The Colts finished the regular season with a record of 12 wins and 2 losses and finished first in the Western Conference. It was their first conference title since 1959, clinched on November 22 with three games remaining. After an opening loss at Minnesota, the Colts won eleven straight, dropped a home game in December to Detroit, then easily won the finale with Washington. Baltimore met the Cleveland Browns (10–3–1) of the Eastern Conference in the NFL Championship Game in Cleveland, won by the underdog Browns, 27–0.
This 5.5" x 7.5" ashtray features the Baltimore Sun headline from the day following the Colts' win against the Rams. The headline reads, "Colts Defeat Rams, 24 to 7, To Win Western Division Title"