1986 Green Bay Packers season

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1986 Green Bay Packers season
Head coach Forrest Gregg
Home field Lambeau Field
Milwaukee County Stadium
Results
Record 4–12
Division place 4th NFC Central
Playoff finish did not qualify
Timeline
Previous season Next season
< 1985 1987 >

The 1986 Green Bay Packers season was their 66th season in the National Football League. The club posted a 4–12 record under coach Forrest Gregg, earning them 4th place finish in the NFC Central division.

Offseason[edit]

NFL Draft[edit]

Pick # Round Player Position College
41 Round 2 Kenneth Davis Running Back Texas Christian
72 Round 3 Robbie Bosco Quarterback Brigham Young
84 Round 4 Tim Harris Defensive End Memphis State
98 Round 4 Dan Knight Tackle San Diego State
125 Round 5 Matt Koart Defensive Tackle USC
145 Round 6 Burnell Dent Linebacker Tulane
183 Round 7 Ed Berry Defensive Back Utah State
210 Round 8 Micheal Cline Defensive Tackle Arkansas State
236 Round 9 Brent Moore Defensive Tackle USC
263 Round 10 Gary Spann Linebacker Texas Christian
= Pro Bowler

Personnel[edit]

Staff[edit]

1986 Green Bay Packers staff
Front office
  • President – Robert J. Parins
  • Corporate Assistant to the President – Bob Harlan
  • Director of Player Personnel – Dick Corrick
  • Director of Player Procurement – Chuck Hutchison

Head coaches

Offensive coaches

Defensive coaches

Special teams coaches

  • Special Teams – John Hilton

Strength and conditioning

  • Strength and Conditioning – Virgil Knight

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Roster[edit]

1986 Green Bay Packers roster
Quarterbacks

Running Backs

Wide Receivers

Tight Ends

Offensive Linemen

Defensive Linemen

Linebackers

Defensive Backs

Special Teams

Rookies in italics

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Regular season[edit]

Schedule[edit]

Game Date Opponent Score Record Notes Venue Attendance
1 9-7-1986 Houston Oilers L,3–31 0–1 Lambeau Field
54,065
2 9-14-1986 at New Orleans Saints L,10–24 0–2 Louisiana Superdome
46,383
3 9-22-1986 Chicago Bears L,12–25 0–3 Monday Night Football, Tim Lewis suffers career-ending injury Lambeau Field
55,527
4 9-28-1986 at Minnesota Vikings L,7–42 0–4 Hubert H. Humphrey Metrodome
60,478
5 10-5-1986 Cincinnati Bengals L,28–34 0–5 Milwaukee County Stadium
51,230
6 10-12-1986 Detroit Lions L,14–21 0–6 Lambeau Field
52,290
7 10-19-1986 at Cleveland Browns W,17–14 1–6 Cleveland Stadium
76,438
8 10-26-1986 San Francisco 49ers L,17–31 1–7 Milwaukee County Stadium
50,557
9 11-2-1986 at Pittsburgh Steelers L,3–27 1–8 Three Rivers Stadium
52,831
10 11-9-1986 Washington Redskins L,7–16 1–9 Lambeau Field
47,728
11 11-16-1986 Tampa Bay Buccaneers W,31–7 2–9 Milwaukee County Stadium
48,271
12 11-23-1986 at Chicago Bears L,10–12 2–10 Soldier Field
59,291
13 11-27-1986 at Detroit Lions W,44–40 3–10 Thanksgiving Game Pontiac Silverdome
61,199
14 12-7-1986 Minnesota Vikings L,6–32 3–11 Lambeau Field
47,637
15 12-14-1986 at Tampa Bay Buccaneers W,21–7 4–11 Tampa Stadium
30,099
16 12-20-1986 at New York Giants L,24–55 4–12 Saturday game Giants Stadium
71,351

Standings[edit]

NFC Central
W L T PCT DIV CONF PF PA STK
Chicago Bears(2) 14 2 0 .875 7–1 10–2 352 187 W7
Minnesota Vikings 9 7 0 .563 6–2 8–4 398 273 W1
Detroit Lions 5 11 0 .313 3–5 4–8 277 326 L4
Green Bay Packers 4 12 0 .250 3–5 3–9 254 418 L1
Tampa Bay Buccaneers 2 14 0 .125 1–7 1–13 239 473 L7

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Statistics[edit]

Passing[edit]

Player Attempts Completion Percentage Yards Avg Long TD Int Sacks Rating
Randy Wright 492 263 53.5 3247 6.60 62 17 23 33 66.2
Vince Ferragamo 40 23 57.5 283 7.08 50 1 5 3 56.6
Chuck Fusina 32 19 59.4 178 5.56 42 0 1 1 61.7

Receiving[edit]

Player Receptions Yards Average TD Long
James Lofton 64 840 13.1 4 36
Phil Epps 49 612 12.5 4 53t
Walter Stanley 35 723 20.7 2 62
Eddie Lee Ivery 31 385 12.4 1 42
Gerry Ellis 24 258 10.8 0 29
Paul Ott Carruth 24 134 5.6 2 19
Kenneth Davis 21 142 6.8 1 18
Dan Ross 17 143 8.4 1 16
Ed West 15 199 13.3 1 46t
Gary Ellerson 12 130 10.8 0 32
Jessie Clark 6 41 6.8 0 12
Mike Moffitt 4 87 21.8 0 34
Nolan Franz 1 16 16 0 16
TOTALS 305 3708 12.2 18 62

Awards and milestones[edit]

Hall of Fame Inductions[edit]

In 1986 Packer great Paul Hornung was inducted to the Pro Football Hall of Fame

Lee Roy Caffey, LB, 1964–69

Irv Comp, B, 1943–49

References[edit]

  1. ^ "All Time Coaches Database". Packers.com. Retrieved December 26, 2013. 
  2. ^ "All Time All Players Database". Packers.com. Retrieved February 22, 2011. 
  3. ^ 2010 NFL Record and Fact Book (PDF). National Football League. p. 382. Retrieved February 22, 2011.