Indianapolis Colts at Cincinnati Bengals 24 to 31

Sunday, December 22, 1996, Week 17

The Indianapolis Colts played the Cincinnati Bengals in Cincinnati on Sunday, December 22, 1996, Week 17 of the 1996 season. The Bengals won by a score of 31-24. With this game, the Bengals finished the season 6-2-0 at home, while the Colts finished 3-5-0 on the road for the 1996 season.

The Bengals finished the season with a record of 8-8-0, while the Colts finished the season at 9-7-0. Defensive Backs Coach Ron Meeks was fired from the Bengals on Monday, December 23, 1996.

Indianapolis Colts offense

Total yards Pass yards Rush yards Turnovers First downs
266 231 35 2 16


Head Coach: Lindy Infante Defensive Coordinator: Jim Johnson Wide Receivers Coach: Jimmy Robinson Offensive Line Coach: Ron Blackledge Running Backs Coach: Gene Huey Tight Ends Coach: Tom Batta Assistant Quarterbacks Coach: Wayne "Buddy" Geis Offensive Assistant Coach: Wayne "Buddy" Geis Assistant to the Offensive Line Coach: Charlie Davis Defensive Line Coach: Greg Blache Linebackers Coach: Chuck Bresnahan Secondary Coach: Pat Thomas Defensive Assistant Coach: Fred Bruney Special Teams Coach: Hank Kuhlmann Quality Control Coach: Tom Batta Strength and Conditioning Coach: Tom Zupancic Strength and Conditioning Assistant Coach: Jon Torine General Manager: Bill Tobin Intern: Mike Miller

Cincinnati Bengals offense

Total yards Pass yards Rush yards Turnovers First downs
441 284 157 3 26


Interim Head Coach: Bruce Coslet Defensive Coordinator: Larry Peccatiello Interim Offensive Coordinator: Ken Anderson Quarterbacks Coach: Ken Anderson Wide Receivers Coach: John Garrett Offensive Line Coach: Paul Alexander Running Backs Coach: Jim Anderson Tight Ends Coach: Gary Moeller Defensive Line Coach: Tim Krumrie Linebackers Coach: Joe Pascale Defensive Backs Coach: Ron Meeks Special Teams Coach: Joe Wessel Staff Assistant: Bobby DePaul Strength and Conditioning Coach: Kim Wood