1996 Indianapolis Colts schedule

Season statistics

Offense Defense
Record Playoff record Total yards Pass yards Rush yards Turnovers First downs Total yards Pass yards Rush yards Turnovers First downs
9-7-0 0-1 4890 3401 1489 26 296 5810 3819 1991 26 329
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The Indianapolis Colts' forty-fourth season was in 1996, playing their home games at RCA Dome. During the offseason they promoted Lindy Infante to lead the team. During his time in the NFL he was head coach for four years. They finished the year 9-7-0 in the regular season but they lost their first playoff game to the Pittsburgh Steelers 42-14.


Week Opponent Score Notes
Week 1 Arizona Cardinals 20-13
Week 2 @ New York Jets 21-7
Week 3 @ Dallas Cowboys 25-24
Week 4 Miami Dolphins 10-6
Week 6 @ Buffalo Bills 13-16
Week 7 Baltimore Ravens 26-21
Week 8 New England Patriots 9-27
Week 9 @ Washington Redskins 16-31
Week 10 San Diego Chargers 19-26
Week 11 @ Miami Dolphins 13-37
Week 12 New York Jets 34-29
Week 13 @ New England Patriots 13-27
Week 14 Buffalo Bills 13-10
Week 15 Philadelphia Eagles 37-10
Week 16 @ Kansas City Chiefs 24-19
Week 17 @ Cincinnati Bengals 24-31


Week Opponent Score Notes
Wild Card Round @ Pittsburgh Steelers 14-42

1996 Indianapolis Colts Coaching Staff

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