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1990 Indianapolis Colts

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7-9-0, Finished 3rd in AFC East Division  · 1990 NFL Season Summary
 SRS: Total -3.9, Offense: -2.7, Defense: -1.2, SoS: 0.6, avg is 0.0.

Scored 281 points (17.6/g), 21st of 28 in the NFL. Allowed 353 points (22.1/g), 20th.
 Differential of -72 points (-4.5/g), 23rd.  Expected W-L: 5.9-10.1.

Coach: Ron Meyer (7-9-0)
 Offensive Coordinator: Larry Kennan
 Defensive Coordinator: Bill Muir

Stadium: Hoosier Dome
 Training Camp: Anderson University (Anderson, Indiana)

Team Info

Principal Owner Robert Irsay
Vice President/General Manager James Irsay
Defensive Alignment 3-4

Team Stats and Rankings

Tot Yds & TO Passing Rushing
Player PF Yds Ply Y/P TO FL 1stPy 1stD Cmp Att Yds TD Int NY/A 1stD Att Yds TD Y/A 1stD
Team Offense 281 4155 874 4.8 31 10 22 245 269 488 2873 22 21 5.3 142 335 1282 9 3.8 81
Team Defense 353 5614 1034 5.4 24 15 14 320 301 492 3402 20 9 6.5 176 513 2212 12 4.3 130
Lg Rank Offense 21 27 11 4 26 12 16 10 20 25 27 27 25 20
Lg Rank Defense 20 26 26 13 27 15 23 11 27 22 25 24 12 20

Team Games & Schedule

W# Day Date OT Rec Opp Tm Opp 1stD TotYd PassY RushY TO 1stD TotYd PassY RushY TO
1 Sun September 9 boxscore L 0-1 @ Buffalo Bills 10 26 15 229 173 56 2 24 383 283 100 1
2 Sun September 16 boxscore L 0-2 New England Patriots 14 16 14 207 143 64 5 16 310 187 123 1
3 Sun September 23 boxscore L 0-3 @ Houston Oilers 10 24 18 252 195 57 4 22 372 303 69 3
4 Sun September 30 boxscore W 1-3 @ Philadelphia Eagles 24 23 17 357 305 52 2 21 409 266 143 1
5 Sun October 7 boxscore W 2-3 Kansas City Chiefs 23 19 15 231 143 88 3 13 255 177 78 4
6 Bye Week
7 Sun October 21 boxscore L 2-4 Denver Broncos 17 27 23 363 304 59 1 23 444 293 151 1
8 Sun October 28 boxscore L 2-5 Miami Dolphins 7 27 7 132 101 31 4 23 356 150 206 1
9 Mon November 5 boxscore L 2-6 New York Giants 7 24 11 181 126 55 1 17 274 158 116 2
10 Sun November 11 boxscore W 3-6 @ New England Patriots 13 10 5 155 101 54 14 247 72 175 1
11 Sun November 18 boxscore W 4-6 New York Jets 17 14 15 313 225 88 1 22 425 304 121 1
12 Sun November 25 boxscore W 5-6 @ Cincinnati Bengals 34 20 21 419 237 182 20 381 236 145 3
13 Sun December 2 boxscore L 5-7 @ Phoenix Cardinals 17 20 14 251 142 109 2 17 276 144 132 1
14 Sun December 9 boxscore L 5-8 Buffalo Bills 7 31 12 127 52 75 3 23 408 247 161 1
15 Sun December 16 boxscore W 6-8 @ New York Jets 29 21 18 373 217 156 21 300 146 154 1
16 Sat December 22 boxscore W 7-8 Washington Redskins 35 28 20 249 216 33 28 467 244 223 2
17 Sun December 30 boxscore L 7-9 @ Miami Dolphins 17 23 20 316 193 123 3 16 307 192 115

Passing

ProBowl(*), 1st-team All-Pro(+)
No. Player Age Pos G GS QBrec Cmp Att Cmp% Yds TD TD% Int Int% Lng Y/A AY/A Y/C Y/G Rate QBR Sk SkYds NY/A ANY/A Sk% 4QC GWD
11 Jeff George 23 QB 13 12 5-7-0 181 334 54.2% 2152 16 4.8 13 3.9 75 6.4 5.6 11.9 165.5 73.8 37 320 4.94 4.22 10.0 3 2
10 Jack Trudeau 28 qb 6 4 2-2-0 84 144 58.3% 1078 6 4.2 6 4.2 73 7.5 6.4 12.8 179.7 78.4 14 104 6.16 5.22 8.9 2 2
12 Joe Ferguson 40 1 0 2 8 25.0% 21 0 0.0 2 25.0 13 2.6 -8.6 10.5 21.0 0.0 0 0 2.63 -8.63 0.0
9 Mark Herrmann 31 3 0 1 1 100.0% 6 0 0.0 0 0.0 6 6.0 6.0 6.0 2.0 91.7 0 0 6.00 6.00 0.0
3 Rohn Stark* 31 P 16 0 1 1 100.0% 40 0 0.0 0 0.0 40 40.0 40.0 40.0 2.5 118.7 0 0 40.00 40.00 0.0
Team Total 26.8 16 7-9-0 269 488 55.1% 3297 22 4.5 21 4.3 75 6.8 5.7 12.3 206.1 73.3 51 424 5.33 4.39 9.5 5 4
Opp Total 16 301 492 61.2% 3605 20 4.1 9 1.8 7.3 7.32 12.0 225.3 89.5 29 203 6.5 6.5 5.6

Rushing & Receiving

ProBowl(*), 1st-team All-Pro(+)
Games Rushing Receiving
No. Player Age Pos G GS Att Yds TD Lng Y/A Y/G A/G Rec Yds Y/R TD Lng R/G Y/G YScm RRTD Fmb
29 Eric Dickerson 30 RB 11 8 166 677 4 43 4.1 61.5 15.1 18 92 5.1 0 17 1.6 8.4 769 4 0
20 Albert Bentley 30 FB 16 15 137 556 4 26 4.1 34.8 8.6 71 664 9.4 2 73 4.4 41.5 1220 6 2
11 Jeff George 23 QB 13 12 11 2 1 6 0.2 0.2 0.8 2 1 4
10 Jack Trudeau 28 qb 6 4 10 28 0 9 2.8 4.7 1.7 28 0 11
32 Ken Clark 24 te 5 3 7 10 0 11 1.4 2.0 1.4 5 23 4.6 0 11 1.0 4.6 33 0 0
84 Jessie Hester 27 WR 16 14 4 9 0 10 2.3 0.6 0.3 54 924 17.1 6 64 3.4 57.8 933 6 0
80 Bill Brooks 26 WR 16 16 0 0 0 0 0.0 0.0 62 823 13.3 5 75 3.9 51.4 823 5 0
86 Stanley Morgan 35 wr 16 6 0 0 0 0 0.0 0.0 23 364 15.8 5 42 1.4 22.8 364 5 1
83 Clarence Verdin* 27 PR/wr 15 5 0 0 0 0 0.0 0.0 14 178 12.7 1 45 0.9 11.9 178 1 1
81 Pat Beach 31 TE 16 11 0 0 0 0 0.0 0.0 12 124 10.3 1 21 0.8 7.8 124 1 0
23 Anthony Johnson 23 16 0 0 0 0 0 0.0 0.0 5 32 6.4 2 15 0.3 2.0 32 2 0
85 Stacey Simmons 22 KR 14 1 0 0 0 0 0.0 0.0 4 33 8.3 0 12 0.3 2.4 33 0 1
39 Mike Prior 27 FS 16 16 0 0 0 0 0.0 0.0 1 40 40.0 0 40 0.1 2.5 40 0 1
Team Total 26.8 16 335 1282 9 43 3.8 80.1 20.9 269 3297 12.3 22 75 16.8 206.1 4579 31 23
Opp Total 16 513 2212 12 4.3 138.3 32.1 301 3402 11.3 20 18.8 212.6 5614 32 25

Kick & Punt Returns

ProBowl(*), 1st-team All-Pro(+)
Games Punt Returns Kick Returns
No. Player Age Pos G GS Ret Yds TD Lng Y/R Rt Yds TD Lng Y/Rt APYd
83 Clarence Verdin* 27 PR/wr 15 5 31 396 0 36 12.8 18 350 0 44 19.4 924
85 Stacey Simmons 22 KR 14 1 19 348 0 34 18.3 381
26 Alan Grant 24 lcb 16 7 2 6 0 6 3.0 15 280 0 29 18.7 286
20 Albert Bentley 30 FB 16 15 11 211 0 36 19.2 1431
39 Mike Prior 27 FS 16 16 2 0 0 0 0.0 40
31 Michael Ball 26 16 0 1 0 0 0 0.0 0
38 Eugene Daniel 29 RCB 15 15 1 0 0 0 0.0 0
93 Ralph Jarvis 25 8 0 1 0 0 0 0.0 0
Team Total 26.8 16 36 402 0 36 11.2 65 1189 0 44 18.3 6170
Opp Total 16 42 334 0 8.0 49 961 0 19.6

Kicking & Punting

ProBowl(*), 1st-team All-Pro(+)
Games 0-19 20-29 30-39 40-49 50+ Scoring Punting
No. Player Age Pos G GS FGA FGM FGA FGM FGA FGM FGA FGM FGA FGM FGA FGM FG% XPA XPM XP% Pnt Yds Lng Blck Y/P
3 Rohn Stark* 31 P 16 0 71 3084 61 1 43.4
4 Dean Biasucci 28 K 16 0 1 1 6 5 8 7 4 2 5 2 24 17 70.8%% 33 32 97.0%%
Team Total 26.8 16 1 1 6 5 8 7 4 2 5 2 24 17 70.8%% 33 32 97.0%% 71 3084 61 1 43.4
Opp Total 16 43 32 74.4%% 36 35 97.2%% 58 2436 42.0

Defense & Fumbles

ProBowl(*), 1st-team All-Pro(+)
Games Def Interceptions Fumbles Sacks & Tackles
No. Player Age Pos G GS Sk Int Yds TD Lng PD FF Fmb FR Yds TD Tkl Ast Sfty
54 Jeff Herrod 24 LILB 13 13 4.0 1 12 0 12 0 1 0 0 0 0 155 0
50 Duane Bickett 28 ROLB 15 15 4.5 1 9 0 9 0 1 0 2 0 0 117 0
39 Mike Prior 27 FS 16 16 3 66 0 36 0 1 1 2 6 0 113 0
27 Keith Taylor 26 SS 16 16 2 51 0 40 0 0 0 1 0 0 110 0
78 Jon Hand 27 RDE 12 12 3.0 0 0 1 0 0 63 0
38 Eugene Daniel 29 RCB 15 15 59 0
26 Alan Grant 24 lcb 16 7 1 25 1 25 0 0 1 2 5 0 48 0
58 Matt Vanderbeek 23 rilb 16 7 1 0 0 0 0 46 0
98 Tony Siragusa 23 nt 13 6 1.0 0 0 1 0 0 36 0
52 Scott Radecic 28 lb 15 1 13 0
10 Jack Trudeau 28 qb 6 4 0 11 4 0 0
94 Jeff Faulkner 26 7 0 2.0 3 0
76 Sam Clancy 32 rde 16 8 7.5
11 Jeff George 23 QB 13 12 0 4 2 0 0
51 Chip Banks 31 LOLB 16 16 4.5 0 0 1 0 0
20 Albert Bentley 30 FB 16 15 0 2 1 11 0
37 Chris Goode 27 LCB 16 10 1 10 0 10 0 0 0 2 63 1
84 Jessie Hester 27 WR 16 14 0 0 2 0 0
93 Ralph Jarvis 25 8 0 0 1 1 1 0
59 Kurt Larson 24 16 0 0 0 2 0 0
85 Stacey Simmons 22 KR 14 1 0 1 1 0 0
99 Donnell Thompson 32 LDE 12 12 1.5
45 Ivy Joe Hunter 24 rb 16 1 0 0 1 0 0
86 Stanley Morgan 35 wr 16 6 0 1 0 0 0
83 Clarence Verdin* 27 PR/wr 15 5 0 1 0 0 0
92 Tony Walker 22 14 0 0 0 1 0 0
56 Fredd Young 29 RILB 11 11 0 0 1 0 0
Team Total 26.8 16 28.0 9 173 1 40 0 4 23 28 86 1 763 0
Opp Total 16 51 25 10 3

Scoring Summary

ProBowl(*), 1st-team All-Pro(+)
No. Player Age Pos G GS RshTD RecTD PR TD KR TD FblTD IntTD OthTD AllTD 2PM XPM FGM Sfty Pts Pts/G
4 Dean Biasucci 28 K 16 0 32 17 83
20 Albert Bentley 30 FB 16 15 4 2 6 36
84 Jessie Hester 27 WR 16 14 6 6 36
80 Bill Brooks 26 WR 16 16 5 5 30
86 Stanley Morgan 35 wr 16 6 5 5 30
29 Eric Dickerson 30 RB 11 8 4 4 24
23 Anthony Johnson 23 16 0 2 2 12
81 Pat Beach 31 TE 16 11 1 1 6
11 Jeff George 23 QB 13 12 1 1 6
37 Chris Goode 27 LCB 16 10 1 1 6
26 Alan Grant 24 lcb 16 7 1 1 6
83 Clarence Verdin* 27 PR/wr 15 5 1 1 6
Team Total 26.8 16 9 22 1 1 33 32 17 281
Opp Total 16 12 20 3 1 35 32 3 353

Touchdown Log

Rk Date Opp Result Quarter Dist Type
1 1990-09-09 @ BUF L, 10-26 3 25 pass Stanley Morgan 25 yard pass from Jeff George (Dean Biasucci kick)
2 1990-09-16 NWE L, 14-16 1 1 rush Albert Bentley 1 yard rush (Dean Biasucci kick)
3 1990-09-16 NWE L, 14-16 4 68 pass Bill Brooks 68 yard pass from Jeff George (Dean Biasucci kick)
4 1990-09-23 @ HOU L, 10-24 3 16 pass Pat Beach 16 yard pass from Jack Trudeau (Dean Biasucci kick)
5 1990-09-30 @ PHI W, 24-23 1 5 pass Jessie Hester 5 yard pass from Jack Trudeau (Dean Biasucci kick)
6 1990-09-30 @ PHI W, 24-23 3 26 rush Albert Bentley 26 yard rush (Dean Biasucci kick)
7 1990-09-30 @ PHI W, 24-23 4 6 pass Bill Brooks 6 yard pass from Jack Trudeau (Dean Biasucci kick)
8 1990-10-07 KAN W, 23-19 2 9 pass Albert Bentley 9 yard pass from Jack Trudeau (Dean Biasucci kick)
9 1990-10-07 KAN W, 23-19 4 10 rush Albert Bentley 10 yard rush (Dean Biasucci kick)
10 1990-10-21 DEN L, 17-27 2 1 pass Anthony Johnson 1 yard pass from Jack Trudeau (Dean Biasucci kick)
11 1990-10-21 DEN L, 17-27 4 5 pass Jessie Hester 5 yard pass from Jack Trudeau (Dean Biasucci kick)
12 1990-10-28 MIA L, 7-27 2 54 fumble Chris Goode 54 yard fumble return (Dean Biasucci kick)
13 1990-11-05 NYG L, 7-24 3 1 rush Albert Bentley 1 yard rush (Dean Biasucci kick)
14 1990-11-11 @ NWE W, 13-10 4 26 pass Bill Brooks 26 yard pass from Jeff George (Dean Biasucci kick)
15 1990-11-18 NYJ W, 17-14 3 43 pass Jessie Hester 43 yard pass from Jeff George (Dean Biasucci kick)
16 1990-11-18 NYJ W, 17-14 4 3 pass Stanley Morgan 3 yard pass from Jeff George (Dean Biasucci kick)
17 1990-11-25 @ CIN W, 34-20 1 19 pass Jessie Hester 19 yard pass from Jeff George (Dean Biasucci kick)
18 1990-11-25 @ CIN W, 34-20 2 1 rush Eric Dickerson 1 yard rush (Dean Biasucci kick)
19 1990-11-25 @ CIN W, 34-20 3 5 pass Bill Brooks 5 yard pass from Jeff George (Dean Biasucci kick)
20 1990-11-25 @ CIN W, 34-20 3 6 pass Stanley Morgan 6 yard pass from Jeff George (Dean Biasucci kick)
21 1990-12-02 @ PHO L, 17-20 1 15 pass Anthony Johnson 15 yard pass from Jeff George (Dean Biasucci kick)
22 1990-12-02 @ PHO L, 17-20 3 6 pass Jessie Hester 6 yard pass from Jeff George (Dean Biasucci kick)
23 1990-12-09 BUF L, 7-31 3 1 rush Jeff George 1 yard rush (Dean Biasucci kick)
24 1990-12-16 @ NYJ W, 29-21 2 23 pass Clarence Verdin 23 yard pass from Jeff George (Dean Biasucci kick)
25 1990-12-16 @ NYJ W, 29-21 3 1 rush Eric Dickerson 1 yard rush (Dean Biasucci kick)
26 1990-12-16 @ NYJ W, 29-21 3 1 rush Eric Dickerson 1 yard rush
27 1990-12-22 WAS W, 35-28 2 4 rush Eric Dickerson 4 yard rush (Dean Biasucci kick)
28 1990-12-22 WAS W, 35-28 2 42 pass Stanley Morgan 42 yard pass from Jeff George (Dean Biasucci kick)
29 1990-12-22 WAS W, 35-28 4 8 pass Stanley Morgan 8 yard pass from Jeff George (Dean Biasucci kick)
30 1990-12-22 WAS W, 35-28 4 12 pass Bill Brooks 12 yard pass from Jeff George (Dean Biasucci kick)
31 1990-12-22 WAS W, 35-28 4 25 interception Alan Grant 25 yard interception return (Dean Biasucci kick)
32 1990-12-30 @ MIA L, 17-23 1 15 pass Albert Bentley 15 yard pass from Jeff George (Dean Biasucci kick)
33 1990-12-30 @ MIA L, 17-23 2 64 pass Jessie Hester 64 yard pass from Jeff George (Dean Biasucci kick)

Opponent Touchdown Log

Rk Date Opp Result Quarter Dist Type
1 1990-09-09 @ BUF W, 26-10 2 3 pass Butch Rolle 3 yard pass from Jim Kelly (Scott Norwood kick)
2 1990-09-09 @ BUF W, 26-10 4 6 rush Thurman Thomas 6 yard rush (Scott Norwood kick)
3 1990-09-16 NWE W, 16-14 2 27 pass Hart Lee Dykes 27 yard pass from Steve Grogan (Jason Staurovsky kick)
4 1990-09-23 @ HOU W, 24-10 2 13 pass Lorenzo White 13 yard pass from Warren Moon (Tony Zendejas kick)
5 1990-09-23 @ HOU W, 24-10 2 7 pass Lorenzo White 7 yard pass from Warren Moon (Tony Zendejas kick)
6 1990-09-23 @ HOU W, 24-10 4 6 pass Ernest Givins 6 yard pass from Warren Moon (Tony Zendejas kick)
7 1990-09-30 @ PHI L, 23-24 2 35 pass Keith Jackson 35 yard pass from Randall Cunningham (Roger Ruzek kick)
8 1990-09-30 @ PHI L, 23-24 2 21 pass Fred Barnett 21 yard pass from Randall Cunningham (Roger Ruzek kick)
9 1990-10-07 KAN L, 19-23 1 21 pass Robb Thomas 21 yard pass from Steve DeBerg (Nick Lowery kick)
10 1990-10-21 DEN W, 27-17 1 52 pass Ricky Nattiel 52 yard pass from John Elway (David Treadwell kick)
11 1990-10-21 DEN W, 27-17 2 5 pass Mark Jackson 5 yard pass from John Elway (David Treadwell kick)
12 1990-10-21 DEN W, 27-17 4 2 rush Steve Sewell 2 yard rush (David Treadwell kick)
13 1990-10-28 MIA W, 27-7 1 0 fumble Cliff Odom 0 yard fumble return (Pete Stoyanovich kick)
14 1990-10-28 MIA W, 27-7 2 5 pass Jim Jensen 5 yard pass from Dan Marino (Pete Stoyanovich kick)
15 1990-10-28 MIA W, 27-7 4 2 rush Tony Paige 2 yard rush (Pete Stoyanovich kick)
16 1990-11-05 NYG W, 24-7 2 2 rush Ottis Anderson 2 yard rush (Matt Bahr kick)
17 1990-11-05 NYG W, 24-7 2 3 rush Ottis Anderson 3 yard rush (Matt Bahr kick)
18 1990-11-05 NYG W, 24-7 4 31 fumble Dave Duerson 31 yard fumble return (Matt Bahr kick)
19 1990-11-11 @ NWE L, 10-13 1 1 rush Marvin Allen 1 yard rush (Jason Staurovsky kick)
20 1990-11-25 @ CIN L, 20-34 1 1 rush Ickey Woods 1 yard rush
21 1990-11-25 @ CIN L, 20-34 3 21 pass Eddie Brown 21 yard pass from Boomer Esiason (Jim Breech kick)
22 1990-11-25 @ CIN L, 20-34 3 20 pass Eddie Brown 20 yard pass from Boomer Esiason (Jim Breech kick)
23 1990-12-02 @ PHO W, 20-17 4 1 rush Timm Rosenbach 1 yard rush (Al Del Greco kick)
24 1990-12-02 @ PHO W, 20-17 4 21 interception Marcus Turner 21 yard interception return (Al Del Greco kick)
25 1990-12-09 BUF W, 31-7 1 34 pass Andre Reed 34 yard pass from Jim Kelly (Scott Norwood kick)
26 1990-12-09 BUF W, 31-7 1 7 pass Andre Reed 7 yard pass from Jim Kelly (Scott Norwood kick)
27 1990-12-09 BUF W, 31-7 2 5 rush Thurman Thomas 5 yard rush (Scott Norwood kick)
28 1990-12-09 BUF W, 31-7 4 23 rush Thurman Thomas 23 yard rush (Scott Norwood kick)
29 1990-12-16 @ NYJ L, 21-29 1 6 pass Rob Moore 6 yard pass from Ken O'Brien (Pat Leahy kick)
30 1990-12-16 @ NYJ L, 21-29 2 1 rush Brad Baxter 1 yard rush (Pat Leahy kick)
31 1990-12-16 @ NYJ L, 21-29 4 10 pass Rob Moore 10 yard pass from Troy Taylor (Pat Leahy kick)
32 1990-12-22 WAS L, 28-35 1 12 pass Art Monk 12 yard pass from Mark Rypien (Chip Lohmiller kick)
33 1990-12-22 WAS L, 28-35 4 53 pass Gary Clark 53 yard pass from Mark Rypien (Chip Lohmiller kick)
34 1990-12-30 @ MIA W, 23-17 1 53 pass Sammie Smith 53 yard pass from Dan Marino (Pete Stoyanovich kick)
35 1990-12-30 @ MIA W, 23-17 2 1 rush Sammie Smith 1 yard rush (Pete Stoyanovich kick)
36 1990-12-30 @ MIA W, 23-17 4 13 fumble Brian Sochia 13 yard fumble return (Pete Stoyanovich kick)