1986 St. Louis Cardinals (NFL) season

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1986 St. Louis Cardinals season
Head coachGene Stallings
OwnerBill Bidwill
Home fieldBusch Stadium
Results
Record4–11–1
Division place5th NFC East
Playoff finishdid not qualify
Pro BowlersFB Ron Wolfley
PR Vai Sikahema

The 1986 St. Louis Cardinals season was the sixty-seventh season for the franchise was in the league, and the 27th and penultimate season in St. Louis. 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.

Personnel[edit]

Staff[edit]

1986 St. Louis Cardinals staff
Front office

Head coaches

Offensive coaches

Defensive coaches

Special teams coaches

  • Special Teams – Marv Braden

Strength and conditioning

  • Strength and Conditioning – LeBaron Caruthers

Roster[edit]

1986 St. Louis Cardinals roster
Quarterbacks

Running backs

Wide receivers

Tight ends

Offensive linemen

Defensive linemen

Linebackers

Defensive backs

Special teams

Reserve lists

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Rookies in italics

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 STK
New York Giants(1) 14 2 0 .875 7–1 11–1 371 236 W9
Washington Redskins(4) 12 4 0 .750 5–3 9–3 368 296 W1
Dallas Cowboys 7 9 0 .438 5–3 6–6 346 337 L5
Philadelphia Eagles 5 10 1 .344 1–6–1 3–8–1 256 312 L1
St. Louis Cardinals 4 11 1 .281 1–6–1 3–10–1 218 351 W1

Awards and honors[edit]

References[edit]