Indianapolis Colts at Miami Dolphins 10 to 16

Sunday, August 31, 1997, Week 1

The Indianapolis Colts played the Miami Dolphins in Miami Gardens on Sunday, August 31, 1997, Week 1 of the 1997 season. The Dolphins won by a score of 16-10.


Indianapolis Colts offense

Total yards Pass yards Rush yards Turnovers First downs
298 168 130 3 18

Coaches

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


Miami Dolphins offense

Total yards Pass yards Rush yards Turnovers First downs
202 105 97 1 11

Coaches

Head Coach: Jimmy Johnson Assistant Head Coach: Larry Beightol Offensive Coordinator: Gary Stevens Defensive Coordinator: George Hill Wide Receivers Coach: Larry Seiple Offensive Line Coach: Larry Beightol Assistant Offensive Line Coach: Rich McGeorge Running Backs Coach: Kippy Brown Tight Ends Coach: Pat Jones Defensive Line Coach: Cary Godette Linebackers Coach: George Hill Secondary Coach: Mel Phillips Defensive Nickel Package Coach: Bill Lewis Special Teams Coach: Mike Westhoff Kicking Coach: Doug Blevins Defensive Staff Assistant: Joel Collier Strength and Conditioning Coach: John Gamble Assistant Strength and Conditioning Coach: Brad Roll Director of Player Development: John Gamble Assistant Athletic Trainer: Troy Maurer