Colts kicker Adam Vinatieri gives a thumbs up as Indianapolis beats the Titans in Week 17 of the 2018 season.

Colts 2018 Playoff Schedule Starts In Houston

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INDIANAPOLIS – The Colts better get used to playing on Saturday and wearing their white jerseys in the month of January.

As the No. 6 seed in capturing the final AFC Wild Card spot, the Colts will play on the road for their entire playoff run, however long that becomes.

The first matchup comes Saturday at 4:35 PM, taking on the Texans in Houston. That game will be an ESPN broadcast, simulcasted on ABC.

This will be the third meeting between the Colts and Texans this year, with the two teams splitting their first two contests this season, with the road team winning each game in 2018.

If the Colts beat the Texans, they will play in the same exact timeslot the following Saturday, against the No. 1 seed Kansas City.

Because the Colts are the No. 6 seed, they are locked into playing the top-seeded Chiefs, if they beat the Texans this coming Saturday.

A possible road playoff path would look like this: Houston, Kansas City and New England/Baltimore/Los Angeles.

 

AFC Playoff Schedule

Wild Card Weekend:

-Saturday, January 5th, 4:35 PM ET: No. 6 Colts at No. 3 Texans (ESPN, simulcast on ABC)

-Sunday, January 6th: 1:05 PM ET: No. 5 Chargers at No. 4 Ravens (CBS)

 

Divisional Weekend:

-Saturday, January 12th, 4:35 PM ET: Colts/Chargers/Ravens at No. 1 Chiefs (NBC)

-Sunday, January 13th: 1:05 PM ET: Texans/Ravens/Chargers at No. 2 Patriots (CBS)

 

Championship Weekend:

-Sunday, January 20th: 6:40 PM ET: Highest remaining seed at lowest remaining seed (CBS)

 

Super Bowl Weekend:

-Sunday, February 3rd: 6:30 PM ET: Super Bowl LIII in Atlanta (CBS)

 

NFL Wild Card Weekend Schedule

Saturday, January 5th:

-4:35 PM ET: Colts at Texans (ESPN, simulcast on ABC)

-8:15 PM ET: Seahawks at Cowboys (FOX)

Sunday, January 6th:

-1:05 PM ET: Chargers at Ravens (CBS)

-4:40 PM ET: Eagles at Bears (NBC)

 

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