1963 Baltimore Colts season

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1963 Baltimore Colts season
Head coach Don Shula
Owner Carroll Rosenbloom
Home field Memorial Stadium
Results
Record 8–6
Division place 3rd NFL Western
Playoff finish did not qualify

The 1963 Baltimore Colts season was the 11th season for the team in the National Football League. The Baltimore Colts finished the National Football League's 1955 season with a record of 8 wins and 6 losses and finished third in the Western Conference.

Regular season[edit]

Schedule[edit]

Week Date Opponent Result Record Game Site Attendance
1 September 15, 1963 New York Giants L 28–37 0–1 Memorial Stadium
60,029
2 September 22, 1963 at San Francisco 49ers W 20–14 1–1 Kezar Stadium
31,006
3 September 29, 1963 at Green Bay Packers L 20–31 1–2 Lambeau Field
42,327
4 October 6, 1963 at Chicago Bears L 3–10 1–3 Wrigley Field
48,998
5 October 13, 1963 San Francisco 49ers W 20–3 2–3 Memorial Stadium
56,962
6 October 20, 1963 at Detroit Lions W 25–21 3–3 Tiger Stadium
51,901
7 October 27, 1963 Green Bay Packers L 20–34 3–4 Memorial Stadium
60,065
8 November 3, 1963 Chicago Bears L 7–17 3–5 Memorial Stadium
60,065
9 November 10, 1963 Detroit Lions W 24–21 4–5 Memorial Stadium
59,758
10 November 17, 1963 at Minnesota Vikings W 37–34 5–5 Metropolitan Stadium
33,136
11 November 24, 1963 at Los Angeles Rams L 16–17 5–6 Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum
48,555
12 December 1, 1963 at Washington Redskins W 36–20 6–6 RFK Stadium
44,006
13 December 8, 1963 Minnesota Vikings W 41–10 7–6 Memorial Stadium
54,122
14 December 15, 1963 Los Angeles Rams W 19–16 8–6 Memorial Stadium
52,834

Standings[edit]

NFL Western Conference
W L T PCT CONF PF PA STK
Chicago Bears 11 1 2 .917 10–1–1 301 144 W2
Green Bay Packers 11 2 1 .846 9–2–1 369 206 W2
Baltimore Colts 8 6 0 .571 7–5 316 285 W3
Detroit Lions 5 8 1 .385 4–7–1 326 265 L1
Minnesota Vikings 5 8 1 .385 4–7–1 309 390 W1
Los Angeles Rams 5 9 0 .357 5–7 210 350 L2
San Francisco 49ers 2 12 0 .143 1–11 198 391 L5

Note: Tie games were not officially counted in the standings until 1972.

See also[edit]