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1996 Indianapolis Colts

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9-7-0, AFC East Division  · 1996 NFL Season Summary
 SRS: Total -1.6, Offense: -1.8, Defense: 0.2, SoS: -0.6, avg is 0.0.

Scored 317 points (19.8/g), 16th of 30 in the NFL. Allowed 334 points (20.9/g), 18th.
 Differential of -17 points (-1.1/g), 17th.  Expected W-L: 7.5-8.5.

Coach: Lindy Infante (9-7-0)
 Defensive Coordinator: Jim Johnson

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

Team Info

Principal Owner Robert Irsay
General Manager Bill Tobin
Defensive Alignment 4-3

Team Stats and Rankings

Tot Yds & TO Passing Rushing
Pts Yds Ply Y/P TO FL 1stPy 1stD Cmp Att Yds TD Int NY/A 1stD Att Yds TD Y/A 1stD
Team Offense 317 4744 1000 4.7 24 13 27 288 311 537 3296 16 11 5.7 172 420 1448 9 3.4 89
Team Defense 334 5403 1022 5.3 23 10 8 305 318 534 3643 25 13 6.5 189 459 1760 12 3.8 108
Lg Rank Offense 16 25 2 14 21 15 16 23 1 18 23 28 19 23
Lg Rank Defense 18 22 26 22 17 15 23 23 23 27 18 18 14 17

Team Games & Schedule

Score Offense Defense
Week Day Date OT Rec Opp Tm Opp 1stD TotYd PassY RushY TO 1stD TotYd PassY RushY TO
1 Sun September 1 boxscore W 1-0 Arizona Cardinals 20 13 19 312 238 74 1 20 310 226 84
2 Sun September 8 boxscore W 2-0 @ New York Jets 21 7 17 291 225 66 1 21 359 290 69 2
3 Sun September 15 boxscore W 3-0 @ Dallas Cowboys 25 24 18 321 218 103 2 18 295 184 111 1
4 Mon September 23 boxscore W 4-0 Miami Dolphins 10 6 20 277 106 171 1 12 190 162 28
5 Bye Week
6 Sun October 6 boxscore L OT 4-1 @ Buffalo Bills 13 16 16 249 163 86 20 412 299 113 1
7 Sun October 13 boxscore W 5-1 Baltimore Ravens 26 21 15 255 132 123 20 325 213 112 1
8 Sun October 20 boxscore L 5-2 New England Patriots 9 27 27 364 319 45 4 15 222 142 80 2
9 Sun October 27 boxscore L 5-3 @ Washington Redskins 16 31 18 298 198 100 1 25 388 173 215 1
10 Sun November 3 boxscore L 5-4 San Diego Chargers 19 26 22 264 173 91 5 14 312 237 75
11 Sun November 10 boxscore L 5-5 @ Miami Dolphins 13 37 15 293 260 33 2 19 307 193 114
12 Sun November 17 boxscore W 6-5 New York Jets 34 29 14 303 151 152 3 21 419 332 87 5
13 Sun November 24 boxscore L 6-6 @ New England Patriots 13 27 15 291 247 44 2 25 429 234 195
14 Sun December 1 boxscore W OT 7-6 Buffalo Bills 13 10 18 288 203 85 11 307 183 124 3
15 Thu December 5 boxscore W 8-6 Philadelphia Eagles 37 10 19 361 210 151 18 330 254 76 3
16 Sun December 15 boxscore W 9-6 @ Kansas City Chiefs 24 19 19 311 222 89 20 357 237 120 1
17 Sun December 22 boxscore L 9-7 @ Cincinnati Bengals 24 31 16 266 231 35 2 26 441 284 157 3
Playoffs
WildCard Sun December 29 boxscore L 9-8 @ Pittsburgh Steelers 14 42 8 146 105 41 2 24 407 176 231 3

Passing

ProBowl(*), 1st-team All-Pro(+),
No. 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 Yds NY/A ANY/A Sk% 4QC GWD
4 Jim Harbaugh 33 QB 14 14 7-7-0 232 405 57.3 2630 13 3.2 11 2.7 51 6.5 5.9 11.3 187.9 76.3 36 190 5.53 5.00 8.2 2 2
11 Paul Justin 28 qb 8 2 2-0-0 74 127 58.3 839 2 1.6 0 0.0 38 6.6 6.9 11.3 104.9 83.4 7 58 5.83 6.13 5.2 1 1
12 Kerwin Bell 31 1 0 5 5 100.0 75 1 20.0 0 0.0 30 15.0 19.0 15.0 75.0 158.3 0 0 15.00 19.00 0.0
Team Total 26.4 16 9-7-0 311 537 57.9 3544 16 3.0 11 2.0 51 6.6 6.3 11.4 221.5 79.2 43 248 5.68 5.38 7.4 3 3
Opp Total 16 318 534 59.6 3825 25 4.7 13 2.4 7.2 7.00 12.0 239.1 87.0 29 182 6.5 6.3 5.2

Rushing & Receiving

ProBowl(*), 1st-team All-Pro(+),
Rushing Receiving
No. 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
28 Marshall Faulk 23 RB 13 13 198 587 7 43 3.0 45.2 15.2 56 428 7.6 0 30 4.3 32.9 1015 7 2
21 Lamont Warren 23 rb 13 3 67 230 1 53 3.4 17.7 5.2 22 174 7.9 0 17 1.7 13.4 404 1 3
4 Jim Harbaugh 33 QB 14 14 48 192 1 21 4.0 13.7 3.4 192 1 8
33 Clif Groce 24 FB 15 8 46 184 0 24 4.0 12.3 3.1 13 106 8.2 0 24 0.9 7.1 290 0 2
32 Zack Crockett 24 fb 5 5 31 164 0 25 5.3 32.8 6.2 11 96 8.7 1 32 2.2 19.2 260 1 2
46 Vince Workman 28 9 0 24 70 0 11 2.9 7.8 2.7 4 36 9.0 0 18 0.4 4.0 106 0 0
88 Marvin Harrison 24 PR/WR 16 15 3 15 0 15 5.0 0.9 0.2 64 836 13.1 8 41 4.0 52.3 851 8 1
11 Paul Justin 28 qb 8 2 2 7 0 6 3.5 0.9 0.3 7 0 1
12 Kerwin Bell 31 1 0 1 -1 0 -1 -1.0 -1.0 1.0 -1 0 0
87 Sean Dawkins 25 WR 15 14 0 0 0 0 0.0 0.0 54 751 13.9 1 42 3.6 50.1 751 1 1
85 Ken Dilger 25 TE 16 16 0 0 0 0 0.0 0.0 42 503 12.0 4 51 2.6 31.4 503 4 1
80 Aaron Bailey 25 KR 14 2 0 0 0 0 0.0 0.0 18 302 16.8 0 40 1.3 21.6 302 0 3
86 Brian Stablein 26 16 0 0 0 0 0 0.0 0.0 18 192 10.7 1 30 1.1 12.0 192 1 0
81 Marcus Pollard 24 te 16 4 0 0 0 0 0.0 0.0 6 86 14.3 1 48 0.4 5.4 86 1 0
10 Mark Stock 30 14 0 0 0 0 0 0.0 0.0 2 24 12.0 0 13 0.1 1.7 24 0 0
15 Chris Doering 23 1 0 0 0 0 0 0.0 0.0 1 10 10.0 0 10 1.0 10.0 10 0 0
Team Total 26.4 16 420 1448 9 53 3.4 90.5 26.3 311 3544 11.4 16 51 19.4 221.5 4992 25 24
Opp Total 16 459 1760 12 3.8 110.0 28.7 318 3643 11.5 25 19.9 227.7 5403 37 20

Kick & Punt Returns

ProBowl(*), 1st-team All-Pro(+),
Punt Returns Kick Returns
No. Age Pos G GS Ret Yds TD Lng Y/R Rt Yds TD Lng Y/Rt APYd
80 Aaron Bailey 25 KR 14 2 43 1041 1 95 24.2 1343
88 Marvin Harrison 24 PR/WR 16 15 18 177 0 31 9.8 1028
10 Mark Stock 30 14 0 5 13 0 9 2.6 12 254 0 28 21.2 291
34 Ray Buchanan 25 LCB 13 13 12 201 0 82 16.8 1 20 0 20 20.0 221
86 Brian Stablein 26 16 0 6 56 0 30 9.3 248
21 Lamont Warren 23 rb 13 3 3 54 0 18 18.0 458
33 Clif Groce 24 FB 15 8 1 18 0 18 18.0 308
44 Chris Hetherington 24 6 0 1 16 0 16 16.0 16
Team Total 26.4 16 41 447 0 82 10.9 61 1403 1 95 23.0 6842
Opp Total 16 38 413 0 10.9 67 1666 0 24.9

Kicking & Punting

ProBowl(*), 1st-team All-Pro(+),
0-19 20-29 30-39 40-49 50+ Tot PAT Punting
No. 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
17 Chris Gardocki*+ 26 P 16 0 68 3105 61 0 45.7
14 Cary Blanchard*+ 28 K 16 0 1 1 11 11 9 8 14 11 5 5 40 36 90.0% 27 27 100.0%
Team Total 26.4 16 1 1 11 11 9 8 14 11 5 5 40 36 90.0% 27 27 100.0% 68 3105 61 0 45.7
Opp Total 16 28 23 82.1% 34 33 97.1% 81 3524 43.5

Defense & Fumbles

ProBowl(*), 1st-team All-Pro(+),
Def Interceptions Fumbles Tackles
No. Age Pos G GS Sk Int Yds TD Lng PD FF Fmb FR Yds TD Tkl Ast Sfty
29 Jason Belser 26 FS 16 16 1.0 4 81 2 44 0 1 0 1 0 0 74 22
54 Jeff Herrod 30 MLB 14 14 1 68 1 68 0 53 19
59 Steve Grant 27 LLB 11 11 1.0 0 0 1 0 0 50 17
34 Ray Buchanan 25 LCB 13 13 0.5 2 32 0 32 0 1 0 0 0 0 53 9
95 Bernard Whittington 25 LDE 16 14 3.0 1 0 0 0 0 46 20
56 Tony Bennett 29 RDE 14 13 6.0 3 0 0 0 0 43 22
26 Dedric Mathis 23 rcb 16 6 43 8
61 Tony McCoy 27 LDT 15 15 5.0 0 0 1 0 0 36 14
52 Steve Morrison 25 RLB 16 8 1 20 0 20 0 0 0 2 0 0 38 10
98 Tony Siragusa 29 RDT 10 10 2.0 0 0 1 0 0 36 9
49 David Tate 32 SS 10 10 1.0 1 0 0 0 0 28 19
53 Sammie Burroughs 23 lb 16 1 2 0 0 0 0 32 10
55 Quentin Coryatt 26 rlb 8 7 0 0 2 7 0 32 8
38 Eugene Daniel 35 RCB 16 9 3 35 1 35 0 1 0 1 0 0 31 5
40 Ray McElroy 24 ss 16 5 30 9
90 Steve Martin 22 rdt 14 5 1.0 0 0 1 0 0 25 11
50 Elijah Alexander 26 lb 14 3 1.0 22 4
51 Trev Alberts 26 lb 9 4 1 19 0 19 0 19 8
62 Ellis Johnson 23 lde 12 6 14 8
96 Richard Dent 36 de 16 1 6.5 2 0 0 0 0 13 2 1
31 Derrick Frazier 26 db 6 4 11 2
4 Jim Harbaugh 33 QB 14 14 0 8 4 -3 0
39 Richard Jones 23 4 0 5 0
30 Derwin Gray 25 db 10 1 3 3
36 Damon Watts 24 10 0 1 21 0 21 0 3 2
80 Aaron Bailey 25 KR 14 2 0 3 1 0 0
21 Lamont Warren 23 rb 13 3 0 3 1 0 0
33 Clif Groce 24 FB 15 8 0 2 1 0 0
32 Zack Crockett 24 fb 5 5 0 2 0 0 0
28 Marshall Faulk 23 RB 13 13 0 2 0 0 0
11 Paul Justin 28 qb 8 2 0 1 1 0 0
87 Sean Dawkins 25 WR 15 14 0 1 0 0 0
85 Ken Dilger 25 TE 16 16 0 1 0 0 0
88 Marvin Harrison 24 PR/WR 16 15 0 1 0 0 0
65 Eric Mahlum 26 RG 13 9 0 0 1 0 0
67 Jason Mathews 25 lt/RT 16 15 0 0 1 0 0
81 Marcus Pollard 24 te 16 4 0 0 1 0 0
Team Total 26.4 16 28.0 13 276 4 68 0 12 24 21 4 0 740 241 1
Opp Total 16 43 20 10 1

Scoring Summary

ProBowl(*), 1st-team All-Pro(+),
No. Age Pos G GS RshTD RecTD PR TD KR TD FblTD IntTD OthTD AllTD 2PM XPM FGM Sfty Pts Pts/G
14 Cary Blanchard*+ 28 K 16 0 27 36 135
88 Marvin Harrison 24 PR/WR 16 15 8 8 48
28 Marshall Faulk 23 RB 13 13 7 7 42
85 Ken Dilger 25 TE 16 16 4 4 24
29 Jason Belser 26 FS 16 16 2 2 12
80 Aaron Bailey 25 KR 14 2 1 1 6
32 Zack Crockett 24 fb 5 5 1 1 6
38 Eugene Daniel 35 RCB 16 9 1 1 6
87 Sean Dawkins 25 WR 15 14 1 1 6
4 Jim Harbaugh 33 QB 14 14 1 1 6
54 Jeff Herrod 30 MLB 14 14 1 1 6
81 Marcus Pollard 24 te 16 4 1 1 6
86 Brian Stablein 26 16 0 1 1 6
21 Lamont Warren 23 rb 13 3 1 1 6
96 Richard Dent 36 de 16 1 1 2
Team Total 26.4 16 9 16 1 4 30 27 36 1 317
Opp Total 16 12 25 1 1 33 23 1 334