|Ground||Lucas Oil Stadium|
|General Manager||Christopher R. Ballard|
|Head Coach||Shane Steichen|
|NFL Championships||2 Super Bowl Championships (1970 and 2006)|
|Playoff Appearances||1958, 1959, 1964, 1965, 1968, 1970, 1971, 1975, 1976, 1977, 1987, 1995, 1996, 1999, 2000, 2002, 2003, 2004, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2008, 2009, 2010, 2012, 2013, 2014, 2018, 2020|
The Indianapolis Colts were originally established as the Baltimore Colts in Maryland in 1953. The Colts were based out of Baltimore till 1983 after which they relocated to Indianapolis amidst major controversies. Indianapolis Colts have been a successful NFL franchise and have had formidable squads over the years. The Indianapolis Colts compete in the AFC South division of the American Football Conference. Quarterback Peyton Manning led the Colts to massive success after joining in 1998 and helped them win their first Championship in 36 years (since shifting from Baltimore). It is estimated that the Indianapolis Colts are valued at around $3.8 billion.
Indianapolis Colts Next Game
The Indianapolis Colts will play three preseason games before heading into the 2023-24 NFL regular season. They will play their preseason games against the Buffalo Bills, Chicago Bears and the Philadelphia Eagles.
The Colts will kick of their regular season with a home game at Lucas Oil Field stadium against the Jacksonville Jaguars. Following this, they hit the road to face the Houston Texans. The Colts' Week 11 bye provides a mid-season break before they return to face the Tampa Bay Buccaneers in Week 12. The regular season concludes with a game against the Houston Texans on January 7, 2024, held at Lucas Oil Stadium.
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Indianapolis Colts Roster 2023-24
The Colts will be looking to make an impact in the upcoming NFL Season. Defensive tackle DeForest Buckner is one of the leading players in the roster with standout performances for the Colts ever since he was traded in 2020. Running back Jonathan Taylor and guard Quenton Nelson are other crucial members of the squad who will be reliable players for new head coach Shane Steichen.
First round draft pick of the 2023 NFL draft, quarterback Anthony Richardson might become an important memeber of the roster if he can manage to impress the head coach. Cornerback Julius Brents and wide receiver Josh Downs are other rookies who have the potential to make an impact for the Colts in the upcoming NFL season.
Indianapolis Colts Record- Last 10 Years
|2022||3rd AFC South||4-12-1||Did not qualify|
|2021||2nd AFC South||9-8-0||Did not qualify|
|2020||2nd AFC South||11-5-0||Lost Wild Card Playoffs|
|2019||3rd AFC South||7-9-0||Did not qualify|
|2018||2nd AFC South||10-6-0||Lost Divisional Playoffs|
|2017||3rd AFC South||4-12-0||Did not qualify|
|2016||3rd AFC South||8-8-0||Did not qualify|
|2015||2nd AFC South||8-8-0||Did not qualify|
|2014||1st AFC South||11-5-0||Lost Conference Championship|
|2013||1st AFC South||11-5-0||Lost Divisional Playoffs|
Indianapolis Colts Championships
The Indianapolis Colts have enjoyed success when they were the Baltimore Colts and even after relocating to Indianapolis. While based out of Baltimore, the Colts won 3 NFL Championships (pre the 1970 merger), and also won 7 Conference Championships. The Colts also won a Super Bowl (1970) while being based out of Baltimore.
After relocating to Indianapolis, the Colts have won another Super Bowl along with appearing in the playoffs 16 times. The Colts have also won the Divisional Championship a total of 16 times.
The Indianapolis Colts have appeared in a total of four Super Bowls.
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The Colts originated in Baltimore where horse racing was a great sport and horses are greatly revered in the area. The original Baltimore Colts logo was a horse with a football and a helmet. The current Indianapolis Colts logo of a horseshoe was introduced in 1979. It symbolizes good luck, professionalism and stability. The horseshoe is also an ode to the origin city of the Colts.
The Indianapolis Colts home stadium is officially called the Lucas Oil Stadium. It replaced the RCA Dome Stadium as the Colts’ home field in 2008. The Lucas Oil Stadium is one of the most expensive stadiums in the NFL. The magnificent stadium features a retractable roof and a retractable window on one side too.
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Indianapolis Colts’ main reason for shifting from Baltimore was that the stadium where they played was inadequate to host them. The Memorial Stadium in Baltimore was home to both the Colts and also the Baltimore Orioles of the MLB. Issues such as team revenue from the stadium also factored into the move of the Colts from Baltimore to Indianapolis.
The Indianapolis Colts major jersey colors are royal blue and white. The jersey also features a gray and black outline. The Colts colors have been the same ever since they were originally established as the Baltimore Colts.
You can stream any Indianapolis Colts game on the Indianapolis Colts app or the NFL Game Pass app. Colts’ games are also streamed on FOX Sports, or ESPN or CBS.