1969 Baltimore Colts season

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1969 Baltimore Colts season
Head coach Don Shula
Owner Carroll Rosenbloom
Home field Memorial Stadium
Results
Record 8–5–1
Division place 2nd Coastal
Playoff finish did not qualify

The 1969 Baltimore Colts season was the 17th season for the team in the National Football League. The Baltimore Colts finished the National Football League's 1969 season with a record of 8 wins, 5 losses and 1 tie. They finished second in the Western Conference's Coastal division.

Coach Don Shula was let go after the season, a disappointing one many attributed to the hangover of losing to the heavy-underdog Jets in the Super Bowl the year before. It is one of the first instances of a Super Bowl hangover – in which the team that played in a Super Bowl the previous season, underperforms the next season.


Roster[edit]

1969 Baltimore Colts roster
Quarterbacks

Running backs

Wide receivers

Tight ends

Offensive linemen

Defensive linemen

Linebackers

Defensive backs

Special teams


Rookies in italics

Regular season[edit]

Schedule[edit]

Week Date Opponent Result Record Game Site Attendance
1 September 21, 1969 Los Angeles Rams L 20–27 0–1 Memorial Stadium
56,864
2 September 28, 1969 at Minnesota Vikings L 14–52 0–2 Metropolitan Stadium
47,644
3 October 5, 1969 at Atlanta Falcons W 21–14 1–2 Grant Field
57,806
4 October 13, 1969 Philadelphia Eagles W 24–20 2–2 Memorial Stadium
56,864
5 October 19, 1969 at New Orleans Saints W 30–10 3–2 Tulane Stadium
80,636
6 October 26, 1969 San Francisco 49ers L 21–24 3–3 Memorial Stadium
60,238
7 November 2, 1969 Washington Redskins W 41–17 4–3 Memorial Stadium
60,238
8 November 9, 1969 Green Bay Packers W 14–6 5–3 Memorial Stadium
60,238
9 November 16, 1969 at San Francisco 49ers L 17–20 5–4 Kezar Stadium
38,472
10 November 23, 1969 at Chicago Bears W 24–21 6–4 Wrigley Field
45,455
11 November 30, 1969 Atlanta Falcons W 13–6 7–4 Memorial Stadium
60,238
12 December 7, 1969 Detroit Lions T 17–17 7–4–1 Memorial Stadium
60,238
13 December 13, 1969 at Dallas Cowboys L 10–27 7–5–1 Cotton Bowl
63,191
14 December 21, 1969 at Los Angeles Rams W 13–7 8–5–1 Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum
73,326

Standings[edit]

NFL Coastal
W L T PCT DIV CONF PF PA STK
Los Angeles Rams 11 3 0 .786 5–1 7–3 320 243 L3
Baltimore Colts 8 5 1 .615 3–3 5–4–1 279 268 W1
Atlanta Falcons 6 8 0 .429 2–4 4–6 276 268 W3
San Francisco 49ers 4 8 2 .333 2–4 3–7 277 319 W1

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

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