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1959 Baltimore Colts season
1957-1977 Indianapolis Colts rightface
Head Coach: Weeb Ewbank
Home Field Memorial Stadium
Results
Record 9–3
Place 1st NFL Western
Playoff Finish Won NFL Championship (Giants) 31–16
Uniform
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The 1959 Baltimore Colts season was the seventh season for the team in the National Football League. The Baltimore Colts finished the NFL's 40th season with a record of 9 wins and 3 losses and finished first in the Western Conference, and defeated the New York Giants, 31-16 in the NFL Championship Game, which was the rematch of the previous season's classic title game, for their second consecutive NFL World Championship.

NFL DraftEdit

Regular season Edit

Schedule Edit

Week Date Opponent Result Record Game Site Attendance
1 September 27 Detroit Lions W 21–9 1–0 Memorial Stadium
55,588
2 October 3 Chicago Bears L 21–26 1–1 Memorial Stadium
57,557
3 October 11 at Detroit Lions W 31–24 2–1 Tiger Stadium
54,197
4 October 18 at Chicago Bears W 21–7 3–1 Wrigley Field
48,430
5 October 25 Green Bay Packers W 38–21 4–1 Memorial Stadium
57,557
6 November 1 Cleveland Browns L 31–38 4–2 Memorial Stadium
57,557
7 November 8 at Washington Redskins L 24–27 4–3 Griffith Stadium
32,773
8 November 15 at Green Bay Packers W 28–24 5–3 Milwaukee County Stadium
25,521
9 November 22 San Francisco 49ers W 45–14 6–3 Memorial Stadium
57,557
10 November 29 Los Angeles Rams W 35–21 7–3 Memorial Stadium
57,557
11 December 5 at San Francisco 49ers W 34–14 8–3 Kezar Stadium
59,075
12 December 12 at Los Angeles Rams W 45–26 9–3 LA Coliseum
65,528

StandingsEdit

NFL Western
W L T PCT PF PA STK
Baltimore Colts 9 3 0 .750 374 251 W-5
Chicago Bears 8 4 0 .667 252 196 W-7
San Francisco 49ers 7 5 0 .583 255 237 L-2
Green Bay Packers 7 5 0 .583 248 246 W-4
Detroit Lions 3 8 1 .273 203 275 L-1
Los Angeles Rams 2 10 0 .167 242 315 L-8

Postseason Edit

The 1959 National Football League Championship Game was played on December 27, 1959 at Memorial Stadium in Baltimore, Maryland. The game was a rematch of the 1958 championship game that went into overtime. The 1959 game was the 27th annual NFL championship game. The Colts beat the Giants 31–16, earning their second consecutive NFL Championship over the Giants.

Playoff Round Date Opponent Result Game Site Attendance
NFL Championship December 27 New York Giants W 31–16 Memorial Stadium
57,545

Awards and honorsEdit

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