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

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
      Made roster    *   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.