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1995 Indianapolis Colts season
Head coach Ted Marchibroda
Home field RCA Dome
Results
Record 9-7
Place T-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
Previous season Next season
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).

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Regular season

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Schedule

Week Date Opponent Result Record Game Site TV Time
1 September 3, 1995 Cincinnati Bengals L 21-24 0-1 RCA Dome NBC 1:00pm
2 September 10, 1995 at New York Jets W 27-24 1-1 Giants Stadium NBC 4:00pm
3 September 17, 1995 at Buffalo Bills L 14-20 1-2 Rich Stadium NBC 1:00pm
4 Bye
5 October 1, 1995 St. Louis Rams W 21-18 2-2 RCA Dome FOX 1:00pm
6 October 8, 1995 at Miami Dolphins W 27-24 3-2 Joe Robbie Stadium NBC 4:00pm
7 October 15, 1995 San Francisco 49ers W 18-17 4-2 RCA Dome FOX 1:00pm
8 October 22, 1995 at Oakland Raiders L 17-30 4-3 Oakland-Alameda County Coliseum NBC 4:00pm
9 October 29, 1995 New York Jets W 17-10 5-3 RCA Dome NBC 1:00pm
10 November 5, 1995 Buffalo Bills L 10-16 5-4 RCA Dome NBC 1:00pm
11 November 12, 1995 at New Orleans Saints L 14-17 5-5 Louisiana Superdome NBC 1:00pm
12 November 19, 1995 at New England Patriots W 24-10 6-5 Foxboro Stadium NBC 1:00pm
13 November 26, 1995 Miami Dolphins W 36-28 7-5 RCA Dome NBC 1:00pm
14 December 3, 1995 at Carolina Panthers L 10-13 7-6 Memorial Stadium, Clemson NBC 1:00pm
15 December 10, 1995 at Jacksonville Jaguars W 41-31 8-6 Alltell Stadium NBC 1:00pm
16 December 17, 1995 San Diego Chargers L 24-27 8-7 RCA Dome NBC 1:00pm
17 December 23, 1995 New England Patriots W 10-7 9-7 RCA Dome ESPN 8:15pm

Standings

AFC East
Team 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

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 #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
Wild Card December 31, 1995 at San Diego Chargers (4) W 35-20 1-0 San Diego/Jack Murphy Stadium NBC 4:15pm
Divisional January 7, 1996 at Kansas City Chiefs (1) W 10-7 2-0 Arrowhead Stadium NBC 4:15pm
Conference Championship January 14, 1996 at Pittsburgh Steelers (2) L 16-20 2-1 Three Rivers Stadium NBC 12:30pm

Awards and records

See also

AFC East Central West East Central West NFC
Buffalo Cincinnati Denver Arizona Chicago Atlanta
Indianapolis Cleveland Kansas City Dallas Detroit Carolina
Miami Houston Oakland NY Giants Green Bay New Orleans
New England Jacksonville San Diego Philadelphia Minnesota St. Louis
NY Jets Pittsburgh Seattle Washington Tampa Bay San Francisco
1995 NFL DraftNFL PlayoffsPro BowlSuper Bowl XXX

References

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

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