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1992 Indianapolis Colts season
Head Coach Ted Marchibroda
Home Field Hoosier Dome
Results
Record 9–7
Place 3rd AFC East
Playoff Finish did not qualify
Timeline
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The 1992 Indianapolis Colts season was the 40th season for the team in the National Football League and 9th in Indianapolis. The Indianapolis Colts finished the National Football League's 1992 season with a record of 9 wins and 7 losses, and finished third in the AFC East division.

Football Outsiders calls the 1992 Colts "possibly the luckiest team in NFL history," due to ranking the Colts as the second worst team in 1992, statistically. "The Colts finished 9–7 even though opponents outscored them 302–216," Football Outsiders continued. "They were 4–7 after losing 30–14 to Pittsburgh on November 22. Then they finished the year with a five-game winning streak – but they won those games by an average of four points. ... It didn't hurt that the Colts recovered 59 percent of fumbles that season and had a below-average schedule."[1]

Offseason Edit

NFL Draft Edit

Round # (Overall) NFL Team Player Position College
1(1)Indianapolis ColtsSteve EmtmanDefensive TackleWashington
1(2)Indianapolis ColtsQuentin CoryattLinebackerTexas A&M
2(29)Indianapolis ColtsAshley AmbroseDefensive BackMississippi Valley St.
4(85)Indianapolis ColtsRodney CulverRunning BackNotre Dame
4(105)Indianapolis ColtsTony McCoyDefensive TackleFlorida

PersonnelEdit

StaffEdit

1992 Indianapolis Colts staff
Front office
  • President/Treasurer – Robert Irsay
  • Vice President/General Manager – Jim Irsay
  • Assistant General Manager – Bob Terpening
  • Director of Player Personnel – Jack Bushofsky

Head coaches

Offensive coaches

Defensive coaches

Special teams coaches

  • Special Teams – Brad Seely

Strength and conditioning

  • Strength and Conditioning – Tom Zupancic

Regular season Edit

Schedule Edit

Week Date Opponent Result Record Game Site Attendance
1 September 6, 1992 Cleveland Browns W 14–3 1–0 Hoosier Dome
50,766
2 September 13, 1992 Houston Oilers L 10–20 1–1 Hoosier Dome
44,851
3 September 20, 1992 at Buffalo Bills L 0–38 1–2 Rich Stadium
77,781
4 Bye
5 October 4, 1992 at Tampa Bay Buccaneers W 24–14 2–2 Tampa Stadium
56,585
6 October 11, 1992 New York Jets W 6–3 3–2 Hoosier Dome
48,393
7 October 18, 1992 San Diego Chargers L 14–34 3–3 Hoosier Dome
48,552
8 October 25, 1992 at Miami Dolphins W 31–20 4–3 Joe Robbie Stadium
61,117
9 November 1, 1992 at San Diego Chargers L 0–26 4–4 Jack Murphy Stadium
40,324
10 November 8, 1992 Miami Dolphins L 0–28 4–5 Hoosier Dome
59,892
11 November 15, 1992 New England Patriots L 34–37 4–6 Hoosier Dome
42,631
12 November 22, 1992 at Pittsburgh Steelers L 14–30 4–7 Three Rivers Stadium
51,101
13 November 29, 1992 Buffalo Bills W 16–13 5–7 Hoosier Dome
50,221
14 December 6, 1992 at New England Patriots W 6–0 6–7 Foxboro Stadium
19,429
15 December 13, 1992 at New York Jets W 10–6 7–7 The Meadowlands
33,684
16 December 20, 1992 Phoenix Cardinals W 16–13 8–7 Hoosier Dome
46,763
17 December 27, 1992 at Cincinnati Bengals W 21–17 9–7 Riverfront Stadium
47,837

StandingsEdit

AFC East
view · talk · edit W L T PCT PF PA
Miami Dolphins 11 5 0 .688 340 281
Buffalo Bills 11 5 0 .688 381 283
Indianapolis Colts 9 7 0 .563 216 302
New York Jets 4 12 0 .250 220 315
New England Patriots 2 14 0 .125 205 363

See also Edit

References Edit

AFC East Central West East Central West NFC
Buffalo Cincinnati Denver Dallas Chicago Atlanta
Indianapolis Cleveland Kansas City NY Giants Detroit LA Rams
Miami Houston LA Raiders Philadelphia Green Bay New Orleans
New England Pittsburgh San Diego Phoenix Minnesota San Francisco
NY Jets Seattle Washington Tampa Bay
1992 NFL DraftNFL PlayoffsPro BowlSuper Bowl XXVII

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