Former Colts head coach Ron Meyer dies at 76

Former Colts head coach Ron Meyer dies at 76
Posted at 8:40 PM, Dec 05, 2017
and last updated 2017-12-05 20:47:36-05

INDIANAPOLIS -- Former Indianapolis head coach Ron Meyer has died at 76. 

Meyer became the head coach of the Indianapolis Colts in 1986 and was named AFC Coach of the Year in 1987. 

Meyer coached the Colts until 1991. 

Hall of Fame running back Eric Dickerson, who played for the Colts under Meyer tweeted his thoughts to the family Tuesday afternoon saying "God Bless Coach Meyer!"

Colts owner Jim Irsay called Meyer the team's "colorful head coach from '86--'91."


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