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1986 Cincinnati Bengals season
Head Coach Sam Wyche
Home Field Riverfront Stadium
Results
Record 10–6–0
Place 2nd AFC Central
Playoff Finish did not qualify
Timeline
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1985 1987

The 1986 Cincinnati Bengals season was the team's 19th year in professional football and its 17th with the National Football League.

OffseasonEdit

NFL DraftEdit

1986 Cincinnati Bengals Draft
Round Pick # Overall Name Position College
1 11 11 Joe Kelly Linebacker Washington
1 21 21 Tim McGee Wide Receiver Tennessee
2 11 38 Lewis Billups Defensive Back North Alabama
3 3 58 Jim Skow Defensive End Nebraska
3 10 65 Mike Hammerstein Defensive Tackle Michigan
3 23 78 David Fulcher Defensive Back Arizona State
4 9 91 Eric Kattus Tight End Michigan
4 17 99 Doug Gaynor Quarterback Long Beach State
5 13 123 Leon White Linebacker Brigham Young
6 14 152 Gary Hunt Defensive Back Memphis State
7 11 177 Pat Franklin Running Back Southwest Texas State
8 10 204 David Douglas Guard Tennessee
9 9 230 Cary Whittingham Linebacker Brigham Young
10 13 262 Jeff Shaw Defensive Tackle Salem (WV)
11 12 289 Tim Stone Offensive Tackle Kansas State
11 17 294 Tom Flaherty Linebacker Northwestern
12 11 316 Steve Bradley Quarterback Indiana

Regular seasonEdit

ScheduleEdit

Week Date Opponent Result Attendance
1 September 7, 1986 at Kansas City Chiefs L 24–14
43,430
2 September 14, 1986 Buffalo Bills W 36–33
52,714
3 September 18, 1986 at Cleveland Browns W 30–13
78,779
4 September 28, 1986 Chicago Bears L 44–7
55,146
5 October 5, 1986 at Green Bay Packers W 34–28
51,230
6 October 13, 1986 Pittsburgh Steelers W 24–22
54,283
7 October 19, 1986 Houston Oilers W 31–28
53,844
8 October 26, 1986 at Pittsburgh Steelers L 30–9
50,815
9 November 2, 1986 at Detroit Lions W 24–17
52,423
10 November 9, 1986 at Houston Oilers L 32–28
32,130
11 November 16, 1986 Seattle Seahawks W 34–7
54,410
12 November 23, 1986 Minnesota Vikings W 24–20
53,003
13 November 30, 1986 at Denver Broncos L 34–28
58,705
14 December 7, 1986 at New England Patriots W 31–7
60,633
15 December 14, 1986 Cleveland Browns L 34–3
58,062
16 December 21, 1986 New York Jets W 52–21
51,619

StandingsEdit

AFC Central
W L T PCT PF PA STK
Cleveland Browns 12 4 0 .750 391 310 W-5
Cincinnati Bengals 10 6 0 .625 409 394 W-1
Pittsburgh Steelers 6 10 0 .375 307 336 L-1
Houston Oilers 5 11 0 .313 274 329 W-2

RosterEdit

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Quarterbacks

Running Backs

Wide Receivers

Tight Ends

Offensive Linemen

Defensive Linemen

Linebackers

Defensive Backs

Special Teams

Awards and recordsEdit

  • Boomer Esiason, Franchise Record (since broken), Most Passing Yards in One Game, 425 yards (vs. New York Jets, on December 21, 1986) [1]
  • Boomer Esiason, Franchise Record (since broken), Most Passing Yards in One Season, 3,959 yards [2]
  • Boomer Esiason, Franchise Record, Most Touchdown Passes in One Game, 5 Passes (Achieved on December 21, 1986) [2]

MilestonesEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. NFL 2001 Record and Fact Book, Workman Publishing Co, New York,NY, ISBN 0-7611-2480-2, p. 439
  2. 2.0 2.1 NFL 2001 Record and Fact Book, Workman Publishing Co, New York,NY, ISBN 0-7611-2480-2, p. 37
  3. NFL 2001 Record and Fact Book, Workman Publishing Co, New York,NY, ISBN 0-7611-2480-2, p. 437
  4. NFL 2001 Record and Fact Book, Workman Publishing Co, New York,NY, ISBN 0-7611-2480-2, p. 441
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New England Pittsburgh San Diego St. Louis Minnesota San Francisco
NY Jets Seattle Washington Tampa Bay
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