The NFL released the 2016 preseason schedule for all 32 teams, which of course includes the Indianapolis Colts who will begin their preseason under the lights in Canton, Ohio for the annual Hall of Fame Game on Sunday, August 7th.

For the most part, the preseason is completely void of meaning for fans. It's really nothing more than glorified scrimmages so NFL coaches can figure out who will make the roster as they prepare to compete for the Lombardi Trophy during the regular season.

With that said, I do get a little excited when preseason games roll around. It signifies the end of the NFL's down period after the Draft, and the reminder that real, meaningful football will be back on my television soon. Plus, by that point in the year, I'm so starved to see football again, I'll take whatever I can get.

In the past, Local 7 WEHT has been an affiliate of the Colts television network, showing every preseason game. I'm not sure if that will be the case again this year, but regardless, here's who they'll face when the 2016 preseason kicks into gear.

*Time and dates to be determined unless otherwise noted

  • Hall of Fame Game (Canton, Ohio): vs. Green Bay - Sunday, August 7th at 7 p.m. (ESPN)
  • Week 1: at Buffalo
  • Week 2: versus Baltimore
  • Week 3: versus Philadelphia
  • Week 4: at Cincinnati