The Indianapolis Colts will be playing against the New York during Week 1 of 2014 NFL Preseason on Thursday, August 7, 2014. The Colts will visit the Jets at the MetLife Stadium in New Jersey. Watch the Colts vs. Jets live stream online below (free for subscribers).
The Colts ended the 2013 season with an overall record of 11-5 (AFC South 6-0, AFC 9-3). The team was ranked 17th in overall passing yards (246.7 yards) and 21st overall in rushing yards (108.9). Their team leaders were quarter back Andrew Luck, who had 3,822 passing yards, running back Donald Brown, who had 537 rushing yards, and wide receiver T.Y. Hilton, who had 1083 receiving yards.
The Jets was ranked 31st in passing yards (183.3 yards) and 6th in rushing yards (134.9). It had an overall record of 8-8 with 3-3 in AFC East and 5-7 in AFC. The team leaders were quarter back Geno Smith, who had 3,046 yards, running back Chris Ivory, who had 833 yards, and wide receiver Jeremy Kerley, who had 523 receiving yards.
Jets' Smith and Michael Vick have expressed their excitement to get on the field for an actual game to see how their training during the offseason will translate to this plays.
"I'm physically bigger, stronger, and on the mental side of it, I'm not thinking as much, not swimming as uch," said Smith, according to NewYorkJets.com. "I have a better understanding of the offense and really just understanding my surroundings a lot better. Ultimately, it's about proving it on the field, going out there on Thursday night and being sharp and having a good showing."
Head coach Rex Ryan named Smith as a starter for the game against the Colts.
New York Jets have some new players, including newly picked up player Chris Johnson. They could become one of the top defensive teams in the league if they force more turnovers.
The game will begin at 7 p.m. ET, and fans can watch all 65 preseason NFL games through their desktop or mobile devices through NFL Preseason Live.