In a rematch of last year's AFC Championship Game, Andrew Luck and the first-place Indianapolis Colts (AFC South, 3-2) host Tom Brady and the first-place New England Patriots (AFC East, 4-0) at Lucas Oil Stadium in Indianapolis, Indiana, on NBC's "Sunday Night Football." Coverage begins with "Football Night In America" - the most-watched weekly studio show in sports - at 7 p.m. ET.
The Colts have racked up three consecutive victories heading into their game against the undefeated Patriots at Lucas Oil Stadium. The Colts and Patriots will face each other this Sunday for the 80th time overall, and the 12th time in the past 10 seasons. Both teams have qualified for the playoffs in 11 of the past 12 seasons, including last season, when the Patriots defeated the Colts 45-7 in the AFC Championship Game and went on to win Super Bowl XLIX.
Calling Patriots-Colts are seven-time Emmy Award-winner Al Michaels (play-by-play), in his record 30th season as the voice of the NFL's premier primetime package; 16-time Emmy Award-winner Cris Collinsworth, who has won the Emmy for Outstanding Event Analyst in each of his six seasons in the "SNF" booth; and two-time Emmy Award-winning sideline reporter Michele Tafoya.