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1981 Baltimore Colts season
Head coach Mike McCormack
Home field Memorial Stadium
Results
Record 2-14
Place T-4th AFC East
Playoff finish did not qualify
Timeline
Previous season Next season
1980 1982

The 1981 Baltimore Colts season was the 29th season for the team in the National Football League. The Baltimore Colts finished the National Football League's 1981 season with a record of 2 wins and 14 losses, and finished tied for fourth in the AFC East division with the New England Patriots. However the Colts finished ahead of New England in the AFC East based on head-to-head sweep (2-0).

The Colts defense had one of the worst seasons in NFL history, setting records for points (533) and yards (6,783) allowed. The Colts gave up more than twice as many points as they scored (259). Conversely, the Patriots, with whom they were tied in the AFC East, only gave up 48 more points than they scored.

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Regular season

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Schedule

Week Date Opponent Result Record Game Site
1 September 6, 1981 at New England Patriots W 29-28 1-0 Schaeffer Stadium
2 September 13, 1981 Buffalo Bills L 3-35 1-1 Memorial Stadium
3 September 20, 1981 at Denver Broncos L 10-28 1-2 Mile High Stadium
4 September 27, 1981 Miami Dolphins L 28-31 1-3 Memorial Stadium
5 October 4, 1981 at Buffalo Bills L 17-23 1-4 Rich Stadium
6 October 11, 1981 Cincinnati Bengals L 19-41 1-5 Memorial Stadium
7 October 18, 1981 San Diego Chargers L 14-43 1-6 Memorial Stadium
8 October 25, 1981 at Cleveland Browns L 28-42 1-7 Cleveland Stadium
9 November 1, 1981 at Miami Dolphins L 10-27 1-8 Orange Bowl
10 November 8, 1981 New York Jets L 14-41 1-9 Memorial Stadium
11 November 15, 1981 at Philadelphia Eagles L 13-38 1-10 Veterans Stadium
12 November 22, 1981 St. Louis Cardinals L 24-35 1-11 Busch Memorial Stadium
13 November 29, 1981 at New York Jets L 0-25 1-12 Shea Stadium
14 December 6, 1981 Dallas Cowboys L 13-37 1-13 Memorial Stadium
15 December 13, 1981 at Washington Redskins L 14-38 1-14 RFK Stadium
16 December 20, 1981 New England Patriots W 23-21 2-14 Memorial Stadium

Standings

AFC East
Team W L T PCT PF PA
Miami Dolphins 11 4 1 .719 345 275
New York Jets 10 5 1 .656 355 287
Buffalo Bills 10 6 0 .625 311 276
Baltimore Colts 2 14 0 .125 259 533
New England Patriots 2 14 0 .125 322 370

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See also

References

  1. ^ NFL 2001 Record and Fact Book, Workman Publishing Co, New York,NY, ISBN 0-7611-2480-2, p. 294
AFC East Central West East Central West NFC
Baltimore Cincinnati Denver Dallas Chicago Atlanta
Buffalo Cleveland Kansas City NY Giants Detroit Los Angeles
Miami Houston Oakland Philadelphia Green Bay New Orleans
New England Pittsburgh San Diego St. Louis Minnesota San Francisco
NY Jets Seattle Washington Tampa Bay
1981 NFL DraftNFL PlayoffsPro BowlSuper Bowl XVI

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