1984 Indianapolis Colts season

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1984 Indianapolis Colts season
Head coach Frank Kush
General manager Jim Irsay
Owner Robert Irsay
Home field Hoosier Dome
Results
Record 4–12
Division place 4th AFC East
Playoff finish did not qualify
Timeline
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< 1983 1985 >

The 1984 Indianapolis Colts season was the 32nd season for the team in the National Football League (NFL) and first in Indianapolis, as they moved from Baltimore after the 1983 NFL season. The Colts finished the year with a record of 4 wins and 12 losses, and fourth in the AFC East division.

The Colts' 2,107 passing yards and 4,132 total yards gained on offense were the fewest in the league in 1984. [1]


Personnel[edit]

Staff[edit]

1984 Indianapolis Colts staff
Front office
  • President and Treasurer – Robert Irsay
  • Vice President and General Manager – Jim Irsay
  • Assistant General Manager – Bob Terpening
  • Director of Player Personnel – Jack Bushofsky

Head coaches

Offensive coaches

Defensive coaches

Special teams coaches

  • Special Teams – Mike Westhoff

Strength and conditioning

  • Strength and Conditioning – Tom Zupancic

Regular season[edit]

Schedule[edit]

Week Date Opponent Result Record Game Site Attendance
1 September 2, 1984 New York Jets L14–23 0–1 Hoosier Dome
61,148
2 September 9, 1984 at Houston Oilers W 35–21 1–1 Astrodome
43,820
3 September 16, 1984 St. Louis Cardinals L 33–34 1–2 Hoosier Dome
60,274
4 September 23, 1984 at Miami Dolphins L 7–44 1–3 Miami Orange Bowl
55,415
5 September 30, 1984 Buffalo Bills W 31–17 2–3 Hoosier Dome
60,032
6 October 7, 1984 Washington Redskins L 7–35 2–4 Hoosier Dome
60,012
7 October 14, 1984 at Philadelphia Eagles L 7–16 2–5 Veterans Stadium
50,277
8 October 21, 1984 Pittsburgh Steelers W 17–16 3–5 Hoosier Dome
60,026
9 October 28, 1984 at Dallas Cowboys L 3–22 3–6 Texas Stadium
58,724
10 November 4, 1984 San Diego Chargers L 10–38 3–7 Hoosier Dome
60,143
11 November 11, 1984 at New York Jets W 9–5 4–7 The Meadowlands
51,066
12 November 18, 1984 New England Patriots L 17–50 4–8 Hoosier Dome
60,009
13 November 25, 1984 at Los Angeles Raiders L 7–21 4–9 Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum
40,289
14 December 2, 1984 at Buffalo Bills L 15–21 4–10 Rich Stadium
20,693
15 December 9, 1984 Miami Dolphins L 17–35 4–11 Hoosier Dome
60,411
16 December 16, 1984 at New England Patriots L 10–16 4–12 Sullivan Stadium
22,383

Standings[edit]

AFC East
W L T PCT DIV CONF PF PA STK
Miami Dolphins(1) 14 2 0 .875 8–0 10–2 513 298 W2
New England Patriots 9 7 0 .563 6–2 9–3 362 352 W1
New York Jets 7 9 0 .438 3–5 7–7 332 364 L1
Indianapolis Colts 4 12 0 .250 2–6 4–8 239 414 L5
Buffalo Bills 2 14 0 .125 1–7 1–11 250 454 L2

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