1998 Indianapolis Colts season

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1998 Indianapolis Colts season
Head coach Jim Mora
General manager Bill Polian
Home field RCA Dome
Results
Record 3–13
Division place 5th AFC East
Playoff finish did not qualify
Timeline
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< 1997 1999 >

The 1998 Indianapolis Colts season was the 46th season for the team in the National Football League and 15th in Indianapolis. The Indianapolis Colts finished the National Football League's 1998 season with a record of 3 wins and 13 losses, and finished fifth in the AFC East division.

Coming off a 3–13 season the year before, the Colts drafted quarterback Peyton Manning with the first overall pick.

Offseason[edit]

NFL Draft[edit]

Round Player Position School/Club Team
1 Peyton Manning Quarterback Tennessee
2 Jerome Pathon Wide Receiver Washington
3 E.G. Green Wide Receiver Florida State
4 Steve McKinney Center Texas A&M
5 Antony Jordan Linebacker Vanderbilt
7 Aaron Taylor Center Nebraska
7 Corey Gaines Safety Tennessee

Personnel[edit]

Staff[edit]

1998 Indianapolis Colts staff
Front Office
  • Owner and Chief Executive Officer – Jim Irsay
  • President – Bill Polian
  • Director of Football Operations – Dom Anile
  • Director of Pro Player Personnel – Clyde Powers
  • Director of Player Development – Steve Champlin
  • Director of Pro Scouting – Chris Polian

Head Coaches

Offensive Coaches

 

Defensive Coaches

Special Teams Coaches

Strength and Conditioning

  • Conditioning – Jon Torine
  • Strength – Tom Zupancic

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Regular season[edit]

Schedule[edit]

Week Date Opponent Result Record Game Site Attendance
1 September 6, 1998 Miami Dolphins L 15–24 0–1 RCA Dome
60,587
2 September 13, 1998 at New England Patriots L 6–29 0–2 Foxboro Stadium
60,068
3 September 20, 1998 at New York Jets L 6–44 0–3 The Meadowlands
66,321
4 September 27, 1998 New Orleans Saints L 13–19 0–4 RCA Dome
48,480
5 October 4, 1998 San Diego Chargers W 17–12 1–4 RCA Dome
51,988
6 October 11, 1998 Buffalo Bills L 24–31 1–5 RCA Dome
52,938
7 October 18, 1998 at San Francisco 49ers L 31–34 1–6 3Com Park
68,486
8 Bye
9 November 1, 1998 New England Patriots L 16–21 1–7 RCA Dome
58,056
10 November 8, 1998 at Miami Dolphins L 14–27 1–8 Pro Player Stadium
73,400
11 November 15, 1998 New York Jets W 24–23 2–8 RCA Dome
55,520
12 November 22, 1998 at Buffalo Bills L 11–34 2–9 Rich Stadium
49,032
13 November 29, 1998 at Baltimore Ravens L 31–38 2–10 Ravens Stadium
68,898
14 December 6, 1998 at Atlanta Falcons L 21–28 2–11 Georgia Dome
61,141
15 December 13, 1998 Cincinnati Bengals W 39–26 3–11 RCA Dome
55,179
16 December 20, 1998 at Seattle Seahawks L 23–27 3–12 Kingdome
58,703
17 December 27, 1998 Carolina Panthers L 19–27 3–13 RCA Dome
58,182

Standings[edit]

AFC East
Team W L T PCT PF PA
New York Jets 12 4 0 .750 416 266
Miami Dolphins 10 6 0 .625 321 265
Buffalo Bills 10 6 0 .625 400 333
New England Patriots 9 7 0 .563 337 329
Indianapolis Colts 3 13 0 .188 310 444

Roster[edit]

Player Pos G GS Birthdate College
Elijah Alexander LB 13 9 08/08/1970 Kansas State
Billy Austin DB 1 0 03/08/1975 New Mexico
Aaron Bailey WR 9 0 10/24/1971 Louisville
Brad Banta TE 16 0 12/14/1970 Southern California
Michael Barber LB 12 6 11/09/1971 Clemson
Jason Belser DB 16 16 05/28/1970 Oklahoma
Bertrand Berry DE 16 12 08/15/1975 Notre Dame
Robert Blackmon DB 15 9 05/12/1967 Baylor
Tony Blevins DB 3 0 01/29/1975 Kansas
Jeff Burris DB 14 14 06/07/1972 Notre Dame
Larry Chester DT 14 2 10/17/1975 Temple
Jason Chorak LB 8 0 09/23/1974 Washington
Rico Clark DB 16 0 06/06/1974 Louisville
Steve Conley LB 1 0 01/18/1972 Arkansas
Zack Crockett RB 2 1 12/02/1972 Florida State
Ken Dilger TE 16 16 02/02/1971 Illinois
Keith Elias RB 13 0 02/03/1972 Princeton
Marshall Faulk RB 16 15 02/26/1973 San Diego State
Albert Fontenot DE 7 5 09/17/1970 Baylor
Dan Footman DE 3 3 01/13/1969 Florida State
Chris Gardocki P 16 0 02/07/1970 Clemson
Tarik Glenn OT 16 16 05/25/1976 California
E.G. Green WR 11 0 06/28/1975 Florida State
Scott Greene RB 5 0 06/01/1972 Michigan State
Marvin Harrison WR 12 12 08/25/1972 Syracuse
Tim Hauck DB 16 7 12/20/1966 Montana
Jeff Herrod LB 10 7 07/29/1966 Mississippi
Chris Hetherington RB 14 1 11/27/1972 Yale
Craig Heyward RB 4 3 09/26/1966 Pittsburgh
Rob Holmberg LB 3 0 05/06/1971 Penn State
Waverly Jackson OG 6 2 12/19/1972 Virginia Tech
Ellis Johnson DT 16 16 10/30/1973 Florida
Jason Johnson C 14 0 02/06/1974 Kansas State
Antony Jordan LB 15 3 12/19/1974 Vanderbilt
Jay Leeuwenburg OG 16 16 06/18/1969 Colorado
Tony Mandarich OG 10 10 09/23/1966 Michigan State
Peyton Manning QB 16 16 03/24/1976 Tennessee
Steve Martin DT 4 0 05/31/1974 Missouri
Tony McCoy DT 14 13 06/10/1969 Florida
Ray McElroy DB 16 0 07/31/1972 Eastern Illinois
Kaipo McGuire WR 1 0 01/16/1974 Brigham Young
Steve McKinney OG 16 16 10/15/1975 Texas A&M
Adam Meadows OT 14 14 01/25/1974 Georgia
Monty Montgomery DB 16 5 12/08/1973 Houston
Larry Moore OG 6 5 06/01/1975 Brigham Young
Steve Morrison LB 16 12 12/28/1971 Michigan
Tom Myslinski OG 4 1 12/07/1968 Tennessee
Jerome Pathon WR 16 15 12/16/1975 Washington
Marcus Pollard TE 16 11 02/08/1972 Bradley
Tyrone Poole DB 15 15 02/03/1972 Fort Valley State
Andre Royal LB 13 9 12/01/1972 Alabama
Freddie Scott WR 1 0 08/26/1974 Penn State
Kendel Shello DT 6 1 11/24/1973 Southern
Torrance Small WR 16 4 09/06/1970 Alcorn State
Mark Thomas DE 4 1 05/06/1969 North Carolina State
Ratcliff Thomas LB 5 0 01/02/1974 Maryland
Van Tuinei DT 12 0 02/16/1971 Arizona
Mike Vanderjagt K 14 0 03/24/1970 West Virginia
Lamont Warren RB 12 2 01/04/1973 Colorado
Bernard Whittington DT 15 11 08/20/1971 Indiana
Jeff Zgonina DT 2 0 05/24/1970 Purdue

Awards and records[edit]

Milestones[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ 2009 Indianapolis Colts Media Guide. p. 188. Retrieved 2010-03-07. 

See also[edit]