Colts expecting Saints in season opener

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  1. MoLewisrocks

    MoLewisrocks PatsFans.com Supporter PatsFans.com Supporter

  2. richpats

    richpats Banned

    Omitted from Polian's comments is that he expects the Pats to play 3 consecutive road games: at Baltimore, at Miami on a Monday night, then at Indy on a Sunday night, while the Colts have the prior week off to prepare for the Pats.
     
  3. denverpatsfan

    denverpatsfan PatsFans.com Supporter PatsFans.com Supporter

    Agreed. This will be the matchup.
     
  4. KontradictioN

    KontradictioN Do you even lift? PatsFans.com Supporter

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    How convenient.
     
  5. zoostation

    zoostation In the Starting Line-Up

    Bears - Pats is the SB rematch that should have happened
     
  6. richpats

    richpats Banned

    Well, he...err....the NFL pulled the same crap last year, except NE was guaranteed to play Indy at home (at Buffalo, at Minnesota on MNF, then vs Indy on SNF).
     
  7. MrTibbs

    MrTibbs Rotational Player and Threatening Starter's Job


    All jokes aside that wouldn't surprise me one bit. I can imagine the Colts getting that setup against the Patriots.
     
  8. DGameguy

    DGameguy Third String But Playing on Special Teams

    Yeh but any scheduling shenanigans might be in vain the Colts are bleeding personnel.

    There's a school of thought that when the SB winner hosts the opening night game it should be against an easier opponent i.e. Pats vs. Raiders. While the Saints aren't a dog, a loss to the Saints if the Colts stumble out of the gate isn't nearly as bad as a loss to the Pats in week 1.

    However, if you look at recent history, the opening night game has been the conference chamionship rematch.
     
  9. workhorse

    workhorse Rotational Player and Threatening Starter's Job

    Are you setting up an excuse already?
    :eek:
     
  10. richpats

    richpats Banned

    Setting up an excuse off a joke? How does that work?
     
  11. workhorse

    workhorse Rotational Player and Threatening Starter's Job

    Mine was a joke too.
     

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