The 2011 NFL season is under way and as nearly every Indianapolis resident knows, Peyton Manning is out for the season due to a neck injury. Since the announcement, the Indianapolis Colts have struggled to get their footing. Having gone through two Super Bowl championship games, Indianapolis fans have been through the good times. Now it's time to rally for the Colts as they make their way through a tough season. Can the team find its way and pick up the pieces?
Here is everything you need to know to enjoy the Indianapolis Colts 2011 season. Home games are noted in bold lettering. All times and dates are subject to change without notice.
Saturday, August 13 @ St. Louis Rams at 8:00 p.m.
Friday, August 19 vs Washington Redskins at 7:00 p.m.
Friday, August 26 vs Green Bay Packers at 8:00 p.m.
Thursday, September 1 @ Cincinnati Bengals at 7:00 p.m.
Regular Season Schedule
Sunday, September 11 @ Houston Texans at 1:00 p.m.
Sunday, September 18 vs Cleveland Browns at 1:00 p.m.
Sunday, September 25 vs Pittsburgh Steelers at 8:20 p.m.
Monday, October 3 @ Tampa Bay Buccaneers at 8:30 p.m.
Sunday, October 9 @ Kansas City Chiefs at 1:00 p.m.
Sunday, October 16 @ Cincinnati Bengals at 1:00 p.m.
Sunday, October 23 @ New Orleans Saints at 8:20 p.m.
Sunday, October 30 @ Tennessee Titans at 1:00 p.m.
Sunday, November 6 vs Atlanta Falcons at 1:00 p.m.
Sunday, November 13 vs Jacksonville Jaguars at 1:00 p.m.
Sunday, November 27 @ Carolina Panthers at 1:00 p.m.
Sunday, December 4 @ New England Patriots at 8:20 p.m.
Sunday, December 11 @ Baltimore Ravens at 1:00 p.m.
Sunday, December 18 vs Tennessee Titans at 1:00 p.m.
Thursday, December 22 vs Houston Texans at 8:20 p.m.
Sunday, January 1 @ Jacksonville Jaguars at 1:00 p.m.
Where to Buy Tickets
1. By phone, online or in person through Ticketmaster.
2. Online at the NFL ticket exchange website.
3. Through Colts ticket operations at(317) 297-7000 or by email at email@example.com.
Lucas Oil Stadium Information
Lucas Oil Stadium is home to the Indianapolis Colts and also a major site for conventions, exhibitions, trade shows and other major events. The unique retractable roof (which can be opened or closed in nine minutes) makes it exceptionally flexible for both indoor and outdoor events. The stadium seats 63,000 for football and up to 70,000 for basketball, conventions and concerts. It covers 1.8 million square feet.
Lucas Oil Stadium features a 7,800-square-foot Colts Pro Shop that boasts the largest collection of Colts merchandise in the world. The Pro Shop is located at the corner of Capitol Avenue and South Street and is open seven days a week.
All guests of the stadium will be subject to inspection upon entering. The following items are not be permitted in Lucas Oil Stadium: food & beverage items, bottles, cans, liquor containers, weapons, coolers, bags, large purses, backpacks, video recorders, horns, artificial noisemakers, and other missile-like objects. Please be advised that nothing larger than a small personal handbag, subject to inspection, will be permitted inside.