving a player with injury settlement and putting someone on IR are two different move. The latter is the "real" IR. It keeps the player under contract, and be part of the team. The former is practically a cut, with some financial implications. E.g., the team is willing to pay money for the player, if he won't be claimed by another team.)   Regarding Cox, 2017 didn't count as accrued season for him, because he spent most of the year on PS, which does not count. (He wasn't on IR neither. I mean, "under contract" IR, because players can be waived with IR settlement as well, which does not count as accrued season.) Cox will be an ERFA in 2020, and an RFA in 2021.
  • Members

    • Four2itus

      Four2itus 2,023

      Senior Member
      Joined:
      Last active:
    • NewColtsFan

      NewColtsFan 18,993

      Senior Member
      Joined:
      Last active:
    • wig

      wig 881

      Senior Member
      Joined:
      Last active:
    • MikeCurtis

      MikeCurtis 1,203

      Senior Member
      Joined:
      Last active:
    • PureLuck

      PureLuck 96

      Member
      Joined:
      Last active:
    • Restored

      Restored 1,332

      Senior Member
      Joined:
      Last active:
    • Boiler_Colt

      Boiler_Colt 3,714

      Senior Member
      Joined:
      Last active:
    • BeanDiasucci

      BeanDiasucci 54

      New Member
      Joined:
      Last active:
    • aaron11

      aaron11 2,008

      Senior Member
      Joined:
      Last active:
    • ColtV

      ColtV 99

      Member
      Joined:
      Last active:
×
×
  • Create New...