1995 Indianapolis Colts season

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1995 Indianapolis Colts season
Head coach Ted Marchibroda
Home field RCA Dome
Results
Record 9–7
Division place 2nd AFC East
Playoff finish Won Wild Card Playoffs (Chargers) 35–20
Won Divisional Playoffs (Chiefs) 10–7
Lost Conference Championship (Steelers) 20–16
Timeline
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< 1994 1996 >

The 1995 Indianapolis Colts season was the 43rd season for the team in the National Football League and 12th in Indianapolis. The Indianapolis Colts finished the National Football League's 1995 season with a record of 9 wins and 7 losses, and finished tied for second in the AFC East division with the Miami Dolphins. However, the Colts finished ahead of Miami based on head-to-head sweep (2–0).

Personnel[edit]

Staff[edit]

1995 Indianapolis Colts staff
Front office
  • President/Treasurer – Robert Irsay
  • Vice President/General Manager – Jim Irsay
  • Vice President/Director of Football Operations – Bill Tobin
  • Assistant General Manager – Bob Terpening
  • Director of Pro Player Personnel – Clyde Powers
  • Director of College Player Personnel – George Boone

Head coaches

Offensive coaches

Defensive coaches

Special teams coaches

Strength and conditioning

  • Strength and Conditioning – Tom Zupancic

Regular season[edit]

Schedule[edit]

Week Date Opponent Result Record Game Site TV Time Attendance
1 September 3, 1995 Cincinnati Bengals L 21–24 0–1 RCA Dome NBC 1:00 pm
42,445
2 September 10, 1995 at New York Jets W 27–24 1–1 The Meadowlands NBC 4:05 pm
65,134
3 September 17, 1995 at Buffalo Bills L 14–20 1–2 Rich Stadium NBC 1:00 pm
62,499
4 Bye
5 October 1, 1995 St. Louis Rams W 21–18 2–2 RCA Dome FOX 1:00 pm
58,616
6 October 8, 1995 at Miami Dolphins W 27–24 3–2 Joe Robbie Stadium NBC 4:05 pm
68,471
7 October 15, 1995 San Francisco 49ers W 18–17 4–2 RCA Dome FOX 1:00 pm
60,273
8 October 22, 1995 at Oakland Raiders L 17–30 4–3 Oakland-Alameda County Coliseum NBC 4:05 pm
53,543
9 October 29, 1995 New York Jets W 17–10 5–3 RCA Dome NBC 1:00 pm
49,250
10 November 5, 1995 Buffalo Bills L 10–16 5–4 RCA Dome NBC 1:00 pm
59,612
11 November 12, 1995 at New Orleans Saints L 14–17 5–5 Louisiana Superdome NBC 1:00 pm
44,122
12 November 19, 1995 at New England Patriots W 24–10 6–5 Foxboro Stadium NBC 1:00 pm
59,544
13 November 26, 1995 Miami Dolphins W 36–28 7–5 RCA Dome NBC 1:00 pm
60,414
14 December 3, 1995 at Carolina Panthers L 10–13 7–6 Memorial Stadium NBC 1:00 pm
49,841
15 December 10, 1995 at Jacksonville Jaguars W 41–31 8–6 Jacksonville Municipal Stadium NBC 1:00 pm
66,099
16 December 17, 1995 San Diego Chargers L 24–27 8–7 RCA Dome NBC 1:00 pm
55,318
17 December 23, 1995 New England Patriots W 10–7 9–7 RCA Dome ESPN 8:15 pm
54,685

Standings[edit]

AFC East
W L T PCT PF PA
Buffalo Bills 10 6 0 .625 350 335
Indianapolis Colts 9 7 0 .563 331 316
Miami Dolphins 9 7 0 .563 398 332
New England Patriots 6 10 0 .375 294 377
New York Jets 3 13 0 .188 233 384

Playoffs[edit]

The team received Wild-Card playoff berth for the playoffs and traveled to San Diego to play the Chargers. They went on to beat the Chargers, their 1st playoff win in 24 years and 1st in Indianapolis. They also won their Divisional Round game against the No. 1 seed Kansas City Chiefs but would fall short in the AFC Championship game to the Pittsburgh Steelers.

Playoff Round Date Opponent (seed) Result Record Game Site TV Time Attendance
Wild Card December 31, 1995 at San Diego Chargers (4) W 35–20 1–0 Jack Murphy Stadium NBC 4:15 pm
61,182
Divisional January 7, 1996 at Kansas City Chiefs (1) W 10–7 2–0 Arrowhead Stadium NBC 4:15 pm
77,594
Conference Championship January 14, 1996 at Pittsburgh Steelers (2) L 16–20 2–1 Three Rivers Stadium NBC 12:30 pm
61,062

Awards and records[edit]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ NFL 2001 Record and Fact Book, Workman Publishing Co, New York,NY, ISBN 0-7611-2480-2, p. 450