1986 St. Louis Cardinals (NFL) season

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1986 St. Louis Cardinals (NFL) season
Head coach Gene Stallings
Owner Bill Bidwill
Home field Busch Stadium
Results
Record 4–11–1
Division place 5th NFC East
Playoff finish did not qualify
Timeline
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< 1985 1987 >

The 1986 St. Louis Cardinals season was the 67th season the team was in the league. The team failed to improve on their previous output of 5–11, winning only four games.[1] This was the fourth straight season in which the team did not reach the playoffs.

Schedule[edit]

Week Date Opponent Result Attendance
1 September 7, 1986 Los Angeles Rams L 16–10
40,347
2 September 14, 1986 at Atlanta Falcons L 33–13
46,463
3 September 21, 1986 at Buffalo Bills L 17–10
65,762
4 September 29, 1986 Dallas Cowboys L 31–7
49,077
5 October 5, 1986 New York Giants L 13–6
40,562
6 October 12, 1986 at Tampa Bay Buccaneers W 30–19
33,307
7 October 19, 1986 at Washington Redskins L 28–21
53,494
8 October 26, 1986 at Dallas Cowboys L 37–6
60,756
9 November 2, 1986 Philadelphia Eagles W 13–10
33,051
10 November 9, 1986 at San Francisco 49ers L 43–17
59,172
11 November 16, 1986 New Orleans Saints L 16–7
32,069
12 November 23, 1986 Kansas City Chiefs W 23–14
29,680
13 November 30, 1986 Washington Redskins L 20–17
35,637
14 December 7, 1986 at Philadelphia Eagles T 10–10
50,148
15 December 14, 1986 at New York Giants L 27–7
75,261
16 December 21, 1986 Tampa Bay Buccaneers W 21–17
23,957

Standings[edit]

NFC East
W L T PCT DIV CONF PF PA
New York Giants(1) 14 2 0 .875 7–1 11–1 371 236
Washington Redskins(4) 12 4 0 .750 5–3 9–3 368 296
Dallas Cowboys 7 9 0 .438 5–3 6–6 346 337
Philadelphia Eagles 5 10 1 .344 1–6–1 3–8–1 256 312
St. Louis Cardinals 4 11 1 .281 1–6–1 3–10–1 218 351

Awards and honors[edit]

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