Indianapolis Colts History

The Indianapolis Colts are in their sixty-ninth season, playing their home games at Lucas Oil Stadium, in Indianapolis, Indiana since 2008. The Colts are led by head coach Frank Reich since 2018.

During their existence, they have had four people win Coach of the Year: Weeb Ewbank, (1958); Ted Marchibroda, (1975); Don Shula, (1964, 1967, and 1968); Bruce Arians, (2012).

During their careers, multiple players have won awards for the team: Jim Harbaugh won the Comeback Player of the Year in 1995; Bob Sanders won the AP Defensive Player of the Year in 2007; Peyton Manning won the Most Valuable Player in 2003, 2004, 2008, and 2009 and the AP Offensive Player of the Year in 2004; Marshall Faulk won the AP Offensive Rookie of the Year in 1994; Bert Jones won the Most Valuable Player in 1976 and the AP Offensive Player of the Year in 1976; Earl Morrall won the Most Valuable Player in 1968; Johnny Unitas won the Most Valuable Player in 1959, 1964, and 1967; Duane Bickett won the AP Defensive Rookie of the Year in 1985; Vernon Maxwell won the AP Defensive Rookie of the Year in 1983; Edgerrin James won the AP Offensive Rookie of the Year in 1999; Darius Leonard won the AP Defensive Rookie of the Year in 2018; Andrew Luck won the Comeback Player of the Year in 2018.

The Colts have won five championships in their history, most recently in 2006.

Indianapolis Colts Head Coaching History

Head Coach Years Record Win percentage Playoff record
Frank Reich 2018-2021 30-24-0 55.6% 1-2
Chuck Pagano 2012-2017 44-40-0 52.4% 3-3
Bruce Arians 2012 9-3-0 75.0% 0-0
Jim Caldwell 2009-2011 26-22-0 54.2% 2-2
Tony Dungy 2002-2008 85-27-0 75.9% 7-6
Jim E. Mora (Sr.) 1998-2001 32-32-0 50.0% 0-2
Lindy Infante 1996-1997 12-20-0 37.5% 0-1
Ted Marchibroda 1975-1979, 1992-1995 71-67-0 51.4% 2-4
Ron Meyer 1987-1991 33-35-0 48.5% 0-1
Rick Venturi 1991 1-15-0 6.3% 0-0
Rod Dowhower 1985-1986 8-24-0 25.0% 0-0
Frank Kush 1982-1984 11-29-1 28.0% 0-0
Mike McCormack 1980-1981 9-23-0 28.1% 0-0
Howard Schnellenberger 1973-1974 6-22-0 21.4% 0-0
Joe Thomas 1974 2-12-0 14.3% 0-0
Don McCafferty 1970-1972 26-15-1 63.1% 4-1
John Sandusky 1972 5-9-0 35.7% 0-0
Don Shula 1963-1969 71-23-4 74.5% 2-3
Weeb Ewbank 1954-1962 59-52-1 53.1% 2-0
Keith Molesworth 1953 3-9-0 25.0% 0-0

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