1997 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
3-13-0 0-0 4869 3142 1727 28 301 4854 2820 2034 25 280
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The Indianapolis Colts' forty-fifth season was in 1997, and it was the second season Lindy Infante served as the head coach of the team. The Colts played their home games at RCA Dome. He was fired from the Colts on Tuesday, December 23, 1997. They finished the season 3-13-0, 2-6-0 at home and 1-7-0 on the road.


Week Opponent Score Notes
Week 1 @ Miami Dolphins 10-16
Week 2 New England Patriots 6-31
Week 3 Seattle Seahawks 3-31
Week 4 @ Buffalo Bills 35-37
Week 6 New York Jets 12-16
Week 7 @ Pittsburgh Steelers 22-24
Week 8 Buffalo Bills 6-9
Week 9 @ San Diego Chargers 19-35
Week 10 Tampa Bay Buccaneers 28-31
Week 11 Cincinnati Bengals 13-28
Week 12 Green Bay Packers 41-38
Week 13 @ Detroit Lions 10-32
Week 14 @ New England Patriots 17-20
Week 15 @ New York Jets 22-14
Week 16 Miami Dolphins 41-0
Week 17 @ Minnesota Vikings 28-39

1997 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: 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 General Manager: Bill Polian