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1974 Baltimore Colts season

1974 Baltimore Colts season
Head coach Howard Schnellenberger/Joe Thomas
Owner Robert Irsay
Home field Memorial Stadium
Record 2–12
Division place 5th AFC East
Playoff finish did not qualify
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The 1974 Baltimore Colts season was the 22nd season for the team in the National Football League. The Baltimore Colts finished the National Football League's 1974 season with a record of 2 wins and 12 losses, and finished fifth in the AFC East.

Head coach Howard Schnellenberger was fired after three games, after an argument with owner Robert Irsay over whether Marty Domres or Bert Jones should start at quarterback for the Colts.[1] General manager Joe Thomas took over the head coaching duties for the remainders of the season, but could direct the team to only two wins.

Regular season

All-Pro linebacker Ted Hendricks signed a future contract with the World Football League, and was then traded by the Colts to the Green Bay Packers by general manager Joe Thomas. (Hendricks never ended up playing for the bankrupt WFL, and made four more Pro Bowls in his career.)


Week Date Opponent Result Record Game Site Attendance
1 September 15, 1974 at Pittsburgh Steelers L 0–30 0–1 Three Rivers Stadium
2 September 22, 1974 Green Bay Packers L 13–20 0–2 Memorial Stadium
3 September 29, 1974 at Philadelphia Eagles L 10–30 0–3 Veterans Stadium
4 October 6, 1974 at New England Patriots L 3–42 0–4 Schaeffer Stadium
5 October 13, 1974 Buffalo Bills L 14–27 0–5 Memorial Stadium
6 October 20, 1974 at New York Jets W 35–20 1–5 Shea Stadium
7 October 27, 1974 at Miami Dolphins L 7–17 1–6 Miami Orange Bowl
8 November 3, 1974 Cincinnati Bengals L 14–24 1–7 Memorial Stadium
9 November 10, 1974 Denver Broncos L 6–17 1–8 Memorial Stadium
10 November 17, 1974 at Atlanta Falcons W 17–7 2–8 Atlanta Stadium
11 November 24, 1974 New England Patriots L 17–27 2–9 Memorial Stadium
12 December 1, 1974 at Buffalo Bills L 0–6 2–10 Rich Stadium
13 December 8, 1974 Miami Dolphins L 16–17 2–11 Memorial Stadium
14 December 15, 1974 New York Jets L 38–45 2–12 Memorial Stadium




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