The Indianapolis Colts are a professional American Football franchise based in Indianapolis, Indiana Area. The Team is part of the South division of the American Football Conference in the National Football League(NFL). The interminable Indianapolis Colts was founded in 1853 and has been in continuous play making it the oldest professionally run football team in the US. The team joined the NFL in 1953 since therefounding , they are owned by Jim Irsay and coached by Chuck Pagano. The Indianapolis Colts play their home games in the Lucas Oil Stadium Indianapolis, Indiana and have there headquarters in the Indianapolis Colts Football Training Center Indianapolis, Indiana. There offical team colors are royal blue and white. There Mascot also dresses in blue.They were called the Baltimore Colts (1953–1983) and then changed to Indianapolis Colts (1984–present) upon relocation.
Superbowl wins.(1970 (V), 2006 (XLI))
The Indiana colts have two superbowls wins.
Super Bowl V(1970) was an American football game between the American Football Conference (AFC) champion Baltimore Colts and the National Football Conference (NFC) champion Dallas Cowboys to decide the National Football League (NFL) champion for the 1970 season. The Colts defeated the Cowboys by the score of 16–13. The game was played on January 17, 1971, at the Orange Bowl in Miami, Florida, the first Super Bowl game played on artificial turf, on first-generation Poly-Turf.
Super Bowl XLI(2006) was an American football game between the American Football Conference (AFC) champion Indianapolis Colts and the National Football Conference (NFC) champion Chicago Bears to decide the National Football League (NFL) champion for the 2006 season. The Colts defeated the Bears by the score of 29–17. The game was played on February 4, 2007, at Dolphin Stadium in Miami Gardens, Florida.
Colts departure from baltimore
On March 29,1984, Bob Irsay (1923-1997), owner of the once-mighty Baltimore Colts, moves the team to Indianapolis. Without any sort of public announcement, Irsay hired movers to pack up the team's offices in Owings Mills, Maryland, in the middle of the night, while the city of Baltimore slept.
The Colts had three super bowl appearances. Two Super Bowl appearances while in Baltimore, losing to the New York Jets in Super Bowl III, while defeating the Dallas Cowboys in Super Bowl V. The Colts moved to Indianapolis in 1984 and have since appeared in the playoffs sixteen times, won two conference championships, and won one Super Bowl XLI.
The last colt superbowl win
Super Bowl XLI was an American football game between the American Football Conference (AFC) champion Indianapolis Colts and the National Football Conference (NFC) champion Chicago Bears to decide the National Football League (NFL) champion for the 2006 season. The Colts defeated the Bears by the score of 29–17.
As with all sports leagues, there are a number of significant rivalries in the National Football League. Rivalries are occasionally created due to a particular event that causes bad blood between teams, players, coaches, or owners, but for the most part, they arise simply due to the frequency with which some teams play each other, and sometimes exist for geographic reasons.The Indiana colts old rivalries against the New England Patriots most recently and early rivalries against the New York Giants, Miami Chiefs and the New York Jets.
The Baltimore Colts have contributed alot of Pro Football Hall of Famers including
#Raymond Berry (1973) 1955–67
#Art Donovan (1968) 1953–61
#Ted Hendricks (1990) 1969–73
#John Mackey (1992) 1963–71
#Gino Marchetti (1972) 1953–64,1966
#Lenny Moore (1975) 1956–67
#Jim Parker (1973) 1957–67
#Joe Perry (1969) 1961–62
#Johnny Unitas (1979) 1956–72
#Richard Dent (2011) 1996
#Eric Dickerson (1999) 1987–91
#Marshall Faulk (2011) 1994–98
They have also retired the following Jerseys Numbers
#19 Johnny Unitas QB 1956–72
#22 Buddy Young RB 1953–55
#24 Lenny Moore HB 1956–67
#70 Art Donovan DT 1953–61
#77 Jim Parker OL 1957–67
#82 Raymond Berry WR 1955–67
#89 Gino Marchetti DE 1953–66