NFL will announce 2019 schedule Wednesday night

Posted at 6:23 PM, Apr 16, 2019

INDIANAPOLIS — The Colts' upcoming regular season will come into focus on Wednesday night, when the NFL announces the entire 256-game schedule for 2019.

The league has already announced that the Packers and Bears will play the season’s first game on Thursday, Sept. 5. That matchup will commemorate the start of the ‘NFL 100’ celebration, marking the league’s centennial year.

Based on last year’s results, we already know who the Colts will face at home and on the road:

HOME: Falcons, Panthers, Broncos, Dolphins, Raiders
AWAY: Chiefs, Saints, Chargers, Steelers, Buccaneers
DIVISION OPPONENTS (home and away): Texans, Jaguars, Titans

The first Sunday of the regular season will be on Sept. 8.