1989 Indianapolis Colts season

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1989 Indianapolis Colts season
Head coach Ron Meyer
Home field Hoosier Dome
Results
Record 8–8
Division place 2nd AFC East
Playoff finish did not qualify

The 1989 Indianapolis Colts season was the 37th season for the team in the National Football League and sixth in Indianapolis. The Indianapolis Colts finished the National Football League's 1989 season with a record of 8 wins and 8 losses, and finished tied for second in the AFC East division with the Miami Dolphins. However, the Colts finished ahead of Miami based on better conference record (7–5 vs. Dolphins' 6–8).

Personnel

Staff

1989 Indianapolis Colts staff
Front office
  • President/Treasurer – Robert Irsay
  • Vice President/General Manager – Jim Irsay
  • Assistant General Manager – Bob Terpening
  • Director of Player Personnel – Jack Bushofsky

Head coaches

Offensive coaches

Defensive coaches

Special teams coaches

Strength and conditioning

  • Strength and Conditioning – Tom Zupancic

Roster

1989 Indianapolis Colts final roster
Quarterbacks

Running backs

Wide receivers

Tight ends

Offensive linemen

Defensive linemen

Linebackers

Defensive backs

Special teams

Reserve lists



Practice squad



Rookies in italics
Active, Inactive, Practice squad

Regular season

Schedule

Week Date Opponent Result Record Game Site Attendance
1 September 10, 1989 San Francisco 49ers L 24–30 0–1 Hoosier Dome
60,111
2 September 17, 1989 at Los Angeles Rams L 17–31 0–2 Anaheim Stadium
63,995
3 September 24, 1989 Atlanta Falcons W 13–9 1–2 Hoosier Dome
57,816
4 October 1, 1989 at New York Jets W 17–10 2–2 The Meadowlands
65,542
5 October 8, 1989 Buffalo Bills W 37–14 3–2 Hoosier Dome
58,890
6 October 15, 1989 at Denver Broncos L 3–14 3–3 Mile High Stadium
74,680
7 October 22, 1989 at Cincinnati Bengals W 23–12 4–3 Riverfront Stadium
57,642
8 October 29, 1989 New England Patriots L 20–23 4–4 Hoosier Dome
59,356
9 November 5, 1989 at Miami Dolphins L 13–19 4–5 Joe Robbie Stadium
52,680
10 November 12, 1989 at Buffalo Bills L 7–30 4–6 Rich Stadium
79,256
11 November 19, 1989 New York Jets W 27–10 5–6 Hoosier Dome
58,236
12 November 26, 1989 San Diego Chargers W 10–6 6–6 Hoosier Dome
58,822
13 December 3, 1989 at New England Patriots L 16–22 6–7 Sullivan Stadium
32,234
14 December 10, 1989 Cleveland Browns W 23–17 7–7 Hoosier Dome
58,550
15 December 17, 1989 Miami Dolphins W 42–13 8–7 Hoosier Dome
55,665
16 December 24, 1989 at New Orleans Saints L 6–41 8–8 Louisiana Superdome
49,009

Standings

AFC East
W L T PCT DIV CONF PF PA STK
Buffalo Bills(3) 9 7 0 .563 6–2 8–4 409 317 W1
Indianapolis Colts 8 8 0 .500 4–4 7–5 298 301 L1
Miami Dolphins 8 8 0 .500 4–4 6–8 331 379 L2
New England Patriots 5 11 0 .313 4–4 5–7 297 391 L3
New York Jets 4 12 0 .250 2–6 3–9 253 411 L3

Awards and records

See also

References

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