Cleveland Browns at Miami Dolphins 21 to 24

Saturday, January 4, 1986, Divisional Round

The Browns began their playoff run on the road against the Dolphins on Saturday, January 4, 1986. The Dolphins won, 24-21 and advanced to play New England Patriots. The Browns finished their season 8-8-0 in the regular season, 0-1 in the playoffs.


Cleveland Browns offense

Total yards Pass yards Rush yards Turnovers First downs
313 62 251 1 17

Coaches

Head Coach: Marty Schottenheimer Defensive Coordinator: Tom Bettis Quarterbacks Coach: Greg Landry Wide Receivers Coach: Richard Mann, Joe Daniels Offensive Line Coach: Howard Mudd Running Backs Coach: Joe Pendry, Steve Crosby Tight Ends Coach: Richard Mann Defensive Line Coach: Tom Pratt Linebackers Coach: Tom Olivadotti Secondary Coach: Tom Olivadotti Special Teams Coach: Bill Cowher Strength and Conditioning Coach: Dave Redding Special Assistant: Darvin Wallis Athletic Trainer: Leo Murphy


Miami Dolphins offense

Total yards Pass yards Rush yards Turnovers First downs
330 238 92 1 20

Coaches

Head Coach: Don Shula Running Defense Coordinator: Mike Scarry Quarterbacks Coach: David Shula Wide Receivers Coach: David Shula Offensive Line Coach: John Sandusky Offensive Backs Coach: Carl Taseff Defensive Line Coach: Mike Scarry Linebackers Coach: Bob Matheson Secondary Coach: Mel Phillips Defensive Assistant Coach: Chuck Studley Special Teams Coach: Tom Keane Strength and Conditioning Coach: Junior Wade College Scout: Kevin Colbert