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1986 Houston Oilers season
Head Coach Jerry Glanville
Home Field Astrodome
Results
Record 5–11
Place 4th AFC Central
Playoff Finish did not qualify
Timeline
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1985 1987

The 1986 Houston Oilers season was the 27th season the team was with the league. The team matched their previous season's output of 5–11,[1] and missed the playoffs for the sixth consecutive season.

PersonnelEdit

StaffEdit

1986 Houston Oilers staff
Front office
  • Owner/Chairman of the Board/President – Bud Adams
  • Executive Vice President/General Manager – Ladd Herzeg

Head coaches

Offensive coaches

  • Offensive Coordinator/Running Backs – Dick Jamieson
  • Quarterbacks – Gary Huff
  • Receivers – Milt Jackson
  • Offensive Line – Bill Walsh
Defensive coaches

Special teams coaches

  • Special Teams – Miller McCalmon

Strength and conditioning

  • Strength and Rehabilitation – Steve Watterson

ScheduleEdit

Week Date Opponent Result Attendance
1 September 7, 1986 at Green Bay Packers W 31–3
54,065
2 September 14, 1986 Cleveland Browns L 23–20
46,049
3 September 21, 1986 at Kansas City Chiefs L 27–13
43,699
4 September 28, 1986 Pittsburgh Steelers L 22–16
42,001
5 October 5, 1986 at Detroit Lions L 24–13
41,960
6 October 12, 1986 Chicago Bears L 20–7
46,026
7 October 19, 1986 at Cincinnati Bengals L 31–28
53,844
8 October 26, 1986 Los Angeles Raiders L 28–17
41,641
9 November 2, 1986 at Miami Dolphins L 28–7
43,804
10 November 9, 1986 Cincinnati Bengals W 32–28
32,130
11 November 16, 1986 at Pittsburgh Steelers L 21–10
49,724
12 November 23, 1986 Indianapolis Colts W 31–17
31,792
13 November 30, 1986 at Cleveland Browns L 13–10
62,309
14 December 7, 1986 at San Diego Chargers L 27–0
40,103
15 December 14, 1986 Minnesota Vikings W 23–10
32,738
16 December 21, 1986 Buffalo Bills W 16–7
31,409

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

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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