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1972 Baltimore Colts season
Head Coach Don McCafferty/John Sandusky
Home Field Memorial Stadium
Results
Record 5–9
Place 3rd AFC East
Playoff Finish did not qualify
Timeline
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1971 1973

The 1972 Baltimore Colts season was the 20th season for the team in the National Football League. The Baltimore Colts finished the National Football League's 1972 season with a record of 5 wins and 9 losses, and finished third in the AFC East.

OffseasonEdit

On July 13, 1972, Robert Irsay bought the Los Angeles Rams and transferred ownership to Carroll Rosenbloom, in exchange for ownership of the Baltimore Colts.[1]

NFL DraftEdit

Round Pick Player Position School/Club Team

Regular season Edit

Schedule Edit

Week Date Opponent Result Record Game Site Attendance
1 September 17, 1972 St. Louis Cardinals L 3–10 0–1 Memorial Stadium
53,562
2 September 24, 1972 New York Jets L 34–44 0–2 Memorial Stadium
56,626
3 October 1, 1972 at Buffalo Bills W 17–0 1–2 War Memorial Stadium
46,206
4 October 8, 1972 San Diego Chargers L 20–23 1–3 Memorial Stadium
55,459
5 October 15, 1972 Dallas Cowboys L 0–21 1–4 Memorial Stadium
58,992
6 October 22, 1972 at New York Jets L 20–24 1–5 Shea Stadium
62,948
7 October 29, 1972 Miami Dolphins L 0–23 1–6 Memorial Stadium
60,000
8 November 6, 1972 at New England Patriots W 24–17 2–6 Schaefer Stadium
60,999
9 November 12, 1972 at San Francisco 49ers L 21–24 2–7 Candlestick Park
61,214
10 November 19, 1972 at Cincinnati Bengals W 20–19 3–7 Riverfront Stadium
49,512
11 November 26, 1972 New England Patriots W 31–0 4–7 Memorial Stadium
54,907
12 December 3, 1972 Buffalo Bills W 35–7 5–7 Memorial Stadium
55,390
13 December 10, 1972 at Kansas City Chiefs L 10–24 5–8 Arrowhead Stadium
44,175
14 December 16, 1972 at Miami Dolphins L 0–16 5–9 Miami Orange Bowl
80,010

Standings Edit

AFC East
TeamWLTPCTPFPA
Miami Dolphins 14001.000385171
New York Jets 770.500367324
Baltimore Colts 590.357235252
Buffalo Bills 491.321257377
New England Patriots 3110.214192446

See also Edit

ReferencesEdit

  1. NFL 2001 Record and Fact Book, Workman Publishing Co, New York,NY, ISBN 0-7611-2480-2, p.283
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 Washington
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