1966 Baltimore Colts season

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1966 Baltimore Colts season
Head coach Don Shula
Owner Carroll Rosenbloom
Home field Memorial Stadium
Results
Record 9–5
Division place 2nd NFL Western
Playoff finish Won Playoff Bowl
Timeline
Previous season Next season
< 1965 1967 >

The 1966 Baltimore Colts season was the 14th season for the team in the National Football League. The Baltimore Colts finished the National Football League's 1966 season with a record of 9 wins and 5 losses and finished second in the Western Conference.

Regular season[edit]

Schedule[edit]

Week Date Opponent Result Record Game Site Attendance
1 September 10, 1966 at Green Bay Packers L 3–24 0–1 Milwaukee County Stadium
48,650
2 September 18, 1966 at Minnesota Vikings W 38–23 1–1 Metropolitan Stadium
47,426
3 September 25, 1966 San Francisco 49ers W 36–14 2–1 Memorial Stadium
56,715
4 Bye
5 October 9, 1966 at Chicago Bears L 17–27 2–2 Wrigley Field
47,452
6 October 16, 1966 Detroit Lions W 45–14 3–2 Memorial Stadium
60,238
7 October 23, 1966 Minnesota Vikings W 20–17 4–2 Memorial Stadium
60,238
8 October 30, 1966 at Los Angeles Rams W 17–3 5–2 Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum
57,898
9 November 6, 1966 Washington Redskins W 37–10 6–2 Memorial Stadium
60,238
10 November 13, 1966 at Atlanta Falcons W 19–7 7–2 Atlanta Stadium
58,850
11 November 20, 1966 at Detroit Lions L 14–20 7–3 Tiger Stadium
52,383
12 November 27, 1966 Los Angeles Rams L 7–23 7–4 Memorial Stadium
60,238
13 December 4, 1966 Chicago Bears W 21–16 8–4 Memorial Stadium
60,238
14 December 10, 1966 Green Bay Packers L 10–14 8–5 Memorial Stadium
60,238
15 December 18, 1966 at San Francisco 49ers W 30–14 9–5 Kezar Stadium
40,005

Standings[edit]

NFL Western
W L T PCT PF PA STK
Green Bay Packers 12 2 0 .857 335 163 W-5
Baltimore Colts 9 5 0 .643 314 226 W-1
Los Angeles Rams 8 6 0 .571 289 212 L-1
San Francisco 49ers 6 6 2 .500 320 325 L-1
Chicago Bears 5 7 2 .417 234 272 W-1
Detroit Lions 4 9 1 .308 206 317 L-3
Minnesota Vikings 4 9 1 .308 206 304 L-1

Game summaries[edit]

Week 4: at Chicago Bears[edit]

1 2 3 4 Total
Colts 0 3 7 7 17
Bears 10 0 10 7 27

at Wrigley Field, Chicago, Illinois

Game information
First Quarter
  • CHI – Roger LeClerc 42-yard field goal – Bears 3–0
  • CHI – Joe Fortunato 24-yard fumble return (Roger LeClerc kick) – Bears 10–0
Second Quarter
Third Quarter
  • CHI – Gale Sayers 30-yard run (Roger LeClerc kick) – Bears 17–3
  • CHI – Roger LeClerc 27-yard field goal – Bears 20–3
  • BAL – Bobby Boyd 37-yard interception return (Lou Michaels kick) – Bears 20–10
Fourth Quarter
  • CHI – Gale Sayers 7-yard run (Roger LeClerc kick) – Bears 27–10
  • BAL – John Mackey 79-yard pass from Johnny Unitas (Lou Michaels kick) – Bears 27–17
Colts
  • Johnny Unitas
    18/38, 274 Yds, TD, 2 INT
  • Tom Matte
    4 Rush, 57 Yds
  • John Mackey
    2 Rec, 89 Yds, TD
Bears

Playoff Bowl[edit]

Date Opponent Result Venue Attendance
January 8, 1967 Philadelphia Eagles W 20–14 Miami Orange Bowl
58,088

[1]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ NFL 2001 Record and Fact Book, Workman Publishing Co, New York,NY, ISBN 0-7611-2480-2, p. 369