INDIANAPOLIS — The National Football League has announced that the Indianapolis Colts’ Week 8 matchup against the Denver Broncos Oct. 27 at Lucas Oil Stadium has been changed to a 1 p.m. ET kickoff.
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The game against the Broncos was originally scheduled to kick off at 4:25 p.m. ET; it will still be televised on CBS, however.
The Colts entered their bye week this week with a 3-2 record after going on the road and defeating the previously-undefeated Kansas City Chiefs, 19-13, last Sunday at Arrowhead Stadium. They’ll have played host to the Houston Texans Week 7 at Lucas Oil Stadium before this game against the Broncos.
The Broncos (1-4), meanwhile, are coming off their first victory over the season, a 20-13 road win over their AFC West Division rival Los Angeles Chargers last Sunday at Rokit Field at Dignity Health Sports Park. They play host to the Tennessee Titans this Sunday and will have also played host to the Chiefs in Week 7 before traveling to Indianapolis.
The Colts this season will be looking to even their all-time series record against the Broncos, who currently hold a 14-13 advantage; the Colts do hold a 9-6 advantage at home in the series, however.
Denver has claimed victories in its last two matchups against Indianapolis; their most recent game was a 25-13 Broncos victory Dec. 14, 2017, at Lucas Oil Stadium. The Colts’ last win in the series was their thrilling 27-24 Week 8 victory over Peyton Manning and the eventual Super Bowl champion Broncos Nov. 8, 2015, at Lucas Oil Stadium.