1986 Houston Oilers season

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1986 Houston Oilers season
Head coach Jerry Glanville
Home field Astrodome
Results
Record 5–11
Division place 4th AFC Central
Playoff finish did not qualify
Timeline
Previous season Next season
< 1985 1987 >

The 1986 Houston Oilers season was the 27th season overall and 17th with the National Football League (NFL). The team matched their previous season's output of 5–11,[1] and missed the playoffs for the sixth consecutive season.

Offseason[edit]

NFL draft[edit]

Main article: 1986 NFL draft
1986 Houston Oilers draft
Round Pick Player Position College Notes
1 3 Jim Everett *  Quarterback Purdue
‹See Tfm›      Made roster  ‹See Tfm›  *   Made at least one Pro Bowl during career

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Personnel[edit]

Staff[edit]

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

Defensive coaches

Special teams coaches

  • Special Teams – Miller McCalmon

Strength and conditioning

  • Strength and Rehabilitation – Steve Watterson

Schedule[edit]

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

Standings[edit]

AFC Central
W L T PCT DIV CONF PF PA STK
Cleveland Browns(1) 12 4 0 .750 5–1 10–2 391 310 W5
Cincinnati Bengals 10 6 0 .625 3–3 7–5 409 394 W1
Pittsburgh Steelers 6 10 0 .625 3–3 4–8 307 336 L1
Houston Oilers 5 11 0 .313 1–5 3–9 274 329 W2

References[edit]

  1. ^ 1986 Houston Oilers
  2. ^ "1986 Houston Oilers draftees". Pro-Football-Reference.com. Retrieved November 12, 2014.