Team Facts

Firsts, Records, Odds & Ends

Franchise Granted:
January 23, 1953 as the Baltimore Colts

First Season:
1953

Moved to Indianapolis:
1984

Stadium:
Lucas Oil Stadium

Owner and CEO:
James Irsay

General Manager:
Ryan Grigson

Head Coach:
Chuck Pagano

Super Bowl Championships:
V, XLI

NFL Championships:
1958, 1959, 1968

AFC Championships:
1970, 2006, 2009

NFL Western Conference Championships:
1958, 1959, 1964, 1968

AFC Eastern Division Championships:
1970, 1975, 1976, 1977, 1987, 1999

AFC South Division Championships: 
2003, 2004, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2010, 2013, 2014

All-Time Record:
(At Start of 2015 Season)
508-448-7

Retired Uniform Numbers:
#19 Johnny Unitas
#22 Buddy Young
#24 Lenny Moore
#70 Art Donovan
#77 Jim Parker
#82 Raymond Berry
#89 Gino Marchetti
 

 

  • First Regular-Season Game as the Baltimore Colts: A 13-9 victory over the Chicago Bears, 9/27/53.
  • First Regular-Season Game as the Indianapolis Colts: A 23-14 loss to the New York Jets, 9/2/84. 
  • First Regular-Season Win as the Indianapolis Colts: A 35-21 victory over the Houston Oilers, 9/9/84.
  • First Winning Season: 1957 (7-5).
  • First Playoff Appearance: A 23-17 overtime victory over the New York Giants for the 1958 NFL Championship, 12/28/58.
  • First Super Bowl Appearance: A 16-7 loss to the New York Jets in Super Bowl III, 1/12/69.
  • First Super Bowl Win: A 16-13 victory over the Dallas Cowboys in Super Bowl V, 1/17/71.
  • First Draft Choice: Billy Vessels, HB, Oklahoma, 1953.
  • First to Rush 100 Yards in a Game: John Huzvar, 117 yards vs. the Detroit Lions, 11/7/53.
  • First to Pass 400 Yards in a Game: Johnny Unitas, 401 yards vs. the Atlanta Falcons, 9/17/67.
  • First 1,000-Yard Rusher: Lydell Mitchell, 1,193 yards (1975).
  • Most Career Rushing Yards: Edgerrin James, 9,226 yards (1999-2005).
  • Most Career Passing Yards: Peyton Manning, 54,828 (1998-2010).
  • Most Career Receptions: Marvin Harrison, 1,102 receptions (1996-2008).
  • All-Time Leading Scorer: Mike Vanderjagt, 995 points (1998-2005).
  • First All-League Selection: Tom Keane, HB, 1953.
  • First Colt Elected to the Hall of Fame: DT Art Donovan, 1968.
  • Most Lopsided Win: A 56-0 victory over the Green Bay Packers, which was also the team's first shutout, 11/2/58.



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