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1998 Indianapolis Colts

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3-13-0, Finished 5th in AFC East Division  · 1998 NFL Season Summary
 SRS: Total -5.4, Offense: -0.1, Defense: -5.3, SoS: 3.0, avg is 0.0.

Scored 310 points (19.4/g), 19th of 30 in the NFL. Allowed 444 points (27.8/g), 29th.
 Differential of -134 points (-8.4/g), 28th.  Expected W-L: 4.8-11.2.

Coach: Jim Mora (3-13-0)
 Offensive Coordinator: Tom Moore
 Defensive Coordinator: Rusty Tillman

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

Starters

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Pos Player Age Yrs GS Summary of Player Stats Drafted (tm/rnd/yr)
 Offensive Starters
QB Peyton Manning 22 Rook 16 326 for 575, 3,739 yards, 26 td, 28 int, & 15 rushes for 62 yards and 0 td Indianapolis Colts / 1st / 1st pick / 1998
RB Marshall Faulk* 25 4 15 324 rushes for 1,319 yards, 6 td, & 86 catches for 908 yards and 4 td Indianapolis Colts / 1st / 2nd pick / 1994
WR Marvin Harrison 26 2 12 59 catches for 776 yards, 7 td Indianapolis Colts / 1st / 19th pick / 1996
WR Jerome Pathon 23 Rook 15 50 catches for 511 yards, 1 td, & 3 rushes for -2 yards and 0 td Indianapolis Colts / 2nd / 32nd pick / 1998
TE Ken Dilger 27 3 16 31 catches for 303 yards, 1 td Indianapolis Colts / 2nd / 48th pick / 1995
TE Marcus Pollard 26 3 11 24 catches for 309 yards, 4 td
LT Tarik Glenn 22 1 16 Indianapolis Colts / 1st / 19th pick / 1997
LG Steve McKinney 23 Rook 16 Indianapolis Colts / 4th / 93rd pick / 1998
C Jay Leeuwenburg 29 6 16 1 fumble recovered Kansas City Chiefs / 9th / 244th pick / 1992
RG Tony Mandarich 32 9 10 Green Bay Packers / 1st / 2nd pick / 1989
RT Adam Meadows 24 1 14 Indianapolis Colts / 2nd / 48th pick / 1997
 Defensive Starters
LDE Bernard Whittington 27 4 11 4.0 sacks, 0 interceptions, 2 fumbles recovered
LDT Tony McCoy 29 6 13 6.0 sacks, 0 interceptions, 0 fumbles recovered Indianapolis Colts / 4th / 105th pick / 1992
RDT Ellis Johnson 25 3 16 8.0 sacks, 0 interceptions, 0 fumbles recovered Indianapolis Colts / 1st / 15th pick / 1995
RDE Bertrand Berry 23 1 12 4.0 sacks, 0 interceptions, 0 fumbles recovered Indianapolis Colts / 3rd / 86th pick / 1997
LLB Steve Morrison 27 3 12 1.0 sacks, 0 interceptions, 0 fumbles recovered
MLB Mike Barber 27 3 6 2.0 sacks, 1 interception, 0 fumbles recovered
RLB Elijah Alexander 28 6 9 0.0 sacks, 1 interception, 2 fumbles recovered Tampa Bay Buccaneers / 10th / 254th pick / 1992
LCB Jeff Burris 26 4 14 0.0 sacks, 1 interception, 0 fumbles recovered Buffalo Bills / 1st / 27th pick / 1994
RCB Tyrone Poole 26 3 15 0.0 sacks, 1 interception, 0 fumbles recovered Carolina Panthers / 1st / 22nd pick / 1995
SS Robert Blackmon 31 8 9 1.0 sacks, 1 interception, 0 fumbles recovered Seattle Seahawks / 2nd / 34th pick / 1990
FS Jason Belser 28 6 16 1.0 sacks, 1 interception, 1 fumble recovered Indianapolis Colts / 8th / 197th pick / 1992
 Special Teams Starters
K Mike Vanderjagt 28 Rook 0 27 of 31 field goals & 23 of 23 extra points
P Chris Gardocki 28 7 0 79 punts for a 45.4 average, 0 blocked Chicago Bears / 3rd / 78th pick / 1991
PR Aaron Bailey 27 4 0 19 punt returns for a 9.3 average and 0 td
KR Aaron Bailey 27 4 0 34 kick returns for a 22.3 average and 0 td

Roster

No. Player Age Pos G GS Wt Ht College/Univ BirthDate Yrs AV Drafted (tm/rnd/yr)
50 Elijah Alexander 28 RLB 13 9 233 6-2 Kansas St. 8/2/1970 6 4 Tampa Bay Buccaneers / 10th / 254th pick / 1992
47 Billy Austin 23 1 0 195 5-10 New Mexico 3/8/1975 Rook 0
80 Aaron Bailey 27 KR 9 0 185 5-10 Louisville 10/24/1971 4 0
83 Bradford Banta 28 16 0 253 6-6 USC 12/14/1970 4 0 Indianapolis Colts / 4th / 106th pick / 1994
53 Mike Barber 27 MLB 12 6 246 6-0 Clemson 11/9/1971 3 3
29 Jason Belser 28 FS 16 16 188 5-9 Oklahoma 5/28/1970 6 5 Indianapolis Colts / 8th / 197th pick / 1992
57 Bertrand Berry 23 RDE 16 12 275 6-3 Notre Dame 8/15/1975 1 4 Indianapolis Colts / 3rd / 86th pick / 1997
25 Robert Blackmon 31 SS 15 9 208 6-0 Baylor 5/12/1967 8 3 Seattle Seahawks / 2nd / 34th pick / 1990
26 Tony Blevins 23 3 0 165 6-0 Kansas 1/29/1975 Rook 0
20 Jeff Burris 26 LCB 14 14 190 6-0 Notre Dame 6/7/1972 4 4 Buffalo Bills / 1st / 27th pick / 1994
64 Larry Chester 23 dt 14 2 325 6-2 Temple 10/17/1975 Rook 2
93 Jason Chorak 24 8 0 256 6-4 Washington 9/23/1974 Rook 0 St. Louis Rams / 7th / 236th pick / 1998
27 Rico Clark 24 16 0 181 5-10 Louisville 6/6/1974 1 1
94 Steve Conley 26 1 0 235 6-5 Arkansas 1/18/1972 2 0 Pittsburgh Steelers / 3rd / 72nd pick / 1996
32 Zack Crockett 26 fb 2 1 240 6-2 Florida St. 12/2/1972 3 0 Indianapolis Colts / 3rd / 79th pick / 1995
85 Ken Dilger 27 TE 16 16 250 6-5 Illinois 2/2/1971 3 3 Indianapolis Colts / 2nd / 48th pick / 1995
23 Keith Elias 26 13 0 203 5-9 Princeton 2/3/1972 4 0
28 Marshall Faulk* 25 RB 16 15 211 5-10 San Diego St. 2/26/1973 4 18 Indianapolis Colts / 1st / 2nd pick / 1994
99 Albert Fontenot 28 lde 7 5 287 6-4 Baylor 9/17/1970 5 2 Chicago Bears / 4th / 112th pick / 1993
98 Dan Footman 29 de 3 3 290 6-5 Florida St. 1/13/1969 5 1 Cleveland Browns / 2nd / 42nd pick / 1993
17 Chris Gardocki 28 P 16 0 192 6-1 Clemson 2/7/1970 7 3 Chicago Bears / 3rd / 78th pick / 1991
78 Tarik Glenn 22 LT 16 16 332 6-5 California 5/25/1976 1 8 Indianapolis Colts / 1st / 19th pick / 1997
84 E.G. Green 23 11 0 188 5-11 Florida St. 6/28/1975 Rook 2 Indianapolis Colts / 3rd / 71st pick / 1998
43 Scott Greene 26 5 0 240 5-11 Michigan St. 6/1/1972 2 0 Carolina Panthers / 6th / 193rd pick / 1996
88 Marvin Harrison 26 WR 12 12 175 6-0 Syracuse 8/25/1972 2 7 Indianapolis Colts / 1st / 19th pick / 1996
45 Tim Hauck 32 fs 16 7 187 5-10 Pacific (OR),Montana 12/20/1966 8 3
54 Jeff Herrod 32 mlb 10 7 249 6-0 Mississippi 7/29/1966 10 2 Indianapolis Colts / 9th / 243rd pick / 1988
44 Chris Hetherington 26 fb 14 1 245 6-3 Yale 11/27/1972 2 0
33 Craig Heyward 32 rb 4 3 260 5-11 Pittsburgh 9/26/1966 10 0 New Orleans Saints / 1st / 24th pick / 1988
59 Rob Holmberg 27 3 0 230 6-3 Navy,Penn St. 5/6/1971 4 0 Los Angeles Raiders / 7th / 217th pick / 1994
74 Waverly Jackson 26 g 6 2 315 6-2 Virginia Tech 12/19/1972 Rook 1
62 Ellis Johnson 25 RDT 16 16 288 6-2 Florida 10/30/1973 3 6 Indianapolis Colts / 1st / 15th pick / 1995
60 Jason Johnson 24 14 0 290 6-3 Kansas St. 2/6/1974 Rook 1
91 Antony Jordan 24 lb 15 3 234 6-3 Vanderbilt 12/19/1974 Rook 1 Indianapolis Colts / 5th / 135th pick / 1998
58 Jay Leeuwenburg 29 C 16 16 294 6-3 Colorado 6/18/1969 6 8 Kansas City Chiefs / 9th / 244th pick / 1992
79 Tony Mandarich 32 RG 10 10 311 6-5 Michigan St. 9/23/1966 9 5 Green Bay Packers / 1st / 2nd pick / 1989
18 Peyton Manning 22 QB 16 16 230 6-5 Tennessee 3/24/1976 Rook 11 Indianapolis Colts / 1st / 1st pick / 1998
90 Steve Martin 24 4 0 320 6-4 Missouri 5/31/1974 2 0 Indianapolis Colts / 5th / 151st pick / 1996
61 Tony McCoy 29 LDT 14 13 289 6-1 Florida 6/10/1969 6 5 Indianapolis Colts / 4th / 105th pick / 1992
40 Ray McElroy 26 16 0 196 5-11 East. Illinois 7/31/1972 3 1 Indianapolis Colts / 4th / 114th pick / 1995
11 Kaipo McGuire 24 1 0 182 5-10 BYU 1/16/1974 1 0
76 Steve McKinney 23 LG 16 16 300 6-4 Texas A&M 10/15/1975 Rook 8 Indianapolis Colts / 4th / 93rd pick / 1998
73 Adam Meadows 24 RT 14 14 290 6-5 Georgia 1/25/1974 1 7 Indianapolis Colts / 2nd / 48th pick / 1997
34 Monty Montgomery 25 lcb 16 5 197 5-11 Houston 12/8/1973 1 3 Indianapolis Colts / 4th / 117th pick / 1997
72 Larry Moore 23 rg 6 5 300 6-3 BYU 6/1/1975 Rook 3
52 Steve Morrison 27 LLB 16 12 246 6-3 Michigan 12/28/1971 3 4
67 Tom Myslinski 30 g 4 1 283 6-3 Tennessee 12/7/1968 6 1 Dallas Cowboys / 4th / 109th pick / 1992
86 Jerome Pathon 23 WR 16 15 195 6-0 Acadia (Canada),Washington 12/16/1975 Rook 5 Indianapolis Colts / 2nd / 32nd pick / 1998
81 Marcus Pollard 26 TE 16 11 247 6-3 Bradley 2/8/1972 3 3
38 Tyrone Poole 26 RCB 15 15 188 5-8 Fort Valley State (GA) 2/3/1972 3 5 Carolina Panthers / 1st / 22nd pick / 1995
56 Andre Royal 26 RLB 13 9 232 6-2 Alabama 12/1/1972 3 3
15 Freddie Scott 24 1 0 188 5-10 Penn St. 8/26/1974 2 0
97 Kendel Shello 25 de 6 1 301 6-3 Southern 11/24/1973 2 1
87 Torrance Small 28 wr 16 4 209 6-3 Alcorn St. 9/4/1970 6 6 New Orleans Saints / 5th / 138th pick / 1992
75 Mark Thomas 29 de 4 1 272 6-5 North Carolina St. 5/6/1969 5 1 San Francisco 49ers / 4th / 89th pick / 1992
51 Ratcliff Thomas 24 5 0 240 6-0 Maryland 1/2/1974 Rook 0
96 Van Tuinei 27 12 0 290 6-4 Arizona 2/16/1971 1 1
12 Mike Vanderjagt 28 K 14 0 211 6-5 West Virginia 3/24/1970 Rook 6
21 Lamont Warren 25 rb 12 2 202 5-11 Colorado 1/4/1973 4 1 Indianapolis Colts / 6th / 164th pick / 1994
95 Bernard Whittington 27 LDE 15 11 290 6-5 Indiana 8/20/1971 4 5
90 Jeff Zgonina 28 2 0 285 6-2 Purdue 5/24/1970 5 0 Pittsburgh Steelers / 7th / 185th pick / 1993
Team Total 26.2 16 243.1 6-1.6 3.1