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1986 Buffalo Bills season
Head Coach Hank Bullough
Marv Levy
Home Field Rich Stadium
Results
Record 4–12
Place 4th AFC East
Playoff Finish did not qualify
Timeline
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1985 1987

The 1986 Buffalo Bills season was the 27th season for the club and its 17th in the National Football League.

OffseasonEdit

NFL DraftEdit

Round Pick Player Position School/Club Team

PersonnelEdit

StaffEdit

1986 Buffalo Bills staff

Front Office

  • President – Ralph Wilson
  • Vice President of Administration/General Manager – Bill Polian
  • Director of Player Personnel – Norm Pollom
  • Assistant Director of Player Personnel – Bob Ferguson

Head Coaches

  • Vice President of Football Operations/Head Coach – Hank Bullough
  • Administrative Assistant to the Head Coach – Jim Valek

Offensive Coaches

 

Defensive Coaches

  • Defensive Coordinator/Inside Linebackers – Herb Paterra
  • Defensive Line – Ted Cottrell
  • Outside Linebackers – Ardell Wiegandt
  • Defensive Backfield – Dick Moseley

Strength and Conditioning

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Regular seasonEdit

ScheduleEdit

Week Date Opponent Result Attendance
1 September 7, 1986 New York Jets L 28–24
79,951
2 September 14, 1986 at Cincinnati Bengals L 36–33
52,714
3 September 21, 1986 St. Louis Cardinals W 17–10
65,762
4 September 28, 1986 Kansas City Chiefs L 20–17
67,555
5 October 5, 1986 at New York Jets L 14–13
69,504
6 October 12, 1986 at Miami Dolphins L 27–14
49,467
7 October 19, 1986 Indianapolis Colts W 24–13
50,050
8 October 26, 1986 New England Patriots L 23–3
77,808
9 November 2, 1986 at Tampa Bay Buccaneers L 34–28
32,806
10 November 9, 1986 Pittsburgh Steelers W 16–12
72,000
11 November 16, 1986 Miami Dolphins L 34–24
76,474
12 November 23, 1986 at New England Patriots L 22–19
60,455
13 November 30, 1986 at Kansas City Chiefs W 17–14
31,492
14 December 7, 1986 Cleveland Browns L 21–17
42,213
15 December 14, 1986 at Indianapolis Colts L 24–14
52,783
16 December 21, 1986 at Houston Oilers L 16–7
31,409

Game summariesEdit

Week 1: vs. New York JetsEdit

Week One: New York Jets at Buffalo Bills – Game summary
1 2 3 4 Total
Jets 7 7 0 14

28

Bills 7 3 0 14

24

at Rich Stadium, Orchard Park, New York

  • Date: Sunday, September 7
  • Game time: 4:00 p.m.
  • Game weather: 56 F, wind 12 mph
  • Box Score

StandingsEdit

AFC East
W L T PCT PF PA STK
New England Patriots 11 5 0 .688 412 307 W-1
New York Jets 10 6 0 .625 364 386 L-5
Miami Dolphins 8 8 0 .500 430 405 L-1
Buffalo Bills 4 12 0 .250 287 348 L-3
Indianapolis Colts 3 13 0 .188 229 400 W-3

RosterEdit

Awards and honorsEdit

ReferencesEdit

AFC East Central West East Central West NFC
Buffalo Cincinnati Denver Dallas Chicago Atlanta
Indianapolis Cleveland Kansas City NY Giants Detroit LA Rams
Miami Houston LA Raiders Philadelphia Green Bay New Orleans
New England Pittsburgh San Diego St. Louis Minnesota San Francisco
NY Jets Seattle Washington Tampa Bay
1986 NFL DraftNFL PlayoffsPro BowlSuper Bowl XXI


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