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SCHEDULE SKINNY
Paul Zimmerman
September 01, 1997
Once notoriously slow starters, the Colts opened with four straight wins in 1996, a streak that propelled them to the playoffs. This season their opponents before their bye in Week 5 are formidable: Miami on the road, New England and Seattle at home, and Buffalo away.
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September 01, 1997

Schedule Skinny

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Once notoriously slow starters, the Colts opened with four straight wins in 1996, a streak that propelled them to the playoffs. This season their opponents before their bye in Week 5 are formidable: Miami on the road, New England and Seattle at home, and Buffalo away.

STRENGTH OF SCHEDULE

NFL rank: 16 (tie) Opponents' 1996 winning percentage: .492 Games against playoff teams: 7

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