Here's how to watch the Colts preseason opener against the Bills

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The Indianapolis Colts open their preseason schedule against the Buffalo Bills on Saturday, Aug. 13, 2022.

The Colts are coming off a 9-8 season in 2021 in which they lost their last two games to miss the playoffs. In the offseason, they traded quarterback Carson Wentz to Washington and traded with Atlanta to get quarterback Matt Ryan. They also made deals to get pass rusher Yannick Ngakoue, cornerback Stephon Gilmore, quarterback Nick Foles and running back Philip Lindsay.

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How can I watch the Colts game?

The Colts meet the Bills at Highmark Stadium in Highland Park, N.Y., at 4 p.m. ET. The game will be shown in Indianapolis on Fox-59. Greg Rakestraw will have play-by-play, Rick Venturi on analysis and Larry Overton is the sideline reporter.

How can I stream the Colts game?

Check out or the new NFL+ streaming service.

How can I listen to the Colts game?

The game can be heard on 93.5 FM, 97.1 FM and 107.5 FM. Matt Taylor will have play-by-play, Joe Reitz on analysis and Jeffrey Gorman is the sideline reporter.

Are the Colts favored against the Bills?

The Colts are 2.5-point favorites, according to Tipico Sportsbook. The over/under is 34.5 total points.

Is Matt Ryan going to play against the Bills?

Coach Frank Reich says Ryan, and most of the starters, will play "a little" in Buffalo.

“Maybe a quarter, maybe a little less,” Reich said. “We’ll just take it as the flow of the game.”

Ryan doesn't object to some preseason playing time.

“I mean honestly, I’ve always felt it was important,” Ryan said. “Different coaches and different years have different points of emphasis, but I’ve always felt like there is a lot of work that gets done this time of year: some of it in game, some of it in practices.”

Wide receiver Parris Campbell and free safety Julian Blackmon, who are returning from injuries suffered last season, are expected to play.

“We want to see all those guys play,” Reich said. “It’s as much for them as it is for us, just the confidence level.”

Here's this week's unofficial Colts depth chart.

This article originally appeared on Indianapolis Star: Colts vs. Bills: How to watch the Colts preseason game