Both the Chicago Bears & Indianapolis Colts, have announced their 2017 football scheduled season.
The Chicago Bears went 3-13 and finished 4th in the NFC North during the 2016 season, and as they look to improve on that mark in ’17, they now know what their schedule will look like in the coming year.
The Bears will open the 2017 regular season with a home game against the defending NFC champions, as the Atlanta Falcons come to Soldier Field in Week 1. The Falcons also opened the 2011 season in Chicago, losing 30-12 to the Bears in a blowout Chicago victory.
Here is the full schedule for the Chicago Bears:
Week 1: Sept. 10 vs. Atlanta
Week 2: Sept. 17 at Tampa Bay
Week 3: Sept. 24 vs. Pittsburgh
Week 4: Sept. 28 at Green Bay
Week 5: Oct. 9 vs. Minnesota
Week 6: Oct. 15 at Baltimore
Week 7: Oct. 22 vs. Carolina
Week 8: Oct. 29 at New Orleans
Week 9: Nov. 5 Bye week
Week 10: Nov. 12 vs. Green Bay
Week 11: Nov. 19 vs. Detroit
Week 12: Nov. 26 at Philadelphia
Week 13: Dec. 3 vs. San Francisco
Week 14: Dec. 10 at Cincinnati
Week 15: Dec. 16 at Detroit
Week 16: Dec. 24 vs. Cleveland
Week 17: Dec. 31 at Minnesota
The Bears will only have two primetime games this season, playing the Green Bay Packers in a Week 4 Thursday Night Football showdown and the Minnesota Vikings on Monday Night Football in Week 5.
The Indianapolis Colts went 8-8 and finished 3rd in The AFC South during the 2016 season, and as they look to improve on that mark in ’17, they now know what their schedule will look like in the coming year.
The pursuit of a return to relevancy for the Indianapolis Colts begins a long way from home as they open the 2017 season against the Los Angeles Rams in Los Angeles, CA.
Here is a full schedule for the Indianapolis Colts:
Week 1 at Los Angeles Rams, September 10
Week 2: vs. Arizona, September 17
Week 3: vs. Cleveland, September 24,
Week 4: at Seattle, October 1
Week 5:vs San Francisco, October 8
Week 6: at Tennessee, October 16
Week 7: vs. Jacksonville, October 22
Week 8: at Cincinnati, October 29
Week 9: at Houston, November 5
Week 10: vs. Pittsburgh, November 12
Week 11: Bye week, November 19
Week 12: vs. Tennessee, November 26
Week 13: at Jacksonville, December 3
Week 14: at Buffalo, December 10
Week 15: vs.Denver, December 14
Week 16:at Baltimore, December 23
Week 17 vs.Houston, December 31
There are two other prime-time games on the Indianapolis schedule, a Monday night game at AFC South rival Tennessee on October 16th and a Saturday night game on NFL Network from Baltimore, MD on December 23rd.
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(Information courtesy of nfl.com, chicagobears.com, and colts.com)